Sacred Space on the Go

Create Your Sacred Space on the Go

It’s such a necessity for me that I can create a sacred space on the go when I’m traveling out of town or even when I’m staying at my boyfriend’s house. Since I feel most at peace when I’m at home – I want to create that same peaceful environment when I’m not. There’s nothing Read More…

DIY Herbal Smoking Blend Recipe

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I’ve been super interested in herbs for the past year or so. I’ve been experimenting with deep conditioning hair masks, bath teas and even making my own psychic protection sprays. It’s just something that I’ve felt called to do. Hopefully some time soon, I can start a proper herbalist training so I can have a Read More…

Virgo Season

Virgo Goddess Season

  Every August that rolls around is always an exciting time for me. It’s not only the height of the summer time, not only my birthday month but it’s also Virgo season. And I’ll tell you one thing that’s for sure: I’ve never met a Virgo that didn’t love other Virgos. My friend always says Read More…

Frida Kahlo: Digging Deeper – A Recap

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My summer has been filled to the brim with love and creative output. All inspired by the life and work of Frida Kahlo. This project has allowed me to understand myself more deeply than I ever have. And you would think that examining someone else’s life is not about introspection. But it has been. The Read More…

Frida: In Expression

Frida in Frame || Frida Digging Deeper - Self Portrait Series by Lala Lopez

One of the most recognizable aspects of Frida Kahlo that has catapulted the once unknown Mexican painter into one of the most unmistakable cultural zeitgeists has been the way in which Frida adorned herself. The traditional dresses of Tehuantepec, the ornamentation of heavy jewelry that was said to audibly cling & clang when she entered Read More…

Frida: In Influence

Frida: Digging Deeper - A Portrait Series by Lala Lopez

Taking a look at Fridamania, the social media and millenial obsession with Frida Kahlo – I am torn in two. On the one hand, I am thrilled that a brown woman who was a champion for her culture, working in the early part of the twentieth century and fearless in her identity has the visibility Read More…

Frida: In Magic

Frida in Magic || Frida: Digging Deeper - A Portrait Series by Lala Lopez

As we dig deeper into the inner workings of Frida Kahlo’s mind and life – I can’t help but wonder about the underpinnings of her work that speak to Frida as a spiritualist. While coming out of the shadow of being “Diego Rivera’s Wife” and into the path of Frida as artist – the surrealist Read More…

Frida: In Love

Back to Work, I will try not to dwell on you || Frida: Digging Deeper - A Photo Series by Lala Lopez

When I began working on this project, I thought to myself what are the biggest aspects of Frida Kahlo’s life. It was love. There is no story of Kahlo without talking about her tumultuous marriage to famed Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. And there was no denying the love that she had for herself. Yet, in Read More…