(Very Fed Up With) Waiting on the World to Change

I recently had the honor of attending the FFA (Fashion For All) Foundation’s panel on diversity in the fashion industry hosted by Philip Lim. It was an incredible event that I feel very lucky to have been a part of, set against the atmosphere of the past election and our current political climate. It incorporated…

Habana Blues

Cuba, summer 2017

Overthinking My Coffee

I opened my eyes to a truly damp, dismal morning- one of my favorite kinds (blame the British heritage). Cocooned in fluffy white duvet, I let myself begin to slip back towards sleep, smelling the rain on the pavement outside and listening to it patter at the glass behind the roman blinds while my boyfriend…

“Love Doesn’t Destroy You. Insecurities Do.”

I recently read an Odyssey-esque post passed along by a friend that was wuthering on about what it is to fall in love. While it may not have been in the way I’m sure the author intended, the piece did get me thinking- have romance flicks and teen dramas really gotten us so wound up…

Summer Nights

I love little things. That first night when it smells like summer. The giddy grin that can’t be wiped away because they are thinking of someone who gives them butterflies. That look in someone’s eyes when they have just blurted out something so honest and close to their heart that it feels, as if for…

Fog Horns and Sirens

It hits you like fog horns and sirens and a cloud of smoke. Scrambling your brain like an eggbeater, filling your lungs, and wreaking more havoc on your stomach than a lilting county fair ride. All of this commotion and you can’t think. All of this commotion but on the outside stillness wraps itself around…