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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That was So Last Decade: My Style Evolution

It was a wintry afternoon in 2010 during cheer practice. I was bundled in a hot pink Victoria Secret Pink crew neck, black velour track pants and knitted black Uggs when my fellow cheerleader and friend turned to me and said: “Kristin, I love your outfit. You have the BEST style.” The last five words […]

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Velvet Trimmings for Christmas

Velvet? For Christmas? Groundbreaking. Steadfast Krischic readers will know that I devotedly deck in the luxe fabric during this time of year (2017, 2018 and 2018 again!), but only recently did I discover the silk thread’s seductive powers on me. The key is in the connotation: during the Renaissance period specifically, wearing velvet was an […]

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The Dressing Guide to Parties in LA: Keeping Up with Krischic

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Entertainment news like all news never sleeps, so neither do I. It is true what they say: there is always something happening in LA. Every. Single. Night. Especially when your profession is entertainment, these events and parties become a part of your weekly schedule. I’m an adventurous spirit, so I find playing Tetris with my […]

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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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Krischic Attends Chanel ‘À La Plage’ in Palisades Village

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The smell of my mother’s Chance Chanel perfume contains traces of my childhood. The notes of musky vanilla espoused with floral breaths of jasmine and iris take me back to her bathroom sink as she applied on makeup from compacts of interlocked ‘C’s. I wear that same scent as I ascend the staircase of the […]

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CW’s Nancy Drew is Ditching the Headbands, Costume Designer Says

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Emma Roberts fans may characterize Nancy Drew by her collection of preppy headbands, but no longer—CW’s Nancy Drew is revamping the iconic detective’s storyline and style. The creators are giving the show some supernatural elements (a ghost!) and leaving headbands out of the series premiere (without lack of trying them on in costume fittings!). “I […]

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Suits and Pearson Costume Designer talks Styling Meghan Markle and Gina Torres:

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 Photo Courtesy of Paley Center for Media Suits and Pearson costume designer, Jolie Andreatta has ‘suited up’ the likes of Gina Torres (Jessica Pearson) and Meghan Markle (Rachel Zane) so well that their looks have not just turned heads: they have turned cameras. Yes, that is correct. Torres, who is known for her luxuriously legal […]

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Emmy-Nominated Costumes Showcased at FIDM Museum

Photos by Alex J. Berliner/ABImages If A Series of Unfortunate Events led us to these larger-than-life television costumes, where a sky-blue gown blooms with embroidered whispers of a garden, well then they were worth it. My blogger bestie, Mari Makatsaria and I were like giddy girls in a costume confectionary at FIDM Museum’s 13th Annual […]

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Gorjana Jewelry Founder Talks Inclusivity at Store Opening in Malibu Country Mart

Nestled in the Malibu Country Mart, the retail mecca off Pacific Coast Highway is a cream, 500-square foot retail space with panoramic windows. Malibu natives and the flux of summer tourists alike can now peak inside and find a haven of delicate gold jewelry that is made, “with love from Laguna Beach”: gorjana jewelry. “In […]

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