How to Throw An Afternoon Tea Party At Home!

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This Saturday’s descent down the family staircase felt like a passage out of an Elizabeth Gaskell novel meets Audrey Hepburn film. After all, I wore a Victorian-style off-the-shoulder dress trimmed in black lace, the low-scalloped neckline the right cut to show off my mother’s gold coin necklace. I grinned ear to golden-ornamented ear with red-rosy […]

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The 10 Chicest Fashion Documentaries to Watch While You Avoid Coronavirus

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Coronavirus, coronavirus, coronavirus. Oh my! The World Health Organization recently named the virus a pandemic, which means “a worldwide spread of a new disease.” The U.S. currently has the 8th most confirmed cases of the disease, many public events in the LA area and around the U.S. have been cancelled and Trump named COVID19 a […]

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The Chicest Parisian Cafe in LA You Need to Go To

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Crossing the threshold of the jewelry district to the Spring Street Arcade building—a Spanish Renaissance hole in the wall built in 1924—I could truly say I found a diamond in the rough of Downtown Los Angeles. I used to be a local downtowner from the financial district but rarely crossed over to the grungier side […]

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The Chicest Brunches in LA

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Brunching is an LA institution, and in my opinion the most fashionable meal of the day. What better accessory to an outfit than a side of Eggs Benedict or fluffy blueberry pancakes soaked in syrup and melted butter, especially when either option is picture perfect? Ahead are the chicest brunches in Los Angeles in terms […]

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What I Wore to the 92nd Oscars Red Carpet

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Is it to presumptuous to say these pre-Oscar snaps deserve to win “Best Picture?” Or for this dress to win “Best Costume Design?” You be the judge of Acada-me. I’d apologize for the triple pun I just served you, but I think you know me well enough to realize it’d be unauthentic to do so! […]

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British Things to Do in (And Around) LA

This guide was a long time coming, and I’m sorry I drew it out longer than the War of the Roses!  Dedicated readers know all too well that I’m an anglophile, something I haven’t been able to shake since living in London for an entire year (granted I had an obsession with all things British […]

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Start 2020 With Your Strongest Suit

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My mind sometimes flickers to childhood memories of my father picking out his workwear in the mornings. It’s funny: I frequently talk about how my mother’s style affected my relationship with fashion, but in a way so did my father’s. As a chief executive officer, he has always had a closet chalk-full of tailored suits […]

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That was So Last Decade: My Style Evolution

It was a wintry afternoon in 2010 during cheer practice. I was bundled in a hot pink Victoria Secret Pink crew neck, black velour track pants and knitted black Uggs when my fellow cheerleader and friend turned to me and said: “Kristin, I love your outfit. You have the BEST style.” The last five words […]

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Midnight in Beverly Hills

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A cobblestone street dotted with lampposts enchants me. This strip lies at the center of the luxury fashion flagships that lines downtown Beverly hills and attracts visitors from all around the world every single day. As I walk past those well-curated shop windows and step onto the cobblestones with my floral open-toed heels, the wind […]

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The Dressing Guide to Parties in LA: Keeping Up with Krischic

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Entertainment news like all news never sleeps, so neither do I. It is true what they say: there is always something happening in LA. Every. Single. Night. Especially when your profession is entertainment, these events and parties become a part of your weekly schedule. I’m an adventurous spirit, so I find playing Tetris with my […]

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