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Millennials Empowered in New York City

My latest post for my column on InternMatch.com has just been released! In it, I break down New York’s power principle and how I’ve taken full advantage of it as a fashion intern. x Alexandra
Jul 25, 2014

Millennials Empowered in New York City

My latest post for my column on InternMatch.com has just been released! In it, I break down New York’s power principle and how I’ve taken full advantage of it as a fashion intern. x Alexandra

Jul 22, 2014

I’ve Profiled… Romeo Hunte New York

I’ve Profiled… Romeo Hunte New York

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Deux Hommes was right to take notice of Romeo Hunte New York. Hunte’s designs are inspired. They fill a decidedly downtown sportswear niche that others simply haven’t tapped.

His silky textures and plaid prints are simple on their own, but together, the look is luxurious and wearable. I am particularly nuts about his silky plaid pants and his velvet blazer; the high school girl still in prep…

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Jul 21, 2014

En Route Tracks: Let’s Listen Together

En Route Tracks: Let’s Listen Together

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It’s been a long time since I’ve updated my friends/readers about what I’ve been listening to. That’s about to end!

So while I’m en route to le job, home, or a play date on a Thursday night, I’m plugged in to these tracks. Here’s to listening together!

Cool Kids- EchoSmith

I Saw You- Beach Vacation

Le monde n’y peut rien- Peter Peter

Anything Could Happen- Ellie Goulding

Shameless- Lissie

Intr…

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Jul 18, 2014

I’ve Profiled… Andrea Jiapei Li

I’ve Profiled… Andrea Jiapei Li

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The designer, Andrea Jiapei Li, has been lovely to work with. I continue to look forward to what she designs in the future. We’ve even agreed to keep in touch through New York’s Fashion Week come September; Parsons has its own show around that time, featuring its student designers, and I’ve got my eye on a seat or two!

Hope you all enjoy the latest in my editorial venture with Deux Hommes!

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Jul 8, 2014

Youth, Baby: It’s Capital in the Big Apple

Youth, Baby: It’s Capital

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Without sounding like a numchuck, I’m in my early 20s and I do what any other 20-something in New York City does: I go out; I mingle; I have a cranberry and vodka, sometimes two, and I love it. This past fourth of July weekend, though, was on another level.

On Friday, I have to admit– my holiday plans were as stale as a Lindsay Lohan mug shot… I was going to stay in, write up a story I was on…

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InternMatch: “Fast City, Fast Fashion”

This month, I’ve shared a little bit more about my networking experiences, plus social, around New York.
Jul 2, 2014

InternMatch: “Fast City, Fast Fashion”

This month, I’ve shared a little bit more about my networking experiences, plus social, around New York.

Jun 28, 2014 / 2 notes

New York: Playground for the Youth, Hedonists, Europhiles, Fashionistas, & Financiers

Boom! Clap! You Make Me Feel Good!

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Last night a bug– I won’t say whether it was a cockroach because then that would make it too real– and it flew directly onto my laptop’s keyboard. This is New York. You’ll find bugs in random places, like on your laptop while watching reruns of GIRLS at 11:30pm. There will be random homeless men, crouched over with no-name cardboard cups, in the streets, accosting you by calling you different…

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Jun 26, 2014

Alexandra Gámez for Deux Hommes

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FALLEN ANGEL: GELAREH DESIGNS

DEUX HOMMES

My first editorial spread for avant-garde fashion magazine Deux Hommes has been published!

I am very grateful for the opportunity to write for two founders with such an finely developed sense of purpose for their magazine.

I look forward to creating many more designer profiles in the future!

x

Alexandra

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Jun 15, 2014

InternMatch Column: Oh Come All Ye Faithful

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As previously mentioned to you guys, my official InternMatch column has been published in its first installment. I’ll be contributing monthly, so there will be consistent updates on my life and working my way toward landing an entry level (whatever that means!!) opportunity in the fashion industry.

Yah, I’m excited, too! (: Just click through to read my story on fresh!

Enjoy!!

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Jun 8, 2014

Lessons Learned

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Five weeks in, New York has been like a parental shield, hovering over me and then pissing off at just the right moment when I need to learn a valuable life lesson. As I told my current roommate and good girlfriend: “Shit happens and then the universe kind of scoops you up and saves you; it throws you a bone.”

Besides every tiger professional aching to achieve her goals, there’s a person of real…

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I’ve Got My Eye On YOU

Just discovered a young artist/model/actress who custom designs Keds and Vans and such. These are MAJ, and I’m in love. End of. x
Jun 1, 2014

I’ve Got My Eye On YOU

Just discovered a young artist/model/actress who custom designs Keds and Vans and such. These are MAJ, and I’m in love. End of. x

May 26, 2014

#Sorrynotsorry

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Hellooooo, readers!! It’s been way too long.

It’s been three whole weeks that I’ve lived in New York now and I have experienced more in these past few weeks than I have while at university for four toiling years! I’ve been cat called ’til kingdom come, hit in the face by a rogue cell phone on the subway, led astray by a faux club promotor and a man with a nylon backpack and a yellow blazer, and…

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Apr 30, 2014

Vogue’s 73 Questions with SJP !

This little clip is everything… and so is her space. X

Apr 30, 2014

Packin’, Man is it Work!

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Yes, the day has arrived. I’ve packed up my teddy bear, my men’s power speed stick (because, like Mindy Lahiri, nothing else is going to cut it), and my fashion sensibilities– from my Joie to my Benefit. Oh, and those silk bundles: those are currently protecting my J.Crew jewelry collection. And beauty? Well, that needs no explanation! (:

It’s time to get outta here. The bright light is…

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Apr 21, 2014

Moving is Rubbish

Moving is Trash

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Me, like many of you, aren’t able to fully understand how much crap we actually carry around from one homestead to another. Facing this hard truth is like finding out it’s too late to catch up on flossing and you now have gingivitis. Moving sucks, and you’ve still got to take out the trash.

Here’s some photos of the gargantuan, and seemingly pointless, piles of trash that are destined for…

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