authenticity x Britta Ambauen

If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, hopefully you’ll have gathered that I highly value authenticity in style. I don’t believe in mindlessly following trends or giving in to pressure to buy into something that I don’t truly enjoy or believe in. Life is just too short to try to please everyone, and that goes double for personal style. I don’t write, photograph or otherwise endorse anything on...

wedding planning update

When you get engaged, one thing that married people fail to mention is how the wedding will become the central (if not only) topic of conversation with your family, friends, and pretty much anyone else you interact with who finds out you’re getting married. Here’s the thing. I love my partner in life. Being married will be the next step, a formalization of a life we’ve been creating together these...

lost in translation

Well ohayōgozaimasu to everyone! It’s been a hot minute (and a half) since I’ve posted anything on the blog: leading up to a big vacation it seems there’s always a million things to take care of that precluded me from writing, but truth told, I just haven’t been feeling very motivated or inspired lately. Part of that is due to the the fact that I’d curbed any shopping in anticipation...

ladies, all the ladies

I have a small collection of magazines that I’ve procured from different countries that I’ve kept for several years now. I picked up an Argentinian Elle Magazine that I’d bought in Buenos Aires last year to flip through, mostly for the Spanish practice, and opened it up to this page: I’d seen it before, but the stunning visual of it literally made me gasp. It reminded me of a couple...