I'v had several opportunities to get dope photos taken (see here, here and here), but when the team at Studio 821 offered to help me out with new headshots, I jumped at the offer. Rather than the traditional smiling-with-my-arms crossed photos, I wanted to do something more colorful and beauty-focused. My usual MO is neutral colors and a basic facebeat, so I was counting on the genius of makeup artist Trina Paul of Pout Studio and photographer Michael
You know how it doesn't feel like you've really cleaned until you've moved some furniture around? While Spring is technically weeks away, the recent warm spell has me in a clean-up-and-clear-out mood that extends to my online home as well. This weekend, I'll be putting proverbial paper over my digital windows and rebuilding TheStyleSample.com to better reflect my updated brand. There will still be a blog, but I'm putting more focus on what I actually do--and I
The idea of New Year's Resolutions has become a little outdated--let's be real, it's just too hard to stick to an ambitious diet and exercise regimen after years of enjoying smothered pork chops and excessive couch time. But setting goals and making plans to achieve them isn't necessarily a bad thing, so I'm approaching 2017 with intentions (*buzzword alert*) to help me progress/improve/grow as a flawed human person who's interested in being and doing better.
Exciting news: Season 3 of the Creative City podcast is officially underway! In episode 21, fellow stylist Jessie Cundiff and I chat about what it takes to build your portfolio, the importance of doing the work, and how to get started as a fashion stylist. In episode 22, my friends Anh Tran and Catherine Richards of Hark+Hark talk about conceptual art, their jewelry line, and the upcoming Style + Sustainability Gala on October 1st. Style + Sustainability is a fun