blog posts that brought me joy this year – the chic list

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The year 2020 was a difficult for all of us, but in the midst of adversity, I must be grateful: I’m thankful to God for my family, my friends, art and the ability to create. It was to storytelling through writing, music and my love for fashion that I turned to keep busy during the […]

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American music awards virtual red carpet outfit

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You can take the girl out of Hollywood, but you can’t take Hollywood out of the on-camera reporter who has covered the entertainment industry in Los Angeles for years! After reporting on film, music, fashion and celebrities at publications like E! News, Entertainment Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, and ABC7 LA, I have become a connoisseur […]

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Safety in Style: Why it’s Chic to Be Cautious Right Now

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This pandemic has caused pandemonium. CNN reported that 44 million people in the United States have filed for unemployment since lockdown, over 100,000 people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19 already, and for three months, our country turned into a ghost town on steroids. That was, until the country began to slowly open up […]

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

Keeping it Krischic, Kristin Vartan, TV Host, side hustle, journalist, MMJ, entertainment host, entertainment producer, fashion, retro fashion, work from home, work from home style, WFH, home studio, on-camera reporter, broadcast digital journalism, COVID-19 pandemic, stay at home, together at home, COVID-19 news, Coronavirus news, CBS All Rise, J. Alex Brinson, virtual TV episode, entertainment news, TV host style

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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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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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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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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Another ‘Krischic’ Year: 2018 Highlights

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Another 365 days have passed–each one of them filled with a myriad of memories, adventures and you guessed it, chic outfits. 2019 is days away which means it’s that time of the year where I reflect on the exciting experiences I was blessed with this past year: -I spent the final semester of my undergraduate […]

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Hermes Heritage Exhibition

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When I studied abroad in London, I was enrolled in an Equestrian class. I used to ride a chocolate-maned stallion named Sirius through Hyde Park as fall leaves crusted beneath his hooves and the wind kissed  my face as he broke out into a trot. I loved every minute of my horseback adventures. And I […]

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