The Chicest Parisian Cafe in LA You Need to Go To

Crossing the threshold of the jewelry district to the Spring Street Arcade building—a Spanish Renaissance hole in the wall built in 1924—I could truly say I found a diamond in the rough of Downtown Los Angeles. I used to be a local downtowner from the financial district but rarely crossed over to the grungier sideContinue reading “The Chicest Parisian Cafe in LA You Need to Go To”

Postcards From San Francisco

As far as I’m concerned, no time period is ever out of fashion. In fact, I sometimes live life through not only rose-tinted glasses—but sepia tinted ones too. That’s why in today’s post at the 20th Century Café in San Francisco, I tinted the photos to match what I personally see when walking through SanContinue reading “Postcards From San Francisco”

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”

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”

Exhibitions and Ensembles: Exploring the Oscar de la Renta Exhibition

When a designer leaves this world, he leaves behind his imprints through the garments he crafted. The garments become a treasury of creativity, a gallery that pays homage to his legacy. Two years ago, Oscar de la Renta passed according to the DeYoung Museum website; Today, he lives on through his fashion house that continuesContinue reading “Exhibitions and Ensembles: Exploring the Oscar de la Renta Exhibition”