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Paris Guide: Part One

The first time I went to Paris, I was 13 years old. I remember having a Sony Discman and two CDs; the Titanic soundtrack and something by Savage Garden. I remember visiting the Musée de l’Orangerie …

Maristella wears Dior's Diorshow On Stage Liquid Eye Liner in white with red lips

Painterly White Eyeliner

I’ve never been able to draw a decent cat eye on myself, or anyone for that matter. I can draw, however—I am a graphic designer, aren’t I? But for the life of me, I cannot …

Collars with braids and zippers at Chanel Haute Couture Fall 2018 preview in New YorkChanel Haute Couture Fall 2018

Chanel Haute Couture Fall 2018

For Fall 2018’s Haute Couture collection, Karl Lagerfeld and his creative team at Chanel have taken inspiration from a familiar time and place: autumn in Paris. If you have been fortunate enough to visit the …

Maristella in a white button down shirt from H&M and MAC Amplified Lipstick in MorangeMaristella wears a white shirt from H&M Studio

Gingham Pants and White Cowboy Boots

I think we can blame Raf Simmon’s Calvin Klein for the resurgence of cowboy style boots we’ve seen this year. Although his metal toe version is exponentially cooler than my Zara lookalikes, I have to …



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Maristella wears a Nanushka dot knit sweater and Giant Vintage sunglasses at Fonda Paraiso in PanamaMaristella wearing Nanushka knit sweater and pants with black and white polka dots and Matrix sunglasses

Nanushka Polka Dot Mismatched Set

It’s been a while, I know. I wanted to do a whole fancy announcement but to be honest, life gets in the way a lot these days! So, instead, please accept this post as my …

Maristella wears YSL Beauty's Dessin du Regard Crayon Yeux in greenMaristella's holiday 2017 make up look with YSL Beauty

Minimal & Graphic Holiday Beauty Look

I know it’s been a couple of silent months over here, but I’ve been busy with other things—working towards a better and brighter future. I’ll be able to tell you all about it soon! Promise! …