Monthly Archives: December 2012

Subtle Shine & Some Wine



Shine & Suede fashion illustration



Today’s Illustration:
foil spot sweatshirt asos, denim american eagle outfitters (or $ Macy’s and $$ J.Crew), studded cross body bag (or $$ asos and $$$$ Rebecca Minkoff), suede booties asos or ($$ Dolce Vita and $$$ adrien)

Our trip is winding down; soon we’re returning to the East Coast.  We have to get more wine tasting in!

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A Caramel Clutch in Calistoga

I hope you like my fashion illustration! (;
Today’s Illustration:
navy silk shirt Theory (or $ Old Navy and $$ Ann Taylor), skinny denim asos (or $ asos and $$$ Madewell), anchor earrings CatBird (or somewhat similar), leopard booties LOFT (or $ Madden Girl), Envelope Clutch (thanks,

V.Ng and I are enjoying our time in the Napa Valley, but choosing outfits can be tricky when the day’s could include touring a vineyard, tasting wines, strolling the main street of St. Helena, or relaxing at home.  I hate being over dressed but I never want to appear sloppy (especially around so many Michelin stars!)  The easiest solution is a chic blouse paired with jeans.  (Nothing says effortless like denim!)

It’s basic so I add standout statement pieces: bold anchor earrings and leopard ankle boots (currently 50% off with code SAVE50).  I especially love my booties because they look expensive, add height, and are comfortable all day!

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Bye, bye Bay Area!


A holiday fashion illustration from the Napa Valley!


Today’s Illustration:
sequin pocket tee
J.Crew Factorymini skirt J.Crewleopard booties LOFT (or $ Madden Girl), studded cross body bag (or $$ asos and $$$$ Rebecca Minkoff)

Apologies for the holiday hiatus! Hopefully you all had a great time with friends and family.  V.Ng and I have been enjoying the Napa Valley.  I also met my new nephew; I’m in love!

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A Little Self-Evaluation


An open weave sweater and some fun leopard flats.


Today’s Illustration:
Luster necklace by Good Season, open weave sweater J.Crew (or $ asos and $$ Saks), perfect fit tank J.Crewskinny denim asos (or $ asos and $$$ Madewell), leopard gold toe flat Zappos (or $ Madden Girl)

One of the best things I’ve done in SF is see friends.  In movies, NY seems like the best place for your social life, but it can be very lonely.  Recently I felt I had too few close friends; it really got me down.  I attributed it to a lot of things: my serious relationship with V.Ng, busy work-schedules, and my bold personality. Continue reading

Back in the Bay (Area)


Fashion illustration of my heart patch sweater and a structured clutch for an easy day in the Bay. <3


Today’s Illustration:
knit pom-pom hat asos (or $ asos), Zara gold accent coat (or $ Macy’s and $$$$ MyWardrobe), heart patch sweater asos (or $ and $$$), denim american eagle outfitters (or $ Macy’s and $$ J.Crew), leopard booties LOFT (or $ Madden Girl), Envelope Clutch (thanks,

love the Bay Area (especially the delicious food offered in the East and South Bay.)  We have so many great friends here;  we’re always happy to visit.  There are so many fun things to see, eat and do.

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