Category: Summer 2015

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The Problems of A Fashion Stylist

Three 2,000 word essays, one group presentation and one editorial photo shoot later, the final week of my London College of Fashion program is finally here. Never in my mind would I have ever thought of spending over $500 on clothes for a professional fashion spread. Styling has been one of my favorite courses of ...

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Random Pieces of Advice

A fluorescent light display from the Victoria & Albert Museum If you’re planning on traveling to London any time soon, here are a few essential tips that will help prepare you. 1.   Always bring a light sweater or jacket no matter how hot it is. London weather is known for being unpredictable, so it’s always worth ...

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From the East to the West

Today was the most eventful day I’ve had in London yet. It felt like one of those jam-packed days I had in Paris! My roommate Arin was in London for the weekend, so we met up and spent the entire day out. We explored West, Central and East London all in one day. Our meeting ...

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London 101

The assortment of London guides I received upon my arrival at my flat If you’re a frugal college student like me and you plan on studying abroad in London, then these are all of the important tips you will need to save money! 1. Always ask if there is a student discount – When you ...

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A Trip Down Brick Lane

Today a group of my new friends and I met up at Liverpool Street Station to explore Shoreditch. Our very first stop was at Cereal Killer Café, where we grabbed some brunch. Cereal Killer Café is a huge tourist destination and is actually ranked as one of the most Instagrammed restaurants in London. There they ...

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Au Revoir Paris!

Sunday was our final day in Paris and to top it all off we visited the Palace of Versailles. Knowing Marie Antoinette’s history, I expected Versailles to be over-the-top, but even that didn’t prevent me from feeling flabbergasted once I got there. Walking up the driveway, you could see tons and tons of bright gold ...

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I’m In My Element

For our fourth day in Paris I finally got to visit Verlet café, the oldest coffee shop in the city. This is where the famous Coco Chanel used to go to, and the shop is known for its rare Indonesian coffee. According to my professor, a cup of this espresso would be triple the price ...