Oiselle Show at NYFW: A revelation, and an inspiration.


Nolcha Fashion Week is an event held in the middle of New York Fashion Week specifically for independent designers to showcase their stuff.  Many of the designers here sent some great looks down the runway: beautiful dresses, artful tops, delicate skirts.  My favorite, though, surely comes as no surprise: The #BirdMachine. Oiselle, a girl-powered, game-changing […]

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Does being competitive take the “fun” out of everything?


For Christmas last year, MB gave me a tennis racket and a package of tennis lessons.  After a few “beginners” lessons, I decided to try some private lessons.  I really liked seeing myself improve every week, and I thought tennis could be a fun activity to get into if I improved enough to play others. Fast […]

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