JLo’s Resurrected Versace Dress Inspires Blue/Green Dresses for Spring 2020

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This is Jennifer Lopez’s world, and we are just here Googling it. Back in 2000, JLo fans ‘Googled’ her blue and tropical safari Versace dress worn to the Grammys so many times, that Google Images was born because of it. Let such a fact cement the declaration that fashion breaks the internet. The vibrant Versace […]

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Commes [des Garçons] with me to the MET’s Costume Institute

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Since the genesis of my fashion affinity, I’ve dreamed of attending the Met Gala–of paying tribute to the designer or theme of the night–turning into, quite frankly animated art. Fashion is an art form in and of itself, one whose wearer brings it to life. It becomes a part of the person and the person […]

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A Tea Fit For Royalty at the Palace Hotel

Since I was a little girl, I had this fascination with going to high tea. My mother used to take me to a local favorite called the English Rose Garden, where we would get all dolled up and indulge in delectable finger sandwiches and confections on a doily covered table. Since the teahouse closed down, […]

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The Lady in Lavender

Tiny towns, hidden treasures. My hometown delights in the beauty of each season. February turns the Stanislaus County into a pink paradise with its endless orchards of blossoms. May and June are when one can pick plump blueberries directly under the toasty sun. And July, July is the lovely Lavender season. Whenever I’m on spring […]

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Library Lookbook: California State Library

A library touched by Midas. A labyrinth of literature, filled with rich wall murals and cozy leather chairs to gape at them from. It was as if this The California State Library did not even belong in California, but in the belly of an ancient pyramid. “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a […]

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Fashion From the Fourth

How did I celebrate my Independence this Fourth of July? In the most poetic way possible: I left Britain for America, and am still trying to figure out how to be emotionally independent from Britain, where my heart still resides (study abroad withdrawals, are quite real). With that being said, I do love America with […]

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Clothes and Clotted Cream: An Afternoon at the Cafe

Imagine walking into a café that looks like the ballroom of a monarch’s palace. One that’s shimmer not only comes from the chandeliers on the ceiling, but the ceiling themselves, walls, columns too? There is gold everywhere in the Baroque fashion with Medieval stained glass windows. Let’s not forget neoclassical carvings reminiscent of the Elgin […]

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The Journey to Jordan

Come away with me to the region of ancient history. Come away with me, on a biblical pilgramage, on a journey that revives the soul, connecting you with the culture of a far off land that is so unlike your own, but maybe not as unreachable as you would expect. Join me on my four […]

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Taking Flight

The things that scare me are the things I crave the most. Venturing across the world for an entire year is not excluded from this list. In a matter of days, I will be on a ten-hour flight to London, UK. Crazy right? All those months of browsing travel boards on Pinterest, brushing up on […]

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Fashion and Festivities: Why Turning Nineteen is Monumental

Birthdays: a wonderful time to remember how blessed you are by what you have and those who surround you. Even more so than thanksgiving, I feel the most grateful on my date of birth. Yesterday, I turned 19 and had the privilege of celebrating with my family, some insanely delicious Italian food, and a delectable […]

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