posted on: 6.19.2013
YesStyle blue blazer, All Saints monk collar shirt, Hydrogen-1 Copper Chelsea boots (gifted), Rag and Bone woven belt (similar here), Casio watch, Miansai bracelet
How many of you wake up dreading the prospect of digging through your closet to come up with a stylish outfit for a day in the office or otherwise? As ironic as this may sound, I'll admit that I do on more than one occasion. This is why I simply go with my gut -- you'd be much happier that way as explicated in Barry Schwartz's Paradox of Choice.
Hence this is the result of a mostly all blue outfit. A prime example of how I stay seasonally-relevant during the early Summer months, especially with a blazer layered on top to keep warm as the AC is on full blast in the office. Keeping it cool and minimal, I paired it with my newly-broken in Hydrogen-1 Copper boots (ideal for the office/work setting!) and basic accessories for an understatedly chic ensemble.
What's your go to outfit during mornings of distress? Do you go with your style instincts to resolve that problem? Tell me what your thoughts are below!
posted on: 6.18.2013
I remember first learning about KCRW's infamous Chinatown Summer Nights through my friend, Letopho, last August. And it's quickly risen on the ladder of my favorite activities to partake in during the summertime here in Los Angeles.
Coming from someone who endlessly dreams about reveling away on the lively and balmy streets of Barcelona (a lá Vicky Cristina Barcelona -- my absolute film du jour from Woody Allen), that means a whole lot and it's probably the closest I'll get to experiencing something spiritually similar in an outdoor setting. I live for the convergence of multicultural crowds with a fleet of food trucks, live entertainment and Jason Bentley on the helm of a sick, DJ set. Never discount that feeling of togetherness in a city so big.
If you're around town in July or August, this is one event you won't want to miss. Hope to see you there!
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posted on: 6.16.2013
Nautica navy blazer, H&M striped tee (similar here), Topman cropped trousers, Mirror sunglasses, Royal Elastics shoes, Marc Jacobs laptop case
A while back, I wrote a tribute to my father as my perennial style icon. This still holds true today. Growing up, I've never seen him leave out the door without an impeccably-tailored blazer, fitted trousers and polished oxford shoes.
It's safe to say I've made his style my own. Here's to you dad -- Happy Father's Day!
Photography by Meghan Alfano