On The Talk Show: Freedom and Fashion Founder on Style and Domestic Violence Survival

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This week on Keeping it Krischic’s pandemic special, Quarantelling Stories, I spoke with Laverne Delgado, the founder of So-Cal based Freedom and Fashion. The non-profit has helped countless women and children who have survived sex trafficking, domestic violence and “other abuse” heal through fashion and beauty. “We do things that utilize fashion design and how […]

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LA Designer Creates PPE for an Airline, Doctors and Consumers!

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Style takes to the skies and COVID-19 cannot stop it! On this week’s episode of Keeping it Krischic’s pandemic special, Quarantelling Stories (more explanation about it in this post), I chatted with LA Designer Puey Quiñones about his stylish line of PPE for AirAsia Doctors and eventually… consumers! The style savant who has been featured in Harper’s Baazar, […]

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Introducing: Keeping it Krischic’s Pandemic Special, Quarantelling Stories

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Keeping it Krischic a  Talk Show for the ‘Chicest’ Creatives is back with a shift of focus during the Coronavirus pandemic! Chic by definition means “elegant” or “fashionable,” but by its origins the adjective also means “skillful.” Keeping it Krischic is a talk show for guests and audiences who are looking to embody those qualities. […]

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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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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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