styleUP & saveUP

I’ve always enjoyed snatching second-hand pieces from consignment stores since they carry one-of-a-kind items and high-end brands for a fraction of the price. You don’t need to sacrifice style in order to save up and it feels great knowing that shopping second-hand is better for the planet as well. The romantic in me also likes… 

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Gray Knit Sweater and Black Button Up Skirt

  Hello, 2017! A new year calls for a fresh start. In all honesty, I don’t really believe in New Year’s resolutions. I think if you want to change something, change it today and don’t wait until the New Year. That being said, I still think it’s great to set yourself some goals that you wish… 

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A Scenic Tour of the Blue Mountains

Photo by Craig Anderson A visit to Australia is not complete without taking in some of the spectacular scenery that is on offer in this vast country. One area of exceptional beauty is the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, which is only a short trip from Sydney. You can see some fantastic hotels in… 

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White Blouse and Blue Denim Jeans

This year is coming to a close and I hope all of you guys had a happy holiday. I have quite a bit of last minute things I need to do for the remaining days of 2016, so my schedule has been a little hectic. I’ll be jetting off to Japan on New Years for my cousin’s wedding… 

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Ardene Teal Satin Camisole and White Pants

Christmas is upon us in one more week and I’m pretty stoked! For the past decade, I’ve always spent Christmas in Japan with my family, but this year I will be spending it with my boyfriend’s family in the states. What are your Christmas plans? I find the holidays to be so comforting and I… 

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