Opposites Attract








Top: Topshop stripes crop top | Bottom: Leith floral pencil skirt | Shoes: Christian Louboutin Pigalle pumps | Bag: Valentino lock bag

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Wore this out to dinner with the bestie to celebrate her  cake day last Saturday.


The Highs & Lows








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Top: Topshop leopard top | Bottom: KTRcollection Custom Fit High Low skirt | Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Bag: Ted Baker clutch | Earrings: Express (similar here and here) | Glasses: Anthropologie tort sunglasses

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As some of you know, the “custom fit” portion of KTRcollection were on hiatus for a few weeks so I can catch up on existing custom orders. It has been a bit overwhelming juggling a full time job and a business. I guess all the late nights burning oil is catching up and I’m starting to realize I’m no super woman after-all. Anyhow, I won’t cry you a river! :)

I have been getting a lot of emails about the custom skirts and I’m in the process of getting additional help.  In the meantime, I want to be able to accommodate as much as I can so I have decided to accept Custom Fit orders for 24 hours starting Sunday, Feb 9th at 8AM PST. If you’d like to place an order, please carefully read the instructions listed in the item description and make sure your measurements are correct. Since these are custom made to fit you, we won’t be able to accept returns or exchanges.

Thank you again for all your love, support & patience!

xo, K


Fall Maxi



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Top: Topshop crop sweater | Bottom: Black Maxi skirt fab find in Soho, NY (similar here) | Shoes: Steven Madden ReaLuv sandals

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Maxi skirts are not only one of the most comfortable, flattering and favorite item in my closet, they are also so versatile! During the summer I love pairing them with tanks and crop tops. During the fall, I’ll style them with sweaters or jacket & scarf. What I  really love about this particular maxi is, well other then the color is perfect for transitioning into fall, the leather waist trim & thigh high slit just gives it an extra something something.

Throwback: The Return of the Overalls






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Overalls: Topshop denim overalls | Heels: Zara metallic sandals | Bag: Valentino rockstud mini bag | Glasses: H&M | Hat: Lids | Blazer: Theory

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Oh those fugly overalls. You know, the comfy, classic one piece denims with those buckles that was totally “cute-sie,” way way back when your mom used to forced you into as a toddler. There were short ones, long ones, floral ones, colorful ones, corduroy ones and sometimes we’d even leave one strap unbuckled. Well, they are back!! But as fashion always has a way of playing tricks on us, it went from fug to fab. Well, at least for me it did.

Casually styled, overalls can be dressed up with a pair of heels and blouse or dressed down with a crop top and pair of Chucks. However way you wear them, overalls are fun and can give your style a playful edge. It’s no wonder I can’t resist their cozy charm.

Here are some of my favorite looks. Which one is your favorite?

Simply Chic

overalls6 All Things Slim, Golden White Decor, Lipstick CatWalk

Pretty in Prints


Galant Girl, Steffys pros and Cons, Lovely by Lucy

 Sweet Romance


Via: Pinterest

Edgy Cool


Ashley Madekwe, Mira Duma Looks, Nany’s Klozet 

Flower of Love








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Top: Topshop polka dots crop top (similar here) | Bottom: KTRcollection skirt | Necklace: chunky pearl necklace from ebay | Bracelets: Marc Jacobs, Aqua | Michael Kors studded cap toe pumps | Bag: Marc Jacobs crobsy sutton

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I never really intended to make clothes nor did I love sewing. It was sort of out of my own agony and a survival remedy for a bullied kid who wanted to fit in.

Growing up, we didn’t shop at department stores or wore designer clothes. Every few months my mom would take me to the local community church where they sell clothes for $0.50 an item and I was always so excited because that means new clothes for school. Of course nothing ever fits and most of the time they were outdated. When I went to school with my “new clothes,”  I’d get teased and bullied for not matching or wearing something that wasn’t “good enough.” For those reasons, I started sewing and became quite crafty at hemming pants that were too long, trimming over-sized skirts, turning bagging tops into a form fitting tank and sometimes removing excess fabric to create an entirely different garment. At 10, my mom bought me my first sewing machine and I remember hysterically busting out in tears because I was so happy.

It’s funny how life works. The things that you thought were your weaknesses are actually going to be your strength. I started sewing because I was bullied and I wanted to fit in, but over time, love blossomed …and now it’s my passion and desire to make things that will allow me to express my individuality and enable me to stand out from the crowd.

I made this skirt over the weekend and I love the box pleats because it creates a full and flare shape that’s perfectly feminine and fun, not to mention the bold contrasting colors of purple, green and yellow. I also think the contrast of polka dots and floral somehow creates a perfect harmony. Ironically, I now can’t get enough of mixing and matching as I think it’s a part of my personality: quirky, bold and sometimes adventurous. :) Therefore, I wanted to share this skirt with you and hope it’s unique in a sense where you can express yourself as well.

To enter for your chance to win a custom made skirt to fit YOU, please use the Rafflecopter below:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Skirt details: A full flare, high waisted, box pleats skirt, custom fit to your waist measurement, with invisible back zipper closure. 22″ length

1 Winner will be announced next Friday, May 24th. Good luck!