What I've been up to...


So kinda the reason why I've been a bad blogger is because I have been putting most of my time in to my uni projects... I get quite a few emails and questions about my course and what it is about so I thought a few words on it could be in place.. I am on my 2nd year on a fashion design and marketing degree at london college of fashion. It is a very commercial degree where you learn to work on design development & construction supported by marketing reports, I would say LCF is quite a business driven university, especially journalism and PR are know to be very good degrees, if you want to do more art based design and think about launching your own collections, I would recommend central saint martins.

I designed and made this dress as part of my latest project, the brief was to design something in jersey, sportswear or inspired by. The whole concept started from vintage tennis clothing so countless sketches and developments later this dress was what I decided to make.. there is a lot of work - both written and physical that needs to be put in to the projects, but I am not going to bore you with that now..

so yeah.. that's pretty much my last few months.. I now have april off before I start my final project.. and instead of staying in london to sort out important things, catch up and so, I am going to morocco for a month!! yeah insane, but soooo exciting

so I'll try my best to make up for my lack of posts with some 'chiffondressinthewindonadesert' photos

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the beach? in march?

eyelet dress c/o White Crow Boutique, Amper Tote c/o One Language, Rachel Comey boots, Ray Ban wayfarers

If anyone needed a clearer example of how bipolar the weather is here in San Francisco, just look at my blog. A couple posts ago I was baring my legs at the beginning of the month then as the weeks progressed the weather got worse with a few nice days here and there. It's kind of hard to believe that in my last post less than a week ago I was wearing a heavy coat and oversized scarf when I post pictures from the beach like these! I had been wearing a different outfit earlier during a job interview and was sweating profusely in pants and a trench by the time I met up with Megan to enjoy the weather at the beach. I know 75 degrees isn't exactly burning hot (especially compared to the weather in LA, where I hear it almost reached 90) but here that's totally acceptable as beach weather. For further proof, refer to this post from last summer when Brent and I tried to have a picnic in this same location. Thanks, San Francisco!


There were people around us in bikinis and beach wear but I'm not really into that so I just wore a simple dress and threw on an H&M cardigan when it was finally chilly around 7. Can you guess where we went to pick up food for a beach picnic? Look, I'm all for eating at amazing restaurants around the city (last night Brent and I went to Frances for our two year anniversary, totally deserved their Michelin star!) but sometimes you just really want Taco Bell. How can you go wrong at a place with a 99 cent burrito that has Fritos in it and has Mountain Dew as a fountain option? Seriously, you guys.

Taco Bell

And just for a little added bonus, here's a quick peek inside my bag. My red Millimeter Milligram is from Rare Device (they no longer stock it unfortunately), mini campus notebook is from a store in Japantown, make up bag is Fog Linen from Atomic Garden in Oakland, and I'm sure I don't have to list where everything else is from... one of these days I'll try to empty it out and show everything neatly organized.

totes and boots

By the way, I updated/reopened my shop blog with new things and deleted what was sold...
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Olsenboye Spring '11 Campaign VIDEO!

With the creative director of the shoot, Steven Baillie!

Going nutso on set!

Fun with hair and makeup!

I love Caylee of If You Seek Style!

Aww, crew loves one another :)

In Venice Beach!


I am extremely excited to be the face for the Olsenboye Spring '11 campaign video! Olsenboye, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's exclusive line for JC Penney, has launched their spring campaign using bloggers/style icons, and I feel so lucky to be a part of it. For the shoot, I chose two very "me" Olsenboye looks. First I went with a cool everyday look: boyfriend shorts and a bohemian knit top. For a little bit more girly and feminine look, I went with a beautiful little white dress with a leather waist belt. I had the best time shooting here in LA. We also had an amazing creative director behind it, Steven Baillie! The entire crew was so awesome and fun... definitely one of my favorite shoots. Another video launches later next month featuring all of us bloggers for this campaign (Jazi, Caylee, Oliva, and Karla) so stay tuned!

Also, read this featured on StyleCaster!
And read my Olsenboye guest blog posts!

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Writing breathe on a post-it

acne shirt
cos pants
elin kling x hm necklace
acne shoes
river island nails polish

photos by tasha

Hey... finally I feel like I have my life back, handed my uni project in on monday and then slept for 18 hours. I sound like a broken record, but maybe now I finally have some time to catch up again..

as you may have noticed I have been quite dedicated to wearing acne lately.. this shirt was one of the gems I picked up from from acne archive in stockholm

thanks for all the supportive comments

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S'Agaro Spain ROADTRIP!

Zoey's dog, Scoobs, loves me...

On the road with Albert and Zoey! Listening to Howard Stern. Oh yeah!

Wearing: MANGO sunglasses, Forever 21 scarf, Stylesofia striped top, Promod blazer, SOLD Design Lab jeans, J.Crew flats, Givenchy bag

The most beautiful villa ever!

I got Crusto again that morning! Bad habit!

Behaving like 2 year olds in the playground haha!

Zoey, Albert, and I took a roadtrip from Barcelona to S'Agaro and we stayed at their gorgeous beach house! It was just over an hour drive with beautiful views of the mountains! Once we arrived, my jaw literally dropped. S'Agaro is seated right on the coast and is like the Malibu of Spain, but like a million times more good looking hehe. The coast is lined with gorgeous villas and restaurants. The views are incredible and so serene. With it being early spring, our stay in S'Agaro was very calm and quiet, just the way I like it. It was a perfect escape from the city. As you can see, Scoobs (Zoey's dog) and I got along very well. He's too cute for words!! We took him for a long walk and eventually ventured out at 5pm to get meat and veggies to grill in the house. Because of siesta in Spain, most restauarants and supermarkets don't open until 5pm. After snacking on cream cheese and potato chips like crazy people (i mean, waiting till 5pm for food was excrutiating after the long walk), we did eventually get ourselves food. Zoey cooked us up a delicious dinner of steak, Spanish sausages, and veggies. It was AMAZEBALLS! I had a wonderful, relaxing stay in S'Agaro. It's so hard to describe the area. It's just out of a fairytale book or something. I recommend everyone to go if you ever get the chance! I am so grateful to have had Zoey and Albert take me there. It was an unforgettable, eye opening experience!

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