Balboa Park | How I Wandered and What I Wore

Two belfries in the plateresque style reflect in a liquid looking glass, as I walk past the outstretched pond in San Diego’s Balboa Park. It’s a deliciously sunny day, and the sky is a vibrant blue. My Georgian dress is just as bright, the color of the goldfish in the lagoon (thanks, Mari for introducingContinue reading “Balboa Park | How I Wandered and What I Wore”

FALL 2021 TRENDS AT THE BEACH | THE CHIC LIST

Here in Southern California, the weather is gradually catching up to other fall customs like pumpkin spice everything, the beginnings of the 2021 award season, and fashion week. The fall runways tend to inform trends of the season with an autumn in New York state of mind: Meanwhile on a late-summer getaway to San DiegoContinue reading “FALL 2021 TRENDS AT THE BEACH | THE CHIC LIST”

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

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 theContinue reading “blog posts that brought me joy this year – the chic list”

Castles and Clothes: How To Dress for Hearst Castle

California has its own archaic gems to share—one need only seek the old-world magic to find it. I thought it was about time to bring these photos from Hearst Castle out of the Krischic archives to spark a little inspiration before heading into another work-week! Sometimes, I am so on the go with graduate school,Continue reading “Castles and Clothes: How To Dress for Hearst Castle”

Vintage and Vele: The Chic, Ethical Bag You Need Right Now

There is a common misconception that that fashionistas are women obsessed with dressing well for the mere goal of looking good. But fashion is more than the elevation of aesthetic: it can be used as a force for positive change.   This is the vision of Vele, a travel accessories brand that marries chic withContinue reading “Vintage and Vele: The Chic, Ethical Bag You Need Right Now”

Texture-Play in Solvang

I have been missing storybook towns lately—something in abundance when I was studying abroad two years ago. But calling European towns “storybooks” is such an understatement: they are dense novels of stories that keep you glued to them for hours, each page so engulfing that you want to leisurely soak it in yet turn itContinue reading “Texture-Play in Solvang”

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”

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”

Old Hollywood Glam For My 21st

Serving you up some 20th century Hollywood glam for my 21st birthday! Always having an affinity for the silver screen’s golden age, I decided to channel my inner vintage starlet for my birthday dinner. I traded in the red carpet of Hollywood for the red carpet on the Napa Valley Wine Train, an Edwardian dreamContinue reading “Old Hollywood Glam For My 21st”