Posts Tagged: New York City

Slouching Towards Bethlehem

“Past life”…past lives. Indeed, I have been many beings at different times and sometimes all at once. I have been the impetuous and impatient child; I have been the confident teenager and the surreptitiously diffident adult; I have been that girl who couldn’t run between two goalposts had my very existence depended on it and I have inhabited the life of, as my friend Tom christened it, “the Ghanaian Lara Croft”

Slouching Towards Bethlehem

“Past life”…past lives. Indeed, I have been many beings at different times and sometimes all at once. I have been the impetuous and impatient child; I have been the confident teenager and the surreptitiously diffident adult; I have been that girl who couldn’t run between two goalposts had my very existence depended on it and I have inhabited the life of, as my friend Tom christened it, “the Ghanaian Lara Croft”

In Defense of Winter

So many of us are getting our panties all up in a bitter, twisted bunch because it does not feel enough like spring yet. Though I am happier for the longer days, thrilled to have sunlight still filtering through my

In Defense of Winter

So many of us are getting our panties all up in a bitter, twisted bunch because it does not feel enough like spring yet. Though I am happier for the longer days, thrilled to have sunlight still filtering through my

(Wo)Man in the Mirror

Mirrored sunglasses. They’re all the rage. You either hate them (terminator  lenses, my cousin calls them) or if you are like me, you love them for their impact. There is no middle ground. Illustration by Nelly Aba      What I

(Wo)Man in the Mirror

Mirrored sunglasses. They’re all the rage. You either hate them (terminator  lenses, my cousin calls them) or if you are like me, you love them for their impact. There is no middle ground. Illustration by Nelly Aba      What I

Ru’s Blues

It’s is sort of ironic that a menswear look should be inspired by a drag queen, no? When I first saw Rupaul strut into the workroom on an episode of Rupaul’s Drag Race in a crisp white double-breasted blazer with

Ru’s Blues

It’s is sort of ironic that a menswear look should be inspired by a drag queen, no? When I first saw Rupaul strut into the workroom on an episode of Rupaul’s Drag Race in a crisp white double-breasted blazer with