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THE S U M M I T || 12.29.14

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Journey / Self

“And she soared high above the trees, towards the vast escaping light. From the shallows of her darkness, she broke free in majestic flight.” – m.r. It was not even two hours after my flight had landed in Los Angeles that I found myself back where I had left off, Elysian Park. Before departing for New York two weeks ago, the crew and I headed up to the same spot after our latest shoot to […]

INNOCENT E Y E S

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Empowerment

“In a bed of cooling clover, there she lay. With lips like apples, on a crisp Fall day. Her skin was her canvas, for all colors display. However her self-image wasn’t where she held her greatest power. It was in her bright eyes of wonder as she daydreamed in a light slumber where she saw the world anew, growing more beautiful with each days view. And till this day, she never let anyone tame her […]

W H I T E KNOLL DR.

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Fashion Exploring

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”   -Socrates   Photographed by Evan Woods, Ace Hotel DTLA When I first moved to Chinatown, I was curiously drawn to a large hill on White Knoll Dr. As I ascended, the familiar flow of Jay-Z and Kanye flooded my mind, “Made a right on 79th, I’m coming down South Shore Drive (I remain Chi-Town) […]

O B S E R V A T I O N S || 4:42 PM || 05.09.14

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“Imagine if the life that you thought you sharedWasn’t really there–It was made up in your mind,Could be anyone, anywhere.“ —Dust Clears by Clean Bandit Looking out my bedroom window, my eyes became fixated on my neighbors kitchen window. There hung a string of dead fish that were strung like clothes on a clothes line. Living in Chinatown, this is sort of the norm, only I hadn’t really noticed it since I first moved in. I think becuase […]

Day Tripper

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Got no deeds to do, No promises to keep. I’m dappled and drowsy and ready to sleep. Let the morning time drop all its petals on me. Life, I love you; All is g r o o v y || –59th Street Bridge Song,  Simon & Garfunkel It was the first week of May and a heat wave engulfed the city of Los Angeles. A wave similar to that of the ocean when it casts its lazy spell and shifts your […]

Puttin’ on the Ritz

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“She learned to survive and reinvent herself. She envisioned a better, elegant future for herself. Like me, she knew you had to have a vision.” -American Hustle The Ritz Carlton in Downtown Los Angeles, March 2014 Photographer/Director, Evan Woods Model/MUA/Stylist, Morgan Ryan    “There is it,”  he said. I focused my eyes in the direction of Evan’s attention. The Ritz Carlton. It shined liked a beacon of light against the dark starlit sky. A diamond amongst all […]

Sunset Blush: Inside Look of Palm Springs

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” You’re not tardy for the party when you are the party.” – m.r. Another Spring Break in Palm Springs and this year was filled with many kodak moments. A short 2 night stay turned into 3 full days of photo shoots, laughs and magic moments not even a camera could capture. Here is just a  glimpse into some of the moments you can expect to see in the next week ahead! Enjoy. ACE Hotel […]

Awaken The Dreamer

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“The secret to success? It’s simple, consistent originality.” -m.r. Dream boards are useful visualization tools for manifesting your dreams into reality. A constant visual reminder of your goals and intentions helps spark a mental motivation. Ever since I could remember I have been an artist with clear vision. I know what I want and I go after it, by all means necessary. So as a visual learner, having that extra boost of motivation only helps propel […]

Venus vs. Mars

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“Whether black or white, we both like Mike We both like Jordans.” – Jay Z, Venus vs. Mars This past weekend I turned 23, the year of Michael Jordan. I began to reflect on the past with the intention to see just how far I had come this past year in my personal journey. In terms of coming into my own, I surprised myself with my improvement in creating a distinct voice and style for […]

“The Canvas of My Soul”

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LA Canvas Presents: The Romance Issue x No Vacancy My suede trench coat was softly draped over my freckled shoulders as we sashayed our way up Hollywood Boulevard. A wide brim hat concealed my red-fox fringed hair, which was leaning more on the unkept side. I guess I was going for that effortlessly cool aura tonight anyway. If it weren’t for the noise of my heels as they met the concrete, I would almost say […]