2017: 3 Weeks In

 

The fact that “new year new me” is still a thing isn’t shocking and although every year I set these goals for myself, I often struggle with the commitment by the first week of the year. I completely understand the difficulty. But at what point am I going to commit to the rules and regulations that I made for myself for the new year?

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Let’s talk “Normcore”

Alexa Chung interviewed Greg Fong and Emily Segal on Season 2 of her Future of Fashion series. There I found a trend forecasting group based in New York City called K-HOLE. It’s a small group that does research on modern topics and social phenomena and create predictions and resolutions based on their findings. Not gonna lie. I have been captivated by their reports. K-HOLE was known for the term “Normcore” which can be found in their YouthMode report as well as from the mouths and twitter fingers of today’s well…youth.  Continue reading

“You are a soul with a body…”

Music appreciation

I’m currently watching Jhene Aiko’s “Behind the Seen” documentary from back in 2014 and as much as I want to say I have seen it before, every time I watch her interviews or listen to her music I find myself learning something new.

She talks about her music and who inspires her to write and record including her daughter, her brother, experiences etc. and it’s very captivating. Listening to someone speak so honestly reminds me of myself in figuring out what medium I want to use to tell mine.

This world, that could be seen through a different lens of beauty, art, adventure and creativity is often seen as a scary place filled with hate and vengeance. Jhene’s music reminds me to look at the world through a different lens even when everything around you seems to be going into turmoil.

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