Urban Outfitters

The Little Slip Dress





-Photos by NR-

Dress: BCBGeneration slip dress | Shoes: Topshop strappy sandals | Top: Urban Outfitters cardigan (similar here) | Bag: Furla crossbody | Hat: H&M (similar here)

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Simple, effortless, flirty…and even though the little slip dress was my summer staple, I’m taking this trend with me into fall. The beauty of a slip dress is her versatility. She’s a simple yet sexy little number that subtly says, “I’m feminine” without being being over the top. Reminiscent of a slinky piece of lingerie, the slip dress may be too “out there” for some, but with the right styling and accessories, you can take the bedroom out of the slip dress and make it completely wearable for day or night. Not to mention there are about 80 ways ways to style this look with items that are already in your closet. One of my favorite look is layering the slip dress with an over-sized cardigan, sometimes a scarf if it’s chilly, usually with a hat and strappy heels. :)

xo, KTR



Sunnyside Gal


Mother nature loves to screw with my emotions because one day it’s insanely hot then the next it’s so windy that I can’t even mind my own business without getting slapped by my hair. Well, to maintain a little predictability, I wore (my hair up and) my neon lime top yesterday as I’m guaranteed to bring a load of sunshine (literally) wherever I went. I paired this top with my new favorite trumpet skirt and added gold accessories for an evening out with good company.





I purchased these Valentinos studded lace pumps a long time ago but to me, they’ll never get old. These pumps are like a tough armour plating in the form of spiky pyramid-shaped studs, providing just enough metal for a rock-chic edge, contrasting with the delicate, romantic, and feminine soft black lace overlay. It’s the perfect combination of naughty and nice and if I could describe myself as a pair of shoes, these are definitely the one. Rharr! ;)

I have always been a huge fan of Valentinos and their ultra-feminine, classy and sophisticated styles. One of my favorite place to shop for all things Valentino is at Harrods. In addition, I also love the selections of DvF and Michael Kors. Check it out when you have a chance.


[Photos by NR[

Top: Urban Outfitters sparkle and fade open back blouse | Bottom : H&M mini trumpet skirt (similar here) | Bag: Botkier Valentina bag | Shoes: Valentino studded lace bow pumps | Bracelets: Michael Kors

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Thank you for stopping by the blog! I hope you had a wonderful weekend and your Monday is off to a great start!

xo, KTR

Pink Blueberry

Blazers has always been a wardrobe essential. With the right fit, a good blazer can instantly dress up jeans, skirts, the LBDs, shorts and even leggings. Although a basic black blazer is simply one of the most versatile item and can go with virtually everything…a  cheerfully bright blazer can do the same and can bring instant glam into your wardrobe.

[Photos by NY]

Top: H&M white tank / Truth & Pride Angel Hem pink blazer (similar for less) | Bottom: Urban Outfitters Kimchi lacey blue shorts | Shoes:  Alexander Wang Isabeli leopard sandals (old) | Purse: Rebecca Minkoff Swing Black Shoulder Bag | Accessories: Bracelets – Kate Spade, Forever 21, Ring – BCBGeneration heart ring | Sunglasses: Christian Dior


Don’t be fool by the bright pink color of this blazer. With the right outfit you can take this from playtime to business hours….but as you can see I’m all about playtime these days, so mixing this vibrant structured blazer with blue floral shorts and adding a splash of leopard completed the fun summertime vibe I was going for. Hey, living in the Bay Area, the weather is quite unpredictable (not to mention bi-polar) so I need to take full advantage of all the summertime outfits while I can :)

In addition to pink, here are my summer’s favorite hues for blazers. Would you wear any of these and if so, which is your favorite?

Zara yellow blazer, J. Crew green blazer,

Topshop coral ponte boyfriend blazer, ASOS purple peplum blazer $58

Thanks for stopping by the blog loves! TGIF and have a wonderful weekend! xo

Neon Glow

Just when I thought neon hues can’t get any brighter, I saw this Sparkle and Fade pleated skirt glowing from the little corner at Urban Outfitters. It also comes in tangerine and blue which are also very pretty (and a lot brighter in person than it’s displayed online).

My 5 sad little macaroons were left after I divulged the other half of the box

[Photos by NR]
Top: Bar III white sweater (similar-ish here)
Bottom: Urban Outfitters “Sparkle and Fade” neon pleated mini skirt
Purse: Milly Kelsey satchel
Shoes: Colin Stuart ankle strap sandals
Accessories: Bracelets – Spikes from eBay, Bar III neon bangles.

I was going for a casual laid back look so I paired this fun skirt with an over-sized comfy sweater from Bar III, but I kind of fail in the casual department when I threw on my favorite pair of nude heels…Although I love a cute pair of comfy flats, I just can’t seem to resist the call of high heels. Even though they can be very painful, it’s something about them that makes me feel so feminine, confident, and sexy. It also doesn’t hurt to add a few more inches to my height!

Ladies, are you addicted to heels and how does it make you feel when you wear them?


“Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.” -Logan Pearsall Smith

[Photos by NR]
Top: Corset from Victoria’s Secret
Pants: High-Waisted Trousers from American Apparel 
Jacket: Cropped Tweed Jacket from Express
Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs Over-sized Satchel (smaller size here)
Glasses: Christian Dior
Shoes: Enzo Angiolini Tanen Pumps from Nordstrom
Necklace and Beret: Necklace and Slouchy Beret from Nordstrom
Nail Polish: Urban Outfitters

There’s something about the 1940s and 50s that oozes gorgeous femininity and vintage glamour.  Being obsessed with high-waisted anything, of course the high-waisted tapered trousers are one of my fave. I adore them not only for the look but also for the reason why women started wearing them. Do you know the story?

During the 40’s men wore high-waisted pants. While they were at the battlefronts, women adopted the style to take over their mens’ workplace. Realizing the comfort, the high-waisted pants were stuck and adopted into many shapes and forms.

In the 80s’s the high-waist pants became less form fitting and more voluminous with pleating around the hips. This continued to be popular well into the 90s and the 21st century, but with bolder and brighter hues. I’m so glad that this look has such a special place in fashion culture because I cannot get enough of these feminist pants!

 :: Style Tips ::

I am no expert and for all I know I might be wearing this all bad, but for me when it comes to wearing high-waisted trousers, I have two essential rules: (i) A fitted or cropped top, and (ii) high heels.

Fitted Top: A cropped or form fitting top balances out the extra material in the pants. If you opt for the latter, make sure the shirt is tucked in (don’t cover up the best element of the pants) and does not add too much bulk under the pants.

If it’s chilly out go for a fitted, structured, and cropped jacket. Avoid outerwear that sits passed your hips as it can make you look dowdy and bigger than you really are.

High Heels: High-waisted trousers look their best with high heels (a must if you are very short) or bold flats (only if you’ve got the height).

Happy Monday and Lunar New Year! Thank you for reading!