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June 2015

Fashion

Eyes On Me

Eyes On Me @ HeySesame.com - Pierre Hardy Eye Heels For a quick weekend lunch date, my style motto is to keep it understated but always eye-catching.  What better shoes for the job than my Pierre Hardy Eye Sandals?  These babies are more versatile than you'd think.  I initially bought them planning to reserve them for special events, but since then I've worn them pretty much everywhere. Today, I matched them with a loose black (...)

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Lifestyle

A Glass Half Full

A Glass Hall Full @ HeySesame.com - Shanghai Wine Bar "Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.” -Paulo Coelho, "Brida," 1990. Señor Coelho is one of my favorite authors and this is one of my treasured quotes from his book, "Brida," about a young woman's journey to find the (...)

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Fashion

Midi is the new Maxi

Midi is the new Maxi @ HeySesame.com - Silence + Noise Sedona Midi Dress Say goodbye to dragging your long maxi dress through dust and dirt!  We all know the feeling of having to hike up a long dress to avoid getting our heel stuck or trampling over it.  It's a drag, no pun intended. That's why I'm all about the midi length dresses this season.  They are fun, flowy, and easy to wear.  I (...)

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Food

Seared Sushi & Tobiko Too

Seared Sushi & Tobiko Too @ HeySesame.com - Salmon Nigiri SushiSeared Sushi & Tobiko Too @ HeySesame.com - Salmon Nigiri Sushi What first attracted me to this low-key establishment was the Chinese word written on the side of the restaurant doors: 黑, or "hei", the color black, just like black sesame!  I took it as a sign.  This sushi joint is literally called "Black Square" and besides being (...)

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Food, Lifestyle

An LA Day

An LA Day @ HeySesame.com - LA Burger An LA Day @ HeySesame.com - LA Burger I love LA.  And this past weekend, I had a very LA day.  I slept in, brunched, watched a movie, then enjoyed the California sun while sauntering through an outdoor mall.  Ended the day with an overpriced but delicious burger ($14! Imagine the margins they make!) at Butcher's Dog, (...)

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Fashion

Bohemian Summer

Bohemian Summer @ HeySesame.com - Boho ChicBohemian Summer @ HeySesame.com - Boho Chic Sanlitun ("Three Miles Village," "三里屯") in Beijing is a happenin' place - a bustling center of fashion, art, shopping, and bar-hopping.  And anywhere I can find enough Hello Kitty balloons to fly away à la "Up" is a winner in my book. Since I'd be walking in the sun all day, I decided on this H&M mesh (...)

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Food, Lifestyle

Hunt and Gather

Hunt and Gather @ HeySesame.com - Healthy SaladsHunt and Gather @ HeySesame.com - Healthy Salads Just as I love a multifunctional outfit, I'm fond of one-stop-shops too!  Hunter Gatherer on the popular AnFu Road in Shanghai is a produce market, specialty foods store, and restaurant all rolled into one (with a delicious bakery section to boot!)  They specialize in organic produce and farm-to-table food with no chemicals, straight (...)

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