Travel

Hometown Series

I often am asked, “Where are you from?” when meeting new people around town. At Lindenwood it was sometimes, “What country are you from?” As an angsty teen that longed to be in a city, I was annoyed by the small town that surrounded me. I thought I lacked opportunity, experiences. As I’ve grown, I […]

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Art, Fashion, Travel

Summer Adventures

I’m alive during summer. Sure, there’s still days where I’d rather prefer staying in the cool AC rather than getting swamp ass just walking out to my car to go somewhere. Let’s not even speak of the amount of sweat generated when I ride my bike. Anyways, I still get that childlike nostalgia in the […]

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Fashion, Travel

Discovering Nashville, Part IV

I was genuinely distraught when I woke up the Sunday in Nashville because it was departing day. Robby, Marissa and I stirred while Josh made us fixin’s. We sat down for our last meal together, cinnamon French toast and hair of the dog, and met Grace, Josh’s neighbor and native St. Louisian. Reminiscing and stories […]

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Fashion, Travel

Discovering Nashville, Part III

Saturdays are for sleeping in. Unless that is you have a NFW Industry Panel event with the likes of supermodel Karen Elson, creator of NYFW Fern Mallis and designer Timo Weiland as headliners. The panels were held Saturday, April 11 at City Winery. Yes, we woke up before 9am to go a winery. Such a […]

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Fashion, Travel

Discovering Nashville, Part II

Friday morning got off to a groggy start after hitting Broadway and Fleet Street Pub the night before. Our hangovers were remedied when Josh, our Airbnb host, offered to make us push omelets, toast and coffee accompanied a little hair of the dog. The thought of shopping got us all going. Robby freaked out because […]

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Fashion, Travel

Discovering Nashville, Part I

I was a little unsure about what I would find in Nashville. Upon hearing conflicting reviews from friends and peers, it could have gone either way. Nashville was nothing less than an extraordinary time. Maybe it was our Airbnb host? Maybe it was the fact that we surrounded ourselves with fashion, shopping and great food? […]

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Events, Fashion, Travel

NYFW Day Two, Part Five | SKINGRAFT

Hailing from Los Angeles, designer Jonny Cota of SKINGRAFT put life back into me on seemingly the longest day of my life. Praise ye, Cota! You know the show is going to be good when it’s put on by reputable PR firm, People’s Revolution, headed by one of my boss lady idols, Kelly mother f*cking […]

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Events, Fashion, Travel

NYFW Day Two, Part Two | Collina Strada

The shows I looked forward to attending most were part of Made Fashion Week, including Maison Kitsuné and Collina Strada– both at The Standard, now one of my favorite places. The designers did not let me down. Milk Made features emerging designers such as Jeremy Scott– more my style. For you kids looking for the latest, […]

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