Sunday, February 8, 2009


I'm sorry for the lack of daily posts; I've been preoccupied with work. Luckily, today was a nice break from the monotonous work week, and I took advantage of the warmer weather. I'm such an old lady with my routines, but it's nice to have lazy Sunday brunches to look forward to. If only I could get Bobby more into Scrabble. That's my perfect Sunday. Wow, I am an old lady!

Hopefully, this week will be a little better. Don't get me wrong, I love what I do - but sometimes it's a little tiring. Since I don't have a regular work schedule, I end up working through the night, every night. I've tried setting hours for myself but it doesn't work. I always feel like I need to make just one more thing. Oh well! At least I get to watch all of my favorite shows, while I'm sewing.

Now, for the outfit details:

madras dress: thrifted and altered. I shortened the hem, took it in at the waist, let it out at the bust (it had such a weird shape) and added sleeves (made from the extra fabric from the hem.
blue, short sleeve sweater - anthropologie
belt - from my mom's shop (Hourglass Consignment in Margate, Florida)
tights - target
bag - I wish I had a detail shot of this; it's so cute! My little sister Tessa bought this for me at a thrift store, when she was 7 or 8 years old:)
vintage heels - beacon's closet
flowers in my hair - I sewed fake flowers onto a felted bobby pin

-Keiko Lynn

p.s. Diane at Snapshot Fashion recently interviewed me about my clothing line, fashion icons, whom I would like to makeover, etc. You can read it here. Thanks, Diane!


  1. The colour of those tights! AGH! So good. You pull off such vibrant colours with such ease, it's enviable.

  2. hi keiko!
    am a fan. i love your site.

    cute outfit btw.
    i design my clothes too, but i can't saw a thing, i can't saw to save my life actually. but i have someone who's doing all my clothes for me.

    i've linked you to my site.
    check me out sometime. almost all the clothes am wearing are my design.

    have a great day!

  3. I love the look of your hair there!

  4. You are so beautiful and your hair is great today! Contrast between colours of your sweater and tights is super :-)

  5. You look absolutely gorgeous in this outfit. These colors... wonderful. And I love the look of your hair. :)

  6. Oh my gosh, Keiko, it's Rachel who long ago sold some re-made tees on your site, and I just saw your name on Sally/Already Pretty's blogroll! Small world (OK, big internet world, but I love coincidences still.)

    Lovely blog, lovely clothes (duh)...I love that blue cardie, what cool detailing. Oh and of course it's Anthropologie and I just finished writing about Anthropologie. Funny funny.

    Anyway, looks like you're doing fabulously & I'm glad!

  7. You are too cute, so are your clothes. You should try out for Project Runway I'm sure you'd make the cut for the show!! :D

  8. I can't get my husband into scrabble either...
    he says I'm too good and he'll just lose anyway. :)
    I don't think it's a fair cop out, because I still play chess with him even though I really have no idea how to create a strategy in that game!

  9. pretty in pink! i love this outfit!
    and thanks again for doing our little interview :)

  10. Scrabble is so good. We had excellent weather here in Chicago too. It was nice to only wear one pair of tights! Your hair looks adorable here :)

  11. Denishabeybeh:

    That's awesome! I love that you have your own personal silhouette; it suits you well. Are they all one of a kinds or do you have them made to sell?

  12. Love those great colors, and ADORE your hair like that.

  13. today it is all about your hair, great texture.

  14. i am speachless. you look amazing in all this bright pink colors. your hair makes it all look more fun and sweet.

  15. you do bright colours like no other, such a joy to see your outfits :]

  16. I just found your blog from snapshot fashion and love it! You are adorable :) I hope that it is okay, but I would like to add a link to you blog on my blog...have a great day!