Streets of Hong Kong.
Every Christmas, I get to spend 2-3 weeks in Hong Kong with my family. And every year, we'll dress up and party together on New Years Eve - counting down and dancing the morning away till they kick us out. It is probably my favorite time of year. This year, for maximum dancing, flexible movement and little stress, I decided to wear a jumpsuit. Staying classy without having to worry about your dress being stuck in your underwear, or having to constantly pull it down every 5 seconds.
Happy New Year everyone and see you in 2017!
1. Watch LA LA LAND
If you haven't already, you must see La La Land. Call me crazy but I've already seen this movie twice. It's beautiful, energetic, and majestic. It makes you want to live your life like a musical and live out your dreams. Great movie to put you in the mood for the holidays! (if you don't like musicals though, stay away)
2. Treat Yo Self
While you're spending money on gifts for your friends and family, why not treat yo self! It's 3 days till Christmas, and there are so many great deals. Here's some to get you started:
I always say I need to clean, but I never get to it. Schedule one day at home, and clean out all those old, untouched clothes, papers, technology and allow yourself a new fresh start.
This is another one that I don't make time for. I had a really good chat with my bro-in-law the other day, and we were talking about good business, fiction, magazines that we like to read. Try to spend at least 30 minutes reading something - whether it be on the can, before bed, or early in the morning. I find that if I don't work out or read in the morning, I won't do it at night.
Last but not least, I find it really fun to look back on the year and see what you've accomplished (and what you haven't). Flipping through photos and projects, or even Facebook and Instagram. What will you do differently next year and how are you going to hold yourself to it?
I am the worst at setting my table to look like a Pinterest photo. It's never worthy of Pinteresting. I believe in stress-free entertainment for the holidays, so I bring you 5 different table settings that are simple and easy to copy. Now you can have a Pinterest worthy table for the holidays! :) Also check out where you can buy some of these amazing dinnerware!
Every morning when I open my Google Maps, it flashes a picture of Santa, reminding me that we're 17 days from Christmas. Where did this year go? It's time to hit those 2016 new year resolutions you never revisited, and think about how you want to change the world next year! Besides back to back holiday parties and lots of eating and drinking in the next 2 weeks, I'm going to focus on staying organized and making the most out of the last month of 2016. What will you be doing?
Photographs by FENG
top - zara | pants - finders keepers | boots - sole society | ring - effy
Look 2 of our Alter Ego series - The Hustler. I had so much fun channeling my inner BadGalRiRi, and pretending I was in one of her music videos. I'm definitely sending these photos to that audition. It was my first time wearing a septum ring, which Gina warned me that it feels like a booger stuck on your nostrils constantly. Man... I couldn't stop fidgeting with it, and itching my nose.
Again, big ups to this team of creatives - who pulled this look together in 15 minutes. We were very short on time but managed to get a handful of amazing looks. Look out for number 3 soon!
Suede is seasonless. Lucky me, being in Cali it hardly rains and almost all my boots are suede. I was super excited to rock this suede jacket when the weather teased us with one day of 65F, and then summer decided to come back with a 90F. It's time for another 2 months of holidays and traveling - so will definitely put this bad boy into use!
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Velvet is not only back in fashion, but also back in interior design. Velvet can be sported in so many colors and styled in so many moods. It reminds me of my grandma's place, or when I visit my great Aunt's house. There's something cozy about velvet. Is it because it feels nostalgic or is it actually the style itself? Here's 7 picks of some of my favorite in home velvet accents.