What is the Problem?

­­­­­“What can we do to make you feel safe and supported?” Safe and supported? What does that even mean? Two years ago, I was standing at the sample cart at Teavana, and two businessmen walked by me. One was white and one was of mixed race. As they walked by, I asked if they would... Continue Reading →

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PLAYING IT (SAFE) BY EAR: the Influence of Music on Fashion and Choices

(MARCH 2011 VS APRIL 2018 PHOTO BY @AGATABEE) When I was 11 years old, I stumbled on the But It’s Better If You Do music video by Panic at the Disco. For the next four years, I would stammer into Hot Topic, buy band merchandise online (with whatever money I was allotted from my parents),... Continue Reading →

MOODCAST #2 IT WAS LOVE

DAY6 -「If ~また逢えたら~」(If We Meet Again) This classic sounding Japanese single was released on February 5th, and it showcases Day6’s versatility in the music industry by transforming their punk indie sound into the Japanese rock style. It’s difficult to find a translation to this single, but the emotion still sits through the guitar riffs and... Continue Reading →

The Light

Strength isn’t always measured by your ability to heal from an injury or build muscle. The strongest form of self-recovery can be shown by one’s mental strength to overcome hardship and recreate yourself despite setbacks. The band Royal Pirates first met ears through YouTube covers that shed light onto viral KPOP hits with a rock... Continue Reading →

Tu-esday OOTD: Japangeles

(L.A.) recently made a trip to Los Angeles for KCON 2017, and judging from all her stories and pictures she shared with me, it seemed like she had a ton of fun! Seeing her enjoy herself that much made me want to visit LA again. Hopefully for next year, I can go with her and... Continue Reading →

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