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
A couple weeks ago, I attended New York Fashion Week for the first time and it was amazing! Literally a dream come true. I was invited to Yuna Yang‘s show at the Gotham Comedy Club in Chelsea, Manhattan. It was a packed house, but the dimly lit room had beautiful music playing and I also received a gift bag with soap inside. The collection was … Continue reading NYFW Review: Yuna Yang F/W ’17