As a fashion blogger, aficionado, and an activist, I have to be conscious of the ways clothing gets produced. That’s why I wanted to talk about mass production and consumerism.
When I was visiting Myki in Brooklyn, I decided to stay for a couple of days at his loft (he was more than happy to have me!) and wander through the streets of New York.
“When I was a kid, I think I was four; I used to go to my mum’s closet and take all her dresses. I’d put on a dress, and a red lipstic, and wander around the house, pretending to be princesa Mariana. Pretty crazy, right?! (laugh)”
When I was in Portland, an old friend, Monique, hit me up, saying that she heard I was visiting Oregon. She wanted to meet for coffee and talk more about the fashion business, since she was thinking of starting a fashion blog. Here’s what we talked about:
Have you ever met a person that doesn’t want to travel the world? The one that believes that Brooklyn has everything the world has to offer? Sounds insane, but before you get to judging, be sure to read the rest of this post.
I have to say it right away: I have never seen so many different styles in my life! The Seventh Avenue habitants sure know how to dress. Here are all the styles you can steal from chic New Yorkers:
Talking to Gabriela was a blast.
Being a model is more than posing, and putting on designers’ clothes. Here’s a brutally honest look at the inside of the fashion industry.
So, as you have probably seen on social media, I stayed two weeks in Brooklyn at Myki’s loft.