From Daily Faves

Three Fave Books Right Now

Need a new companion for your daily commute? We’ve got you covered in three very different directions. Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I picked this book up on a whim at Foyles and didn’t realize until I was halfway through that I had encountered a clip from a Ted Talk by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in my newsfeed a few weeks earlier. In it, she lightly but thoroughly tackled the racist preconceptions a college roommate had about her home country of Nigeria (go watch The Danger of a Single Story). I’ve since learned you can’t go wrong with reading anything…

Three Fave Underrated Chick Flick Leads

Fine, not all of three of these gals are the leads – you got me. But you can leave that negativity at the front door and read on anyway, because I assure all three women are worth watching. Loretta Castorini – Moonstruck (1987) Cher is an icon. So you’d think it would be impossible for her to play a role where you don’t first and foremost see her as, well, Cher, right? Enter her Oscar-winning performance as Loretta Castorini. We’ll skip past the fact that this is also one of Nic Cage’s best performances (and best lines – “A BRIDE…

Five Fave Easy Wardrobe Pick-Me-Ups

Looking good and feeling on point is probably my favorite past time. When you’re feeling yourself, even walking down the street gets you pumped. (It doesn’t hurt if you’ve got headphones and the right soundtrack to help this process.) Here are my favorite wardrobe pick-me-ups. For me these are the best (and mostly easy) things…

Five Fave Tattoo Instas

Years ago I remember slogging through tattoo shop websites, trying to find new artists and scoping out slow-loading portfolio pages from a PC that nearly whirred itself to death on more than one occasion. These days, expanding my tattoo aesthetic comes with no such technical burdens. So without further ado, my current five fave tattoo…