the new look: well suited.

as someone who describes my personal style as tomboy-ish, it should come as no surprise that i love suits and blazers. back in high school and college, i loved to search vintage stores for the perfect oversized blazer—usually from the men’s department. i usually just make it work sans tailoring but this past february, i noticed many designers showing slouchier…
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fall needs & wants

currently coveting: the organic earring.

my preferred jewelry has long been statement earrings—i think they are so chic with short hair and have a way of add that je ne sais quoi to the most basic of outfits. over the last few years we’ve seen variations on that trend from colorful jewels and plastic flowers at prada to just one earring seen at céline and…
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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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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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