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Flea market fun in L.A.

Flea market fun in L.A.

I’ll admit I haven’t explored nearly as much of L.A. as I would have liked to after eight months of living here, but a perchance study session out in West Hollywood this past weekend–which wouldn’t have happened if Mike hadn’t accidentally forgotten his credit card after signing the bill at the pancake-famed Griddle Cafe where … Continue reading

Foot Candy

Foot Candy

I don’t even own a pair of regular TOMS flats, but I’m obsessing over the new TOMS wedges. I tried on a pair at Nordstrom last week and they were pretty comfy. I don’t think I’ll buy a pair–they’re a little out of my price range right now–but they’re still yummy to look at.

お疲れ!OTSUKARE!

お疲れ!OTSUKARE!

HULA FOR JAPAN WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!!! I’ll definitely get around to talking about it more, but for now I’ll just say thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make it happen and who supported by coming to the event, eating food, and donating. So far we’ve raised ¥71,639 (that’s nearly $900)  from donation … Continue reading

When I saw her standing there…

When I saw her standing there…

If you’re lucky, every once in a blue moon you’ll stumble upon an article of clothing that is completely, utterly, 100% made for you. Like love at first sight. Peanut butter and jelly. Mary Poppins (practically perfect in every way). If you were an article of clothing, you’d be it. Meet Amazing Green Coat. We met … Continue reading

What would Lisa Turtle wear?

What would Lisa Turtle wear?

Or Donna Martin? Hilary Banks? Cher Horowitz? Her alter ego, the hot, badass chick from the Aerosmith videos? As my birthday approaches this year, these are important questions I’ve had on my mind. Also, my affinity for Halloween and anything with a theme verges on religious fanaticism. The perfect combination, wouldn’t you agree? That’s right, … Continue reading

Attention, Japanese shoppers!

Attention, Japanese shoppers!

Since it is usually my annoying habit to write extremely epic and long-winded updates, I thought I’d give everyone a break (myself included, though I haven’t written a real entry for few weeks now… combination of busy-ness and laziness [more often the latter]), and post a primarily picture update. And what better subject to cover … Continue reading