Existing in alternative communities is without a doubt a choice, asking us to sacrifice our confidence, our hope, and our love of life for it because of our race, our sexuality, and our body image is cruel. It’s the type of cruelty, that isn’t aesthetic or cute.Read More
Battle Mage - Magical Girl
Inspired by my love of Anime Magical Girls, this facet of my writing and style represents my Kawaii (Japanese for “Cute”) lifestyle. I admire Ultra Femme aesthetics, the color pink, and magic. From Sailor Moon to Sanrio this part of me is 100% invested in being Kawaii and Fierce.
I like Sailor Moon and yes I love these magical girl spins into a whole new outfit. That's powerful transformation, and that's freaking magical, and I love that. I just don't trust how we perceive magical girls despite how complex their stories can be. There's a performative nature to what it means to be a magical girl that reminds me that there is more to life than being cute. There is substance, there is a struggle, there is trial, power, and ambition.Read More
I hope to be a resource one day for people of color to see and feel that they can be magical too. Why? Well, I like to consider myself a knight for kawaii melanin, and I protect those in those spaces who need it.Read More
The weather outside is frightful, but it doesn’t mean your fashion has to be. Get some Kawaii Street Wisdom from my closet, and aestheticRead More