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Stories by Veronica Garcia

ShayButter’s chunky sweaters make a statement for fall

On my most recent shopping trip to La Jolla last week, I spotted Kara, wearing an outfit that made me rejoice over the changing seasons. Whenever I hear the word “fall,” I immediately associate it ...

October 10, 2019
Paola Alberdi-inspired style from H&M, Zara, Bershka and Forever 21

In the Refill Cafe in Hillcrest I spotted Melissa wearing the most stylish linen blazer. I admired her effortless style. When I approached her, I learned that the Napa Valley native has lived in Tijuana ...

August 29, 2019
Karen Olea’s thrift scores from Salvation Army and AMVETS

I was headed to my car on the top level of a busy downtown parking structure when I caught a glimpse of Karen Olea mid-photoshoot. Karen wasn’t a stranger. I actually recognized her because I ...

July 25, 2019
Jaceli’s casual clothing from Nordstrom Rack, Lucy Paris, and Marshall’s with a fun personal touch

This month I attended a backyard BBQ in Chula Vista to celebrate my friend’s graduation. There I met Jaceli, a Chula Vista resident who is originally from Los Angeles. We both griped about our desire ...

June 27, 2019
Dressy tie dye from Obey and Pacsun

I was making my way to Punchbowl Social in the East Village for game night with some of my friends when I came across the most colorful mural I had ever seen. It was in ...

Monica’s black bangs and bell sleeves ensemble from Forever 21, Aldo, Topshop and Target

One sunny Friday morning on the way to work, I decided to stop and get an iced latte from one of my favorite coffee shops, Copa Vida in East Village, just north of Petco Park. ...

Mix vintage and contemporary brands from Bonita’s The Spare Room, Tijuana’s Matiz, Hillcrest’s Flashbacks, and beyond

Saturday afternoon, I saw Samantha walking by Balboa Park’s Organ Pavillion, wearing the coolest looking top I had ever seen. The blouse’s funky print reminded me of something you’d see in a ‘70s fashion magazine. ...

April 11, 2019

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