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SEOUL FASHION WEEK DAY SIX

Mag&Logan + Low Classic + BeauHemm

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SEOUL FASHION WEEK DAY FOUR

Lee Sang Bong + PushButton +

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SEOUL FASHION WEEK DAY THREE

SumiSumi + Paul&Alice    

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SEOUL FASHION WEEK DAY TWO

ANS + Resurrection + Studio

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SEOUL FASHION WEEK DAY ONE

Songzio + Ordinary People + Munsoo

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I ain’t worried none

Time does quicken, if only because my adult brain has adapted so many facets of retirement. Escapism in long form, there will be months at a time ...

Two Stupid Paragraphs and No pictures.

Someone asked me last night, in broken English, what my goals in life are. Knowing the groups communication level I responded, "Not to kill myself ...

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Feeling Old and Eating Black Beans

I celebrated finding black beans at the grocery store near my house, in addition to the chickpeas and chili beans that I already knew existed. Now, ...

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Moments in the Sun

This face is essentially representative about how I feel today. Last night after a short run and a don'thavetimetowashmyhair shower I put on a body ...

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Three Days in Seoul

In Tokyo my visa status is limited to an entertainer. This visa, the "Entertainment Visa," commonly referred too amongst expats as the "Stripper ...

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Sister Sister

I think my last trip to Seoul destroyed any brain cells left that were capable of creative writing, which leaves me with two options: One-- lament ...

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Last Month in Magazines

As anyone who follows my Instagram knows, it's been an interesting year of work for me so far. I'd love to sit here and write out how amazing my life ...

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Tokyo Fashion Week Kick Off Party

It's pretty windy out, I have to hold my oversized Game of Thrones winter coat closed with one hand and my bike handlebar with the other. My tiger ...

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A Hatred of Sound

I hate the sound of sniffling. When I was just a kid my mom babysat this toddler who had perpetual snot running down her nose and into her mouth. ...

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Cute Guys and Where to Find them- One Life

Here in Japan the Host/Hostess club remains ever popular as a valid form of social interaction. Paying to speak to someone might sound absurd, but if ...

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The Average Donut Day

I just finished working, stop in a Kawasaki station Krispy kreme with nose full of snot and eyes watery with tears. I order a chocolate glaze with ...

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Days in New York, Part Three

We went across the street to the Pink Pony, a small candlelit restaurant overlooking damp and rainy Ludlow street. The owner, a fat and angry ...

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Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, A Vegetarian’s Journey.

I parked my bike outside on the green metal railing, spitefully and directly in front of the "No Bicycle" sign. I was, naturally, on time, and my ...

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Days in New York, Part Two

I met Laura and Johnny at Veselka, the (still) popular Polish restaurant on 10th and 1st. They were sitting in the back with one extra, his name was ...

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Days in New York, Part One

Four or five years ago I was living underwater. Something about my developing brain made it easy to hallucinate during waking hours. An unwanted ...

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Yellow Fever and The Asian Man

I've fallen off the deep end. I have always been boy crazy, from the time I broke up with my first boyfriend in high school, going to Tokyo shortly ...

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The Average Boy with the Pouty Lips

I can't stop staring at this guy adjacent from me. He looks like he has kept the same haircut since he was a young boy. Short and typical, nothing ...

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The Croissant and the Underachiever

Being productive is the hardest thing I face every day. Maybe skipping out on University and falling asleep every day in High School under my desk ...

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Trust Me, You Don’t Want to Date an Asian Celebrity

The server I was streaming a Korean drama on just cut out while I was moving on to part 2 of episode 17, Boys Over Flowers. Koo Jun-Pyo's fiance was ...

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On Body Image and Dating Girls

I've been modeling for almost twelve years now. In high school when I started I was a mere string bean of a person. Not an ounce of fat on my five ...

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Flower Man

How did I end up here? What were the moments that lead up to this moment, in this room, clouded by ambient music and surrounded by empty cans of ...

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The Usually Daily Shame Type Stuff

I slept so heavily that my head had a different weight when I woke up. I needed an extra thirty minutes to drift off and sleep again before the ...

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Collaboration: Joseph and Stacey

Before I left New York and I had the pleasure of collaborating with the Korean bag brand Joseph and Stacey, styling a few different of my personal ...

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Fuck Gimpo

Three weeks ago in Gimpo two guys rode by me on their bicycles and slapped my ass. I was walking to a convenience store around midnight down a quiet ...

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The Hongdae Princess Castle

I spent my last night out in Seoul sitting in fort at a park in Hongdae, surrounded by the intoxicated and rowdy youth of Korea who were sleeping on ...

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Nothing Better

It's so fucking weird, to be sitting here, at this cafe in Nonhyeon. This cafe where I spent so many sleepless evening before. It's called Nothing ...

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Tomorrow Will be Different

There are a few days out of every year where it is possible for me to step out of my own head and see myself in another context, one that isn't ...

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Smells Like You’re a Grown Up.

I'm sitting at Denny's drinking a small glass of beer to cure my hangover from staying out until 9am and talking myself into a relationship that I ...

Hello World, I am, Ennui

I am not sure at what point people started being disposable for me, though it is more of a reflection of how I view myself than a statement of ...

I Don’t Know What Day it is

I don't know what day it is. I don't know what day it is because I don't look at my calendar.  I intentionally avoid the date looming at the top ...

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A New Kind of Tokyo

Back in Tokyo it rains every day, sometimes for ten minutes, sometimes all day long. Today is the first day that I have seen blue sky drifting behind ...

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Milady’s

I'm staying at Jimmy's house. He lives on Thompson and Houston on the sixth floor of an old walk-up building. You can't forget anything when you head ...

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Chef Dreams

When I originally moved to New York I wanted to quit modeling. After a couple of years on the road which were interspersed with awkward trips back to ...

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Seoul & Tokyo

Korea is a frozen cold wasteland of cat cafes and Korean barbecue restaurants. If I didn't love it so much I'd hate it. Hate the ice, hate wearing ...

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Giving Up on Twenty-Six

I was already late for work, and my stomach was upset. It's not even my stomach. It's like I got sick with the flu and ended up with someone else's ...

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Memories of Flu. A Sad Beginning to a Worse End.

The only benefit of illness is the social acceptation of complaint, we who have little in our lives from day to could wish for nothing greater than a ...

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Coffee and Punishment

Cafe Veloce, "blend coffee," pray tell what it is that you are blended with? Surely it is nothing to be recognized as coffee. Perhaps the diarrhea ...

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Running and Peanuts

So I hurt my leg. I'm somewhat of an avid runner, especially in the winter when the wind is chilled and there's a slight chance of misty dew falling. ...

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House Cat

I find it difficult to get out of bed in the morning, this is the most challenging point in my day, second only to finding the energy, or reason, to ...

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Monday Morning Toast

It's raining today. When I woke up at six it wasn't raining yet, I was feeling awake, almost, and almost convinced myself to get out of bed to go ...

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Earthquakes and Hurricanes

This coffee tastes like shit. How repetitive, there's not a notebook that I have from Japan that doesn't mention that I'm drinking shitty ...

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Who Goes to Starbucks.

I like sitting at Starbucks Tsutaya in Daikanyama, it's a warm bookshop and they play Christmas music and everyone looks happy. Outside there are ...

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Of that Girl Who Died.

My friend died just after middle school, I use the term, "friend," loosely, as in actuality I had no friends during those three years. I had images ...

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Bum Life

So Pierre moved here, finally. All those months in Tokyo sleeping on his apartment floor amidst piles of garbage are now a distant sweet memory; The ...

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Hairy and Inconclusive

I didn't shave my legs for three weeks. The first week was because I had left my razor in Connecticut, and I thought that eventually I would return ...

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A Few Words from the Bottom

"You first depressed American I've met!" He boasted excitedly in broken English, his face swollen and red from alcohol, a mist of sweat across his ...

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Hey You, Get Out of My Head.

Close your eyes. Keep them closed. Stop. Don't laugh. Hold it in. You don't want to explain what you're laughing about. "Well, you see sir, I've just ...

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Don’t Fight your Future Baby.

  When I wrote this poem I was in a dark place that now I cannot remember. Remembering would be going back to that room, closing the door ...

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Adventures in Early Adulthood, Seokmo Island

I met our group at Gimpo airport, a short express subway ride on line number nine from ShinNonyeon station. From there we take our groceries and ...

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Two Days Ago

It's nearly midnight, having woke up at 1pm, still exhausted, dehydrated, and suffering from an exhausting sense of failure, I walk to one of my many ...

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Relapse

I've been in Seoul for almost a week now, with what started to be a few amazing days. The weather, proving to be a major factor, seventy degrees and ...