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Interview with blogger/fashion designer: Mary Jo Matsumoto (Trust Your Style blog)

Trust Your Style blog by Mary Jo Matsumoto, designer of fashionable bags. Interview for Maquette blog.

I had the privilege of interviewing one of my favorite bloggers, Mary Jo Matsumoto of Trust your Style. Beyond blogging she’s a fashion designer/ fashion/beauty editor/non-profit founder whose stunning bags were snapped up by the lux Fred Segal, one of L.A.’s hippest boutiques, in the first week of designing! Bergdorf Goodman is another one of the exclusive boutiques worldwide that carry Mary Jo’s designs. They’ve been carried by the likes of Robin Wright Penn, and have appeared on Oprah, Extra, and the Oscars. Not bad!

Here’s the interview, some photos from her blog of the bags and some little illustrations I did for the fun of showing off her beautiful and delectably colorful bags. Continue Reading →


Men’s Fall Fashion Montage


These are great for work and play, if you don’t have to wear a suit to your day job.

The Jack Spade bag is my favorite. It’s well designed with quality construction. It goes great with the Lodis wallet; both have color interiors that peek out subtly.

My husband is obsessed with his Atwood tool. It’s handmade and has more functions than you might think. Their site has many more tools to choose from. You can keep one in your Jack Spade bag—how convenient!