Though Tessa is probably relieved to be, well, relieved from her duties as my photographer – I have been missing her and her skills. It was kind of nice to just hand the camera to her and not have to rely on my tripod and [poorly hidden] remote all the time. Plus, we had a lot of fun goofing around and being awesome. It’s my duty as her older sister to embarrass her as much as possible. It’s something that comes naturally to me, but luckily she’s a good sport about it. Although, I do recall her looking over at me and saying, “You should be on that show ‘Disaster Date!'” which can only mean one thing…she’s secretly in cahoots with Peter. I can’t even remember what I was doing at that point, but I’m sure it was something awesome.

Outfit Details:
schoolboy blazer – thrifted
sweater – thrifted
jeans – courtesy of IndiDenim, though I altered them into skinny jeans
heels – cheap and uncomfortable (sorry mom, I know you spent a lot of money on these feet)
sunglasses – courtesy of Coach

In other news, since the horses were a hit (and how could they not be?), I decided to add some gratuitous kitty pictures. Meet my number one kitty, Puppy*. He’s a Polydactyl (or Hemingway, if you prefer), and he’s going to be 21 this year. He is the coolest cat on the planet – even people who hate cats love Puppy. Maybe it has something to do with his name?

Love love,
Keiko Lynn

*I named him Puppy. It was inspired by a book, “A Dog Called Kitty” – anyone remember that?

  1. OooKellyNicky says: May 7, 20101:30 am

    Yeah, your lucky to have a photographer! Love the blazer!

    my blog: ♥La Stylin Girraffe♥

  2. amy rebekah says: May 7, 20101:33 am

    keiko! i often feel like we are aligned in mind (although i rarely comment) but i couldn't hesitate. a dog called kitty was my favorite book ever for a very long time.

    also, i just get it. i wanted to name my first dog cake or cupcake. however, my mom won out and named him woody :) i now enjoy the luxury of naming my own pets: currently Pepinot the schnauzer is licking my face as I write this.

  3. me says: May 7, 20101:35 am

    are you still dating bobby? i haven't seen you mention him in a while.

  4. Fashion is Passion says: May 7, 20101:38 am

    You look so cute! I have to say the skinny jeans, nice topmand jacket has been my favorite this season! Love it :)

  5. pomegranate season says: May 7, 20101:38 am

    …your cat has five toes. This is sort of insanely incredible
    So is Tess' hair.

  6. Melanie says: May 7, 20101:51 am

    Love your look. I'm pretty sure Embarrassing your little sisters is the first chapter in Older Sisters for Dummies. :) And you cat does look pretty awesome. Nice dagger claws, haha. His face is priceless.

    Don't forget to enter my custom elastic waistband skirt giveaway!

  7. Cassandra Marie says: May 7, 20101:58 am glasses! This whole outfit is totally my style :)

  8. Sarah Dee says: May 7, 20101:58 am

    I wish I had a photographer!!! And I love your kitty hes so cute!!!


  9. Lisa says: May 7, 20102:04 am

    I have a polydactyl too!

  10. dreamylacey says: May 7, 20102:06 am

    this outfit is just great. simple and elegant!!!!

  11. Gracie says: May 7, 20102:08 am

    Great outfit, pUppy is 21?! wow, well done Puppy! Love the name!

  12. Tracy D says: May 7, 20102:30 am

    My first cat was a black & white tuxedo kitty named Tommy. He was awesome, my dad always said "Tommy's a dog. He has to be a dog because I don't like cats." He'd say that as Tommy laid on the couch on top of him purring away. Your cat is adorable and reminds me so much of Tommy! :)

  13. J's `a la mode says: May 7, 20102:32 am

    Hi keiko, love you blazer and fitted jeans!Fabulous!i'm following your blog now.If you have time to drop my my blog and follow back if you like it.Thanks!

  14. Anna says: May 7, 20102:45 am

    I like this casually chic outfit!

  15. says: May 7, 20102:47 am

    Funny enough, I've actually wanted to name a dog "kitty" for a while now!

  16. kelly ann says: May 7, 20102:49 am

    love this outfit – you look FANTASTIC in those jeans, girl!

  17. daisymay says: May 7, 20102:55 am
  18. alya says: May 7, 20102:55 am

    Yay, kitties! We have a lot of stray cats from living out in the middle of nowhere and somewhere along the line they all started having six toes. And then there is the anomaly of Zampe, our cat who has seven on one paw and nine on another. Sounds unbelievable but it happened…though most of them are very tiny and half way up her leg with useless claws. Definitely a talking point. :)

  19. ChYmEc!nDy** says: May 7, 20103:05 am

    Love it!

  20. Joanne Angelina says: May 7, 20103:31 am

    Hi Keiko, love this outfit, especially the shades, not to mention your great post! Take care!

  21. Jenni says: May 7, 20103:40 am

    You look super cute… Kudos to your photographer! 😀 Puppy is so cute. He looks to be in good shape for such an old man!

  22. Anonymous says: May 7, 20104:12 am

    i love the photo of Puppy's paws!!!

  23. holly wang says: May 7, 20104:49 am

    omg i didn't realize the essential man was YOUR peter!!! i had been following him on tumblr and was totally in love with his posts haha. it's a small small internet world afterall!

  24. a la Modest says: May 7, 20105:09 am

    Lol. Cute outfit! love the blazer. Your cat is adorable :)

  25. ♥Lola says: May 7, 20105:28 am

    Love your blazer, it's gorgeous! Love that you called your cat puppy :)

  26. Suz says: May 7, 20106:08 am

    love the sunnies!

  27. HAL says: May 7, 20106:41 am

    So pretty! I love your kitty photos. xo

  28. naomi says: May 7, 20106:44 am


  29. Valeria says: May 7, 20106:46 am

    Awww!! Lovely Puppy, I mean kitty, I mean… watherver!
    And you guys look lovely too!

  30. Sarah says: May 7, 20107:20 am

    He even looks like a puppy! I want a pet kitty but sadly the boyfriend is allergic. So i am assuming we'll see more posts back in Brooklyn?

  31. le monde de skadiida says: May 7, 20107:42 am

    beautiful pictures and outfit (:

    something special – be part of it:

  32. Helen says: May 7, 20109:20 am

    oh i love that he is called puppy! that is so cute.

  33. butterfly307 says: May 7, 20109:28 am

    I love these pictures! Especially the first one! And the heels are gorgeous! :)

  34. Il Mare Atelier says: May 7, 20109:39 am

    keiko, your pictures are always so full of life!

    Il Mare Atelier's Blog

  35. Chloe, Butterfly Cupcakes says: May 7, 201010:55 am

    I love the blazer and I love your cat!

  36. Alice says: May 7, 201011:27 am

    You look very pretty :)

  37. Chloe says: May 7, 201011:34 am

    As someone who has a dog named Kitty (a chihuahua), I say well played. :)

  38. Justice Pirate says: May 7, 201012:04 pm

    I often use a tripod and a poorly hidden remote too. I hate when you get such a great shot that shows that remote. haha. Great shoot. I think you are so adorable all the time in your shoots. I don't know how you have time to read all your comments and blog and do your shop, etc. Must get tiring!

  39. Linda says: May 7, 201012:05 pm

    The cat is adorable!

    I just have to say Keiko that not only do I think you dress well, but you have to be the prettiest blogger out there. I am extremely jealous of your hair and your thin beautiful pins…okay I sound creepy.
    Really though you are beautiful.

  40. Miss Emma Kitty says: May 7, 20101:45 pm

    The shoes are cute. Even if uncomfortable.
    If you have time, I would like you to stop by my blog and critique. it would be appreciated. You have helped inspire me to blog.

  41. lumikha says: May 7, 20102:48 pm

    aww, that's cute that your little sister takes your pictures. also, that kitty is so cute!! :)

  42. Laura says: May 7, 20102:58 pm

    21?! Wow, that's incredible! I'm not a big cat person, but that is one sweet-looking kitty.

    The heels may be cheap and uncomfortable, but I assure you, they are cute! Haha :)

    – Laura,

  43. Skyline Eyes says: May 7, 20107:19 pm

    Adorable cat, great outfit! (:

  44. Krameymartin says: May 7, 20108:01 pm

    Love this. SImple and chic.

  45. Nicki says: May 7, 201010:26 pm

    I thought it was a younger sisters job to annoy/embarrass an older sister? Or maybe that's just me…
    Cute kitty =).

  46. jennine says: May 8, 201012:23 am

    you look fantastic!

  47. Sarah K. says: May 8, 20103:13 am

    …well maybe it's not quite exciting enough to warrant caps lock, but I've never actually met anyone else who's read "a dog called kitty." too funny!

  48. Jenni says: May 8, 20101:03 pm

    what an amazing name for a cat!

  49. L. says: May 8, 20104:56 pm

    thats so funny! i have a kitty named Puppy as well, she's the sweetest. And as for embarrassing our younger siblings, it's our duty as the first born.

    with love,
    Betty Noir

  50. Fanny says: May 9, 20109:48 am

    Very beautiful pix & look !
    I like. =)

  51. Kay says: May 9, 20105:54 pm

    I had to leave a comment when I saw you mentioned A Dog Called Kitty. What a blast from the past! I remember the ending made me so, so sad, I had to get rid of the book. Even looking at the cover broke my heart! Haha. You look beautiful as always. I love your latest outfit post, too. I know it's hard to ease into shorter skirts/slightly more revealing outfits, but you look stunning!

  52. Anonymous says: May 9, 20107:37 pm

    Love Puppy! He's a beauty :)

  53. jean bean says: May 9, 20109:19 pm

    I love your shoes! Too bad they aren't comfortable.

  54. Anonymous says: May 10, 20107:03 pm

    woow..I love the outfit!!<33
    very very pretty!

    I have a question: were these pictures of you taken in new york?:D

  55. Kinsey says: October 19, 20103:56 am

    Oooo I love this post.