Lo x Modern Citizen

March 17, 2015

The Internet is a funny thing. I simultaneously curse and praise it, for all the ways it’s changing…well, everything. But! One of the ways I am grateful for ze interwebs: the many great people I get to meet through it. And yes, “meeting through the Internet” is something that still awkwardly rolls off my tongue. But the redeeming thing is when I meet people like Lo and it’s not awkward and we get to create great things together.

Lo works at Modern Citizen, which is an up and coming brand started by Jessica, another amazing lady I had the pleasure of meeting. Her vision is to create clothing that fits seamlessly into the lifestyle of the modern woman, AKA pieces that are effortless, cool, and classy. Case in point? This terrific spring coat, which I am totally coveting. I had a lot of fun shooting with Lo (who is GORGEOUS, right?!), and she modeled the coat so well. It’s the perfect piece for transitioning into springtime wardrobes. I also loved getting to try my hand at shooting fashion – can’t wait ’til I get to practice more!

Lo in Modern Citizen - Irenekly

Lo in Modern Citizen - Irenekly

Lo in Modern Citizen - Irenekly

Lo in Modern Citizen - Irenekly

Lo in Modern Citizen - Irenekly

Lo in Modern Citizen - Irenekly

Lo in Modern Citizen - Irenekly

Lo in Modern Citizen - Irenekly

Lo in Modern Citizen - Irenekly


Flowers in Our Hairs

October 25, 2013


My wondrous bosom friend Becky and I embarked on a most fun adventure on Monday: floral wreath making! Made a stop at the SF Flower Mart, where we ruminated on which blooms and boughs would be best to fashion into wreaths. We settled for a good variety of budded eucalyptus, pink pepper branches, Cafe Au Lait dahlias, the mysterious blue flowers which I’ve sadly forgotten the name of, and picked up some floral wire.

While I was still in the middle of making my first wreath,  I looked over at Becky to see that she’d already made and donned this marvelous creation! She’s a floral genius! I love that her wreaths retain the natural, slightly erratic shape of the blooms and sprigs, yet work so well on top of her lovely head. Here are some of her masterpieces:



Very Frida Kahlo, no?


This one makes me giggle, hehe. All in all, a great day spent putting nature in our hair!


October 17, 2013

Haven’t done one of these posts in a while so I thought I’d share the muted tones that have been on my mind lately. I’ve been trying to live more simply these days (which basically means less clutter, less need of more stuff) and perhaps that’s why I’ve been drawn to monochromatic schemes. Though I can’t deny that pop of color which always seems to complete things!

Paris, here I come!

August 15, 2013



Whilst in Cambridge

July 22, 2013

Today is the hottest day in the UK recorded in 7 years! I thought I would get the full English summer experience complete with scattered rain, but it looks like LA summer weather has just followed me here. Nevertheless, I appreciate how many of the locals still manage to look put together and chic as they ride around on their bikes. I had to include a Cambridge Satchel Co. bag into this set, of course, as well as a nice dog-eared copy of Macbeth. My Shakespearean drama course will start next week and I’m so excited for it! Watching Macbeth at the Globe last night got my nerdy adrenaline running for more Shakespeare fun. Hope everyone’s staying cool as cucumbers!

Casual Summerwear

June 23, 2013

Hello from Seoul! I appreciate that summertime dressing requires little effort because my brain gets muddled with all this heat and humidity. My daily uniform has basically been some variation of shorts, top, sandals, and sunglasses. Hope everyone’s been keeping cool!

Chicago Style

June 20, 2013

I finally got to visit my beautiful kindred spirit Diane in Chicago last week, and I was so happy to be reunited with her! We share many loves, one of being taking photos of each other. Haha! But really. I love taking photos of this girl because she just looks so great! Especially her style. For example:




I miss her already! Also, isn’t her bag so wonderful?! The color is gorgeous.
From the first outfit:
Shirt – Urban Outfitters
Pants – F21
Bag- Royal Republiq



And some shots of what I wore whilst in Chicago:
1. Skirt from Steven Alan, Frye boots
2. Madewell Shirt, J.Crew pants, and Marc by Marc Jacob bag.

Headshots of a Beaut

May 27, 2013




Got a chance to take some headshots of my absolutely lovely friend, Sarah. I like to call this series “Future President of Everything.” Still very much learning on how to use my camera, but it’s been such a fun process! Thanks, Sarah, for letting me photograph you!!


May 23, 2013

Easy Summer
When the weather’s hot, all I want to wear are cut-offs and simple tops. Here’s to summertime celebrating!

Spring Nights

April 12, 2013

Berkeley’s been blessed with phenomenal weather lately and walking home in the balmy and only slightly chilly nights has been a dream. Only a light jacket needed!

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