Tendency ; Pastel Proclivities

Pastels are a tricky colour family. At once juvenile and matronly, reminiscent of childhood toys and grandma’s chintzy home decor. It’s candy and ice cream, Marie Antoinette, porcelain figurines and colour-matched 1950s dream kitchens all at the same time. You must admit that pastels are having a moment in contemporary culture – in fashion a mix of grandma-chic and girly nostalgia draws the appreciation of stylish young women. Brands like...

Back from the dead

Oh jeez. Hi! Where the fuck have I been?! Let’s say real life throttled me. Punched me in the face. I don’t hide the fact that I have a case of the Bad Brains, but this time around, it’s been more about the exhaustion and general confusion. I’m fine, I’m alive, I’m taking my meds, I’m seeing a very expensive therapist, yada yada. I’ve been picking fights with men as...