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Part I. Down, down, down. I fall into this abyss they dare call a world  and ceaselessly grapple for something  to hold onto. Down, down, down. Once, twice, no--thrice, do I hold out my hand  and reach for nothing. Nothing. It's been two decades. My suspend...

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Le Manteau dans Le Café
“It was a pleasant café, warm and clean and friendly, and I hung up my old waterproof on the coat rack to dry and put my worn and weathered felt hat on the rack above the bench and ordered a café au lait.” – Ernest Hemingway She breathed in. The woman was s...

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I Hate Tabasco
           5:30am. My eyes open. Or at least I think they’re open. I float towards my bathroom barely even touching the floor. Give me a break, it’s a Monday . I then step into the shower and let the warm water go through my skin and my soul. Showers were m...

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Growing Up a Fashion Girl
              This is an essay I’ve written about a year ago. Forgot all about it so I decided to put it up here on ze blog! Although I’d love to revise this (this really needs a lot of work haha), I want to preserve my thoughts and feelings at that time. C...

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The Table in the Middle
           Everyone knows the freshie stereotype: bright-eyed, (initially) over-enthusiastic, and lost most of the time. Admittedly, that was me during the first half of the first semester. Case in point: on the first day of school, I went to Sec B thinking...

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6 Cool Spring/Summer 2016 Campaigns
            Nothing represents a collection more than a great campaign. And probably for those who aren’t really into fashion, these ads are just another marketing strategy to have you coveting and buying the pieces. On the other hand, we fashion girls know...

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To Bae or Not to Bae
I do not have a boyfriend. But that’s not the reason why I am utterly and wholeheartedly annoyed at the word bae . How can one not cringe when the word is probably as ubiquitous as a Kardashian? It’s sprawling the world, festering every mind of every millen...

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Getting Real
I told myself that I would never post another photo of myself here on the blog; that I would dedicate this online space for my writing. And yet here is this new post with not one, but 6 photos featuring myself, front and center. I try my best these days not...

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Why I Love Fashion
Anna Wintour?” This was the jaw-dropping, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! type of question that people asked me
when I dressed up for Career Day in the fourth year of high school. I mean, how
could someone possibly not know of the editor-in-chief of Vogu...

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Three Things: These Images Will Make You Rethink That Balmain X H&M Splurge
Happy Monday to everyone! Here are a few things to kickstart the week.                                           A thought provoking post I stumbled upon in Facebook.  Consumption and luxury shopping are not bad (unless done excessively and impulsively). Re...
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