After my graduation in May, my arts journalism master’s program wasn’t quite done yet. We had one last adventure before we went our separate ways after spending one intense year together. So, after the big hoorah of graduation and then spending a few days at home with my family, I packed my bags for Charleston, S.C. I’ve been to a few southern states before (Florida, … Continue reading Grad School Capstone: Charleston, S.C.
Hair Goals AF: In The Presence of Melanin Magic This past weekend I attended CurlFest and for those of you who don’t know what that is, it’s basically a magical gathering of women and men of color embracing their natural hair. Hosted by Curly Girl Collective, the event featured music, food trucks, art, tons of vendors, and a whole lot of good vibes. It took place … Continue reading CurlFest 2017
Things have been super crazy lately because after my graduation I went to Charleston for my capstone (post coming soon!!) and then after that I moved to NYC with my best friend! I’ve been trying to get my new room organized and decorated, while starting a new full-time internship. However, in the midst of all that, was the Fourth of July! Although I’m late, I … Continue reading July 4th at Coney Island
Hippie Avant-Garde On Display At MAD A couple months ago, while interning in NYC, it happened to be one of my best friend’s birthdays and we decided to go to the Museum of Art and Design on a Saturday afternoon after brunch. No surprise here, but I was really excited to see the fashion exhibit, Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture, which celebrates the handmade … Continue reading “Counter-Couture” at the Museum of Arts & Design
Let me just start by saying how much I have always loved this magazine. This was my number one choice when I applied for internships and I still can’t believe it ended up being the one I got. I interned in digital editorial and I had amazing bosses, an awesome work space, and overall just a hella good experience. That’s not to say it wasn’t … Continue reading Internship Recap: NYLON Magazine
Arts Journalism Master’s Program This past year I’ve been so blessed to receive such a fabulous education at the best journalism school in the country. Not only was I able to become a way better interviewer, reporter, and storyteller, but I also had the opportunity to travel around New York, see my first opera, attend the Toronto International Film Festival, watch Hamilton on Broadway (and many … Continue reading Syracuse University Graduation: Mastered It!
After attending my first ever fashion week show, I decided to make the most of my experience by hitting the streets and photographing other bloggers and fashionistas who were strutting their stuff between runway shows. It was a great experience and it definitely made me want to step up my own style game! Some of the trends I spotted were: A lot of faux fur … Continue reading NYFW F/W ’17 Street Style