Prepping for Baby vs Yourself

Confession; I’m an A-type personality and a one on the enneagram. I need order and structure in my life to give me the illusion I have control. So naturally, when I got pregnant, I researched every product on the market. Since I was stuck in bed for three months, I had plenty of time to…

New Appreciation

My parents and I come from Guyana, South America. We migrated to the United States in 1987, when I was just one year old. Brooklyn, NY became our home. As my father currently nears the end of his life, he reminisces often. He tells me the version of old stories that my mother would never…

8 Months

I’ve been impatiently waiting for more than eight months for this to end.That’s been eight months of vomiting, of losing weight, of suffering, then of putting on weight again…always suffering, of course. Eight months with two lockdowns: you were conceived in one and will be born in the other.Eight months with a wonderful fiancé who…

In Conversation With Model & Muse Brook Power

Photographed by Emma Bella Bassill 2020 has been really testing. Emotionally, how are you feeling? Well, I’m currently standing in my living room which flooded last week, surveying how much of it needs to be demoed…floors, walls. It’s days before Christmas and a month and a half before this baby in my belly is due….

Road to Motherhood

Photographed by Evelyn Eslava, Mother Muse Elise Harris My road to motherhood has been unexpected. It’s been turbulent and painful and amazing. Becoming a mother was a sacred experience I look back on with excruciating memories. Becoming a mother challenged my every belief. It challenged who I thought I was. It broke me into a…

In Conversation With Lauren Gores Ireland Co-founder of Summer Fridays

Photographed by Joyce Park, Hairstylist Ashlee Rose at Forward Artists Agency using Oribe, Wardrobe stylist Monica Rose at the Wall group Assisted by Katie Peare, Makeup artist Maria Vargas-Guzman using Westman Atelier and Ilia Beauty How are you feeling? I feel calm—something I wouldn’t have expected had you asked me a few months ago. As…

The Perfect Breastfeeding Winter Capsule Wardrobe by Teat & Cosset

Teat & Cosset never disappoints. Whether you’re growing your baby or breastfeeding, you’ll be able to find something from their collection that will fit your needs. Teat & Cosset offers stylish maternity wear and functionality for nursing mothers. Pregnancy and nursing pieces shouldn’t feel like a short-term investment! Their winter essentials have trusty tops with…

Nature Recharge

I was born the same month as the collapse of the USSR. It was a very challenging time. Cards were given to families to receive produce and essentials such as toilet paper and soap. My mother told me that, just because I was born, we were entitled to one more piece of soap!  We didn’t…