• Best Labor Day Sale Finds for Fall

    One of the only upsides to summer coming to an end is that chunky knits and booties season is right around the corner. As I put together this Labor Day sales round up, it’s clear I’m guilty of a limited color palette (camel, black and animal print). But it works, it’s chic, and it makes getting dressed much quicker in the mornings! Some of these pieces below are old favorites ...

    LOFT poncho sweater xxs petite, Banana Republic pumps 5 (very leg lengthening), plaid leggings xxsp (very fitted in the legs)
    Best Labor Day Sale Finds for Fall
  • A favorite resource for deals and sold out pieces

    Small confession: If I see a Janie & Jack store I can’t NOT go in. After receiving a few pieces for Nori as gifts, I fell into a black hole with their adorable but very expensive kids clothes, to the point that Nick had to distract and steer me away whenever a store came into our line of sight. So I was just a *little* thrilled to find a huge ...

    On Nori: Janie & Jack dress (similar & similar) + trench found on eBay // on me: Ann Taylor tweed dress (similar on eBay), similar vintage earrings, similar pumps 
    A favorite resource for deals and sold out pieces
  • Part II: The Wedding They Never Had

    Continued from Part I // Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve asked my Grampy to tell me stories about when he was younger. Some of them make me sad, some make me appreciative. But one in particular that stuck with me was when I asked about his and my grandmother’s wedding day. My grandparents got married in 1959, at the start of the great Chinese famine. They’d been ...

    Part II: The Wedding They Never Had
  • Transitional Style // Zebra print blouse 2 ways

      I can’t believe September is around the corner! I’m gradually trading in my summer brights for deeper hues, and shorts for transitional pieces like cropped jeans (which I love styled with mules in warm weather, and with booties to cover up bare ankles in the winter). I’m partnering with Ann Taylor to highlight a few petite-friendly items I’ve picked out from my extensive try-ons lately. Below are two looks ...

    Ann Taylor pumps sz 5 (2 colors), straight jeans 00 petite, hems cut, Zebra blouse xxsp, tweed blazer 00p, belt xs (extra hole punched) - outfit c/o
    Transitional Style // Zebra print blouse 2 ways