Thursday, September 24, 2009

chi-town throw back!

my fashion week wasn't that exciting so i ran off to Chicago to visit fams with my hubby. my great grandmother aka granny and grand ma aka Zelma are pure jokes and they are both still alive and kickin'. my granny still chugs her Old Style beer everyday at her "watering hole" also known as a bar and girl friend still works at 93 years old and drives a 2008 pontiac! words cannot begin to describe how funny these two personalities are. David was dying of sheer laughter, he had no idea how wonderfully funny and awesome my grannies are! my family on my father's side is from Clarksdale, Mississippi and later moved to Chi-Town in the late 30's. it's crazy how much my great granny has seen in her life time from workin' for nothing in the cotton fields to seeing Obama elected as president! we actually got to pass by Obama's home in Hyde Park but didn't see a thing since SWAT cars are guarding and barricading a 2 block radius but very cool!
Next to kickin' jokes, eating grits, drinking Old Style and sight seeing I managed to scan a few old skool polaroids of my fams back in the day. i love old photos! they just look artsy no matter who's taking it.
par example

my uncle is hidden in the top row first on the left

i love this photo! it's so 70's and as we all know i should have been around to enjoy the 70's. that's my uncle bottom left

here's my papa. aren't the couch and wall paper to die for?!!!

that's my grandma Zelma second from the left

my great granny on the left and grandma on the right

i love how these guys are rockin' their hats

that's my aunt. i love her shirt! it's so random

how many people can say they have photos of their great great GREAT grand parents? well that's mine above.
i love old photos :)

yours truly! i'm such an asian baby with baggy diapers :P

Friday, September 11, 2009

here i come NY!!!

i arrive in NY on Sept 14th!!! 3 days from now! i'll get to catch the tail end of fashion week in NY for the very first time. i generally avoid large crowds but i'm curious to check out the scene. any fashion heads in NY wanna hit up some fashion venues with yours truly holla!!
p.s. my effin' mac crashed this weekend deleting everything!
lucky me is getting my laptop replaced fo FREE PLUS upgrades! I LOVE YOU MAC! as the saying goes...with every disadvantage there is a greater advantage. any who i can't wait to watch all the drama unfold

Thursday, September 3, 2009

summer's passing

it's sad but true. summer is gone and fall is here. but fall happens to be my favorite season of the year. and why? the nostalgic memories of back to school, the beautiful kaleidoscope of colours the trees take on and the perfect temperatures are a few of the reasons why.
so here's my shoot from this past weekend that says farewell to summer.

photography: yours truly
model: Madison
styling: Cassy Meier
makeup: Ghassan
agent: Corey @ Next