Summer Street Style On 35 mm

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[wearing: American Apparel tank, thrifted maxi skirt, Madewell sandals] I shot some photos on 35 mm film last week with my friend Todd and here they are. It’s too hot in New Orleans to think too much about clothes, so I’ve been leaning towards crop tops and bottoms that let my legs breathe. My dream is to someday have a summer house…

Karen Wallace: If You Want It, Go Get It!

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I’ve known Karen Wallace for quite some time, but I was especially intrigued when I saw she was hosting a recent event for The New Movement – partly because improv absolutely terrifies me, but also because even though Karen has pursued many different creative avenues since I’ve known her, it somehow all makes sense. She was part of Jean-Eric, a…

A Bridesmaid Dress You Can Wear Again

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[wearing: Jen’s Pirate Booty dress (similar here), MIA sandals] Bridesmaid dresses have a pretty bad reputation – they’re typically expensive, it’s a toss up as to whether they’ll be flattering or not, and they usually can’t be re-purposed for other occasions. This one, however, has proven an exception to all rules. I wore it in my friend Jessica’s wedding and…

Morgan Dixon: “I’m Only Getting Started”

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Morgan Dixon, founder of M.A.D. Nails, is an effervescent ball of energy and personality. In just over half a year, she’s created quite a local buzz around her brand. First working out of Fifi Mahony’s in the French Quarter and now operating on a freelance basis, Morgan offers private appointments, pop-up collaborations, and custom press-on nail sets. She’s an incredibly…

Katie Barroso: “You Can’t Give Up Now”

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  Continuing on with the Workflow series, this week’s interview features Katie Barroso. Originally from northern California, Katie moved to New Orleans in 2010 to pursue a degree in Latin American studies. She planned to become a college professor but ended up abandoning her studies to pursue a tattoo apprenticeship, which she recently completed. I met Katie a few years ago…