Since getting a large Z palette over the summer, I’ve depotted and started to fill it with some single eyeshadows I use and love. Here’s all of the shadows my Z palette currently houses. I didn’t think very systematically while I was taking pictures for this post, so my swatch pictures are in a completely different order than the way they’re arranged here in the … Continue reading What’s In My Z Palette?
The first time, it’s easy. You’re excited, having thoroughly googled about boarding school and high school and making friends and study tips. Your parents drive you down, help you move in amidst the chaos of all the other families and their daughters. The first night, you lie on your back in your new bed with your new blankets neatly draped above you, body straight and … Continue reading How To Leave Home
Back in early December, I suddenly got the idea to dress my twin sisters for the site and proposed it to them, which they enthusiastically accepted. After some failed trials of both styling and shooting, we’ve ended up with three outfits per sister to show here. I chatted with Audrey and Bernice to hear their opinions on the clothes I chose for them. Sharmaine: Okay, … Continue reading I Dress My Sisters
Now that the joyous frenzy of the holidays are over, I figured I’d show you the outfits I wore during the festive season. In the past, I usually kept it to your standard holiday clothing fare – cozy sweaters, red lips, glitter for New Year’s – but this year, I decided to branch out a little and try to serve some more ~actual looks~. 2017 … Continue reading What I Wore This Holiday Season
As 2017 closes out, I’ve been grasping at memories from this whirlwind of a year. So much has happened in so many places with so many people that it’s been challenging to properly recall, but what’s for sure is that this year has been full of new discoveries. Below are some of my favorites, from beauty to apparel to places to media and more— there’s … Continue reading 2017 Favorites
Kenneth McDuff, Norris and Bittaker, Wanda Holloway, Joe Barbara, Larry Eyler: where Emily and May struggle to spell, worry about parenting, and prepare for witches. Continue reading 4 – BARBARA?!
For years, he’s lived on campus though he’s not
Affiliated there in any way– it leads out
To the corner of the junction to the lot
Where bikers park and lovers whisper to the river
That they’ll stay. Continue reading Raleigh Gentleman
Boobs are one of those things that get weirder the longer you think about them– they’re fun blobs of fat that happen to produce infant nutrients when needed. They’re also one of cancer’s favorite playgrounds. The statistics are widespread– one in twelve American women will develop invasive breast cancer within her lifetime; breast cancer death rates are second only to lung cancer in the country; … Continue reading On Breast Self-Examinations
Turning twenty last month felt largely like nothing at all. I suppose it’s because it’s felt like I’ve been turning twenty all year. I can confidently say that the past year has been one of the most eventful, significant ones of my life. I’ve had the pleasure of living abroad, traveling to several beautiful places, meeting incredible people who are now a much-needed part of … Continue reading Chapter Twenty