Tour d’Origine: The China Chapter, Part II

Tour d’Origine: The China Chapter, Part II

Welcome back to Shanghai! In the last Tour d’Origine diary, we visited the urban parts of Shanghai, China. For Part II, I’m taking you where no car can go: back in history. We’ll be visiting…

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A Worm in a Hole

A Worm in a Hole

I stare at the wet ground, surprised at how clean a dirty ground could actually look after rain. And as I look down at the slight reflection of my chin in the puddle pooling at the corner of the…

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Capturing Your Capsule

Capturing Your Capsule

Capsule wardrobes are the greatest thing in to happen to your closet if done properly but a crime to fashion if not. They were invented to help people save, avoid wasting money on fast fashion, and not…

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Lean Back, Lean Back

Lean Back, Lean Back

Bonjour, mes chéries! I’m back from the Dominican Republic shore and darker than I have ever been in my life. Lesson learned: make sure you and your friends do not all accidentally fall asleep in the sun…

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Spring Break Essentials

Spring Break Essentials

I did it. I just completed my last ever written exam of my undergraduate career! (My finals are all project or paper based) Let’s not talk about the percentage of material I actually understood though.…

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Valentine’s Day Survival Guide 2017

Valentine’s Day Survival Guide 2017

“To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life.” That is one of my favorite quotes of all time from…

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Six More Weeks: Winter Lookbook 2017

Six More Weeks: Winter Lookbook 2017

It’s official, mes chéries. Thanks to good old Punxsutawney Phil, we have no idea what to think about the weather. He predicted six more weeks, but Mother Nature is switching the game up between sending a…

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A Guide to Thick Thighs and Thicker Patience

A Guide to Thick Thighs and Thicker Patience

I know what you’re thinking. Madame, it’s “Thick Thighs, Thin Patience.” Get it right. Yes, the quote is “Thick Thighs, Thin Patience” but a healthy and happy body only comes with patience and time. Every January 2, the gym…

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New Year, Who Dis?

New Year, Who Dis?

You can sit around and claim that calendars are just human constructs of time and the turning of the clock at midnight on December 31 does not change anything. You can also embrace the new year as the…

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Runway to Run Away: Trends of 2016

Runway to Run Away: Trends of 2016

Happy New Year, mes chéries! I hope everyone spent the week curing their hangovers from the numerous shots as well as Mariah Carey’s New Year’s Eve “performance.” With 2016 behind us, I say it’s time for a…

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