going to the getty | the guide and the go-to garb

The cubic white façade looks like a modern Mount Olympus from the 101 Freeway. But it’s not a haven for the gods—even though much of the European art within the Getty Museum’s wings do depict the Grecian and Roman deities in the brushstrokes of the Renaissance masters. When I lived in LA, The Getty MuseumContinue reading “going to the getty | the guide and the go-to garb”

A FLATTERING ON-CAMERA DRESS THAT IS STILL WORK-APPROPRIATE

*Come back for new posts every ‘Forward-Thinker-with-a-Vintage-Soul Friday! Mastering reporter-ready style looks different in cable-only era than it does in the social media age. There’s a whole community of journalists who share their looks via Instagram, with only one accessory in common: a mic. It’s refreshing, because as a fashion blogger, I worried that thereContinue reading “A FLATTERING ON-CAMERA DRESS THAT IS STILL WORK-APPROPRIATE”

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”

A Ballad to Belle Sleeves

There’s a magic in city lights, especially in the city of angels where the stars hide away and the cityscape creates its own celestial illumination. The skyscrapers of Downtown Los Angeles or the lit up, eclectic lamps that LACMA is famous for when the sun goes down, become the perfect backdrop for a fun nightContinue reading “A Ballad to Belle Sleeves”

Keeping it Krisbeach: Laguna Beach

As the sea sculpts the shore with it’s demanding waves, so has God and man cultivated the land of Laguna Beach, California into an artist’s paradise. Painters, writers and fashion enthusiast alike cannot help but feel inspiration all around them in this picturesque beach town, filled with art fairs (Like Sawdust), museums and storybook beaches.Continue reading “Keeping it Krisbeach: Laguna Beach”

Girl in Gingham

We may live in a minimalist age, but I’ve always been more drawn to the maximalist trends evident in brands like Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana. Embroidery, embellishments, and rich colors when done tastefully can bring back an air of monarchial grace of the Renaissance noblewomen. Thankfully, Zara a more affordable option, is filled withContinue reading “Girl in Gingham”

Keeping the Car Krischic

Even cars need to stay fashionable. And let me tell you, the Krischic brand does not stop at clothes. It’s a lifestyle. That’s why I gave my fabulous car, Maximus some Krischic accessories–or rather license plates. It makes driving around LA and road trips that much more enjoyable. Future Keeping it Krischic posts will beContinue reading “Keeping the Car Krischic”

Keeping it Darling

The art of being a woman is exhibiting a certain level of strength while exuding feminine class through genuine and benevolent intentions in all you do. Each woman is her own piece of art. Not everyone is a Baroque, Peter Paul Reubens painting of perfect, precision and idealization. Most (and I would argue all) womenContinue reading “Keeping it Darling”

All Things Vintage and Faux Fur

The Beverly Hills hotel is an iconic mecca for anyone who is in love with the glitz and glamour of the ‘50s, or just has an affinity for pink and French toast. The second you pull up to the hotel, you are treated like a celebrity from a bygone era since the entrance is literallyContinue reading “All Things Vintage and Faux Fur”

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”