8.27.2014

Match Made

white short suit
white silk shorts
H&M blazer, Brandy Melville top, JYJZ shorts c/o, ASOS heels (similar here), Karen Walker sunglasses, Windsor choker c/o
Photos by David Ou

A quick grab for an outer layer as an afterthought while running out the door turned into this little matching short suit. I've always loved the matchy-matchy shorts + blazer combo, but have never owned the perfect pieces to pull it off. Enter these delicate organza silk shorts from local boutique JYJZ in the perfect creamy hue. Accidental or not, this ensemble has quickly become a new favorite for these lingering summer days.

In other news, a huge thank you to Refinery29 for including me in their roundup of the coolest SF bloggers! I've been reading Refinery29 for years and years, so it was pretty amazing to see myself included among such kick ass ladies. As always, thank you for following along!

8.20.2014

Ruffled

Windsor top
off-the-shoulder blouse
Daniel Wellington watch
Daniel Wellington watch
Photos by David Ou

I love how these photos seem to transport me to a tropical locale, when in reality, it's just another weekend in SF. David and I attended the street food festival in the Mission where we munched on ramen burgers, fried chicken banh mi, and young coconuts. It was the perfect opportunity to break out this off-the-shoulder blouse from Windsor— definitely more boho than my usual style, but it's been at the top of my wishlist all season long, and I knew I wanted to dress it down with my most basic summer pieces. Now just give me that dreamy beach backdrop and I'm all set...

8.14.2014

High Contrast

Helmut Lang skirt
Helmut Lang skirt
UNA jewelry
Wildlife Works tee c/o (get 20% off w/ code namaste), Helmut Lang skirt (on sale!), ASOS bralette (similar here), Madewell boots, Karen Walker sunglasses, UNA cuff & ring c/o
Photos by David Ou

Continuing this week's theme of fair trade and sustainability with this tee from Wildlife Works. I have my fair share of white tees, but this one gets extra love for being 100% organic cotton, carbon neutral, and fair trade. As someone who volunteered at the zoo during high school, I can definitely get behind solutions for wildlife conservation, especially when fashion is involved! Now that's a win-win. 

8.11.2014

Good as Gold

UNA jewelry
Cuff & ring c/o UNA
Photo by David Ou

I'm all about jewelry that makes a statement— especially when that statement is fair trade and sustainable design. The cuff and dagger ring are both from UNA, an accessories label with a mission to bring timeless yet bold pieces to the marketplace all while using fair trade and sustainable practices and recycled materials. While I'm not immune to participating in fast fashion, these days, I make a conscious effort to support brands and companies that aim to make a difference and create positive change. You can learn more here, and shop the collection here! And stick around for a full outfit post later this week!