Introducing: Keeping it Krischic’s Pandemic Special, Quarantelling Stories

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Keeping it Krischic a  Talk Show for the ‘Chicest’ Creatives is back with a shift of focus during the Coronavirus pandemic! Chic by definition means “elegant” or “fashionable,” but by its origins the adjective also means “skillful.” Keeping it Krischic is a talk show for guests and audiences who are looking to embody those qualities. […]

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The Krischic Approved Way to Work at Home

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I’ll be honest, I’ve engaged in an unhealthy relationship with the word “productive” lately. This is mostly because during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been a buzz word that stings. I have felt the pressure from myself as an overachiever and my from fellow Type-A personalities on social media to “use all this new free time” […]

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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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Sunday Brunch While Social Distancing

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Clothes gradually piled atop my duvet, the fabrics layering over one another like a Napoleon pastry.  I couldn’t decide what to wear. One of the ways to maintain normalcy during the coronavirus pandemic is to go about one’s day as normal, and this sort of indecisiveness when selecting an outfit is certainly routine for me– […]

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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 Gucci Beauty Pop-up – A Day in the Chic Life

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Not pictured: the start to my day was spilling coffee on my white duvet that my grandmother gave me. I immediately doused the lace bed-dressing with Shout and threw it in the wash. It miraculously survived!  Why am I telling you this? To peel back the thick and luxurious curtain that an Instagram or blog […]

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Dreaming of Chanel in Honor of PFW

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Since Paris Fashion Week, my mind has been locked on inter-locked C’s: Chanel. My followers who tune into my IGTV show, Fashion Week with Krischic (specifically the couture week episode) know my feelings toward the Chanel SS20 Haute Couture show–quite lukewarm actually. But Chanel creative director, Virginie Viard redeemed herself of that pilgrim-esque collection with […]

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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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