MOTHER’S DAY AND MAMA’S CLOSET: | THE CHIC LIST

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“Oh my goodness Kristin, I love your suit. Where did you get it?” “Oh my goodness Kristin, I love your [green and blue houndstooth] dress (pictured above). Where do you shop?” Every time I get these questions, I grin at the appraised garment with delight, and say: “It’s this really chic boutique called “Mama’s Closet.” […]

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HOW TO WEAR ’60S MOD | ON-CAMERA STYLE

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As Nancy Sinatra once sang in her nonchalant manner, “these boots were made for walking, and that’s just what they’ll do,” and I’ll step into a time machine in them and make my way over to the midcentury any day! Anyone who knows me knows I love emulating vintage motifs in my on-camera style. The ’60s are […]

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How to wear: Regencycore | The Chic List

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To quote Duke Simon Basset: “to have a beautiful wardrobe is one thing, but to wear your best outfit in the most beautiful of wardrobes is something entirely apart.” Okay, maybe he did not quite utter those words, but close enough, right? I’m about to share with you some outfit editorials that would be the […]

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I Only had a Fraction of My Closet During This Pandemic– Here’s how it went

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*Come back for new posts every ‘Forward-Thinker-with-a-Vintage-Soul Friday! I have a confession: I survived the last few months of this pandemic on ten percent of my closet. Yes, you read that right. The illustrious, “lady with lots of luggage,” who four years ago brought four pieces of luggage to her London study abroad program, spent […]

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Four 2019 Trends Here to Stay: Shirley Holmes is on the Clothing Case

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They call me Shirley Holmes, fashion detective (actually they don’t, but I’m manifesting it). I’m always sleuthing to find what’s the latest in fashion so that it’s no mystery to my followers. In this installment of the Shirley Holmes: The Clothing Chronicles, my best friend, Mari Makatsaria joins the case, like a wardrobe-conscious Watson. We […]

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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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