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

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!

On Repeat | Mac Ayres – Roses

Mac Ayres debut album is a smooth soul, R&b jazz piece that showcases Mac’s talents through and through. A perfect example of the happy marriage between jazz and soul, “Roses” includes support from Jack Dine and singer/saxophonist Braxton Cook. “Roses”, is indeed my go to track off of Something to Feel. Granted, I have listened to … Continue Reading

On Repeat | Noname – Room 25

What y’all ain’t gonna do in 2018 is sleep on Noname. Rolling Stone and Mick Jenkins are right, Noname is one of the greatest rappers alive. I have followed Noname’s work since her appearance on Chance The Rapper’s Acid Rap and she inspired one of my sewing adventures in the past (see them there receipts). … Continue Reading

On Repeat | Jackson Lundy | Justwanna

It’s springtime in the Bay Area and its a crisp 63 degrees. While I fantasize about 80 degree days and wearing crop tops, I am slowly compiling songs for a fancy-free summer season. Jackson Lundy’s “Justwanna” is certainly part of the the summertime bops playlist. First of all, the bass – play “Justwanna” with a … Continue Reading

This is it – Luchini Overalls

Camp Lo’s Uptown Saturday Night turned 20…Excuse me, while I let that sink in a bit. Recently I found myself in something of a creative output dilemma. My mother bought me a ton of fabric to use to make garments that I could sell, but I kept finding myself eyeing the fabric and making something for myself … Continue Reading