Ethics + Internships

Ethics + Internships

I have debated writing on this topic since June. Initially I couldn't write about it because I would have been very hypocritical. I still fear that I might still be a hypocrite--in fact I know I am. But I have made a start and it is a long road before I can say I've completely [...]

Meet My Style Icon

Since the days of toe socks and crimped hair, my sister Olivia has been my style icon. She's seven years my senior, so naturally I grew up adoring her every move. She's always been a step ahead of her peers, and has seldom fell into the trends, but remains a woman of class and originality. [...]

The Striped Jumpsuit

The Striped Jumpsuit

It was a chance encounter, this jumpsuit and I. I was in the Gap when I saw what I thought was a striped dress. I wasn't impressed because I own many a striped dress and certainly didn't need another, but something compelled me to take a closer look. I was pleasantly surprised to discover it [...]

Losing Pretty

Losing Pretty

I've lost the feeling of pretty. It's been months since I've looked in the mirror and thought "I look good" or "Wow, I like ________ about myself". It's been months since I've had a desire to dress well, to do my hair, to invest into my appearance. My focus has been on everything BUT my [...]

The Body I Live In: Martha Shareski

The Body I Live In: Martha Shareski

bod·y / ‘bädē/ noun the physical structure of a person, including the bones, flesh, and organs. pos·i·tiv·i·ty /ˌpäzəˈtivədē/ noun the practice of being or tendency to be positive or optimistic in attitude. I am 18 years old. I have made it through life, thus far, with very minimal external challenges. I am healthy and able-bodied, [...]