Author Archives: Alexander Liang

Photo Diary: Left My Heart in San Francisco

Photo Diary: Left My Heart in San Francisco

I left my heart in San Francisco.

And that leads me to the question: why have I not visited this beautiful city sooner?! To be technical, I had been to San Francisco once, but when I was young child and I can hardly remember anything beyond going to a very large FAO Schwarz store. Two weekends ago, I finally made it back and fortunately, this time I took lots of photos to remember what I did (haha).

If you’ve been following closely on social media these past few months, you’ll know that Justine teamed up with Nike to partake in the #WeRunSF Nike Women’s Half Marathon, which was the sole purpose of our trip to San Fran. The trip was very short (just a weekend), but in the time we had in the city of hills, it’s safe to say that we both fell in love with the city’s charm.

The first morning after we arrived, I had some time to wander the neighborhood. We stayed at The Clift, located just steps from Union Square. I definitely recommend the hotel, which happens to be a sister property to my favorite NYC spot, The Hudson.

For my day of exploration, I wore a denim shirt, paired with H&M white jeans and Jack Purcell Converse sneakers. In the accessories department, I wore Cardinal Eyewear sunglasses, a Caravelle New York watch, Coach x Philip Crangi bracelet and a David Yurman bracelet.

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Crosswalk action in Union Square:

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Started the day right, with Starbucks of course:

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Naturally, it didn’t take long for me to stroll right into the middle of all of the high-end designer stores on Post Street.

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There is a Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store in San Francisco. I repeat, a Saks just for menswear!

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Justine and our friend and fellow blogger, Sasha both getting the shot for Instagram.

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How quaint is Maiden Lane?

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Obviously had to take a photo of a trolley car. Wish I could have captured a more artistic shot, but I suppose that’ll have to wait until next time!

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And here’s Justine running on race day!

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Thumbs up post-race. She had a fantastic run and I was and still am so so proud!

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San Francisco was so amazing and I can’t wait to go back! The weather at this time of year is just perfection. Not cold, not hot. Classic morning fog that lifted away for clear, sunny skies in the afternoon.

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All of my Looks from Toronto Fashion Week

All of my Looks from Toronto Fashion Week

It’s hard to believe that Toronto Fashion Week has already come and gone. It was a whirlwind of a week, full of incredible Canadian fashion design talent and fantastic street style. This season, I tried to shake things up each day and channel a range of different looks and vibes (sporty, retro, classic etc) throughoutContinue Reading

Jetset Justine x eLUXE

Jetset Justine x eLUXE

Today is a pretty exciting one over here for Justine and I, because her T-shirt collection with eLUXE has officially launched online! Inspired by her Italian background, Justine created three limited edition tees that feature some witty play on words and the iconic evil eye. So, are you Prét-a-Portofino, a blogger inspired by Anna Dello RussoContinue Reading

TOPSHOP/TOPMAN Richmond Store Opening

TOPSHOP/TOPMAN Richmond Store Opening

  Wow, time flies! It feels like it was just yesterday that Justine and I were on the West Coast to open the new TOPSHOP/TOPMAN store at Richmond Centre. The opening party was so much fun and the best part was getting to meet all of the friends, followers and shoppers who came out toContinue Reading

Style to a T

Style to a T

There are some seriously amazing collaborations happening this fall season. I think it’s awesome when designers and brands come together – a fusion of talent and creativity emerges and more often than not, a beautiful product is born. Last week, Frank & Oak unveiled a collaboration with the Toronto FC team for a very coolContinue Reading