Style your ‘xauv’ : Hmong silver necklace

This past November I purchased 2 ‘xauv’ (pronounced ‘sow’) silver Hmong necklaces from the Sacramento Hmong New Year. Below is how I would style them for every day. Casual Outfit #1: Metallic Chic This is my favorite outfit of the… Continue Reading

Travel: Day Trip to Muir Beach + Casual OOTD

My husband and I spontaneously took a trip to Muir beach a couple of weekends ago. He hasn’t seen the Pacific Ocean (last time it was foggy) and we always end up missing the sunset somehow every time we go… Continue Reading

DIY Jewelry + 8 in 1 Hello Berry Inspired Bracelets

Bought this Forever21 Necklace for $12.80 2 weeks ago with plans of making it into a chain bracelet. Ended up making 2 necklaces + 1 bracelet + 10 hello berry bracelets using the extra chain. Supplies: Chunky Chain Forever21 Necklace… Continue Reading

OOTW: Outfits of the Week!

If you follow me on instagram (@ihearthmong) or facebook, you may have already seen these looks. I’ve been wearing my dresses as skirts lately. Here are 3 looks I created with 3 dresses. Outfit #1: Work OOTD: Black + Gold… Continue Reading

Wedding Jewels + Accessories

It’s all about the details when choosing accessories for your wedding day. For my accessories, I chose simple, classic jewelry with clean designs. Purchased the jewelry at affordable places including Forever21 and Claire’s. Wore an old necklace which was given… Continue Reading

OOTW: Outfits of the Week!

#1: Mint + Pink!   Paired this mint dress (H&M – recent, on sale for $10) similar here + hot pink belt + gold collar necklace similar here and gold glitter flats similar here. My husband was able to take a… Continue Reading

Travel + Fashion Diary: The Big Apple

Happy Sunday iHEARThmongers! I was away for business for 5 weeks in New York for a research training. Blessed to have received the grant and built great friendships along the way.  Finally, back in the “real world” here in CA… Continue Reading