i'm a right coaster currently living on the left coast who loves fashion, magazines, mid-century modern architecture, letterpress printing, and all things design-y. during the day, i'm an award-winning art director and designer and the co-founder and creative director of the san francisco fashion film festival.
want to know more about me? here's a little questionnaire, partially inspired by matchbook magazine:
tea or coffee? earl grey tea
dog or cat? right now a cat, wink (above), but would love to get a shiba inu
I collect... magazines. my husband hates it because they're hard to move...
favorite city? new york and paris
spring or fall? fall...i love layering up with a sweater, scarf, and booties
bloom of choice? ranunculus
shoes or bags? both!
style icon? diane kruger seems to never get it wrong, and i love that she styles herself
fragrance? balenciaga l'essence, prada ambree and tom ford grey vetiver
i'm lusting after...the entire proenza schouler 2011 spring collection (still!)
most prized possession? my sapphire and diamond engagement ring
boy crush? andrew garfield, michael fassbender, and armie hammer
on weekends...i'm usually brunching with the hubs or shopping with friends.
favorite discovery? i've been snowboarding for five years and love it
about j'adore couture
j’adore couture, founded in 2004 by Kimara Mitchell Stokes, is a fashion and lifestyle blog that explores the intersection between fashion and design. It emcompasses reviews of fashion shows, write-ups on magazines and ad campaigns, reports from events and store openings, and essays on personal shopping experiences. Regular features on j’adore couture include “the new look” (outfit posts), “the one thing,” and “go/see/buy” about exhibits, events and must-have’s.
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