One of our favorite female multimedia dream queens, Nicolette Daskalakis, illustrated our favorite poems from her #FrenchGirlPoetry series. Dreamy, wry, and not afraid of heartbreak, Nicolette’s poetry speaks to the modern-day hopeless romantic in all of us.
This Sunday, I took a trip to the Black Market (an arts market, not that market) in Cambridge, MA brought to life by Boston Hassle. Read on for some of my favorite modern girl artists and sellers to keep an eye on!
My father used to be a painter and would encourage me to read into the lives of famous artists, whose works always surrounded us as if family portraits. These are a few picks of the reads that have impacted me the most, the ones I will always find myself drifting back to when in desperate need of inspiration, the ones I hope you find a part of yourself in too, with luck.
I feel inadequate because I don’t have 10,000 Instagram followers, because I’m not an “it girl” or an influencer, and because I don’t fit my own skewed definition of “cool on the internet”. I know I’m not alone in this feeling. Can I feel significant offline… without being significant online?
finding home within yourself is the difference between being alone and being lonely. allow yourself to enjoy being alone, and if you ever feel lonely, just know that your home will always be there, waiting for you.
Ellie Rosenwasser lays down some real wisdom in her dissection of smooth-talking boys and “the scene” of arts and music: “The lesson I’ve learned is to not mess around with skaters who allude to promises of truth and sensitivity. I’m taking the high road and staying the hell away from charming, lanky, white boy musicians with jawlines that could pierce my skin if they tried.”
Zoe Allen shares her all-too-familiar experience the anxiety of trying to create a perception of oneself on social media. “It is human to care, but I am sick of caring this much.”