An Ode To the Cafeteria Girls

Summer before fifth grade I started my very own fashion blog, embarrassingly titled “Chunky Funky Monkeys”. That year I wore polka dot dresses with striped tights, already acknowledging  the way in which my classmates would treat me. I began to regret wearing a certain outfit to school, wishing I’d opted for jean shorts and a…

Make Bad Art

Call it an identity crisis, or a mental breakdown, but my urge to throw my phone into the ocean is becoming all too strong. How fucking privileged of me. However, since I’ve got your attention by swearing in the mere second sentence, I want to talk about young creatives on the internet. If you’re reading…

The Anatomy of Fish

Sometimes, when the sun hits a fish just right, they’re not just brown or orange, but pink and green and blue […] in that little patch of sunlight where there is no “just”, but more of what could be  The anatomy of fish is the name of the essay I submitted for college. I wasn’t…

Hangnail

Hangnail just popped into my head during stats class. For a week I’ve had a note in my computer that read “orange peel + fake nails”, and this is the outcome. Of course I can’t take a picture these days without having some feminist statement intertwined in it (god forbid!!!). I’ve been inspired by vintage…

OOTD: Styling Overalls

Overalls can either go two ways, a preschooler or a preschool teacher. So, of course the only option is to combine the two stereotypes and make the tackiest outfit of all. I use the word tacky too often, and in the wrong context, but this isn’t English class, so let’s talk about clothes. An Overview…

Polished to Perfection

Model: Kalen Hughes and Parker Halliday MUA: Parker Halliday I’ve always been inspired by obscure things. From horror movies, to Twilight Zone episodes, I love works that make you a little confused. I’ve been focusing on using that feeling in my photography. In this shoot I wanted to play up the doll-like perfection of the…