• STYLE + FASHION

    Sleek in Sportswear

    Most people wake up & just ‘get dressed.’ I wake up and determine what I want my mood/vibe to be for the day, then go through quite a process of carefully curating an outfit. It’s not just something I do because I have to, it’s something I get a lot…

  • LIFE,  STYLE + FASHION

    Unapologetically Me

    Today is my one-year blogiversary! Big thank you to everyone who has read, liked, followed or interacted with my page in any way (also big shout out to my photographers!) – I’m so glad I decided to give blogging a shot! It’s been such a fun learning experience and I’m…

  • STYLE + FASHION

    Mixed Feelings

    Several years ago, Michael Kors showcased a collection of plaid + camo garments that I thought were horrid – I even tweeted about it, saying how plaid + camo should never be worn together. It’s funny how our ideas of something may change over time… I’ve never been a big…

  • MUSIC,  REVIEWS

    Friday at Bumbershoot 2017

    Set in the middle of Seattle, Bumbershoot is a 3-day music and arts festival that happens every Labor Day weekend. The headliners this year included Flume, Lorde, Odesza, Flo Rida, Big Sean, Dillon Francis and so on. This is the second year I’ve attended the festival, but my friend and…

  • STYLE + FASHION

    Rompin' Around

    Who else doesn’t want summer to end? Although I kind of wilt in this 90+ degree weather we’ve been getting frequently in Portland, I love when it’s still warm well through the month of September and into the early weeks of October. Summer clothing is my favorite; I get a…

  • STYLE + FASHION

    Bringing Back the Bodysuit

    Who’s excited for the solar eclipse?? For all my readers & followers in Portland, it’s going to be insane attempting to travel or drive anywhere on Monday August 21st – an expected extra million people are supposed to be in the state of Oregon from all over the world to…

  • STYLE + FASHION

    The Mesh Movement

    Mesh garments are all the rage right now. I remember about a year ago I was in Urban Outfitters and tried on a sheer mesh top for the first time. Maybe it was the dim lighting in that dressing room or the strange cut of the shirt on my body,…

  • STYLE + FASHION

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango? Recently someone asked me “how would you describe your personal style?” and I thought hmm… I’m kind of all over the place. Generally I would say I’m trendy, a little edgy, sometimes glamarous and I love color. I like to try to push…

  • REVIEWS,  STYLE + FASHION

    Romwe Review & The Power of Advertisements

    How many times have you been browsing the web when an ad pops up on the side bar and, for some reason, you decide to click it? Well that happened to me several weeks ago. The ad that appeared featured the most adorable floral bralette for only $6.99, so I…

  • STYLE + FASHION

    The Magic Jacket

    It’s about time I wrote a blog post about my show-stopping metallic rose gold moto-style jacket. Other than my last post about the Phillip Plein sweater, this jacket is one of my best retail steals to date. Back in February, I visited Seattle with a few coworkers for “Retail Exploration…