Posts in Holidays
7 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

In need of a last minute Halloween costume? Click to read my 7 costume ideas based on pieces that are already in your wardrobe.

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Your Guide on What to Wear on the Fourth of July

This blog is written in mind for all my fellow Americans either back in the mainland or expats like me who will be celebrating American Independence Day abroad. Click to read what to wear to celebrate the Fourth of July.

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What Is Norooz?

Over 300 million people worldwide celebrate Norooz, the Persian New Year. Click to learn about this important holiday and what each item on the sofreh haft seen symbolizes. 

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Pretty in Pink for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is next Wednesday. I thought I might share with you a bit of my love story so you can get a personal glimpse into my life. Outfit details are included along with links to other dresses you should rock for your important date night.

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The Best Red Faux Fur Coat

This past December, we were lucky in Seattle to have a white Christmas! Growing up in a place where snow sticking is a somewhat rare event, it was absolutely perfect! To stand out against the white snow, I wore this beautiful red faux fur coat I got for Christmas at H&M.

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New Years Look Sans the Sparkles

The cliche of New Years Eve is always S P A R K L E S, SPARKLES, and more sparkles. While glitter may be fun every once in awhile, it certainly isn't for everyone. I've created a look for the last night of the year without all the shimmery fuss. 

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Christmas in Newcastle

As you may know, I recently moved to Newcastle Upon Tyne this past October. While I  love living in Newcastle, it has been hard to be so far away from my large family during the holiday season. Leaving Seattle and moving to a new place I had never been to before or knew anyone there has been a sometimes daunting task. Instead of letting myself get down thinking about all that I'm missing back home, I've been working on making new traditions with new friends. 

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Gothic Romanticism

As I have spent 7 of my 23 years as a costume designer, saying I LOVE Halloween is an understatement!  Since I moved to Newcastle Upon Tyne, I decided to start a new Halloween tradition and take advantage of the beautiful Victorian cemeteries here for a gothic photoshoot. 

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