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”

Summer Dresses For Winter in Pasadena

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 magicalContinue reading “Summer Dresses For Winter in Pasadena”

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 featureContinue reading “2017 Highlights”

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

The seasons may pass and the years may go, but each one brings new blessings, new spurts of creativity and new memories captured in style-filled blog posts. My fashion blog has always been a place of nostalgia, so it’s only fitting to go down the memory lane of street style with my top ten favoriteContinue reading “Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017”

A Very Krischic Christmas: What I Wore

Merry Christmas to all! There is nothing I love more than the merriment of the holiday season: being surrounded by loved ones, filling one’s belly with the savory and sweet delights of a delectable Christmas food spread across the table and filling one’s heart with the classical Christmas carols and Christmas films. As you mayContinue reading “A Very Krischic Christmas: What I Wore”

She’s The Lady in Red…

There’s something about wearing red. Red is sultry. Red is vibrant. Red is a personality, not a color. Red is the embodiment of confidence, elegance, and daringness. These were all things I thought about and felt as I walked as demurely as one can in heels across a boardwalk of uneven wood with holes between,Continue reading “She’s The Lady in Red…”

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 hasContinue reading “Annotations”

Redefining the “Beach Body”

My mind and my heart belong to the past, and ironically, my body shape reflects that. I have a 1950s body that may not fit the context of today, but I don’t see it as outdated.   I love my curves, and the unique way they take shape to clothing. Yes, my shape may notContinue reading “Redefining the “Beach Body””

High & Low Fashion For Fall

The black whole of academia, consumed with law papers, journalistic video packages, grad school apps–even medieval manuscripts has officially swallowed me whole. While I enjoy all of these scholarly activities, fashion is quite a necessarily retreat to stay inspired. My fashion therapy sessions have included curating my fall fashion closet. The key to a successfulContinue reading “High & Low Fashion For Fall”

Girl in Gingham

We may live in a minimalist age, but I’ve always been more drawn to the maximalist trends evident in brands like Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana. Embroidery, embellishments, and rich colors when done tastefully can bring back an air of monarchial grace of the Renaissance noblewomen. Thankfully, Zara a more affordable option, is filled withContinue reading “Girl in Gingham”