LA Fashion Week Day 1: Naeem Khan and the Walter Collection

I traded the red carpet for the runway during my LA Fashion Week debut. The entertainment world and the fashion world are more alike than onlookers may expect: designers are just as dedicated to their craft of telling narratives through needle and thread as film directors are through the lens of a camera. And when […]

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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

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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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Everyone Has a Story — This is Mine

Whenever I describe to people why I chose journalism as my major, I say it’s because it’s an introverted-extrovert’s job. I have a love affair with telling stories. I love seeing a person’s face light up when they are orating something they are deeply passionate about, or an anecdote of their past that has shaped […]

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Texture-Play in Solvang

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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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Old Hollywood Glam For My 21st

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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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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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Postcards From San Francisco

As far as I’m concerned, no time period is ever out of fashion. In fact, I sometimes live life through not only rose-tinted glasses—but sepia tinted ones too. That’s why in today’s post at the 20th Century Café in San Francisco, I tinted the photos to match what I personally see when walking through San […]

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