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my soul mate

January 29, 2010

how have i never realized how fucking rad zandra rhodes is???? i spent a good couple of hours at the library looking at some very inspirational “library use only” books, including one called the art of zandra rhodes. here are some of my favorite pages…i asked my mom for the book for my birthday...
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loved and lost

January 16, 2010

OH MY GOD four years ago i used to have these amazing shoes i found at the goodwill in portland that for some ridiculous reason i ended up getting rid of (i never wore heels, they were too “witchy,” who knows?!). ever since i’ve doodled them, dreamed of them, and have been scheming up...
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brit birds

January 4, 2010

my mom’s got this great coffee table book with loads of british fine-young-things from the 1960s- charly rampling, patty boyd, lady eliot, and on and on. it’s called birds of britain with photos and text by john d. green. just thought i’d share a bit with you, so grab a cup of tea and...
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merry christmas, dahling!

December 25, 2009

it’s christmas eve and my mom and i are getting ready to prep for tomorrow’s giant meal of filipino deliciousness- chicken adobo, pansit, and my favorite coconut rice cake, bibingka! but before we do that, i’m teaching her how to tweet and helping her run the etsy store…aka looking at fabulous images of fashionable...
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40 years of torn dresses, hits of acid, and the beach!

December 7, 2009

so ive been interning in the art department at the sf bay guardian for the past few months. a few weeks ago, i was helping out at their goldies party, thrown for winners of awards given yearly to outstanding members of the sf arts community. i was honored to be briefly introduced to a...
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a different mary jane

October 20, 2009

mary jane recently friended me on twitter and i fell for her site’s peace-sign-throwing-carved-wooden-hands. her handmade jewelry and accessories line, by mary jane, is a tactful blend of 60s hippie and 70s disco–all chains, fringe, crystals, and dreamcatchers. her artist husband (don’t you love collaborative couples?) created her logo. could her name be more...
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lusty lady

October 14, 2009

things i probably could use right now: great lakes prism by the wild unknown (to keep me closer to lake michigan) filson backpack at blackbird in seattle (not for hunting, thank you very much) COCONUTS! an immersion blender!
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ultra awesome

April 28, 2009

a long long time ago i lived in portland and interned at ultrapdx.com, a pleasant little culture/fashion/art website chronicling portland’s creative communities and efforts. lisa radon, who runs the show, is one of my mentors, an amazing writer, poet, and mom! she recently featured an editorial that i styled (THERE ARE NO RULES) with...
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mono-kini-me

March 18, 2009

i need a new bathingsuit! im not really feeling bikinis anymore….how about these??? i guess they’re called “mono-kinis,” but it sounds like a hawaiian pathogen….let’s just call them by their french name, maillot! sounds nicer. these all remind me of rudi gernreich’s mind-altering swimwear designs and infamous topless bikini: and the search begins… from...
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