Category: CASUAL

STRAW HAT, YOUR BEST SUMMER ACCESSORY

STRAW HAT, YOUR BEST SUMMER ACCESSORY

Aug, 9th, 2018

Some people believe accessories define a look, while others think accessories add to a look. I lean more towards the latter. I think accessories are called accessories for a reason. I don’t own a lot of hats but I am always in the hunt for a perfect hat. The straw hat has become the key accessory for this summer.

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SUMMER TREND: HIGH-WAISTED PANTS

SUMMER TREND: HIGH-WAISTED PANTS

Jul 25th, 2018

When I pick clothes to buy, I tend to choose things that could help me either look tall or slim. High waisted pants definitely fit the bill! It lifts your waistline and naturally makes your legs look longer than normal. It is the real summer 2018 must-have. If you haven’t gotten one, you are late in the game.

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FAVORITE TOP

FAVORITE TOP

Jul 16th, 2018

What makes a piece of clothing a favorite, that one item you always reach for and love wearing again and again? For me, it has to be a combination between comfort, versatility & fit. This top that I got from Nordstrom is a great example of that.

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SWEATER DRESS

SWEATER DRESS

FEB 27th, 2018

Hello everybody! I am back from my quick trip to London for the 2018 London Fashion Week. I finally caught up on my sleep and am excited to share pictures and stories of my experience. Stay tuned for upcoming posts! In the meantime, I have a late winter Portland snow event series for today.
 

Since this winter had been milder than normal in Portland, I was thinking “will it not snow this winter entirely?” And then it snowed. I guess my call to the universe was heard. : )
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WATCH OUT FOR THIS WATCH!

WATCH OUT FOR THIS WATCH!

FEB 14th, 2018

Today I received my JORD watch, and opening it felt like Christmas! I haven’t been this excited to open a package in a while, and when I saw the packaging, it was love at first sight! So I got right into planning an outfit for it in order to post about it today for you – my beautiful styleright’ers.

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With the stunning wooden textures, brown and rose golden colors, and handcrafted feel of the watch, darks were the way to go. And after swifting through my mess of a closet, one piece stood out to me – my brand new Free People Jumpsuit I got two weeks ago.  (more…)

WOOL SWEATER + JADE NECKLACE

WOOL SWEATER + JADE NECKLACE

Jan 18th, 2018

Aside from fashion, my other passion over the last 10 years has been dancing Argentine tango. The look you are seeing in today’s post was shot when I attended San the Francisco Tango Marathon last November. (I know, it sounds so long ago already!)
Usually during a tango festival or marathon I dance day and night, meet friends for meals, get a bit of sleep, and don’t get to do much of anything else. But this time, I was very happy I took a half-day break from dancing, and went to Bernal Heights park for a photo shoot.
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BURGUNDY VEST FOR FALL

BURGUNDY VEST FOR FALL

Nov 23rd, 2017

Today is Thanksgiving, so I want to take this opportunity to express my appreciation.
First of all, I am very thankful for my husband providing the support and love that our family needs to fully function and grow. Ever since I started blogging, I have photo or video shoots almost every week. He often plays the role of both daddy and mommy during this time. I am also very thankful for my two loving boys showering me with their “infinite” love (according to them that is “how big” :>).
I am thankful for my loving friends who have provided tremendous support toward my blog’s success.
Last but not least, a big thanks to you, my blog readers/fans! You have shared your time and engagement to challenge or inspire me for betterment during this blogging journey.
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FASHIONXT | NIGHT 3

FASHIONXT | NIGHT 3

Nov 17th, 2017

Deciding on what to wear at a fashion show could be tricky. The pressure to piece something together that will leave an impression can be overwhelming. After the classic look for opening night, the casual look for night 2, my team and I decided I should go for a change.
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Evening Highlight

Meeting winner of Fashion Accessory Competition: Nuciano
As one of three judges for this year’s Fashion Accessory Competition, I was happy to meet one of the designers I voted for, Nuciano. She specializes in handcrafted bespoke clutches with authentic swarovski crystals. I had fun talking to her, learning how she finds inspiration for her designs and how she made each bag uniquely beautiful.
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FASHIONXT | NIGHT 2

FASHIONXT | NIGHT 2

Nov 3rd, 2017

As I was getting ready for second night of FashioNXT, I couldn’t stop myself from reliving the moments from the opening night. Even though I was sleep deprived from dancing till 2am, I still couldn’t wait to see what night 2 of FashioNXT was about to unfold.
By second night, I was a bit more relax with my look and my interaction with people. I decided to wear something lighter color and casual. I ended up with this Proenza Schouler white top and COMME des GARCONS grey shiny pant. I paired it with my recent favorite Cult Gaia bamboo bag.

Evening Highlight

Dancing the night away
My friend Alex , who is also my first Tango teacher, came and joined me at the After Party. Between Alex, my photographer and I , we had our mini dance party within the big party. We even danced Tango to the music that DJ was playing that night.

Designer Highlight: Myriam Marcela

WILD WOMAN was name of the collection being shown that night. It is a collaboration project between Fashion designer Myriam Marcela (left in below pic) & Textile Artist Laura Renée Maier (right in below pic).

2017 FashioNXT night 2-7026Together, they create a touring exhibition of a contemporary film and wearable art pieces to be auctioned across the world with one hundred percent of the proceeds going to invest in women in Latin America.

Check out their amazing collection in below video:
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FRIDAY FUN-WEAR

FRIDAY FUN-WEAR

Oct 27th, 2017

Friday always adds excitement for me, especially on a sunny day. I have been working really hard the last couple of weeks. As a result, my post today is short so I can enjoy the precious Portland late fall sun.
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ROB WOODCOX – AWARDING WINNING FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHER

 

ROB WOODCOX – AWARDING WINNING FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHER

Sep 20th, 2017

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Launching Style Right has exposed me to many fellow artists around the country;  whom I often notice have unique taste in fashion. This has inspired me in what I do, which is why I decided to interview them and share their stories and successes, in the hopes of inspiring you.
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1 JUMPSUIT, 3 WAYS

1 JUMPSUIT, 3 WAYS

July 26th, 2017

My love for jumpsuits continues from last year. I have always hoped ONE DAY someone will design a jumpsuit that prevents getting half naked for bathroom breaks. My dream is now reality. I will reveal the secret later! (Yes, keeping you hanging. : ))
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PONZI WINE TASTING

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PONZI WINE TASTING

Jun 30th, 2017

Hope you all had a great week! Ever since we had our 10-year anniversary celebration at PONZI Winery, I have wanted to revisit it. I love the scenery, modern architecture and peaceful setting. The view is breathtaking!
So why not combine work and fun into one trip?
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PINK VEST AND JEAN SHORTS

PINK VEST AND JEAN SHORTS

Jun 18th, 2017

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Hello everyone! I hope you had a fun weekend, especially those of you celebrating Father’s Day. I am finally over my jetlag from my recent trip to China and am excited to share some posts about summer looks with you (just in time for the hot days ahead)!
Those of you who have been following me would know I had created a look with this ACNE STUDIO PINK VEST in a previous post:

Today, on my trip to the Pearl district to meet up with a friend, I modified the look a bit by changing to jean shorts paired with a over-the-knee boots. This is an example of my fashion/styling philosophy: being able to reuse a single piece of clothing to create multiple looks is one of the keys to being fashionable!
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