So when Trump ranted on about Mexico taking our jobs and how disastrous our trade deals are, it may not have hit a nerve with us here in New York but it certainly did for the thousands, if not millions, of people that have been left behind by fast changing times.
During this turbulent election season, one of the thousand questions I’ve been stuck on at 2 am, is the classic, Nature or Nurture? In sociology and psychology, this very question has been tried and tested in numerous examples: self character development, childhood upbringing and parenting, to basic survival needs. I wonder if anyone has proposed […]
It’s been a great time for music. We were blessed with new music from the ever elusive Frank Ocean (finally), as well as new albums from Bon Iver and BANKS. This playlist has a little bit of everything – some indie, some experimental and of course, some R&B. A few songs you’ll find here are […]
Last weekend, Michelle and I went on a little getaway to Wurtsboro, New York. My boyfriends’ parents stay a small house by the lake there every now and then. So off we went… to a quaint house by a lake, to relax and explore some antique stores. Wurtsboro is easy to miss. It’s a town nestled […]
I recently came across an interesting video posted by The Intern Queen, where she lays down her thoughts on how “stressed” her college audience always claims to be. She then quickly moves to the idea of “it’s suddenly become cool to be busy all the time”. Within a minute of watching, I caught myself […]
moodboard: edition 2 Photography by Clifford Ross & thismintymoment, style by emilyo & joviilaiin, clothes by oak&fort. All of these items, muses and visuals have influenced my style as of late. Putting my own twist on it, of course, they say imitation is a form of flattery but I say it’s bullshit. I’ve always been inclined towards […]
mo0dboard: edition 1 Pinned, gathered, and clipped – here are some inspirational visuals of minimalistic style, textures and tones, design and attitudes that I find myself fed by. Form and structure can be found in many of these, yet hints of flow and poise match them together into a clean and chic vibe. In my […]
Ever see something on the news and think, “What the hell are they talking about?”. You say ,okay, I should probably educate myself a little bit on this. Being the inquisitive person you are, you go ahead and look up some articles only to find really looong, really complicated, really booring articles. And just like […]
TT 01 is the first in our series of monthly playlists. We have always been lovers of music, whether we’re Soundcloud digging for emerging artists or listening to jams from household names. Below are the songs we’re really feeling so far this month. Headphones in. Tune the world out. Enjoy.
What is class? Is it Social, Economic, Cultural? Where would you place yourself? Where would you think others place you? Where would you think society places you? Is class institutionalized? Is it subjective? Can you move from class to class? Who can? Is it easier or harder for some more than others to move from […]