blog posts that brought me joy this year – the chic list

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The year 2020 was a difficult for all of us, but in the midst of adversity, I must be grateful: I’m thankful to God for my family, my friends, art and the ability to create. It was to storytelling through writing, music and my love for fashion that I turned to keep busy during the […]

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The patchwork coat – the chic list

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Dolly Parton once wrote song about a “coat of many colors.” Well today, I have composed for you an ode to a coat of many patterns. This is my tribute to the patchwork coat, a conversation piece that feels and looks like a bedspread when you put it on but is totally acceptable to strut […]

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give me all the Toile – The chic list

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I love clothing that tells a story. Toile to me is a type of hieroglyphic—the blue clothing dye on this dress depicts pastoral scenes of a French couple in the countryside sitting under a flourishing tree while staring into each other’s eyes. Their expressions are brimming with life, as their romance seems to bloom as […]

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Gucci osteria de massimo Bottura makes the ‘the chic list’

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Feast your eyes…and your stomach on the Gucci Osteria de Massimo Bottura, where your boutique-sized Italian cuisine is served with a large helping of fashion. Bon appetit, indeed! But before, I get into the Gucci goods, I must take you to the very beginning… On another mundane morning, breakfast and the promise of coffee immediately […]

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Bike shorts are here to stay! Here’s a chic way to wear them

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Bike shorts, they’re cyclical! The trend came back around (hehe) last Spring, thanks to street style stars like Hailey Bieber channeling Princess Diana (the reigning royalty of the trend) and Emily Ratajkowski. I thought the fad would fade out fast. Summer fashion month has proven that bike shorts are here to stay. I finally caved […]

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Here is the chic way to wear neutrals this summer

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Looking expensive has less to do with the price tag of what you buy and more to do with how you style those items. One way to be perceived as a lady of luxury is to wear neutrals. Don’t get me wrong, I love wearing color, especially as an on-camera reporter, but my off-duty looks […]

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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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