December 14, 2015 / 12:00 PM
2015 was personally an incredible year for literature.
My Goodreads account has never been more (ab)used.
I discovered the enamoring world of graphic novels – many thanks to the fiercely beautiful and thought-provoking Daytripper by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá. I was acquainted with the works of Adrian Tomine, Emily Carroll, and Daniel Clowes, to name a few. I am almost done with Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time adapted and illustrated by ...
December 13, 2015 / 12:00 PM
(Dreamy, Bazaar, Rebel, Obsess, Backstage)
I thought I was over liquid lipsticks until one October day – I was at an incredibly fragile state – my reasoning was compromised, and I purchased these lip products. YouTube has been abuzz over the L.A. Girl Flat Finish Pigment Glosses. Lately, liquid lipsticks have been a bit sparse at the drugstore that these seem to be Heaven-sent (P250 on online stores, $5.00 on the website).
Count Milani’s Amore Matte Lip ...
December 09, 2015 / 12:00 PM
“What I see is that look in her eyes, the one that says she’s worthy of that stare, that all the attention is well-deserved. That’s when I click the shutter.”
(BJ Pascual, PUSH)
Through the years of taking portraits – I started in 2011 – I’ve come to photograph the same faces over and over again. My friends have always been so gracious to allow me to, if I may humbly say so, ...
December 05, 2015 / 12:00 PM
I was 15 when I found out who BJ Pascual was.
I was in high school spending lunch breaks inside the library with ragged, old books and some days, my (Nylon, Dazed and Confused, Teen Vogue, Seventeen, and Girlfriend) magazines. I bought them with my allowance at the neighborhood Book Sale. I had very few friends. I honestly did not know I was an introvert; I thought I was just different thus isolating ...
November 29, 2015 / 12:00 PM
“How are you?”
“I’m in a really good place right now.”
Lately, I’ve been taking the time to get in touch with a lot of my friends who are younger than me, and I find that they can teach me so much about humility, faith, and love.
My perception of the three have been tainted – not stained – by experience through the years that I’ve learned to simply humble myself, step back, and ...