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

Pasadena, Pasadena City Hall, Jeffrey Campbell, blue dress, mermaid dress, cocktail dress, ruched fabric, ruches dress, see through heels, strappy heels, Lucy Paris, California, fashion blogger, fashion, outfit of the day, lookbook, look of the day, style diary, think positive

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 the […]

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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, […]

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

vintage fashion, ootd, fashion blogger, travel blogger, Old Hollywood, retro fashion, travel, Zara, Prada, ethical fashion, sustainable fashion, red lips

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 with […]

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Texture-Play in Solvang

Solvang, CA, ALDO boots, fur vest, ootd, outfit of the day, California, CA, suede skirt, Jones New York, cameo brooch, white turtleneck, European, European outfit, lookbook, fashion blogger, travel

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 it […]

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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 feature […]

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

LA, Los Angeles, LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, lookbook, fashion blogger, ootd, ootn, lotd, belle sleeves, off the shoulder, black skirt, gold hoop earrings, Zara, Juicy Couture, LA street style, street style, influencer, fashion, style, fall fashion, fall style, photoshoot

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 favorite […]

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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 successful […]

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Old Hollywood Glam For My 21st

Old Hollywood, outfit, Napa Valley Wine Train, Napa, vintage outfit, lookbook, fashion blogger

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 dream […]

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The Classic Cape Look

Every girl needs a cape in her wardrobe. Why, you may ask? Because women are superheroes and need a fashionable way of showing it (shout out to the Women’s March today because women’s equality is very near and dear to my heart)! A cape in my mind represents an accomplished, put together woman who is […]

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An Antique Autumn Lookbook

I feel like I cheat on the present with the past on a daily basis. The past is evocative. The past is romantic. It’s a hopeless love affair that I cannot seem to quit and frankly, refuse to. I want to keep reading classic literature. I want to keep watching period dramas (Downton Abbey and […]

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