LouLou Restaurant in Paris

Paris Guide: Part Two

Let’s travel back to Paris today, shall we? Even if virtually for this post; the second part of my Paris Guide. I, of course, had to see for myself what all the fuss was about with …

Maristella wears a Nanushka dress with Maryam Nassir Zadeh Olympia sandals and Hysteria socksHow to wear sandals in the fall

How to Wear Sandals in the Fall

Okay, I have to admit, I was pretty excited about fall come September this year. I grew up in a steady heat of 80ºF and 80% humidity year round, with the exception of some slightly …

Paris windowsThe Seine river in Paris

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 …



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Chanel 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 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 …

Maristella wears a linen summer dress in lilacMaristella wears a lilac linen off the shoulder dress from Kitri Studio

Lilac is the New Millennial Pink

If there is one sure-fire way to beat the summer heat, it’s linen. As someone born and raised in the tropics, trust me—it’s the most breathable fabric. Plus, it’s somehow simultaneously elegant and casual enough …

Maristella wearing a Zara denim top, Mango blue sunglasses in Saint Paul de Vence, FranceSaint-Paul de Vence in the South of France

Day Trip to Saint-Paul de Vence, France

Besides the obvious experience of traveling with Chanel to Grasse last year, one of the highlights of our trip was being able to spend a day exploring the lovely town of Saint-Paul de Vence. We …