Eighth Annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival is this Weekend

It’s time for Camp Now that Halloween is over, I am sharply pivoting from sewing to festival musings. In two days, I will be roaming Dodger Stadium discovering new music and grooving to some of my favs. It has been a couple of years since I attended the Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival. My last experience … Continue Reading

DIY Halloween | Tyler, The Creator’s IGOR

In May, Tyler, The Creator released IGOR. The release was teased with with short clips of Tyler, The Creator performing songs from the album wearing bright colored suits while rocking a blond wig. Unclear about the aesthetic, but I was into it. And thus it prompted another Halloween idea – another nod to a Hip-Hop … Continue Reading

DIY Halloween | Red’s Jumpsuit from Us

The Us Jumpsuit Jordan Peele had me stress eating popcorn in early March with the release of Us. Who knew “I Got Five On It” could be so creepy? To boot, Lupita was EVERYTHING! So what better way to show appreciation for the film and star than to make a costume? I love making jumpsuits, … Continue Reading

A Jumpsuit for Pineapple Skies

On April 27th, I attended the Second Annual Sol Blume festival in Sacramento, California. You can read all about my experience here. My modus operandi in preparation for events like Sol Blume, or major events in general, is to make a garment to wear to said event, at the last minute. And that is just … Continue Reading

New Year, New Jacket

Take a trip with me back to January 1, 2019. I went into 2019 with a bah-humbug attitude. I did not subscribe to new year’s resolutions as they brought on too much pressure. Notwithstanding, I was more than relieved to leave 2018 behind me and I wanted to demonstrate that in some way. I did … Continue Reading

Second Annual Sol Blume Festival in Full Bloom

A Jam Packed Line Up On April 27th, droves of festival goers leisurely walked into Cesar Chavez plaza with the sun at its peak, the hum of local food truck engines, and the buzz of excitement in the air. What took place during the day-long multi-stage festival was good for the soul. From the opening … Continue Reading

The Second Annual Sol Blume Music Festival is Almost Here!

Ah spring. Blooming flowers and longer days create beautiful bouquets and opportunities to be out and about, soaking up the sights and sounds of the season. One of those opportunities should certainly include the second annual Sol Blume festival. On April 27th, Miguel, Jessie Reyez, and a host of emerging artists will perform in Sacramento’s … Continue Reading

On Repeat | Phony Ppl – mō’zā-ik.

Twenty nineteen seems to be shaping up to be a great year for Phony Ppl.  Hot of the heels of performances in Seoul and Berlin (which included a performance on Colors), the headlining Bay Area stopover on February 24th served as proof that Phony Ppl carved a lane for themselves that everyone is embracing wholeheartedly.  … Continue Reading

On Repeat | Rae Khalil | Sunrise

The profusion of music year end lists could cause new releases to get caught in an end of year limbo, caught between listeners recalling the best album of the year and underrated gems. As I did my best to avoid said lists, I came upon a friends feed that despite having year end vibes, did … Continue Reading

PYNK

PYNK like the inside of your… I could go on and on about how I made the pants, but… Happy Halloween!