WOOL SWEATER + JADE NECKLACE
Jan 18th, 2018
Aside from fashion, my other passion over the last 10 years has been dancing Argentine tango. The look you are seeing in today’s post was shot when I attended San the Francisco Tango Marathon last November. (I know, it sounds so long ago already!)
Usually during a tango festival or marathon I dance day and night, meet friends for meals, get a bit of sleep, and don’t get to do much of anything else. But this time, I was very happy I took a half-day break from dancing, and went to Bernal Heights park for a photo shoot.
FASHIONXT | NIGHT 3
Nov 17th, 2017
Deciding on what to wear at a fashion show could be tricky. The pressure to piece something together that will leave an impression can be overwhelming. After the classic look for opening night, the casual look for night 2, my team and I decided I should go for a change.
Meeting winner of Fashion Accessory Competition: Nuciano
As one of three judges for this year’s Fashion Accessory Competition, I was happy to meet one of the designers I voted for, Nuciano. She specializes in handcrafted bespoke clutches with authentic swarovski crystals. I had fun talking to her, learning how she finds inspiration for her designs and how she made each bag uniquely beautiful.
Oct 27th, 2017
Friday always adds excitement for me, especially on a sunny day. I have been working really hard the last couple of weeks. As a result, my post today is short so I can enjoy the precious Portland late fall sun.
CASUAL IN SHIRTDRESS
Jun 2nd, 2017
Greetings from China and happy weekend everyone! I hope you have been able to enjoy the late spring sun as I have lately.
Portland has a lot of bridges. The only bridge I have never been on is Tilikum crossing, a bridge designed for bicyclist and pedestrian to cross the river. Bassel, my photographer, and I decided to check it out on this beautiful slightly cloudy day.
A TRIP TO PERU
Aug 31st, 2016
This is not me of course. : ) Her name is Carina and she is part of my blog team. Recently she and my photographer took a trip to Peru together. I dream to go one day after seeing all the breath-taking pictures!
June 20, 2016
Any of you noticed those words in the banner of my website : Reuse, Revive, Reconstruct, Rearrange, Recycle? I don’t think I have ever explained why they were chosen or matters to my styling blog.
Those are the words chosen to reflect my overall styling philosophy:
- Reuse: Sometimes we need buy certain thing just to match with one particular outfit. We forget about it after this outfit. Learn to build this habit of reusing things you obtained for one single purpose.
- Revive: Don’t any of you have this experience : you remembered an outfit from a movie or a book from way back. It sticked around in your head for a long time because you liked it so much. The idea of revive is to able to revoke something from the past. Present a past style you like by adding your personal touch to it.
LINEN JACKET AND JEAN
June 16, 2016
Portland weather has been having some dramatic changes over the last couple of weeks. It was over 90 the wk before and this wk is down to 50-60’s. I had to take out couple pieces of clothes I had put away including this grey jacket. Continue reading