French supermodel who became a GUESS girl in 1993 gained recognition from walking in Victoria's Secret Fashion show from 1998 to 2000. She has appeared in numerous fashion magazines, campaigns, and editorials. She also dabbled in acting as well. Her latest work is the French film "A Faithful Man" directed by Louis Garrel. Early Years: … Continue reading Woman of the week: Laetitia Casta
I decided to start this Series of posts called "Women of the Week" to honor one woman I find stylish and iconic in the history (or present time). This is the first week so I am starting it off strong with Monica Bellucci - the ageless Italian model/actress. Being a 90s baby (1995 to be … Continue reading Woman of the week: Monica Bellucci
We are getting closer to Christmas week (and the end of 2018, how crazy?!) Here are some of my all-time favorite Christmas movies you can binge-watch on whether on the journey traveling back home or simply just craving some good old quality snuggle with the fluffiest pillow, hot chocolate (or any drink of your choice … Continue reading 10 Christmas Movies to binge-watch this holiday
When it comes to inappropriate and scandalous teen drama/chick flicks, gossip girl often is enlisted as one of the “classics” (especially since it is been on Netflix since FOREVER). It has definitely made its mark and stood out from all the other young adult tv series. Not gonna lie I’ve been watching the show since … Continue reading Life Lessons Gossip Girl has Taught Me.
Today I want to briefly talk about my not so ordinary way of growing up. Due to globalization, more and more teenagers are leaving home and studying abroad, not just your one semester or one year abroad, some teens study far away from their parents and home for a long extended period of time (we … Continue reading How I Grew Up
I haven't posted anything in almost 4 months....a lot had happened and my mind was/is just a constant mess. I didn't want to vomit all my thoughts on this blog considered that it just wasn't my intention when I first started this blog, yet here I am, trying to articulate proper descriptions of what I've … Continue reading Life update: finding purpose & some thoughts
Lovely day trip to Cadaques... still reminiscing on how wonderfully forgiven this summer was. It was spent like an agitated itch on the back but in a good way. I am still mentally preparing myself for this incoming school year. Wish me luck! xo. J
One thing that many people aren't aware of is that final comes after winter break for me, hence doing the absolute bare minimum (leisure activities wise) and lots of hitting books. Needless to say, it really didn't hit me until this morning that tomorrow will be the last day of 2017. Where DID THE TIME … Continue reading Last Minute NYE Looks (2017-2018)
Morning: Night: Spent one wonderful and relaxing weekend in Barcelona, taking a quick short break from school and the hectic schedule. Who like me is not a big fan of choppy breaks? I mean I know I should be thankful I get ANY holidays at all but still, something just doesn't sit right with … Continue reading Holiday Vibes in BCN
The perfect staycation spent village hopping around Girona, Catalonia. The autumn atmosphere is definitely in the air and I am loving every single second of it. We visited Gala and Salvador Dali's castle in Pubol (he gifted her the castle) and of course Peratallada - arguably the most beautiful Catalan town - my all time … Continue reading otoño
Dear Viewers…. First of all I hope this summer was all kinds of wonderful and chic. For those of you who’s followed my Instagram, you are probably more aware of my whereabouts. Back to school season has gotten to the best of me, and I’ve officially started my 4th year dentistry course. It’s been super … Continue reading Start of Autumn…
Beautiful day spent driving along the curves of dreamy Catalonia coastal highway to a quiet hidden beach (required some hike and an adventurous spirit). And I was instantly in love with absolutely everything. The stunning view and tranquility of the surroundings away from busy Barcelona center full of tourists. Needless to say I will be … Continue reading Tossa del Mar.
Millennial pink - summer vacay by chic-conscious featuring an apple iphone case This "millennial pink" trend really hits me right on the spot. I absolutely adored the palate ranging from nude, beige, salmon to bubble gum pink. Basically any color that is socially acceptable to put on the face as makeup. Perhaps my inner … Continue reading Millennial pink – summer vacay
Since coming to Spain and having to live here (due to my studies), I've lost a few people along the way, the so called "friends" that would always hit me up randomly to check up on me or to simply to lurk. It's interesting to learned that as soon as people found out I was … Continue reading Reflection Time.
It's official that June has been around the corner, which means the start of summer vacation and beginning of various activities under the hot summer sun. Ever since the CFDA 2017 award, my obsession for white (especially during the summer months) is officially confirmed. There were so many interpretations of white gowns and off white pulls … Continue reading White Jumpsuit.
There is just something so magical about fashion books...they not only serve as a source of inspiration, they also make quite the elegant display on your coffee table or the perfect accessory to your latest Instagram flat-lay. All jokes aside, here are the 6 books I own that brings lots of joys and inventive stimulation … Continue reading 6 Books Every Fashion Bloggers Should Own.
There is not a better timing to taking some tea on a lazy afternoon during a spring shower, or at least that was my excuse when me and bf marched down the luxurious El Palace hotel for a sweet treat. Located 5-7 minutes walk from the lively Passeig de Gràcia avenue (a main shopping /site-seeing destination … Continue reading El Palace – Afternoon Tea.
Spring Passion by chic-conscious featuring paris france home decor This spring is all about COMFORT. This is why it is essential and perhaps smart to make sure that you regular pair of jeans aren't so regular anymore to conveniently add a visual point to the overall outfit. In this look I paired up the Alice … Continue reading Spring Passion
I have to admit - I am guilty of committing to spontaneous decision for weekend getaways, regardless of going out of Spain to other countries or simply taking a train hour away to another pueblo. What can I say? The wanderlust is REAL. In this particular case, it only took a hour of googling, two … Continue reading Diary from Peñíscola.
Being in Spain for 3 years now, I've definitely missed the weekend brunch culture in the US (especially in college town setting). However in recent years I think the concept of brunch has made its way to Europe and particularly Spain. Here I think the closest thing to brunch is called "almuerzo" which can be … Continue reading bon profit! A guide to brunch spots in Valencia, Spain.
Spending an amazingly torpid afternoon visiting one of the many museums alongside Amsterdam canal with my travelling buddy. We didn't go into it with any expectation at all and needless to say, it was worth every penny...incredibly beautiful and tranquil. Everything from the exquisite details of each room to the intricate decor of the … Continue reading Van Loon.
It spring time again! And every week my urge to go flower shopping is only gradually increasing. Peonies have always been my favorite flowers (next to roses and lavender). So it came as a surprise to me that I had no knowledge whatsoever on it and had to look up peonies’ flower meaning. What … Continue reading Blossom.
Porcelain painter - Amongst Women A look into Pierre-Auguste Renoir's World From modern to classical ideal: My first time visiting French artist Renoir art show at Fundació Mapfre Barcelona - and it definitely made quite an impression. It is the perfect balance of femininity, intricacy and exquisite details. I am obsessed with the juxtaposition … Continue reading Catch me inside: RENOIR.
21 years old. Dentistry Student. World Citizen. Fashion junkie. Coffee Addict. Welcome to my blog where everything is about conscious living, eating, and the chic state of being...