Visual Awakening

Today is less about rhetorical stimulation, and more about visual awakening. In other others, less talking [or writing] on my end, and a bit more riveting photography for your viewing pleasure. Blame on it my sleep deprivation or blame it on an old conviction of mine that clothes speak louder than words—either way, you probably won’t…

An Ode to Women

I recognize that it is sometimes difficult for a woman to look at another woman’s success without feeling the bitter sting of jealousy, without distinguishing between her own shortcomings and the achievements of the other. I also recognize that each woman, and each person for that matter, has different expectations from life, different goals to accomplish, different…

A mile in his shoes

Walking a mile in my latest photographer’s shoes was just as stimulating as I thought it would be, if not even more so. And, in all honesty, Nick‘s impeccable ensembles more than earned him a few minutes in front of the camera. His intricate, cohesive, and refreshing looks have always inspired me, so I was very curious as to the…

El infinito viajar

 I have been relentlessly fighting against settling down and taming my wandering, gypsy soul. However, if Claudio Magris’ Infinito Viajar taught me anything, it’s that the journey never ends. When you return “home”, you find that the once familiar places, the people whose presence warms your heart, and even you, the traveler, have all been changed forever….

A Monday Quickie

The struggle was real last week. I am talking 4 hour sleeps all week long, followed by a rather comatose weekend, attempting to nurture the bags under my eyes back to a viewer-friendly state. But I am not complaining, because I want it all, and I am out there trying to make it happen. And…

Ménage à quatre

As temperatures plummet and the grey winter skies make it hard to see the (sun)light at the end of the tunnel, the only way to keep things hot is with a bit of rhetoric dipped in sexual inuendo. Hence, ménage à quatre, or a fancy way of referring to my layering game. Today’s special: one part faux…