summer vibes

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When it comes to summer styles, I think there is nothing more fitting than adding a little boho twist to your usual staples.  In my case, a little embroidery goes a long way in achieving that slightly western vibe.

(Johnny Was top, American Apparel shorts, Nastygal boots, Botkier bag, Karen Walker sunglasses)

white n’ florals

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My sister recently gave me this white top claiming that the color looked bad on her.  Had to disagree but couldn’t complain about taking it off her hands since I’ve been wearing this top religiously since I got it!  It’s the perfect loose tunic/tank mix that makes me feel like I have nothing on.  And in my book, that’s always a big fat plus since I get so uncomfortable wearing heavy fabrics.  I have the worst time layering over the winter because I feel so constricted in them!

Ok, got a little off topic there with the winter woes and all so back to the tank tunic top.  I love it!  I also dug these floral skirt and shoes out of the closet while I was cleaning up and they all managed to go together nicely.  Love it when I find an old something while cleaning.

(Johnny was top, Brandy Melville skirt, Target shoes, Botkier bag, Jaine K. Designs bracelets, Free People sunglasses)

bon courage

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Found the cutest little graphic tee while shopping at The Grove.  This is just perfect to throw over shorts all summer long!  The raw hems and slightly shredded neck line is a plus.  I can’t wait to make it look more badass by throwing on a leather jacket over it come fall.

(Love Nail Tree shirt, Emerson Thorpe pants, Levi’s jacket, Zara shoes, Sunday Somewhere sunglasses, Jaine K. Designs ring)

tokyo photo diary

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So late in posting these photos up but this is my one week in Tokyo spent walking around and trying to inhale my surroundings in.  Most times I was so busy taking everything in that I may have forgotten to take some pictures here and there.  I went for a friend’s wedding and it was such a different experience from any other wedding that I’ve been too.  First of which I couldn’t understand anything during the whole ceremony and especially during the speeches during the reception!  Other than that special occasion, I tried to eat as much sushi and wagyu beef that I could stuff in myself.  The beef was insanely unforgettable and just the thought of it makes me drool.  Tokyo… I’m coming back for you.

a day in tokyo

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It’s been a few weeks since I got back from Tokyo and Seoul, and I’m just now sorting through all my pictures.  I’ve gotten just as lazy as my dear Howl.  In my defense, I have been snuggling with her the past few weeks to make up for the lack of time spent with her while abroad. *big smile*

Needless to say, I had an amazing time in Tokyo and these are just a glimpse of a day I spent there walking around in Ginza, Tsukiji, and Akasaka-mitsuke.  I spent the whole day walking around in Birkenstocks and omg yes they are so darn comfortable.  The rumors are true and everyone should go grab a pair if they are going to travel and spend days walking, walking, walking.

Random thing I noticed while I was in Tokyo:  there are so many cute stray cats around!  Maybe this is how they came up with the cat cafe idea.

(Anine Bing leather jacket, MinkPink top, Zara shorts, Birkenstocks sandals, Sunday Somewhere sunglasses)


spring weddings

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Had such a lovely time at a friend’s wedding right before I left for Japan!  The decor and venue was so lovely and romantic, and it was great to hang out with friends all night to celebrate such a gorgeous wedding.  The wine was flowing generously and I had plenty of mimosas to keep my belly full :P.  We even capped the night with some tasty quesadillas in the city!  Thanks Jen for inviting me to such a great wedding! Love you! :)
(The Reformation dress, Theyskens Theory blazer, Zara shoes, Clare Vivier clutch)