‘Fall’ in Love with Prairie Dresses

Some of my friends’ favorite holiday is Halloween because it is the one time of the year where they can be anyone they want to be from any given era or any fictional world. I enjoy the October festivities as much as the next girl, but truth be told, Halloween isn’t the only time I […]

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Keeping it Krisbeach: Pick the Summer Dress That’s Right for You

Scorching summers call for cute summer dresses–but don’t sweat it. The simple solution to staying cool while remaining styling lies in a flowy summer dress. You may be thinking–this isnt’ news to me Kristin. Everyone knows that a summer dress is the best option for the hot months of June, July and August. That’s why […]

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Everyone Has a Story — This is Mine

Whenever I describe to people why I chose journalism as my major, I say it’s because it’s an introverted-extrovert’s job. I have a love affair with telling stories. I love seeing a person’s face light up when they are orating something they are deeply passionate about, or an anecdote of their past that has shaped […]

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How Neutrals Can Accentuate Inner Beauty

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Santa Barbara is a place of simplistic beauty, especially the Santa Barbara Mission. The Spanish colonial motifs of white clay-work accented with burnt pink stair rails and gorgeously crafted wood doors display the artistry and hard work of the Chumash Indian tribe that inhabited the region in the seventeenth century. Within the walls they had […]

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Texture-Play in Solvang

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I have been missing storybook towns lately—something in abundance when I was studying abroad two years ago. But calling European towns “storybooks” is such an understatement: they are dense novels of stories that keep you glued to them for hours, each page so engulfing that you want to leisurely soak it in yet turn it […]

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How to Do ‘Couture’ Off the Runway

Ah couture…the most transformative form of clothing to exist! A couturier uses needle as its pen, thread as its ink to weave together a story—a fairytale if you will— that wakes up that part of humanity that craves beauty and majesty in a world that can feel oftentimes mundane. The problem with fairytales is that […]

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Why Off-the-Shoulder Tops are Here to Stay

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As you probably already know about me, I tend to draw my style from a wide range of resources and time periods. Sometimes I look to magazines, other bloggers and the runway, but other times my outfit ontology comes from dresses worn in historical portraits in museums, or period TV shows like PBS’ “Victoria.” From […]

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How to Style a T-shirt As an Overdresser

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She exists. She’s the dreamer, but also the doer. She shows up and hopes to make a statement in the process. She’s in all of us–that girl who likes to dress up and be equal parts intelligence and elegance. That girl is innate in my personal identity. And that is why the majority of the […]

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Summer Dresses For Winter in Pasadena

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Pasadena: a city filled with well-manicured lawns accessorized with established homes reminiscent of the white picket fence, American charm. The city is quaint. The city is eclectic—a duet of suburbia and a culturally artistic city. Whether walking down the historical buildings of Old Town where one finds themselves walking into an antique mall of magical […]

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

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The seasons may pass and the years may go, but each one brings new blessings, new spurts of creativity and new memories captured in style-filled blog posts. My fashion blog has always been a place of nostalgia, so it’s only fitting to go down the memory lane of street style with my top ten favorite […]

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