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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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 in […]

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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, studying […]

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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 Victorian […]

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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 on […]

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