Y2K Meets Spring/Sumer 2022’s Trending Color: Yellow

Perhaps I wear yellow to hold sunshine. We can never touch the sun, yet in the summer we yearn to be sun kissed. To wear the hues of marigold, of mustard, or a daffodil, is to manifest summer. And once the dog days do roll around, I’ll be clothed in those shades. Pantone confirms thatContinue reading “Y2K Meets Spring/Sumer 2022’s Trending Color: Yellow”

Miss Dior Millefiori Pop-up | The Chic List

Melrose Avenue, a fitting location for the floral fantasy that is the Miss Millefiori Dior Pop-up:  The new Miss Dior Eau de Perfume is meant to evoke the scent of “sensual roses,” setting the mood for a love affair between the perfumes of spicy Peony and Lily-of-the Valley, according to Dior’s Perfume Creator, Francois Demachy. ForContinue reading “Miss Dior Millefiori Pop-up | The Chic List”

How-To Dress Like a Chanel Girl | The Chic List

I’ve been dreaming of vintage Chanel lately. Perhaps it’s my subconscious soaking in all those vintage Chanel ads that I scroll through on Pinterest, the same way some would mindlessly their “for you” page on TikTok. Maybe it’s my vintage Chanel gold chain necklace sitting at my throat, whispering to me the lures of coutureContinue reading “How-To Dress Like a Chanel Girl | The Chic List”

If Carrie Bradshaw lived in Bakersfield, here is what she would do

As I walked down the ‘Streets of Bakersfield,’ I couldn’t help but wonder…could I actualize an ‘Empire State of Mind’ in the ‘Golden Empire?’ And just like that…I realized I could. Perhaps it was the ensemble I dawned inspired by Carrie Bradshaw herself (a fellow journalist and fashion aficionado). The Carrie-confidence, in every curl. ItContinue reading “If Carrie Bradshaw lived in Bakersfield, here is what she would do”

Last Minute Halloween costume idea for the vintage girl at heart

The fact that it’s Halloween tomorrow is ‘S’wonderful, S’marvelous!’ That is, unless you’re still scratching your head and scouring every costume store in your city that is overcrowded with fellow procrastinators for props and garments that will transform you into another person for the night. In my case, that other person is someone that IContinue reading “Last Minute Halloween costume idea for the vintage girl at heart”

San Diego: Where to Eat and Stay | The Chic List

As wanderers, we have two things we yearn for: a sense of adventure that comes with the winds of change while drive with the windows down toward a destination. The second thing is a sense of home when we’re away from where we dwell. Well, there are two things for me, in particular that canContinue reading “San Diego: Where to Eat and Stay | The Chic List”

FALL 2021 TRENDS AT THE BEACH | THE CHIC LIST

Here in Southern California, the weather is gradually catching up to other fall customs like pumpkin spice everything, the beginnings of the 2021 award season, and fashion week. The fall runways tend to inform trends of the season with an autumn in New York state of mind: Meanwhile on a late-summer getaway to San DiegoContinue reading “FALL 2021 TRENDS AT THE BEACH | THE CHIC LIST”

The SCARF PRINT DRESS | THE CHIC LIST

There’s power in patterns. They are like roadmaps to who we are—whether that’s a recurring behavior or an echoed motif throughout an article of clothing. As a forward thinker with a vintage soul, I embrace change like an old friend. Meanwhile, I tend to make a tradition of what works. I’ve always been a repeatContinue reading “The SCARF PRINT DRESS | THE CHIC LIST”

CHANNELING GRACE KELLY AT THE DIOR POP-UP | THE CHIC LIST

As we were snaking the path of the pearl white Rosewood Miramar Hotel, the grounds laced with well-manicured green shrubs, my blogger bestie, Mari and I realized we were lost. That’s when we came across a petite woman with black kitten heels, the words, “Dior” printed on the white ribbon bow. They were like Dorothy’sContinue reading “CHANNELING GRACE KELLY AT THE DIOR POP-UP | THE CHIC LIST”

THE POTTERY TOP | THE CHIC LIST

We all have that top. It’s the garment, so avant garde, so unique that you equate to a priceless artifact that belongs in a museum. Well, for me I can’t help but feel this way about this corset top with a Hellenistic print on It, because it legit looks like Grecian pottery from ancient times—soContinue reading “THE POTTERY TOP | THE CHIC LIST”