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February 2017

Daily cup of cafecito ”El Cafe Del Futuro” Scholarship with Cafe Bustelo

As a first generation Latino and son of immigrant parents, I am also the first one in my family to go to college. With very little knowledge of the college system, my parents always knew that their kids would go to college and they set that precedent while raising us. School was THE most important part of growing up.

Growing up in a first generation household made things much more difficult because my parents didn’t “just know” what the steps to get to college were or the scholarships that were available to them. What they did know was the importance of education and made sure we stayed focus on school.  Continue Reading

MUST-HAVE: EVERY DAY KHAKI JACKET

Suiting up for the day doesn’t always mean putting on an actual suit…. stepping up your work game is easy with one simple move, throwing on a blazer jacket. The trick into pulling off this “casual smart” fit is all in the actual choice of jacket.

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WASHED OUT BLUES

new week, new blues… or, in this case, some classic staple blues that should always live in your closet. As you all know, two of the pieces that I consider “Top 5 Must Haves” are the regular wash denim jacket and the classic navy blue knit tie.

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NEW SOUND SATURDAY EP. 1

First of the new series where I will be featuring songs I am currently jamming to, old or new. It will definitely be a compilation of a mix of genres, artists and jams that get me through the week.

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SHAWL WE SHAWL?

With this weather comes an appreciation for warm and comfortable knit layers. In LA,  a knit sweater can be more than enough for the “colder days”. But, of course, I love a subtle detail to set the pace for the fit… enter the shawl knit cardigan.

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DARK DENIM DAYS

Monday blues and the start of another gloomy week. Fret not, its a perfect opportunity (or excuse) to wear a dark wash denim jacket. I’m all about mixing casual pieces with that “9 to 5” style. Want to give your fit that effortless cool vibe? Switch out your blazer for a dark wash denim jacket.

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