Culture

Frida Kahlo: Digging Deeper – A Recap

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

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…

Jewelry for a Lifetime

   Jewelry is my favorite part of dressing up. I can wear the most simple, paired down outfit and feel okay. But once I throw on some great earrings, bracelets and rings – I feel fully dressed, fearless and ready to take on whatever the day has to throw at me. So when I buy Read More…

Tropical Morning Dew

Something happened to me over there. It was if I became covered in my own, a place I had been longing to step into. Creatively, physically, psychically, mentally I felt 100% my higher myself, fully and powerfully. The beauty in the colors that were before my eyes, the sensuality of the air that touched my Read More…

A Beginner’s Guide to Brimfield Antique Show

I’ve been longing to go to the Brimfield Antique show for about a year now. When I got my car this summer, I promised myself I would make it happen. I had heard that the possibilities of finding choice antiques, vintage clothing and rarities were super high and who doesn’t love a good reason to Read More…

Larry Levan Street Party

It’s a very rare occasion that you can gather people of all different ages, cultures, ethnicities, and interests to unite under one creative common ground. Yet, music has such a power effect on us humans, that it can bring together the most unlikely of bunches all in the spirit of free love and good music Read More…

Housing Works Design on a Dime 2014

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Each year, Housing Works hosts the premiere interior design shopping benefit, Design on a Dime in New York –  where all funds from donated goods sold go towards new housing developments for formerly homeless New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS. During this remarkable annual event, over 50 of the most prestigious interior designers are invited to Read More…

Rana Plaza, One Year Later

Today marks one year since the tragic collapse of the garment factory Rana Plaza in Bangladesh leaving over 2,500 people injured and killing 1,132 people making it the most deadly disaster in the history of the garment industry. When I think of the lives that were lost and the families that have to live life Read More…