Castles and Clothes: How To Dress for Hearst Castle

California has its own archaic gems to share—one need only seek the old-world magic to find it. I thought it was about time to bring these photos from Hearst Castle out of the Krischic archives to spark a little inspiration before heading into another work-week! Sometimes, I am so on the go with graduate school,Continue reading “Castles and Clothes: How To Dress for Hearst Castle”

Kristin in Kensington II: A Fashionable Guide to South Kensington, London

I recall Part I of this saga quite fondly: it was two years ago when I embarked on my year abroad—my first time in London in my entire life. Little did I know the impression this city would leave on me. It drew me in with its marriage of old and new: its endless museumsContinue reading “Kristin in Kensington II: A Fashionable Guide to South Kensington, London”

How Neutrals Can Accentuate Inner Beauty

Santa Barbara is a place of simplistic beauty, especially the Santa Barbara Mission. The Spanish colonial motifs of white clay-work accented with burnt pink stair rails and gorgeously crafted wood doors display the artistry and hard work of the Chumash Indian tribe that inhabited the region in the seventeenth century. Within the walls they hadContinue reading “How Neutrals Can Accentuate Inner Beauty”

How to Do ‘Couture’ Off the Runway

Ah couture…the most transformative form of clothing to exist! A couturier uses needle as its pen, thread as its ink to weave together a story—a fairytale if you will— that wakes up that part of humanity that craves beauty and majesty in a world that can feel oftentimes mundane. The problem with fairytales is thatContinue reading “How to Do ‘Couture’ Off the Runway”

Keeping it Krisbeach: Laguna Beach

As the sea sculpts the shore with it’s demanding waves, so has God and man cultivated the land of Laguna Beach, California into an artist’s paradise. Painters, writers and fashion enthusiast alike cannot help but feel inspiration all around them in this picturesque beach town, filled with art fairs (Like Sawdust), museums and storybook beaches.Continue reading “Keeping it Krisbeach: Laguna Beach”

Keeping the Car Krischic

Even cars need to stay fashionable. And let me tell you, the Krischic brand does not stop at clothes. It’s a lifestyle. That’s why I gave my fabulous car, Maximus some Krischic accessories–or rather license plates. It makes driving around LA and road trips that much more enjoyable. Future Keeping it Krischic posts will beContinue reading “Keeping the Car Krischic”

Scarf Season

If you thought that neckwear was just for the chilly months, think again! Take a page from the French book of fashion and adapt the scarf trend for the spring and summer months by trading wool for silk. As a fan of all things Parisian and nautical, I must say I use any excuse toContinue reading “Scarf Season”

From Fashion Week to SavvyChic

My footsteps echoed against the cobblestone streets of London’s Covent Garden in my nude Mary Jane flats at 7:20 a.m. on a Sunday morning. It was February, the sky was covered by a cloud blanket and the streets were empty and quiet, save for my footsteps and the rapid beat of my heart. Today wasContinue reading “From Fashion Week to SavvyChic”

Florever French: Fashion at Cafe de Flore

“Paris holds the key to her heart,” are some lyrics from one of my all time favorite films, “Anastasia.” The song expresses the desires of a foreigner in awe of all the wonders Paris has to offer her. And how can a foreigner not give their heart over willingly to Paris? As an American withContinue reading “Florever French: Fashion at Cafe de Flore”

Ravishing Roses

There’s something hopelessly captivating about roses. Unlike most flowers like the daisy or sunflower that is opened up for all to see, a rose is filled with layers of mystery. These layers of mystery seem to protect its center, a chamber of identity that it only reveals under certain levels of light. If a roseContinue reading “Ravishing Roses”