My new Tokyo apartment!

So hey everyone! I finally moved to Tokyo yayyyy! I’ve been here for two weeks and I’ve spent this time setting up my apartment and getting accustomed to the neighborhood. After all of the cardboard, plastic wrap and unpacked bags, I finally have everything the way I want it. Check out my crib in the pics below!

-PW

Loving this clothing rack! It’s always been my dream to have one in my apartment. It was bought as a gift by my Japanese mom, Noriko. It’s the perfect way for me to plan my outfits and see different shapes and patterns come together.
My T.V. area. Peep the BAPE towel! There was a JLo video playing in this picture lol

My casual clothes. I tried to organize everything by color. Excited for fall so I can wear my crazy button downs.
This is my computer and book storage area. Cute, ain’t it? Let’s hope it will encourage me to study Japanese harder πŸ˜‚
Another cork board with some messages from my students 🌸✨
bed.
Bathroom, not fancy but it gets the job done.
Look at my snacks!
My genkan. It’s customary in japan to remove your shoes here before entering a home.
Shoe closet!


See ya soon, I’ll be posting about some new gear I’ve bought since moving. Ciao β˜•οΈ 

My Favorites: Bags

Hello everyone! I’m back with a post about my favorite new hand bags, totes and purses that I’ve acquired while in Fashionworld, also known as Japan.

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This purse is vintage Celine. I bought it at the TreFac store in America-mura, a popular fashion hub in Osaka. Its the perfect bag for an all black outfit or for a sophisticated jumpsuit.
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This Opening Ceremony tote is truly the bag of my dreams. I have wanted an OC tote for a while, but the image in my head of the bag I would eventually acquire was the basci black tote with the white lettering. This colorful floral piece is perfect for spring and I got it just in time for Hanami season!
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This flower pin was made by one of my students! It was such a beautiful gift and matches perfectly with this bag!
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This Adidas tote is the ultimate style girl’s travel companion. Don’t let the picture fool you, this tote is actually huge and is perfect for a overnight/weekend bag.
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This APC purse was purchased at one of my favorite stores, Don Don Down on Wednesday, a used clothing shop chain in Japan. Perfect small purse to carry when running errands or doing a coffee date.
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Stay tuned for some of my photos from my latest trip to Osaka! Matta nee πŸ™‚

-PW

OOTD: BBC

I went to Nakamura Park for the first time today. This is significant because Iv’e lived Β a one minute walk away from this park for nine months but have never been inside. I went with my co-worker Shawn, who obliged me by taking pictures for an OOTD. I apologize for my lack of posts, I’ve been very busy at work and have lost a little creative drive. I will try to post more regularly in the future.

Shirt: Billionaire Boy’s Club

Leather shorts: SPINNS (vintage)

Jean Jacket: Calvin Klein (vintage)

Shoes: Doc Martens

-PW

 

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OOTD: Animalia

Back from vacation in Tokyo with lots of new posts to upload. The first is an OOTD with some inspiration from animal prints. I paired a leopard skirt and a snakeskin shirt together for the ultimate ode to the animal kingdom. The shirt is APC and I found it in a used clothing shop for 9 dollars! The sunglasses are ASOS (old) and the skirt is from GU, a popular Japanese clothing brand similar to H&M. The earrings are also from ASOS and are Swarovski Crystals (a Christmas present to myself). Here are the photos below! (thank God for the self timer setting on cameras πŸ™‚

Shirt: APC

Skirt: GU

Sunglasses: ASOS

Earrings: Krystal London

-PW

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OOTD: I’m wearing pantsΒ 

Recently I had a day off from work to show my boyfriend around Nagoya. We went to the Nagoya city art museum where we took some cool pictures in this exhibit. Take a look at my outfit! Despite the pictures I AM indeed wearing pants 😜

-PW

Band T-shirt: WEGO

Boots:Dr. Martens 

Earrings: H&M

   
  
    
    
  

my lovely boyfriend, Adrian ❀️
 

Travel: Osu Shopping District

After a long week of training for my new job, I finally had a day off to do some more exploring. My day started with procuring an inkan, which is a stamp used in Japan for important documents and is needed to set up a bank account. After that I stayed in the mall and went through all the various shops and boutiques. I found an awesome FILA mesh shirt and bangle necklace which ill post about separately. I then went to the Osu shopping district which I heard good things about from my trainer and I can say I was very impressed at the variety of clothes and accessories they have! I was in heaven but had to remember my budget and not go crazy. Here are some pictures I took, enjoy!

   
    

SPINNS! My new favorite store πŸ’–
    
it was delicious πŸ˜‹
    
there’s a temple right at the front of the shopping district!
  
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