chirp & bloom

The weather has topsy-turvied for weeks, but spring has officially arrived — days are longer, sunshine is clearer, flowers are peeking through, and I forgot how much I missed the sound of birds chirping. While I’m…

ruffle & sail

Coming to you today with a good ol’ outfit post! Those few transitional weeks from summer to fall can be quite tricky. Here in Boston, it’s cold in the mornings and nights, but warm in the middle…

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 putting on that first piece I ordered from them: a…

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 good harvests. The park encircling the complex is a pleasure…