Category Archive: culture and lifestyle

RuPaul’s DragCon Recap

It wasn’t difficult to pull together a little entourage for DragCon and together, we topped up with champagne before stepping into wonderland. The West Hall was packed with members and supporters of the… Continue reading

RuPaul’s DragCon

Oh my god, I am going to lose my mind! This weekend marks the first, EVER drag convention! I don’t know why RuPaul didn’t think of it sooner but thank goodness it’s here… Continue reading

Dunbar + Daughter : Brown Bomber Belgian Ale

Now that I have a break in between projects, I’m so happy to be able to brew again with my father! This isn’t our first Brown Bomber ale but it’s definitely improved with… Continue reading

Hello Kitty Con : Lovely Kitty Wonder

Thanks to the steady flow of work, it’s been a while since I’ve put up a post and sadly I’d forgotten to post the fashion pics from Hello Kitty Con! That being said,… Continue reading

Hello Kitty : 40th Anniversary at JANM

Here in Los Angeles, Sanrio celebrates the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty with an exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo. Looking at Kitty through a historical and sociological lens,… Continue reading

You Say Hello And I Say Goodbye

Sad to say, this will be my last post regarding London as I’ve finally made my way back to the states. I’ve got to give it up to the people of the UK… Continue reading

Rural Marrakech + Jardin Issil

The last two days of my journey took me to Yves Saint Laurent’s Jardin Marjorelle, five star camping at the Jardin Issil and a day long excursion into the Berber populated mountains of… Continue reading

Hello, Marrakech!

A trip to Morocco is the ultimate pilgrimage for surface designers and I was so fortunate to be able to work in a four day trip to Marrakesh during some down time! The… Continue reading

Welcome the Weekend in Bath!

I don’t think there is a single anglophile out there that doesn’t count a visit to Bath on their bucket list. Natural thermal spas, historic Georgian townhouses and ancient Roman ruins dating back… Continue reading

Let’s Get Visual!

“Imagination is the mother of originality,we encourage imagination in every way possible.” Harry Gordon Selfridge I am a HUGE fan of visual merchandising! One of the things I loved about our seasonal roll… Continue reading

Portobello Crawl…

Just a few highlights from my lengthy stroll down Portobello Road this past Saturday. Assaulted as usual with the overwhelming spread of antiques, jewelry and inexpensive fashion, but also present was plenty of… Continue reading

Impressions on Isabella Blow : Fashion Galore!…

Fashion director, Isabella Blow’s hands on contributions are considerably few yet her impact on the fashion world is undeniable having been credited with the discovery of Alexander McQueen, milliner Philip Treacy and model… Continue reading

Waxing Philanthropic

Getting back on the blog hasn’t been without difficulties. During a ridiculously busy summer packed with a tsunami of freelance and fun, something was bound to suffer and that something was my blog.… Continue reading

sunday sessions in dtla…

was the place to beat the heat this weekend!  what started out as an oppressively hot day transitioned into cooler breezes and a touch of humidity prevailed to provide us with one of… Continue reading

nyc: ispiration and details

soho: pants, charles henry; tank, minkpink; sandals, kelsi dagger; camera bag, kate spade skyline from the high line imperial anemones by faberge necklaces by dinosaur designs shorts by krizia cyrus company chest with… Continue reading