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June 25, 2012


First things first, I’ve never been to summer camp. Correction, sleep-away camp. I’ve never been to sleep-away summer camp. As a child, when summertime rolled around, there were many day camps and summer programs in the city that I participated in – but actually going away for a couple of months was an experience I didn’t get to have. As, a result I have romanticized the idea of summer sleep-away camp – which is why Moonrise Kingdom and other summer camp themed movies appeals to me. However, I wouldn’t trade any of my experience of traipsing around NYC and living a urban summer life. Now that I am so far removed from ever having the opportunity to attend summer sleep-away camp, I want to combine the best of both worlds –...


April 11, 2012


There is an image that I saw on the cover of New York Magazine last year and I immediately loved and felt drawn to. The issue was about the history of vertical apartment living lifestyle in New York. And on the cover was a picture of Diane von Furstenberg from the 1970s where she is lounging on the bed in her unapologetically pink bedroom wearing one of her infamous wrap dresses with one leg propped up on the bed. As a result, her wrap dress has opened at her hip/crotch area and you can glimpse white underwear peeking out. However, Diane is unconcerned about whether she is exposed or not because she is preoccupied with a bunch of papers on the bed. In between her fingers, a gold pen is...