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A Bit Of Power. A Bit Of Style

posted on: September 13, 2017


A few weeks ago, I sat down with The Cut and discussed what power means to me, while wearing beautiful Eileen Fisher pieces. The feature focuses on myself and three other  women and I was so inspired by their answers as well. Personally, I've always stood by my convictions when it comes to "power" and what tend to idealize, instead of realizing it is something within ourselves. Just like happiness, I think it's one of the many things people all too often go searching for. When in reality, it is right there. You are in charge of it. No one else.


Isn't it funny when we turn all of what we desire and possibly envy in others, on to ourselves? There's real power in realizing that we do that, and we are in charge of the way in which we view something.

Here's a bit from the interview:

You write and speak a lot about your kids. What power do they give you?

My kids have showed me there’s something beyond every day. I’m always hustling for them, too. There’s a lot of responsibility. I’m very, very tired. I’m very annoyed. I’m impatient. A lot of the time, I’m not kind. But I find power in realizing I was not a good person, and that I’ve got to be better for them tomorrow. There’s power in being able to size up what stories I want them to tell about me, about their childhood, and choosing to continue every day to change that story.

You can see more of the images and read the full-interview with all of the women, over on The Cut. Thanks so much for having me!!




(Photography by Mary Fix, Styling by Jess Mederos, Makeup by Moani Lee for Beauty Exchange NYC, Hair by Johnny Lavoy for The Cut)

15 comments:

  1. Congrats on your feature! I love the colors and tones they used in your shoot and your hair looks bomb! Checking out the full feature now!

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    1. Thank you Sheriden. Was definitely feeling my hair that day!

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  2. Love these photos of you and the excerpt from your interview!

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  3. Beautiful photos the colors look good on you! Congratulations on your feature honest and straight forward conversation.

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    1. Thank you so much for reading the interview, Jescye

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  4. Your interview is a great one, you inspire a lot of young women like myself!

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  5. I love this feature, your look, your hair, and you are glowing! Such a beautiful woman!

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    1. Thank you so much for the sweet comment, Rose!

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  6. Love the interview!!! I would love this outfit for work !!!

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  7. You look absolutely amazing! I almost want to dye my hair now.

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