Keeping it Krisbeach: Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach, Victoria Beach, California, Zara, lookbook, beach outfit, white shorts, statement earrings

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. […]

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Girl in Gingham

Zara, gingham top, gold earrings, fashion blogger, Perch LA

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 with […]

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June Gloom Blooms Are Culottes

As you may or may not know, I have been wanting to buy myself a bouquet of peonies for years now. The experience was quite remarkable–from spotting the buds in the midst of many breathtaking blooms at the flower market to watching them slowly wake up, stretching their petals out completely to reveal their awestruck […]

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Guess & Americana

Guess what? Nothing says America like blue jeans. At FIDM Los Angeles, you can bask in the glory of one of the most notorious brands that capitalizes on these patriotic pants. For 35 years, Guess has revolutionized the casual staple, making denim extremely flattering, powerful, and simultaneously wearable. The Guess: 35 Years and Still Dreaming exhibition […]

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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 be […]

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Keeping it Darling

The art of being a woman is exhibiting a certain level of strength while exuding feminine class through genuine and benevolent intentions in all you do. Each woman is her own piece of art. Not everyone is a Baroque, Peter Paul Reubens painting of perfect, precision and idealization. Most (and I would argue all) women […]

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The Reagan Residence

God has an interesting sense of timing, as my interview with Peggy Grande, former Executive Assistant to the late Ronald Reagan happened to fall on July 6. As America knows, this is the birthday of the former first lady Nancy Reagan, who passed away exactly four months prior to the interview. This was also the […]

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A Tea Fit For Royalty at the Palace Hotel

Since I was a little girl, I had this fascination with going to high tea. My mother used to take me to a local favorite called the English Rose Garden, where we would get all dolled up and indulge in delectable finger sandwiches and confections on a doily covered table. Since the teahouse closed down, […]

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The Lady in Lavender

Tiny towns, hidden treasures. My hometown delights in the beauty of each season. February turns the Stanislaus County into a pink paradise with its endless orchards of blossoms. May and June are when one can pick plump blueberries directly under the toasty sun. And July, July is the lovely Lavender season. Whenever I’m on spring […]

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Library Lookbook: California State Library

A library touched by Midas. A labyrinth of literature, filled with rich wall murals and cozy leather chairs to gape at them from. It was as if this The California State Library did not even belong in California, but in the belly of an ancient pyramid. “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a […]

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