Monthly Archives: March 2012


(Ainsley black dress, Calico coat, Liebeskind Berlin bag, Mango blue stone ring, Ax + Apple necklace, Joie boots)

It’s been getting more and more chilly, but I’m loving it…especially now that my apartment has become so cozy! Right now, I’ve been having my mom in town, and now my sister has joined in on the fun! I love having them stay with me. It’s like I never left home. Plus, they have been helping me keep my place super organized. I covet the pieces I’m wearing here as if they were my babies. This long, lean Ainsley dress got me hooked the moment I tried it on. I love the classic neckline with the pretty open back. It’s easy when you have a boy-like body like mine…no bra necessary hehe! Dressed down with a pair of leather boots and a fur coat, I made way for a night out on the town, attending events (oh and bringing my mom along). Sometimes I think the crazy woman’s a lot like me!

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The No-Brainer

(A.P.C. Coat, Rugby by Ralph Lauren striped sweater and blouse, Kasil Workshop skinny jeans, Minimarket from Dear Fieldbinder boots, Jeremy Scott for Longchamp bag)

Here I am in between appointments in Soho, getting a bit too comfortable on the city’s sidewalks. What started off as a gray morning of drizzle, ended up being one of the most beautiful days I’ve seen in a while. The unexpected peek of sun gave Soho a heavenly glow and made me want to stay out all evening. I had just finished my castings and was sporting nothing but a classic pair of skinnies, a striped sweater, and structured A.P.C. coat. And ooo, take a look at my new carry-all: the Jeremy Scott for Longchamp bag! I got a hold of it after shooting with one for a feature in Elle Girl Japan (out soon!). I use it to carry my book during castings and I think I get more compliments on the thing than anything else! When I really have no time to make my way through my racks of clothing, this may be my most no-brainer look. And it’s my favorite.

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THE FORMULA: A Beauty Story

I’m one who keeps all my beauty routines to a minimum, but I finally sat down with Aimee Blaut of the beauty blog, The Formula, to reveal all. We chat about my latest projects, my skincare routine, and why mom knows best (well, most of the time). Before my interview, we met up on a rainy afternoon at the Milk Studios art gallery to shoot. Wearing some of my favorite pieces, and surrounded by all of my must-have products, I felt most at ease.

Read my entire beauty story here on The Formula. I like when she calls me a babe 🙂

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