Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye

Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye

The one that started it all. Villa Savoye. What an experience it was to see it in person! I saw it first in pictures in my art history book back in 2004 during a class …

Maristella wears a turtleneck sweater under an oversize t-shirt, tartan skirt from Zara, Dr. Martens boots.

The Perfect Oversized T-Shirt

I bought this t-shirt at Opening Ceremony in 2008. It was really trendy back then to cut everything you owned and turn it into something new. It was bad, people. I slashed my tights from …

Outdoor dining at LouLou Restaurant in ParisLouLou Restaurant in Paris

Paris Guide: Part Two

Let’s travel back to Paris today, shall we? Even if virtually for this post; the second part of my Paris Guide. I, of course, had to see for myself what all the fuss was about with …



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Paris windows

Paris Guide: Part One

The first time I went to Paris, I was 13 years old. I remember having a Sony Discman and two CDs; the Titanic soundtrack and something by Savage Garden. I remember visiting the Musée de l’Orangerie …

Maristella wears Dior's Diorshow On Stage Liquid Eye Liner in white with red lips

Painterly White Eyeliner

I’ve never been able to draw a decent cat eye on myself, or anyone for that matter. I can draw, however—I am a graphic designer, aren’t I? But for the life of me, I cannot …

Collars with braids and zippers at Chanel Haute Couture Fall 2018 preview in New YorkChanel Haute Couture Fall 2018

Chanel Haute Couture Fall 2018

For Fall 2018’s Haute Couture collection, Karl Lagerfeld and his creative team at Chanel have taken inspiration from a familiar time and place: autumn in Paris. If you have been fortunate enough to visit the …

Maristella in a white button down shirt from H&M and MAC Amplified Lipstick in MorangeMaristella wears a white shirt from H&M Studio

Gingham Pants and White Cowboy Boots

I think we can blame Raf Simmon’s Calvin Klein for the resurgence of cowboy style boots we’ve seen this year. Although his metal toe version is exponentially cooler than my Zara lookalikes, I have to …