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Sunday, January 12, 2020

The Perfect Holiday Dress

Jewelry is gifted from ZENZII:
Necklace: ZENZII
Earrings: ZENZII
Bracelet: ZENZII

This dress is the definition of the holidays. I originally bought this dress for my trip to Paris this past November and planned on doing photos in front of the Eiffel Tower. I packed this dress with me in my carry-on luggage just in case the airline lost my luggage. I did not want to be without this dress. 

On the morning that we planned our photoshoot, both Luke and I were very sick and were in no condition to shoot photos. We planned to get to the Eiffel Tower right at sunrise to beat the crowds and do a beautiful Parisian photoshoot. Since that didn't happen, I saved this dress for another occasion. Coming back to Chicago, I realized this dress is the perfect holiday dress and did a photoshoot in front of the Christmas tree by the old Water Tower on Michigan Ave. 


Friday, January 10, 2020

Stand out in Red

I always love a beautiful red dress that will make a statement. This vintage inspired dress from Zapaka really makes me stand out in the crowd. The off shoulder neckline with little ribbons on the sides are the cutest details. I styled it with crystal earrings and black heels for a very chic look. I wore it during the holidays and plan to wear it again around Valentines day for that romantic date night.  This dress is the perfect piece for everyday glamour. You can style it very simply or more accessorized, and is a joy to wear pretty much anywhere.

Outfit Details: 
Dress: Gifted by Zapaka
Earrings: Gifted by Fairytale & Company 


Sunday, December 29, 2019

Christmas in Chicago 2019

Its that magical time of the year again and there's no better place than being home for the holidays. The past week years I had been traveling for Christmas (Hong Kong in 2018 and Cancun in 2017) so its nice enjoy all the Christmas festivities in the windy city again.

Location: Millennium Park, Chicago 

Jewelry gifted from ZENZII 
Earrings: ZENZII
Bracelet: ZENZII


Sunday, November 24, 2019

Fall Colors Around Chicago

“Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower,” wrote the French philosopher Albert Camus.

Evening living in a big city like Chicago, there are so many opportunities to find fall foliage. In downtown Chicago, the best place to find fall colors is Millennium Park. The trees turn bright red and yellow and are perfect the those fall shots. 

Jewelry gifted by ZENZII

Location: Jack's Pumpkin Pop-up


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Mural Alley - Westfield Old Orchard Mall Murals

(Clutch and jewelry from Alicia Mohr)

I am obsessed with finding the coolest murals around the Chicago and Westfield Old Orchard Mall has so many all in one place called Mural Alley. What would have just been a plain and boring wall, they created something spectacular with this blank canvas. Mural Alley has a variety of murals to choose from. I can have my Instagramable moments while shopping at the mall and even take photos with what I found on my shopping trip. These murals have created a fun destination at the mall and have brighten up unused space.

Location: Westfield Old Orchard Mall (Mural Alley is in between Starbucks and Soul Cycle)

Photography tip: If you are going to take photos on a very sunny day, get there in the morning or later towards the evening. Otherwise you will get building shadows on the murals in your photos.

Jewelry and accessories are from Alicia Mohralso located inside Westfield Old Orchard Mall.


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