thestylesynapse

A neuroscience student with a fondness for fashion.

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make a statement

True story: I used to get seriously excited when spotting a Claire’s. After contemplating my various sparkly choices, I would leave happily with two pairs of shiny new…

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clémence & polka

Back in college a good friend and I had a long discussion about the key to the perfect “studying” dress. Our thesis: comfort is of utmost…

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lines & angles

Bold silhouettes, striking prints, and quality fabrics — the Aussie brand C/meo Collective became an instant favorite since I first discovered its experimental designs during college. I still remember…

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florals & folktales

One of the stops on our recent road-trip in Europe was Colmar, a town seated in the Alsace wine region of France. Wandering around Colmar…

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duomo & dolce

For me, there are many moments in my life where I have felt utterly humbled and in awe. My heart shudders a bit, then my brain…

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rise & shine

The Temple of Heaven (天坛), a stunning imperial complex of religious structures, is where the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties visited to pray for…

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shanghai & abbatoir

Today’s shoot location in Shanghai may be the most hauntingly beautiful one to date. Now a commercial creative hub called “1933”, the four-story concrete maze used to…

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linen & sun

Landed in Beijing! For those of you who don’t know, while I live and work in the US, Beijing is my home. My family moved to this beautifully…

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twist & tate

On a recent trip to London, I had the opportunity to visit the Tate Modern. The building is striking — a brick-and-concrete giant rising confidently,…

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tee & jeans

Ah, the good old t-shirt-and-jeans combo. The ultimate no-brainer and the epitome of effortless chic. I’ve always been the skinny-jean type, but this wide-leg pair made me want…

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