What are you listening to these days?
“I am a major fan of Spotify’s ‘Discover Weekly’ playlists. They routinely hit my tastes, expose me to new music or making me remember music I forgot existed. I currently have the songs ‘Grind’ by Le Sins and ‘Just Negotiate’ by Henry Wu & Simeon Jones playing in my head on repeat. I also grew up in New York during the Golden Age of hip-hop and am a huge Tribe Called Quest fan.”
What trends are you obsessing over right now?
“Hello, boho! I literally cannot wait for spring/summer to rock anything lightweight, airy or floaty (think cotton, eyelet, bell sleeves). I also did embroidery for over 10 years, so I have a great appreciation for threadwork & intricate detailing. And can I get a ‘whoop, whoop’ for flares?”
What’s the last book you read?
“Ta-Nehisi Coate’s Between the World and Me. The author & I share an alma mater, and that fact that he’s now a MacArthur Genius Award winner—and considered a major political thought leader—is just mind blowing. We live in powerful times!”
What inspires you?
“Smart, funny women. Actress Tracee Ellis Ross is one person who comes to mind, and Leandra Medine, the creator of the Man Repeller blog is another. Both are unconventional beauties who don’t take themselves too seriously, and kill it with their style. I also love Iris Apfel and the girls from Broad City. I guess I’m inspired by women who defy convention.”
Lipstick or mascara?
“A powerful lipstick! As a contact wearer & allergy sufferer, I always rub my eyes. I’d love to play them up more, but it frequently ends in disaster. An eyelash curl is usually it for me. A bold, matte lip, however, really lights up my face. Right now I’m into super-saturated reds, fuchsias and aubergines by Kat Von D, Make Up Forever and MAC.”
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