Battle of the Sexes & Women’s History Month (lookbook)

Femmes are strong as hell. Although women have faced a lot of obstacles these past few years, we are still actively and fiercely combating inequality. Pro-femme movements such as #MeToo and Time's Up have made headlines recently and we began to see more women of color on the big screen like Kelly Marie Tran in … Continue reading Battle of the Sexes & Women’s History Month (lookbook)

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A California Girl’s First Visit to the South

I was born and raised in California all my life, surrounded by an abundance of diversity and a huge Asian presence. Although I've been to other parts of America like Washington and Nevada, I had never ventured into the Deep South which stretches Georgia to Louisiana, sometimes including parts of Texas and Florida. Although we … Continue reading A California Girl’s First Visit to the South

The Hello Kitty Exhibit & What it means to be Asian

Hello Kitty is an icon-- a symbol, an “artifact” which represents some form of culture. To me she is adorable, peaceful, cute, delicate, and in a way, malleable. As all symbols, definition may vary but an image stays constant. She’s been criticized for her lack of mouth—“she can’t talk. She’s just another symbol for the … Continue reading The Hello Kitty Exhibit & What it means to be Asian