my bag changes daily as does its contents. today i'm carrying a 1940s doctors carpet bag from uesa goods vintage |
i'm an alchemist, i create my reality and my crystals of the moment include septarian + amethyst bc good energy doesn't happen accidentally. septarian aids in improved communication, nurtures and grounds and aids in balancing the root chakra. while and amethyst carries a high spiritual vibration of humility and devotion to the divine. i meditate through the day and amethyst aids in stilling my thoughts. as an entrepreneur, self care is critical and crystals contribute in the most powerful ways whether you're conscious of it or not.
asli pure oshun hair + body oil bc glowing melanin and coils opens doors. literally, it's a playful sweet blend of pineapple with subtle musk undertone. asli pure's blend reminds me to choose sweetness in my thinking and dealings.
laura mercier bare beige lipstick + gloss bc the nude lip didn't start with kylie. shade on a trillion. lol.
1934 leica ii-d and 35mm film bc life requires documentation. i am also challenging myself as an artist to work with different mediums.
adornments | i love rings and these turquoise zuni rings are my superpower. don't tell anyone.
glasses | nina ricci 70's prescripts bc reading strains ones eyes.
flier | as an entrepreneur, i'm encouraged to carry nomad yard marketing fliers everywhere i go - i try. i really do. but i'm a walking advertisement for the nomad yard brand so often times the fliers don't matter.
coco hydro | is a plant based electrolyte mix bc hydration is uber sexy. like seriously, these days i'm always on the move and one packet provides electrolytes and naturally occurring nutrients of zinc, magnesium, potassium and calcium.
books | m train by patti smith, + ancient iraq by george roux by reading rainbow is making a comeback. i host a book club named buy books not weaves and i'm not only the founder but the president lol no seriously, i read alot and patti smith's book captures me bc my life is a tale of failure and circumstance which has essentially shaped me into a dynamic mind. one who processes challenges and barriers as opportunities and potential. the second read, ancient iraq is part of an ongoing study of ancient civilizations and the relics we inherit.
stationery | miks letterpress + thank you cards gift box bc gratitude is key. and timeliness is my forever eternal struggle. stamps too.
pen | bc ideas are abundant x notebook x thank you notes.
tech | macbook x iphone bc wifi needs companions.
vintage life magazine | bc i'm currently researching 1970's revolutionary fashion + aesthetic for an upcoming arts exhibit.