the new look: black, red, and white.

supporting women entrepreneurs that align with my style and values is something that’s important to me, and jess lee of modern citizen is one of those women. i’ve worn the brand numerous times¬†(including here) and i’ve long loved their minimal yet interesting pieces, most of which retail for under $150. it’s not fast fashion, it’s thoughtful fashion. after working at…
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fall needs & wants

spring/summer 2018 paris: proenza schouler.

couture shows have been going on in paris the last week or so, but also mixed in were some strictly resort shows (like miu miu) and some resort/spring mashups, like rodarte, monique lhuillier, and proenza schouler. lazaro hernandez and jack mccollough announced back in january that they were not only aligning their shows to the couture calendar, but also presenting…
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the new look: bombers and stripes.

i have a hard time finding pants so matter where i am, if i find a pair that works on my body, i just grab them. a few months ago we did a store visit to marina square, an outlet mall in san leandro, to check out the banana republic factory and do some comp shopping, and ann taylor factory…
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the new look: last (last) friday night.

i moved into a new apartment last year, and did a major purge of clothing I didn’t wear, and it was great opportunity to realize where i had holes in my wardrobe. one of those places was in tops for a night out.¬†this top from reformation gives me 40s-meets-80s vibes with the wrap silhouette and dramatic shoulder pads. back when…
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the new look: americana.

hope you had a wonderful long weekend (if you’re in the states). it was the typical “spring” in san francisco was a mix of fog and a chill in the air, so good thing i got my warm weather fix while in new york a few weeks ago. i bought this skirt from banana republic right before my trip and…
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