Fashion Conscience: An Interview with Jalyse Hanna

During my senior year in college, one of my best friends – ReBekha (yes, that’s spelled right!) – convinced me to take a class with her, which didn’t require too much persuasion because it was a course on Tibetan Buddhism – the religion and the cultures that practice it – and most of the class was comprised of a week and a half long trip to Thailand. I briefly weighed my options of taking out further student loans in order to pay the class fee (almost $2,000), but I was quickly on board. It was during this class that I met an intelligent, hilarious, compassionate, and creative young woman named Jalyse Hanna with whom ReBekha and I quickly became friends. Read More Fashion Conscience: An Interview with Jalyse Hanna

An Intersection is More Than Just Two Streets Crossing

I am kind of disappointed in the coverage of Galliano’s last collection for Dior. Mostly because it seems to be a big missed opportunity in terms of discussing fashion and more importantly, the beauty standards imposed by the fashion industry. Read More An Intersection is More Than Just Two Streets Crossing

Trends You Can Pry from My Cold, Dead Fingers

I could go on for ages about the various garments I want to wrap around a big, dead fish to send a message to the fashion industry: fringe jackets sleep with the fishes. I’m rereading The Godfather for the hundredth time, I can’t help myself. Read More Trends You Can Pry from My Cold, Dead Fingers