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20 December, 2012

Not an ordinary sweater look!

I haven't written much these days on my blog but I am updating every single details of my life on FB. It is just so much fun when you can share stuff with friends so quickly at FB. I don't do tweeting but maybe I should. Oh well, life is busy enough~~~ ^O^


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J Crew last year sweater, Charlotte Olympia cat face black pump, L'agence black silk shirt, Marni 2012 necklace, vintage Theory sequins mini skirt, MARIMEKKO polka dot socks, Prada woven clutch. 


Prepare your holiday looks. 
xoxo Rachel 

18 December, 2012

Futuristic chic~



A perfect chilly day for Celine biker jacket! Love~~

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Adriano Goldschmed super skinny silver patterned jeans, Celine biker jacket, GAP sequins clutch, Charlotte Olympia venetian mask suede and leather pump

Have a holiday spirit and dress futuristic!!
xoxo Rachel 

13 December, 2012

Ready for a fresh look!??

What's your fresh look for holidays?? Red, neutral, glittering sequins.....as long as you try to stay away from the black and be comfortable of what else you are in, your looks is always refreshing. 

I love sequins and I almost always wear sequins during holidays and I think it brings up my most holiday mode ever!! What about you??


Enjoy a holiday mode!! 

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Be honest and be yourself. 
xoxo Rachel 

05 December, 2012

Sweater and leather skirt.

You will never go wrong with a good combination of a cozy Sweater and leather skirt!! It's not fashion, it's classic forever!!


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Alexander Wang red tank, Emporio Armani asymmetrical sweater, Vintage leather skirt (bought in Italy), Wolfed patterned stocking, Miu Miu studs heels (past season), Chanel matte white reissue 227 (past season) 

Happy December!
xoxo Rachel 

24 November, 2012

The Super Make-Over Looks from Past Seasons.

I did a face-lift for those past-season pieces, as a matter of fact, I only paired them in whole new different ways for a fresher look. The reason is I know my closet is full and I really need to be very selective when buying new pieces from now on. With the crazy Black Friday Sales going on, I figured that I better inject myself with some hot and trendy looks before I head out.  This way, I won't end up buying things that I might already have but just simply fall into the trap that I want something newer while trotting around in the city. ^O^

Don't you think it is a pretty good mind-setting strategy??!! 


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Celine leather biker jacket green 2012, Charlotte Olympia venetian mask suede/leather heels 


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Cotelac Mongolia sheep fur, Charlotte Olympia suede venetian mask heels


Have fun on the holiday weekend. 
xoxo Rachel 

20 November, 2012

MANISH ARORA + HAPPY SOCKS and more~

I am a sucker for prints and high fashion designers. Anything in intricate prints, luxe. fabric and details catch my eyes instantly. After Dries Van Norten, I found myself another designer to watch: Manish Arora. I can't wait to get my hands on his pieces. Unequivocally in lust. 



MANISH ARORA + HAPPY SOCKS 


Manish Arora Spring 2013


Happy Holi ~ 
xoxo Rachel 

18 November, 2012

My Fall is here!

I am an ambitious-driven woman so even now I am Mother of 3, I still have my own passion. Not just for fashion, I do modeling and acting. So when people ask me what do I do for living, I tell them, a house-keeper, a model and an actress. Yes, that's the moment, I am so proud of myself and that's the moment my family is so proud of me. 

Every woman should have a passion of their own, no matter what kind of passion is, no matter how much revenue that passion generate, as long as you are happy and you are confident. Be inspired and inspire more people around you.


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James Perse white tee, Dries Van Noten runway 2011 jacket, Christian Louboutin mary-jane, Chanel two tone tote 2010, Topshop large triangle earrings, Prada garden sunglasses

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Alexander Wang chartreuse long sleeve tee with hood, Celine biker jacket, Philip Lim side panel pants, Marni fall 2012 necklace, Proenza Schouler PS1 clutch, Missoni for Converse with Joey Found hand-embellished studs and cubic sneakers.

Have a fab. Sunday anyway. 
xoxo Rachel 

10 November, 2012

Green is the New Black!

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L'AGENCE black oversized silk shirt, Zara embroidery cropped pants, Proenza Schouler cap toe heels, Valentino green rockstuds gloves, Python printed skinny belt, Celine green biker (bought at Barney's) and similar biker jacket in oxblood color (here), Prada clutch, Hermes Chaine bracelet


Enjoy a green fall and winter. 
xoxo Rachel 

09 November, 2012

Sweater + Maxi Skirt = Fall's casual chic look

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Emporium Armani sweater, Vince Maxi dress, Hermes Vert de Gris Birkin, Hermes Chaine bracelet, Taki watch, Chanel cut-out booties 

Stay warm.
xoxo Rachel 

07 November, 2012

High-waisted mini skirt.

I love high waist pants and skirts, for me, they are such classic pieces to accentuate a slim body. No matter pants or skirts, they add instant retro chic look; For more glamourous outcome, I paired my outfit with another arty necklace. Like I said, looking for a modern retro look, you always have to add a fun accessory. VoilĂ ~



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Madewell cobalt blue tee, Carven blazer, LoRak banded high-waisted skirt, Charlotte Olympia cat heels, Marni fall 2012 necklace 


05 November, 2012

Monochromatic classic!


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Theory black tee, Chanel vintage camellia V vest, Helmut Lang gray leather leggings, Jeffery Campbell studded boots, Dita Sunglasses, K Park Gray blazer with shoulder lapel details, Prada clutch 

Forget about the opulent trend, enjoy a monotoned look. 
xoxo Rachel 

04 November, 2012

Biker chic~

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Celine Biker jacket in Green, Coast fuchsia pleated maxi, M. Capton beige camisole. 

What a splurge on a couture biker jacket ^_*~ love~ 
xoxo Rachel 

29 October, 2012

Easy Chic in sweater or sweat shirt ~

It is sweater season .... and I love both sweaters and sweat-shirts but never want to look sluggish in them. Besides, the wardrobe required in my most auditions, they request me to dress hip and casual.  In order to achieve that look, I really pick the pieces that's not so plain and give myself a nice pop. Of course, don't want to over kill by a look. What about you? Are you going to auditions like I do? I would love to have you share with me about how do you dress yourself up for auditions and give me some pointers. ^O^ 



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Contrasting collared shirt, J Crew color block sweater, Agnes' b pants (altered with contrasting side panel), Valentino rock stud loafer, h for Harris quilted bag 

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A.L.C beaded sweat shirt, Aqua by Aqua skirt, leather Converse with Joey Found hand-embellished studs, h for Harris quilted crossbody bag. 

I am so busy these days with all the auditions in the city.... finally today I finish early and had the luxury to strut around in downtown. 

Have a good Tuesday. 
xoxo Rachel 

25 October, 2012

Sweaters!

I will shoot a scene for a small story/film at Lake Chabot on Thursday. Will you check out the website or Facebook at thelightedbridge.com when you get a chance? It's an interesting story and I like it a lot.


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Be cozy, and have fun with your sweaters and knit top. 
xoxo Rachel 

18 October, 2012

Be stylish as you breath.

Style is an attitude: If you have the attitude, you have a unique style!!

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Rochas backless top + Agnes' b asymmetrical full skrit + Monolo Blahnik kitten heels + Louis Vuitton mini monogram clutch/wallet + collar necklace + skinny belt 

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H&M tee + Burberry Prorsum pants + Alaia tote + Elfi Altendorfer necklace + Prada sunglasses 


Have an attitude!
xoxo Rachel 

14 October, 2012

In your Comfortable color!

What does comfortable ensemble mean to me? Hum... something cotton, something silk and definitely something still looks stunning on me when put together. When I found something flatters me, I wore it a lot...a lot in a way that I wore it couple or several days in a roll. I pair it in so many ways that my friend can never forget I have that piece of clothes that I treasure so much. ^O^ Simply, I feel it and they'll see it too. 

If you ever receive compliments on a particular color or any outfit, wear it more often. That will not only give you a good mood but also boost your confidence. So why not wear it more often, right? I am a sucker for any shade of green given at current state and I am surprised that this Dries Van Noten printed blouse is so versatile that I can also pair it with my Topshop forest green shorts I found at Barcelona last year.  Aren't we all tend to buy the clothes in similar colors over and over again? But I am glad that my wardrobe is not filled with black and white ....... ( Of course, nothing wrong with that, it's just I believe there must be one shade of rainbow colors that flatters everyone.) Yup, now, go find your color and wear it more often. Make it YOUR color. 




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Dries Van Noten runway 2012 printed blouse, Raoul leather front and two tone tank, Kapital cotton blazer, Topshop green shorts, Givenchy chain boots, Taki watch, Alaia red laser-cut tote 

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Find your color and wear it often. 
xoxo Rachel 

12 October, 2012

I am so ready for Fall ~ looks for a casual chic!!

The temperature dropped a little these couple days in San Francisco.  As far as I am concerned, I really like the cool air right now but not to the point the wind feels chill when blows on the face.  People start layering their scarves on the street but what really excites me is I finally get to take out our pumpkins and small decorations for the house. Inviting, is what I want for my friends to feel and holidays, is what really gets my mood lifted!! ^O^  

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Marni sleeveless blouse, black 3 quarter sleeves tee, Carven sleeveless trench, Celine red pants, Dior quilted patent booties, Alaia laser-cut tote, Oscar de la Renta belt, Ben Amun gold feather collar 

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Prada acetate sunglasses 

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Dries Van Noten runway 2012 blouse, Mcginn cropped tuxedo jacket with vest, Y-3 big pocket cropped pants, Charlotte Olympia wedge, Chanel classic reissue 226, Hermes ultraviolet leather bracelet 2012

Have a holiday mood.
xoxo Rachel 

08 October, 2012

Empirical rules of fashion.

As a fashion devotee, I love runway looks. And as far as personal style is concerned, there is no better way to observe and do experiment by trying different looks until one day you are confident and comfortable in every outfit you put together. Certainly, it takes time and it takes practice and learning.  I would say i have pretty good sense of dressing myself up and a strong personal style, but in acting, I am not as lucky as native English speakers.  There is always a struggle for me to have the first instinct with each line I am reading. Sometimes I feel that if I am reading Chinese, I could have done a better job in acting. Well, but again, life will not be so interesting and challenging if I could do everything so easily. Anyway, it is still a long journey for me in acting but I am doing it and most importantly, I am enjoying it. Just like one of my teacher said, going each audition is like doing a job already. There is no need to be nervous since you are supposed to be good at your job. Whether or not you get the role you audit for, you have done it and just move on to next audition and wishfully, one day you get paid by wining the role. 


Fortunately, my life is not just about fashion, I have everyone ever wishes for: a loving family, lots of good friends, 3 lovely children, a supportive husband and a whole lot surprises reoccur in life. 

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Jill Sander humming bird tee, Dries Van Noten 2012 runway pants, Hermes sandals  

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Yu in Chanel LBD
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Emporio Armani sweater, Zara embroidery pants, Jeffery Campbell studded boots

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What's your most chanllenging encounter in life? Confront it. xoxo Rachel

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