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Pilsen, hasta prontito

October 26, 2013
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It’s gotten cold in Mexico City this week, I pulled out my winter coat and scarves, boots. In a week I am moving back to Chicago after almost a year here in Mexico (minus a few months away). This return marks 10 years away from the city I grew up in, a city I have...
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Bernard Plossu’s Photos & Notes on Mexico

September 16, 2013
Bernard Plossu’s Photos & Notes on Mexico

When  French photographer Bernard Plossu was 20 years old he went to Mexico to visit his grandparents who had recently emigrated from China. He traversed the country for a year (1965-66) from the mountains to the beach to the desert, taking photos with a borrowed camera. I came across a book with some of his...
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Job & Boss Oaxaca Collection!

March 25, 2013
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SO PROUD of my girls Brook and Kirby over at Job & Boss for releasing their latest collection of bags inspired by OAXACA! We all traveled to Mexico last summer and the trip was a spark for many ideas, collaborations and movements…including this collection and me moving to Mexico. All the fabric was hand-woven...
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Hasta pronto, Oaxaca…

March 2, 2013
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2 months and 15 days have passed since I set foot in Mexico and tonight I board a bus leaving Oaxaca behind for Mexico City. To be honest, I’m actually quite sad to leave today. There is a magical energy here that anyone who visits  or lives here can attest to! I knew Oaxaca...
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BIG MOVES: A Farewell Pop-Up at Mercy Vintage Now!

December 4, 2012
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guess what, guys…?! i am ¡MOVING TO MEXICO! it’s been a crazy year for BIG THINGS and i want to invite you to one last “hurrah” before i head south for school & adventures. join me at my favorite east bay vintage shop MERCY VINTAGE NOW! this saturday, december 8, 2012 from 4-8 pm 4188 piedmont in...
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Issue 2 of Got a Girl Crush Mag is OOUUTT!!

September 10, 2012
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Hey guys!!! ISSUE #2 of Got a Girl Crush Magazine is OUT and my travel journal is IN it! Check out my photo diary from the BIG BIG CITY series earlier this year. Muchas muchas gracias to Meg & Andrea for inviting me to be in this issue along with some other righteous ladies...
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Foggy Picnic

September 6, 2012
Foggy Picnic

Going through some old photos, hope you guys don’t mind. Here’s our memorial day picnic on Mt. Tam with Diana & Roman, April & Casey! Then we got ice cream in Stinson Beach! A great day! AAANNNDDDD an awesome Mt. Tam picnic photo that Jenny shared with me:
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Drag City

September 1, 2012
Drag City

We came back from Mexico and Brook scored us tix to the drag races in Sonoma. HELLZ YEAH! I liked watching the tiny teams of colors swarm the cars between races, the big plumes of burning rubber, and the candy coats. We packed a picnic and had to buy earplugs! It was hot and...
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BIG THINGS SHOP @ SUNDAY STREETS!

August 3, 2012
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HOLA amigos, I’m back from my travels and will be setting up shop at Asterisk SF this weekend for SUNDAY STREETS in the Mission! It’s the best day to chill, grab a burrito and stroll the 24th Street strip while the road is blocked off to traffic! Come by the gallery to check out...
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Pop Art History

July 24, 2012
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I’m back in Chicago this week and made my pilgrimage to the Art Institute to say hello to my favorite paintings and check out the Roy Lichtenstein retrospective. I didn’t expect it to like it as much as I did… But WOW! WHAM! BANG! to use the proper language. I was really blown away by...
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