As much as I love my crop tops and streetwear graphic tees, I've felt a lack of "girly" aspects to my wardrobe lately. Feeling a bit lost, I decided to break out of my rut by seeking inspiration from the latest trends. The hottest textiles have been luxurious, silky satin and soft, rich velvet. I … Continue reading Textures Together: Satin vs. Velvet
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Xiao Long Bao (小笼包) is one of my most favorite dishes when I go out for dim sum (or when I go 饮茶 ). A delicacy from Shanghai, xiao long bao, often abbreviated as XLB, is a delicious soup dumpling. I guess a dumpling filled with soup would be a more accurate description as they come … Continue reading All That n Dim Sum: Xiao Long Bao
Although we are slowly making strides, the fashion industry still has a long way to go in its inclusion of people of color. When we think of designers, names like Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, and Karl Lagerfeld come to mind. However, there are so many amazing talented Asian American designers that create lines that helps … Continue reading Asian American Designers You Need to Follow
Shamelessly, I am another wannabe fashion blogger who stays up to date with what all the latest Instagram fashion idols are wearing. More often than not, most of their outfits are only available online. Infamous for their silk kitten bralette and skirt combo, O-mighty (also known as O'mighty/Omweekend) has swept feeds in tight satin two … Continue reading Are Online Stores like O-Mighty and Glitters for Dinner Legit?
If you’ve been seeing boomerangs of your friends running through colorful streamers, wading through a sea of yellow balls, or coloring on a wall with a human-sized green marker, chances are that they visited the Color Factory in San Francisco! The Color Factory is a pop-up interactive exhibit that opened in early August. Prior to … Continue reading Building Hues at San Francisco’s Color Factory
Whether you’re a chronic Netflix lover constantly found snuggled besides your laptop, or a reality show addict that’s seen everything from Jersey Shore to Flavor of Love, Terrace House is a must for your binge list. A Netflix Original based in Japan, Terrace House follows the lives of 6 strangers who share a luxurious house … Continue reading Why Terrace House is What Reality Shows Needed
Social media exploded in a craze of glossy pigments and matte puckered lips around National Lipstick Day this past weekend.I really don't know why there are so many "National _____ Days" nowadays. I figure it might just be some device to make a random day fun, or quite possibly a ploy from corporate masterminds in … Continue reading What I Got at MAC on National Lipstick Day
Sorry for skipping a few months! In all honestly, I was pretty disappointed with June's Box for Play! By Sephora. I thought that when I signed up for the box it asked me my skin/hair type and those basic questionnaire things but they sent me face tanner and curly hair conditioner which will definitely not … Continue reading PLAY! BY SEPHORA: JULY REVIEW
The Museum of Ice Cream may ironically be the hottest spot in Los Angeles at the moment. I was lucky enough to get my hands on two pairs of tickets, so here's the inside SCOOP! First of all, yes, it is ticket admission only and the tickets are sold out. It's a pop-up art exhibit … Continue reading Diving Into A Pool of Sprinkles at the LA Museum of Ice Cream
Monthly subscription boxes are the hottest new trend to treat yo' self. In addition to just the pure excitement of receiving mail, there's also the aspect of literally opening a package of surprises catered to your tastes. The idea of sending deluxe beauty/cosmetic samples for a low monthly fee, first came from Birchbox in 2010 … Continue reading Play! by Sephora: March Review