One of the biggest arguments I've heard for fast fashion is that all fashion comes with a cost, so we might as well not bother. This line of thinking is dangerous, irresponsible and apathetic. Consumers have the ability to directly influence the way that companies produce their goods. When I visited Volcom in February, their … Continue reading How to give up fast fashion once and for all
The Southern California fashion market is dense with companies who live and breathe the outdoors. Most of the companies, even the ones located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, feature action sportswear like wetsuits, skate shoes or streetwear. Given the industry's target market being so immersed in the outdoors, it only makes sense that … Continue reading How Volcom is changing the sustainability game
As a girl who usually lusts over Staud bucket bags and Carrie Bradshaw-esque Manolo Blahniks, I was incredibly surprised that any designer could have me drooling over a repurposed military jacket accented with an old Goodwill sheet. Enter: Yokishop and Jeff "Yoki" Yokoyama. Yokishop is a small but eclectic little shop located in Newport Beach. … Continue reading Yokishop: Anything Goes.
The Spring 2019 Couture season has officially come to an end. We saw a graffiti-esquie collection from Maison Margiela, endless sequins and aquas from Elie Saab, and shimmering brights from Givenchy. Last night the Viktor and Rolf show exploded on social media. We saw tulle dresses in every color. And when I say tulle dresses, … Continue reading Couture: For the love of art
Fashion has always had my back... until it didn't.
Because Janice deserves more than being Chandler's on-again-off-again girlfriend.
This year I'm celebrating my last Fashion Week not in New York by sneaking Vogue Runway on my phone behind my books during class (I'm scrolling through Coach as I write this). Zoning out this copy editing class is not in vain, especially when you consider some of the points that Fashion Week is making. Although … Continue reading Fashion Week is making a great case for sleeves
I'm no longer embarrassed by the fashion trends I fell victim to, and honestly, I'd fall for them again if I could.
Because who can really put a price on the feeling you get right after a good manicure?
I've seen all of the pictures from Fourth of July BBQs and so many "wedding szn" pictures I'm surprised there's anyone left to be wed in this country. I won't lie to you and say I love summer as much as the next person, because I don't. When I walk outside and feel sweat beads … Continue reading I accidentally started shopping for fall already