fedora

90's Love + Grunge Babe

90's Love + Grunge Babe

The last set of my styling collabo with Fox + the Feather shot by the oh-so talented Katherine! Some amazing images in this post. Wait till you see them!

Off The Shoulder

Another look with this off-the-shoulder top because I am so addicted!

Photographed by

James Chorsniak

 //  Capitol Hill

TOP: c/o Style Moi (or adore THIS and THIS)

SHORTS: Forever 21 (old, similar HERE, TOPSHOP, Revolve Clothing)

SHOES: ALDO (old, adore THIS, Jessica Simpson, Sam Edelman

HAT: ASOS (similar HERE and HERE)

BAG: JustFab

NECKLACE: H&M

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Hi LOVEs!

I normally try to avoid re-using wardrobe pieces because I would rather have my looks have variety. However, once I find something that completely steals my heart that is not an option. It WILL be on heavy rotation for sure.  I think you remember that I shared a

different look with this top

two weeks ago, but here is another look that has more of a feminine vibe. This was also one of the attires I chose  for my Oregon trip. I wore it again because I really wanted to shoot it!

This time, I styled it with super light

floral shorts

and topped it off with a

camel fedora

and

platforms

to match.

Off-the-shoulder tops

are so addicting, plus they are a hot piece right now. I seriously want to wear it every single day. It definitely gives a summery look and is effortlessly chic while being a perfect top to beat the heat. Summer has officially begun and this heat wave in Seattle is insane! Now is a perfect time to grab a few more off-the-shoulder pieces, from tops to dresses, any recommendations?

I am starting my long July 4th weekend now! Have a lot of fun and be safe!!

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Love Affair With Faux Fur Jacket

I just can't stop falling in love with my faux fur jacket. Love getting snuggled in her.




Photographed by Diana Horsfall  // Alki Beach 

TOP: Thrifted (similar here or here)  //  JACKET: ZARA (similar here)  //  JEANS: Free People (Similar here)  //  SHOES: JustFab (old, similar here)  //  HAT: H&M  //  SUNNIES: Free People (old, similar here)  //  BELT: Isabel Marant x H&M  //  BAG: ASOS  //  NECKLACE: c/o Charlotte Russe 


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Hi LOVEs!!!! 
When my new blogger friend, Diana, found me through Lookbook.nu, she contacted me to set up for meet-up, and I was so pleasure to meet her for the first time!! She was such a lovely girl and I knew we would be BFF immediately! We both are from overseas - she is from Kazakhstan, and I am from Japan - so I instantly felt really close to her without not knowing much. I wish I could spend more time while she was here because now she went back to Virginia, and I miss her so much!

I wore this look when we had a brunch together by Alki Beach, one of my favorite spots in Seattle. Unfortunately we didn't have a good luck on the weather. It was super gloomy and drizzling. Yup, welcome to Seattle! :p I kinda wanted to go for laid back style, so I decided to pick anything with loose fit. Pairing a sheer blouse and boyfriend jeans is my new favorite combo now! I styled it with my old khaki boots as my rain boots lol You can laugh at me because I am the type of girl who wears booties even when it rains.
I topped it off in my No.1 beloved faux fur jacket that I scored from Zara this season. I LOVE THIS JACKET to death. Don't think I am saying too much. It's an amazingly perfect jacket! Seriously can't get enough of everything about it. Pink pastel color, awesome fitting, its textures, and how warm it can keep me! My love affair with this number is growing every time I wear it. Even though spring is approaching and the sun is out more often, sadly it's still chilly and I have to bundle up. Whenever I am so lazy to style my hair, I always go for a fedora. It definitely helps me look effortlessly so chic. I wanna make a fashion proverb: "When doubt, go for a fedora. You won't regret it at all." Do you agree?

By the way, Diana is a Creative Director for IFBKSeoul, and I had a chance to be featured on there. You can read my interview HERE if interested.

Hope you all have a beautiful day!


~ SHOP THE LOOK ~




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Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man

Photographed by

Marcus Annable

// University of Washington

TOP:MANGO  //  PANTS: TOPSHOP (old, similar)  //  BLAZER: American Eagle (old, similar)  //  HAT: H&M (old, similar here or here)  //  EARRINGS: Aldo  //  LIPGROSS:AVEDA  //  NECKLACE: c/o Petit Sesame  //  BAG: gifted Bellevue Collection  //  SUNGLASSES:Celine

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Hi LOVEs!

Ever since this season of NYFW has kicked off, I have been so thrilled as I look at the street snaps, and I can't get enough of how amazing they rock it in their killer jackets, layer techniques, colorful hues, and more!  Obviously my

Pinterest board

is exploding because I've got tons of inspiration just by seeing them. The sad fact, though, is that it makes me really wish I could witness them in person!

Of all those fashionistas on the NY streets, I loooove how Aimee of

Song of Style

was super flattering in

her mens inspired look

. She killed it! Wearing something inspired by menswear could definitely be one of my Fashion Week attire options. So that's what it is all about in today's look because I wanna be there, even if only in spirit! Wink-wink!

I've longed to style this type of look for a long long time, and I finally made it happen! You have no idea how much I love this look! I tried to keep it simple yet bold at the same time by pairing a turtleneck with tailored wide leg pants. I actually got this blazer a couples of years ago in the menswear section at American Eagle, and it's kinda funny that it fits me perfectly. After all, I am super petite! Topping it off with a fedora is definitely a must when you wanna go for a masculine look, and since I have a long hair, I styled it in low ponytail with straightened hair. I still wanted a smattering of lady-like flair, so I finished the look off with red lips, jeweled earrings, and

gold bangle necklace

. I love putting on black sunglasses to gives the ensemble a 'gangster' look! haha

Would you wear a menswear inspired look like Aimee and I?

Happy Thursday darling!

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Hint of Pink and Camel Coat Moment

Photographed by

Marcus Annable

// Gasworks Park

TOP:

 Zara  //  

COAT:

ASOS

 (or other styles

here

)  //  

BOTTOM

 ZARA (old, similar

here

or

here

) //

SHOES:

 ASOS (old, adore

 these

 & 

these

)  //  

HAT:

 River Island via ASOS (sold out, adore

this

and

this

) //  

BAG:

 Vintage via Buffalo Exchange  //  

SHADES

Celine

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Hi LOVEs!!! Happy Friday!

You know what's coming up next month!? YESSS!!!

FASHION WEEK

!!! Unfortunately, once again I won't be able to attend in person due to crazy busy schedule, but it doesn't mean I can't dress up as if I were there, right? When Fashion Week approaches, I naturally get inspired. I start gathering outfit inspirations from everywhere and come up with some outfits that I would definitely rock if I was to attend!! The camel coat is enjoying a major moment right now. It adds you an instant chicness to any outfit, and it's really a versatile item thanks to its neutral color. I have seen a lot of bloggers, like

Song of Style

and

Kayture

, are rocking it and can't get enough of how they style their coats!! I was totally convinced to invest a little money in this

cozy camel coat from

ASOS

. To be honest with you, it's a bit bigger on me even though it was the smallest size, but I can surely live with it! Wink-wink!

So I styled up this look around the coat as the centerpiece and added a neutral colored turtleneck and white skort. I picked leopard printed booties for a bit of something extra since I otherwise the look is kept simple. Leopard shoes will never go out of style. When I was coordinating this look, I decided I would put on a fedora for a touch of sophistication. I am a huge, like HUGE, fan of the fedora, and this pink one is one of the unexpected pieces I never thought I would have in my closet. Pink is often passed off as simply a girly color, but in reality pink has the ability to create the just right amount of  girly-cool vibe while maintaining your feminine charm. So it was perfect to incorporate my pink fedora to this camel coat look. What's the best thing about this fedora? It looks super cute on my new silver hair! <3 <3 Finally, I love how my vintage shoulder bag/clutch compliments the look from the side angle with the leopard booties.

Are you planning to go to Fashion Week? What's your attire?

Have a great weekend babes! 

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Fifties Masculine


Photographed by James Chrosniak // Seattle Waterfront • Seattle Great Wheel 

FEDORA (Similar Here), EARRINGS (Adore This or This ), SHIRT: H&M
OVERSIZED BLAZER (Similar Here): BB Dakota thrifted via Buffalo Exchange
SKINNIES JEANS (old): A Local Store in Santa Monica
SILVER LACEUP HEELS (Adore these // these // these) : ASOS
LAVENDER BAG: Ami Clubwear

WATCH: ALDO


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Hi LOVEs!! Happy Veterans Day!
Hope you kicked off the new week super fabulously!
I don't know if I have ever mentioned it, but I have always been into mens-inspired looks and girl-meets-boy mixups. Unfortunately, I haven't had enough opportunities to show such styles to you (at least not as much as I want), so here you go!

I scored this amazing oversized blazer at Buffalo Exchange last year, and it's been my ultimate favorite during this time of the year. It helps me easily achieve a sophisticated look as soon as I throw it on. I am super petite with narrow shoulders, which makes it difficult to find an ideal blazer that is well-fitting, especially when it comes to an oversized one. So I am glad to have this one and I will keep it forever in my closet! This look was styled with my old wardrobe, which proves that you don't have to get new things to create an on-trend look!
To pull off this masculine-inspired look, I just combines with classic staple items together: white shirt, skinny jeans, and lace-up heels. Oh, and you can't forget to add a fedora hat to compliment the look. That's what makes this look polished! You could swap these heels for a pair of oxford or ankle boots for even more tomboy effect. I personally love mixing things up with heels to add some height to my look. (Just because I really don't want to look short and it's important to make up for my short legs!!!) A few things I always keep in mind when I go for man-like looks is not to forget to add a hint of feminine touch. So this time, I topped off with statement earrings, a pop of red lips and a lavender bag.

I seriously need to start hunting for more cute fedoras to wear this season! Any recommendations of where to shop at?
Have a good one, lovelies ♥  


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Call of Your Wildness


Photographed by Enrique Espinoza // Downtown Seattle


LEOPARD SLIP DRESS & FEDORA (Similar Here or Here): Forever 21

BIKER LEATHER PANTS (Similar Here): Isabel Marant pour H&M

FUR CLUTCH: c/o Pink Basis

BRACELET: H&M

STRAP HEELS: c/o Dress To Kill Miami

BIKER JACKET (Similar Here or Here): From Japan

WATCH: ALDO



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Hi LOVEs!!!
This is another set of photoshooting I did with Enrique, a Cali photographer, back in August. In the previous post, I shared with you the first one wearing my favorite leopard slip dress from Forever 21. I hope you enjoyed it!  I was very fascinated with how versatile this dress actually is, and I am so excited to show you the completely different way of its styling today!

First of all, I really love this night time setting that can totally go with the vibe this look creates. Edginess, secret, dark side, and wildness. I believe there is more than that. I always love photoshooting at night especially when I am wearing something more of edgy and grunge just because it emphasizes the look. I am very pleased we ended up shooting this look when the sun went down.

I'd been looking for a perfect leopard top for years and didn't realize until now that I didn't need to own an actual top if there is an alternative piece. Save less, style more! To my surprise, the slip dress is successfully turned into a leopard flawless top, and it doesn't look awkward at all.  Even though this ensemble seems very appropriate for summer, it still be wearable for fall when you switch to a chunky knit cardigan and a pair of fall boots, or even adding other fall items such as a scarf.
But this time, I styled it up with staple leather pieces which are always sublime to instantly create an edgier look and with my favorite fall essential, a felt fedora.
Can I talk about a bit of that? If you love a fedora as much as I do, I recommend the way I styled my hair. It's super easy yet tasteful. First, slightly curl your hair including your side bang. Second, make a lower pony tail covering the hair tie with a smattering of the hair around it. Finally, put your favorite fedora on and adjust the pony tail if needed. Very easy, isn't it?

I hope you enjoy all three looks I created with this lovely yet versatile leopard slip dress, and tell me which one you like the most on the comment below!
Enjoy your weekend, beauties! 
      


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Heart Precious Gifts ♥

Photographed By

Benjamin Widdowson

// West Seattle

PINK FEDORA: River Island via ASOS

HEART PRINT SWEATER: LOFT

DIY DENIM SKIRT (Similar Here): GAP

METALLIC LACE-UP HEELS: ASOS

VINTAGE BAG: Buffalo Exchange

RHINESTONE EARRINGS: c/o Charlotte Russe

BELT: Goodwill

WATCH: Nordstrom Rack

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Hi LOVEs! 

Happy Hump day! Hope your day is going well so far!

 I mentioned a few posts back that my parents and grandpa came to visit Seattle last month for the first time ever, and the days I spent with them were incredibly amazing and fun! I was especially happy to see my 79 year old grandpa, who remains so healthy and active, and I was very impressed that he is super adventurous, and a big eater!!!! No wonder he is still full of vitality! I wished they could have stayed longer or that I could have gone back to Japan with them...

My mom and I are very alike. I love giving people a surprise, and I think I inherited that personality trait from my mom. 

During my parents' stay we were strolling around downtown Seattle and I saw a very lovely window display at

LOFT

 While I looked at the display  I was muttering, "Omg! These heart print tops are so cute!" My mom heard what I said and asked me, "Which ones, which ones? :)" I pointed at the display and added "I can't buy them anyway, so let's go!" We walked away at the time. A few days later, while we were on the way back to their hotel, which was located in DT Settle, my mom told me, "I kinda want to look around the shops, so go ahead to the hotel first..." She refused when I asked to shop together. I wondered why she suddenly wanted to go shopping but rejected me going with her. After 30 mins or so, she came back to the hotel empty handed!  It was very weird that even after she said she wanted to shop she ended up not getting anything at all!

However, she totally tricked me, because she wanted to surprise me at the airpot. As I was seeing them off, my mom handed me a cute bag!! Yes!!!!! It was a gift of those heart printed tops I saw in  the display window the other day!! She also included a Starbucks gift card! I opened the bag when I got home, and needless to say I burst into tears and was full of appreciation and love! I was hugging the clothes with happy tears for a long time.

So that's the sweet story behind this outfit, as I am wearing one of those 

heart print tops

 that she gifted me. Not to mention, I LOVE THIS SWEATER SO MUCH! Not only because it's a gift from my mom, but because it's also super soft and warm yet effortlessly chic. The heart design is amazingly playful and the sweater's color is my favorite color for fall -- navy. Everything about it is just superb! If I don't have time in the morning but still want to be so stylish, this top is the perfect solution! I throw it on with a skinny and heels, and I am good to go!

I kept it in the same color family by wearing a denim skirt that I DIYed to create a distressed skirt, but I spiced things up with

my new pink fedora

and

metallic lace-up heels

. These ones are my current obsessions right now! The cuteness of the sweater naturally prompted me to do a side fish-braided hair to give extra appealing to the look, and these real stone rings that are also gifts from my mom don't overpower the look, yet they dazzle on my hands! 

I will share a look with the other heart print top with you guys soon! Stay tuned!

What's your surprise gifts from your mom that you love at the most? 

♥ 

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Red Night Slip Dress

With the warming weather, I am more into an easy breezy cami dresses lately, and I was please when I found this amazing red slip dress on 

Nasty Gal

.

Photographed by

James Chrosniak

FEDORA(similar HERE), LEOPARD PRINT SCARF & BIKER JACKET: H&M

RED SLIP DRESS (similar HERE), SILVER PENDANT and EARRINGS SET & JEFFREY CAMPBELL ANKLE BOOTS( or HERE): Nasty Gal

LEATHER AND METAL CHAIN BELT: Isabel Marant x H&M

VINTAGE BAG: Buffalo Exchange

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Hi LOVEs!

Since it's summer, I want to play with vivid colors and try to avoid dark colors as much as I can! I am very comfortable in this dress thanks to the loose fit, and the lacy thin straps give it an extra feminine touch! This dress does everything! Unfortunately, the length wasn't quite right, even though I bought the smallest size.  As a petite girl, I really need to consider the length of the hem to provide the balance for the whole look. Otherwise, it could throw off the impact of the other parts of my outfit and become unremarkable.

Whenever I encounter this issue,of a lengthy hem, I always use a belt for a bit of a magic! I chose an

Isabel Marant x H&M

leather and metal chain belt, which would go very nicely with the silver pendant. Also, I like the combination of sweetness and metal accent.

This is my first time styling a fedora like this, and I LOVE it! This is a great way to style up a fedora during the summer time. Putting your hair up keeps the back of your neck cool from the summer heat. Also, can I talk about these killer

Jeffrey Campbell

ankle boots

? I'd been looking for summer boots over the years, and had had no luck to find them... But finally! I found comfortable yet funky ones also on

Nasty Gal

! I even scored them with 75% off!! :) Yeah, there was no reason not to get them!

I combined a leopard print scarf and a biker jacket for the night-time ensemble to keep myself warm!! Yup... Seattle is still getting chilly at the night time! :(

Did you like how I styled the slip dress? Hope you did!

Happy hump day everyone! 

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A Splash of Lemon Shade




 Photographed by Justin Swain



FEDORA & NECKLACE: H&M
OVERSIZED FLORAL PRINT SWEATSHIRT & WHITE CLUTCH: ZARA
WATCH & LEATHER BOOTS (similar HERE or HERE): Aldo
JEANS (similar HERE): Free People
FUR COLLAR SCARF & MULTICOLORED BRACELET : Japan



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Hi LOVEs! How has your weekend been? I hope it's not as crazy as mine! <3
I spent my whole Saturday helping out with a friend's photoshoot -- and I was the stylist! This was a new opportunity for me! For a long time I have wanted to do styling, but I really didn't have a chance until yesterday. When he asked me to help, I was hesitant to take the opportunity, but I am glad I did! Even though I am confident about my styling, I was still worried about how well I could do as a stylist... In the end, I totally enjoyed working with the crew and had so much fun styling the model!! I can't wait to see the final results and share the photos with you guys! I snapped some BTS shots and posted on my Instagram, so take a look if you are interested! :)

When ZARA finally launched in Seattle about a month ago, I just HAD to go to the launch party to check them out! Oh my goodness... It was super crazy busy at the entire store! Still, I had a nice shopping time and snagged some great pieces, which I am wearing for today's outfit!
This beautiful pastel yellow with floral printed sweatshirt caught my eyes right away, as if it was calling me far from distance! It's definitely an ACNE sweatshirt inspired top that I'd been looking for and is also easy on my wallet. I get so many compliments every time I wear it! :) You can't ignore the pastel color trend right now, and I am obsessed with this beautiful light yellow color. Isn't it so pretty?? I really love how versatile this top is. There are so many ways to rock it. Not just wearing as a top or dress; you can also layer up. 

For today's look, I wore it as a dress top pairing with light blue jeans. Since I didn't want to cover the amazing floral prints, I decided not to wear anything over it and wore fur collar scarf to keep warm from the chilly spring breeze. I threw on a fedora and a pair of leather ankle boots to add a touch of coolness. The white clutch with an awesome fashion-related quote is also from ZARA and compliments the look perfectly. White is such a great color right now for transitioning dark colors to bright colors. Also, adding a white color can instantly change the whole look into a fresh and spring-appropriate ensemble. So if your outfit appears to be dull or you think it is not bright enough for a spring look, you just need to switch an item to white or add anything crisp! Then you will look 'springly' FAB!!!!

          
Happy Sunday lovers! 


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2 Bobs Better Than 1



 Photographed by Eric Paguio


BOB DYLAN OVERSIZED TEE (MENS, similar HERE), SHORT SCUBA SKIRT & FEDORA: H&M
GOLD JEWEL NECKLACE: Nasty Gal
LEOPARD BOOTS - PURKHISER (or HERE): ALDO


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Hi LOVEs!
Today's post is a little bit different from my regular posts!!

I have a question to ask you... What's your favorite hair style?
Me? I've always had a big desire to have a bob haircut. I had one a long long time ago, but I don't even remember when it was. A bob is super cute and romantic... It's always been on my top 5 list of hair styles I want to try. In addition to that, one of my fashion divas, Rihanna, is rocking a black bob right now!!! She looks super amazing in that hairstyle! Still, I really love having my hair long and am enjoying coloring it in ombre. One day, as I was doing a photoshoot with my photographer friend, Eric, I found that he has this lovely black bob wig at his live-in studio! I immediately asked him if I could try it on. As I was checking myself out in the wall mirror, he grabbed his camera and he said "Hey, Aika! Let's shoot!"
That's the story behind these pictures!!

Talking about a little bit about the outfit.... I looooove this Bob Dylan oversized tee I found in the H&M mens section. It's big enough for me to wear alone with nothing underneath, or I can knot the hems to make it into a crop top, or it totally goes with leggings or jeans! So funny that I happened to sport 'two bobs' in one outfit - BOB hair and BOB Dylan! lol That's why I titled this post '2 Bobs Better Than 1'   

I am now totally obsessed with a bob hair wig, and I really need to get one for myself!!  I won't need to chop my long hair off --  I just need to save up the money to get a wig! I wish I had pre-planned to style my outfit for the black bob wig, yet I am pleased with how the pictures came out!

Hope you liked me with the black bob hair! :)
Do you dare to try it out for yourself?

TGIF my sweethearts! ♥



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Fedora Fondness



 Photographed by Eric Paguio


FEDORA & RINGS: H&M
FAKE GLASSES: Crossroads Trading Co.
CROSSBODY BAG: Thrifted
PEACH COAT (similar HERE): TOPSHOP
GRAPHIC ART TOP: Aritzia
CARDIGAN: c/o NOWiSTYLE
EARRINGS & WET LOOK LEGGINGS: Forever 21
LEOPARD BOOTS - PURKHISER (or HERE): ALDO
MIDI RINGS: ALDO & Urban Outfitters
NECKLACE: Charming Charlie



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Hi LOVEs! It's been almost a week since the last post... I deeply apologize for being MIA. I needed some rest after my car accident :P I was accidentally hit by a car at intersection on my way home. It was kind of a big one for the first time in a long time... I am glad I didn't get heavy injured and... most happily, I am back now! :) 


I believe that I've mentioned before that I am quite the sucker for hats. Of all hats, my most favorite kind is clearly... The FEDORA. I own more than 5 or 6 already, and my love of the fedora is unending. I want all kinds of colors! When I found this awesome fedora at H&M, I was overjoyed! Its color, silhouette, and fit are just about perfect, and it goes with any kind of style. If you want to add a touch of edginess, this hat is the exact piece you should select. It is edgy, yet maintains an air of coolness. That's why I can't live without it.
The difference with today's look is that I started with the hat, then arranged my outfit around it.  I wanted to go for a casual and clean look when styling this fedora. So I picked very comfortable items to achieve it. Since ART PRINTS will be one of the Spring/Summer trends, I wore this Aritzia super loose-fitting top with its big graphic art (check this look styling this top as well). I love mixing prints into a simple look, so I decided to pair these lovely ALDO pony hair boots. They are amazingly comfy but stunning, and you have no idea how many times people have given me compliments on them! The TOPSHOP peach coat definitely compliments the whole look. The combination of fedora and coat is my new favorite now, I think! Adding a pair of fake glasses is the right choice to finish the look, and a few playful elements can never go wrong!


Early this week, I received the most amazing email EVER... It's from one of the co-founders at Chictopia, and it said that I have been selected as a candidate for a VS PINK/Chictopia styling campaign featuring MLB baseball style looks. I nearly died, and had to read it over many times to sure it was real! lol One of my goals this year is to work with a major American company. I am not an official candidate yet, but the fact that I was chosen as one of them is certainly showing that I am on the right path and am one step closer to my goal. Please cross your fingers for me to be officially chosen! :)
Thank you very much for loving my fashion and for your continuous support to make my dreams come true!


Wishing you a wonderful weekend! 



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Feelin' Safari in Camo



 Photographed by Justin Swain /  Hair done by Marilynn Tran



CAMEL FELT FEDORA(old) & ZEBRA NECKLACE (old) : Forever 21
TRENCH COAT : Japan
BAG : Hanjiro (Japan)
GRAY DOLMAN TOP & CAMO PRINTED PANTS: NOWiSTYLE
POINTED HIGH HEELS: ZARA
BLACK INFINITY SCARF (similar HERE) : c/o Charlotte Russe
SUNGLASSES: H&M
BRACELETS: H&M, Charlotte Russe, Forever 21
EARRINGS & WATCH: Aldo 

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I believe every girl has a complex within herself, at least one. I have LOTS of them of course, and the first thing that always comes to my mind is having short legs and a long torso, yeah a typical Asian figure. I have wished to be born with a model figure, but it is what it is... You gotta embrace what you have, right? Yet, because of that, I always tend to wear a skirt to elongate my legs or wear platform heels to create an illusion of having longer legs. But what if I just want to throw on a simple pair of pants and comfy heels? Yes, that's all about today's post.

These NOWiSTYLE camouflage pants are just so HOT that it's impossible to resist wearing them! Almost all pants I have, I had to either cuff the hem inside or bring them to a tailor. However, these pants didn't need those fixed and so gave me an easy time. I was so pleased with how effortlessly they are to put on. I don't need to say about the print; I am really obsessed with it, and it makes any outfit subtle.

I love how my trench coat and ZARA heels are harmonized together, and most of the time I wear a trench coat, I love paring it with a fedora hat. So I picked this camel felt fedora and Charlotte Russe simple black infinity scarf to cozy up.
As the finishing touch, my lovely friend and hairstylist May did such a FABULOUS job on my hair. As I have striven to style an outfit from head to toe, I really appreciate this wow-braid hair because I don't think I could ever achieve this by myself! She has also been too awesome as my personal hair colorist and never fails to blow me away with the beautiful color she does on my hair at a completely easy-on-the-purse deal! If you live in Seattle and need some new, fresh, beautiful hair color, I highly recommend to shoot a private message to her on facebook to book an appointment! You will love her job as much as I do!!!! :) 


Thank you so much for stopping by! 
Have a lovely day ♥



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Happy Halloween! Witch Chic in Camo





WIDE-BRIMMED FEDORA (similar HERE): Free People
GRAY BLAZER: American Eagle
CAMO SWEATER: Sheinside
RED PLEATED SKIRT: H&M
PLATFORM PUMPS (similar HERE): Steve Madden
MINI CROSS BODY BAG: Phillip Lim for Target
SPIKE MOB NECKLACE: ABSTAKT
DARK PURPLE LIPSTICK: MAC Stain Cyber
SILVER RINGS: ASOS

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Hi LOVEly readers! Happy Halloween!
Hope you all had a fun and amazing Halloween weekend! :) I was very overjoyed with my Halloween this year! First, my boss took to me to a pumpkin patch, which I had never done before, and I really liked the field where I could pick and choose among so many different kinds and colors of pumpkins. Then, he hosted a huge Halloween party last weekend! I was his main assistant, acting as a photographer and mingling with the guests, but also he gave me the responsibility to put on a fashion show of costumes at the party! For my first costume I dressed up as a naughty feline femme fatale, and my second costume was as a Geisha, which is a costume I have wanted to do for a long long time!! My boss also invited a professional photographer to the party so that the guests could have professional photographs taken of their fabulous costumes! Of course I had a bunch of pictures taken at the booth. So don't forget to scroll down to see both of my costumes!!!


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I wore this following outfit for a TOPSHOP launch event last week and my inspiration was Halloween. I added the wide-brimmed fedora (think witch chic) from Free People  and I accessorized myself with both spiky and Haloween-inspired jewelry such as snake, skull and spider rings, a horn necklace, geometric earrings. I added  a touch of dark purple color to my lips to emphasize a Witch touch.

I love how my knee high socks and these Steve Madden platform pumps go well together and I really appreciate the fact that they make my legs look longer. These heels are not meant for shopping for hours, but you know how I am. I love CRAZY shoes that catch people's eyes! After I finished shopping, my feet were completely dead but I really love how these heels can bring out the Witch vibe. 

Who in the world would think to combine camouflage and witch look together? ME!!!! lol
I wouldn't have expected that they could ever go well together, but look how it turned out! I really love it and love that this outfit has a sense of femininity thank to the pleated skirt!

Hope you enjoy my today's look, LOVEs!!!
I took some pictures at the event at Bellevue Square Topshop, so hopefully I can share them with you soon! 


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Okay, now it's time to talk about Halloween!
What do/did you guys dress up as?
Here is my Naughty Cat & Geisha costume!!!

Please enjoy my costumes!!!!


I had purchased a cat costume for my first Halloween in 2008. Since then, I had worn it in 2010 and 2011, and now I am so tired of the same costume, yet I didn't wanna spend a bunch of money for an outfit I could only wear one day a year. So I re-styled everything, by using the cat ear headband and bow collar.

Bustier: Forever 21
Tutu: Rented
Red Mesh Tights: a local store
Fur cuffs: ASOS
Booties: Jeffrey Campbell

What I like the most about this look is my hair! I managed to style my hair fabulously, didn't I?


 
As for the Geisha look, everything is rented.
 I mentioned earlier in this post that my boss hosted a Halloween party, and his nice friend who owns a costume shop let us borrow whatever we wanted to pick. This Geisha costume was my pick. I had not planned to change my costume, but I always love to try a new thing and the Geisha costume was one of the top 5 costumes I've wanted to try whenever I had a chance!
 I am really obsessed with this kimono so bad! Isn't it just so dramatic and gorgeous? No wonder it's worth over $200+. I couldn't find the obi (wide sash) to tie the kimono so I used the robe ribbon as the obi! lol It actually works huh?
I am so glad to finally get dressed up as a Geisha for my Halloween costume!!! All the guests completely loved my second costume more than my first one, and said that I reminded them of a Geisha from "Memoirs of a Geisha"!! 

What do you guys think? :)


Thank you very much for reading today's long post, but I really hope that you enjoy it!!!!!
Have a freaky but fun Trick-or-Treating!


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