Everyone Has a Story — This is Mine

Whenever I describe to people why I chose journalism as my major, I say it’s because it’s an introverted-extrovert’s job. I have a love affair with telling stories. I love seeing a person’s face light up when they are orating something they are deeply passionate about, or an anecdote of their past that has shapedContinue reading “Everyone Has a Story — This is Mine”

Why Off-the-Shoulder Tops are Here to Stay

As you probably already know about me, I tend to draw my style from a wide range of resources and time periods. Sometimes I look to magazines, other bloggers and the runway, but other times my outfit ontology comes from dresses worn in historical portraits in museums, or period TV shows like PBS’ “Victoria.” FromContinue reading “Why Off-the-Shoulder Tops are Here to Stay”

A Ballad to Belle Sleeves

There’s a magic in city lights, especially in the city of angels where the stars hide away and the cityscape creates its own celestial illumination. The skyscrapers of Downtown Los Angeles or the lit up, eclectic lamps that LACMA is famous for when the sun goes down, become the perfect backdrop for a fun nightContinue reading “A Ballad to Belle Sleeves”

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…”

Los Angeles Lookbook

Going abroad to London last year taught me about the importance of being a tourist in my own city. I am perfectly fine with getting all dolled up and making a DSLR camera the extension of my arm when going out and about in LA. No regrets. No shame. This city deserves to be photographed,Continue reading “Los Angeles Lookbook”

Clothes and Cathedrals: Portland Edition

Cities are a mix of old and new: a contrast of cathedrals and skyscrapers. Portland is no different from this aspect. While some may consider Portland to be a hipster haven, it is also a place of history, one that includes gothic churches built in the early nineteen hundreds. My friend and I found oneContinue reading “Clothes and Cathedrals: Portland Edition”