Style & Beauty

    Blush vest

    February 20, 2017

    Blush Vest

    It’s crunch time as we prepare for our 3rd annual #WeAllGrow Summit! I still have not picked out all of my outfits for this three day event starting on March 1st. One thing is for sure, I will need to wear flats because heels are just not smart for conferences if you’re spending the whole day on your feet like me (trust me, my feet hated me last year). I know, I know. I wore them here and here. But I wasn’t working those events. When you’re attending, you can throw on your diva heels. When you’re working, comfort is priority.

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  • Style & Beauty

    Jacquard poncho

    Can I just wear  a poncho for the next few months? They’re always my go-to this time of year. During these months, LA tends to be cloudy and rainy, work is on overload as…

    February 15, 2017
  • Lifestyle & Career

    Love letter

    I’m about to show my age right now, but every time I see the words Love Letter I think of (and sing) Giggles’ song. Not familiar with it? OK. Moving on.  Babble recently invited…

    February 9, 2017
  • Food & Travel

    Pesto chicken penne for the soul

    Like I mentioned in this post, I’m going to share a lot more of what we eat and do around these parts to feed our soul. I also want to share how we keep it all…

    February 8, 2017
  • Style & Beauty

    The ruffle

    I’m sticking to my word for 2017, my dear muses. Vivacious. And you know what that means? Ruffles, of course!  Let me tell you, it’s not an easy thing to stick to when TMJ…

    February 6, 2017
  • Style & Beauty

    Simple details

    I love statement necklaces and chandelier earrings, but there’s also much to be said about delicate jewelry. Sometimes it’s all you need to add a touch of sophistication to your outfit. …

    January 31, 2017
  • Art & Culture

    Quiet the noise

    I used to work at the Norton Simon Museum shortly after my move in 2004-05. I was a lecturer there for about 5-6 years. One of things I miss the most is their Asian…

    January 30, 2017
  • Style & Beauty


    How is it possible for a frayed hem to look chic? I spent my childhood avoiding it (because in the 80s we either cuffed our jeans or had the hem sewn), and now I’m…

    January 26, 2017
  • Style & Beauty

    The sweater coat

    Over the years, I’ve come to appreciate Los Angeles winters. I was one of those native New Yorkers who missed the feeling of real seasons, magical snowfall and the chance to bundle up in…

    January 23, 2017
  • Women's March LA
    Art & Culture

    Be the change

    Yesterday’s Women’s March in LA was everything I had hoped it would be and more. The energy of the crowd was positive, uplifting and empowering. When I got home and saw the news coverage…

    January 22, 2017
  • Style & Beauty

    The casual life

    I typically share my more dressier looks on the blog because, well, I actually don’t have a real reason why. I guess I felt that if I was going to go out of my…

    January 18, 2017