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Vintage OOTD in the Napa Valley

Thanks for your patience! It’s been a busy 2 – 3 months as we are working on opening up a vintage online boutique + traveling on business. A new winery to check out: Peju. Referred by coworkers. Beautiful scenery + … Continue reading

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Style Your Xauv ‘Silver Hmong Necklace’ + Professional Conference Attire

My husband and I recently went to Fresno for the Hmong National Development (HND) Conference in early April. I presented on how to get in to pharmacy school with one of my students + Hmong Herbal Medicines. Send me a … Continue reading

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LA Thrift Finds

I was in LA this past month for business. Definitely have to stop by the Warehouse Sale in the Fashion District on Saturday mornings (8 AM – 11 AM). Quite overwhelming + busy but purchased dresses/shirts for $5 – $7. … Continue reading

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Oxblood Fashion Trend

  I’m super late on the Oxblood Trend (a whole season). Purchased some oxblood tights + pants last month. If you follow my instagram, here’s how I paired it for work + casually. 1) White Casual OOTD White studded Akira … Continue reading

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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

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Floral + Dots – Wedding Guest

Floral + dots. What a lovely combo! Recently, we attended our friend’s vineyard wedding. Absolutely beautiful wedding + they were super creative! <3′d the details.   What I wore: 1) Floral dress (old from Forever 21) – similar from asos … Continue reading

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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

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Outfits of the Week: OOTW!

These photos have been previously posted on my facebook + instagram (@ihearthmong). Just wanted to share my outfits of the week (OOTW). 1) [Ruffles + Sage] a. Ruffle detail dress similar here b. Sage Nine West Pumps similar here c. … Continue reading

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Style: White Blazer

Can’t believe it’s fall already! Recently purchased a white H&M blazer and I never knew how versatile a white blazer would be in my closet until now. Here are some photos previously posted on my instagram (@ihearthmong) and facebook. (1) … Continue reading

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Hmong-y Style

One late night while I was in New York, my non-Hmong friend and I were leaving from a coffee shop and saw a display in a small boutique. She pointed to a necklace and asked “Is this Hmong-y?”. I smiled … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Neon Trend!

The neon trend fits right in with my style. I’ve always been attracted to bright colors (hot pink, neon yellow, lime green, royal blues). Recall: Previous Hmong-y scarf! Just purchased these black + neon yellow h&m sandals for $17.95. Yes, … Continue reading

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Spring Bling + Shoe Finds!

Accessories: Purchased some jewelry essentials over the last month or so at my favorite store… dahn dahn dahn… yes, forever21.  My other favorite accessories spot is h&m. What surprises me is that sometimes I find things in WI or MN … Continue reading

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DIY Silver Chain Necklace

I’ve been DIY – Necklace crazy. While searching for materials for an upcoming DIY project at Home Depot, I discovered they sell chains for $0.69/foot. I bought 2 feet of each chain and a connector ring pack. All you need to … Continue reading

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DIY Chain Collar Necklace

Saw a similar chain collar necklace on ASOS here on sale from $347.90 to $78 and then while browsing blogs I discovered a DIY on how to make it on on a pair and a spare. Yay! Click here to learn … Continue reading

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Let’s go green!

… mint green and sea foam green! Pastels are “in” for Spring 2012. I’ve been loving “Revlon’s” Mint Green on my toes. Here’s a tribute to all things green. Asos Pyramid Metal Tip Clutch Essie  Nail Polish in Mint Candy Apple … Continue reading

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