Ensembles and Exhibtions The Crown Costumes at the Paley Center

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The Crown is one of the most expensive shows ever made according to Business Insider (and costs even more than the actual Queen Elizabeth “costs the UK” according to the BBC, so granted, the costumes are going to be equally resplendent. Now, having the opportunity to see, in person costume designer Michelle Clapton’s (she also […]

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Summer Dresses For Winter in Pasadena

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Pasadena: a city filled with well-manicured lawns accessorized with established homes reminiscent of the white picket fence, American charm. The city is quaint. The city is eclectic—a duet of suburbia and a culturally artistic city. Whether walking down the historical buildings of Old Town where one finds themselves walking into an antique mall of magical […]

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2017 Highlights

My clothes are preservers of the memories I carry. In every thread, in each stitching, lies an invisible mark of the things I’ve done, the things I’ve felt, the things I will never forget. 2017 was filled with many memorable outfits—and milestones. Here are some highlights: I began the year as Editor-in-Chief of my university’s feature […]

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Annotations

Sometimes, I dream about my life being an LA version of a Jane Austen novel with golden-edged pages. Recently it’s been more like a heavily annotated, weathered copy of a Jane Austen novel. When I say heavily annotated, I mean by myself. I’ve been doing a lot of self reflection lately, as my life has […]

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Krischic’s Guide to French Country Style

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In the midst of a Malibu heatwave, my mind drifts back to the vineyard landscape of Napa at the height of summer. The heat was dry rather than humid, and the sun cascaded over the grape leaves rather than the ocean. While a seaside scene is hard to beat, there is a hidden beauty to […]

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Krischic at Castello di Armorosa

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Stepped inside a fairytale, a 10 year old medieval castle made of breathtaking stonework…filled with colorful medieval frescoes depicting age of old–kings, knights, noble crests. I was imaginitively raptured to a century where lords and ladies sat around a table and drank their wine from goblets while drinking in the melodies of minstrels–the setting of […]

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Parisian Chic Beachwear

The T-shirt and shorts combo is practically a uniform at the beach for a California native—other than a swimsuit of course. Well, I have been a Californian my whole life, and I break the style rules all the time. In terms of fashion, I don’t mind being as rebellious as a schoolgirl, modifying the constraints […]

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Guess & Americana

Guess what? Nothing says America like blue jeans. At FIDM Los Angeles, you can bask in the glory of one of the most notorious brands that capitalizes on these patriotic pants. For 35 years, Guess has revolutionized the casual staple, making denim extremely flattering, powerful, and simultaneously wearable. The Guess: 35 Years and Still Dreaming exhibition […]

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Gettying All Glammed Up

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One can get closer to a Roman Holiday in Malibu than you think. Just drive ten miles down Pacific Coast Highway and you will find yourself before an elaborate mansion known as the Getty Villa. This landmark, adorned with archaic motifs throughout, is modeled after ancient Greco-Roman architecture. Within its walls, visitors may behold Romanian […]

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Postcards From San Francisco

As far as I’m concerned, no time period is ever out of fashion. In fact, I sometimes live life through not only rose-tinted glasses—but sepia tinted ones too. That’s why in today’s post at the 20th Century Café in San Francisco, I tinted the photos to match what I personally see when walking through San […]

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