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.
Location: Roscoe’s Tavern (Gay Bar in Chicago, IL) What I Wore: Mesh and velvet bodysuit (Forever 21), High-waisted shorts (Ron Jon Surf Shop), Fishnet tights (Lane Bryant), Ankle booties (Bethany Ugg’s, $160), Cutout hoop earrings (Forever 21, $4.90), Bowtie choker (Forever 21), Faux fur jacket (borrowed) Attended With: My best friends Kailena and Bianca Highlights: Cover was $30 and included horderves and a champaign toast. The theme was … Continue reading New Years 2017: Chicago, IL
Last weekend, me and the my fellow arts journalism colleagues ventured to the six (a.k.a. Drake’s homeland) to indulge in multiple films at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was a tiring, but amazing experience. Some of my personal highlights include seeing Anne Hathaway walk the red carpet and sitting in the beautiful Winter Garden Theater. Here are the movies I saw while I was there: Colossal … Continue reading Film Frenzy at T.I.F.F.: Toronto, Ontario
Recently I spent a weekend in Chicago with my boyfriend. I’ve been to Chicago a fair amount of times, but this time I got to do a lot of touristy things that I’ve never done before such as: riding the Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier, eating at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., walking around Millennium Park, and taking selfies in the Giant Bean. I stayed in a … Continue reading BAEcation: Chicago, IL
About two weeks ago I went to Texas for the first time ever! My aunt lives down there and she was off work for her birthday week so I flew down with my grandma. My two cousins were there as well so we spent almost every day going on a different adventure. Not only was it great to spend time with my family, but I … Continue reading Southern Family Vacay: Rosenberg, TX
After three years of being away at different colleges, you would think that it would be hard to remain close to your high school best friends. However, every time I get to see my friends, Kailena and Bianca, it’s like nothing ever changed. I go to Eastern Michigan University, Kailena attends Michigan State University, and Bianca is away at The University of Chicago. Since, Kailena … Continue reading Reunited For A Weekend: Chicago, IL
Recently I spent 5 days in southern California exploring various fashion related locations and businesses while earning credit for my apparel and textile merchandising program at EMU. It was my first time on the west coast and I loved it! The weather was much better than it is in Michigan and everything was so clean and beautiful. We stayed at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort … Continue reading Fashion Markets: Southern California