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When end of the year is around the corner, I always get nostalgic and start reflecting on all the moments and experiences that flashed by me. Sometimes it feels surreal that we’re essentially the same people, yet time has managed to mold so many external events such that things will never be the same. So midst of this growing-up process, perhaps it’s only sane of us to relive some of those childhood moments and make dreaming a reality. View Post

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To hit 10K on Instagram has to mean something right? (now be sure to also like my Facebook page) Now that I have somewhat of a presence, I’ll be answering the question several of you have asked me: Who am I exactly and what do I do? View Post

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This post was featured in and on cover of ESLV Mag Issue V, check it out for the full feature.

When we create a piece of artwork, it becomes an extended metaphor of ourselves. There’s embedded expressions that come from our subconscious’, inscrutable areas we continuously attempt to understand and control. Art Therapy taps into this aspect by using the creative process to increase self-awareness and induce personal development in a positive manner. And while therapy often implies existence of a problem, art therapy can actually benefit any of us, as long as we’re open to such aid. View Post

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Clockwise: PAUL SMITH Grandad-collar striped shirt, $350; LORO PIANA Straw Panama Hat, $735; HAMPTON SUN SPF30 Lotion, $36; THOM BROWNE Round Frame Sunglasses, $675; TOPMAN Badge Denim Shorts, $70; SAINT LAURENT Appliqued Metallic Leather Sneakers, $545

Brunch: Yes, wear a hat to brunch. You’re going to be sitting outside anyways, right? Pair a classic striped button down with badged denim shorts to give your look a fashionable update. The Metallic Sneakers are going to shine, so don’t forget your SPF lotion. View Post

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The relationship between distance and time remains a hindrance we can’t seem to conquer. Only if time travel was possible would we no longer have to wait and be patient. Especially true for commuters who face the pain on a regular basis, there’s immense wishful thinking for the simpler days when urban sprawl wasn’t as rapid and relentless. But perhaps amongst the traffic lights and bus stops, there’s something to be said about the pace we navigate our lives in a fast changing world. View Post