The Art of Being Alone

There was a dark period in my life where I was living amongst black mold and some other lovely creatures (I’m positive most New Yorkers are familiar with these). Soon after I discovered the black mold, I spent some time living with my boyfriend in a high...

Integrating Mindfulness

I just recently started a new job in Soho and have been transitioning into a new apartment with new people everywhere and new expectations. I noticed I am always thinking three steps ahead: What will I eat for dinner? Who am I seeing after work?...

The Psychotic Stages of the New York Love Affair

My story begins where I was too young to recognize the things New York would do to me. The stories range from the months of black mold I would endure and the countless toxic men I would fall for. There are endless stories I could tell you about...

Paying Homage to Nostalgia

You know the feeling. The one that induces either comfort or longing as you look at old photos on Facebook or hear that song from high school you used to love. Photos and songs bring back these feelings we can’t really explain because the feeling of...

A Study in European Fashion

There’s one word to describe the European lifestyle: Effortless. After a small dab of lipstick and pulling from the few classics in their wardrobe, they grab their coffee and a small breakfast while enjoying a cigarette on their way to work and...

A Guide to Serenity

I like to talk about adrenaline and rushing from place to place, but some days, like today, I like to appreciate the serene moments. Being a designer in New York, I'm usually going through some drastic change or special occasion so I don’t come...

While in Cyprus

After three months of waking up at 4 am to make a flagship store in Midtown Manhattan look visually appealing, I quit my job and escaped to Cyprus for a month to experience the Mediterranean summer. I went from attending corporate meetings and...

Home

Most of us wake up everyday to a soft light and the sight of a place you’ve seen many times. Perhaps you’re typically alone when you wake up and have comfort in the feeling of having the bed to yourself and waking up to make coffee and watch...