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 andContinue reading “An Antique Autumn Lookbook”

Vartan in a Tartan: Scottish Style

With my green and blue tartan tightly wrapped around me, I stepped inside the beautiful country of Scotland. It was a weekend of time travel, as I traded the crisp white buildings of South Kensington in London for the grey stone buildings of Edinburgh and green fields of the highlands. There was much merriment inContinue reading “Vartan in a Tartan: Scottish Style”

Coffee With a Side of Cognition

Studying for finals while studying abroad in London is like the carriage in Cinderella turning back into a pumpkin. One minute, you’re staring at a photography exhibit for Julia Margaret Cameron at the Victorian and Albert Museum, and the next your computer screen, creating an outline for your British History essays. The reality is, studyingContinue reading “Coffee With a Side of Cognition”

Kristin in Kensington

The streets of London are like a personified magazine; as I walk the streets of South Kensington, I feel as if I am a part of a British Vogue spread. The scenery as well as the people of London consistently evoke style inspiration. Specifically in South Kensington, there are streets of white and pristine VictorianContinue reading “Kristin in Kensington”

Taking Flight

The things that scare me are the things I crave the most. Venturing across the world for an entire year is not excluded from this list. In a matter of days, I will be on a ten-hour flight to London, UK. Crazy right? All those months of browsing travel boards on Pinterest, brushing up onContinue reading “Taking Flight”