Beauty, Cambodia, Expat, Fashion, lifestyle, Personal, Phnom Penh, Travel

Not en vogue: human props.

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I understand the thrill of traveling, particularly for a photoshoot. Even moreso if that photoshoot is somewhere exotic, new, and unlike anywhere you’ve ever been. When you have a strong bond with the photographer- which I definitely appreciate because many of my best friends are photographers-  it makes everything even more fun: the locations, the wardrobe, the styling, the props!

But the props…the props I’m noticing more and more in fashion are actual humans. Not like “here we’re posing together for this campaign, lookbook, or magazine” but “let’s use these kids or this withered man in the shot because they add such local flavor!”

Blegh.

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Beauty, lifestyle, Personal

Reblog: Why Do We Hate Plastic Surgery So Freaking Much?

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This piece about the mindset and opinions around plastic surgery really resonated with me. Being overall unhappy with my lack of boobage since I hit puberty and realized those knockers weren’t coming in, I’ve always felt like something was missing. Well, two things specifically.

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