going to the getty | the guide and the go-to garb

The cubic white façade looks like a modern Mount Olympus from the 101 Freeway. But it’s not a haven for the gods—even though much of the European art within the Getty Museum’s wings do depict the Grecian and Roman deities in the brushstrokes of the Renaissance masters. When I lived in LA, The Getty MuseumContinue reading “going to the getty | the guide and the go-to garb”

It’s my 24th Birthday! Here are my favorite memories from this past year

*Come back for new posts every ‘Forward-Thinker-with-a-Vintage-Soul Friday!’ Moments before I come head-to-head with the monumental, my mother cheers: “Go get them, my lioness!” Perhaps it’s my lion’s mane (my hair is as thick as rope and I have a lot of it), or the fact that I’m a Leo (August 4), but I’ve alwaysContinue reading “It’s my 24th Birthday! Here are my favorite memories from this past year”

Why Off-the-Shoulder Tops are Here to Stay

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.” FromContinue reading “Why Off-the-Shoulder Tops are Here to Stay”

She’s The Lady in Red…

There’s something about wearing red. Red is sultry. Red is vibrant. Red is a personality, not a color. Red is the embodiment of confidence, elegance, and daringness. These were all things I thought about and felt as I walked as demurely as one can in heels across a boardwalk of uneven wood with holes between,Continue reading “She’s The Lady in Red…”

Once Upon a Prom

Once upon a time, in a not so faraway land, there was a castle called high school in the kingdom of life. Each year, this castle had a ball called prom, where all its subjects would come for one night in lavish gowns and manly tuxes to dance the night away…. This all sounds likeContinue reading “Once Upon a Prom”

The Easter Egg

HAPPY EASTER! Well not quite yet, but it’s coming up in exactly a week, so excited! My outfit is inspired by the Easter Eggs in the basket I’m holding! I love my vibrant green collar shirt with my rainbow accessories (the necklace and wedges) because it embodies the cheerfulness that comes from Easter! My favoriteContinue reading “The Easter Egg”

Country at Coachella vs. Festival Fairy

In a couple of weeks, the biggest music festival of the year is taking place: Coachella! Whether you’ve going to the event to rock out to bands like Arcade Fire and Foster the People or stay at home listening to countless albums wishing you were there, (which is what I’m going to end up doing), you’re probably goingContinue reading “Country at Coachella vs. Festival Fairy”