What a Revolutionary Is Made Of

“Sometimes, the greatest safety can be found in taking the right risk. Whether it be an individual, a community or a country, when faced with tragedy or fearful uncertainty, we either become bigger and enter life more fully, or else we accept a diminished life and resign ourselves to a smaller way of being.” MichaelContinue reading “What a Revolutionary Is Made Of”

The Designer: Nancy Gonzalez

By: Gabriela Yareliz Her python bags go for thousands. You may remember that memorable closet scene in The Devil Wears Prada when her name is mentioned as Andy is handed a teal bag. Colombian-born designer Nancy Gonzalez has infiltrated the American and global handbag fashion world to the point of making her iconic. Her firstContinue reading “The Designer: Nancy Gonzalez”

My Goggles

By: Gabriela Yareliz Tonight, I was transported back to the early 2000s. (I watched How to Deal). I know I take you back there a lot, and I think it’s because there was a purity to how unique we were then. We had to be, in a world with no social media or influencers. WeContinue reading “My Goggles”

Leading Lady

By: Gabriela Yareliz I am committed to writing more regularly here because I simply miss it. I am here, already dreaming of Easter. Pastel colored dresses, and light trench coats with no leggings. A dream. February is almost over. It’s wild. Tonight, I read a magazine for a bit. Cherry Bombe featured the lovely andContinue reading “Leading Lady”

Reflections Before Bedtime #85

A remix of what is in my brain… Don’t see yourself through the eyes of others. There will be times where others will think you have suffered a great loss, but you are actually winning. And there are moments when you look like you are winning, but you are miserable. Diane von Furstenberg (paraphrase) “ThoseContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #85”

Leap Year

‘Leap Year’ is a ‘top 10’ movie for me. It always makes me smile, and this is just the perfect time to watch it. Magical things happen when we let life surprise us, and we surrender control. Anna: Jeremy and me, it didn’t work out. Declan: I’m sorry. Anna: Well, when my 60 seconds came around,Continue reading “Leap Year”

All Hail, The Clooneys!

  By: Gabriela Yareliz [Images from The Daily Mail, sources are corner stamped] Can we take a moment to soak up the elegance and commanding presence of the Clooneys? Stunning. These two lit Berlin on fire.

Reflections Before Bedtime #68

By: Gabriela Yareliz Not too long ago, I was looking at photos from a movie premiere Leonardo DiCaprio and Clare Danes had in the 1990s. The fashion was terrible. I think there is a whole BuzzFeed article dedicated to the horrendous fashion. I won’t post a photo from the premiere. You’re welcome, Clare Danes. GoogleContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #68”

You’ve Got Mail

By: Gabriela Yareliz One time, my friend Esmeralda was telling us what she would write in a one-paragraph matrimonial ad for each of us. It was a bunch of us from the law school clinic eating and chatting together when this went down. When it was time to write my ad, she said something alongContinue reading “You’ve Got Mail”