Somewhere not too far away from here, there’s another version of me. Actually there’s more than one. We co-exists in parallel universes, and we meet for brief moments, lost in thoughts, as we look at each other in the mirror wondering what life would look like from each other’s perspective. First there’s Maya. She came […]Read more
It’s easy to say that it’s the journey that counts, not the destination, and it’s true, but how often do we forget the other crucial element: the place where the journey begins: the contrast between being born in one place versus another, in one skin, one culture, one language, one color and the impact that […]Read more
WHEN THE BODY FUNCTIONS SPONTANEOUSLY, THAT IS CALLED INSTINCT. WHEN THE SOUL FUNCTIONS SPONTANEOUSLY, THAT IS CALLED INTUITION.” –SHREE RAJNEESH When we are born, we carry the knowledge of divinity within. If you don’t believe me, stare at a newborn straight in the eye, and you’ll understand what I mean. They know. You knew. We […]Read more
Art. Artist. Creation. Creativity.
Such imposing words. So intimidating. So distant.
And yet, we can all appreciate art as beauty, as a question.
As an emotion.
But what is it that we love so much about art? . Is it perhaps the beauty of it all? Is it that it materializes the value of an emotion. Or is it simply knowing that behind every piece there’s silence. So much silence in a world where noise is a constant. We’re starving for silence and that’s exactly what it seems that artists have. The opportunity to listen to their minds. Opportunities to create. Space. Solitude. Yes. we might just be buying the materialization of the greatest commodity of our time. Silence.
Washington DC is one of those places whose name you learn by heart since you are a kid, no matter where you were born. The impact that every decision taken here has, is beyond compare. It’s full of grandiose monuments. They all stand for beautiful ideals, and were built by people who believed in them. […]Read more
You can only understand your journey from the perspective of your future self. When you’re living in the present there’s way too much noise.
I don’t remember where this journey began; all I know is I found myself one day trapped inside this body, trying to make sense of the world around me.Read more
What’s happening to the world? Where are we headed? I had never felt so concerned in regards to the current state of the planet, specially when it comes to politics: I don’t understand how this became such a complicated world all of a sudden. Perhaps it has always been this way, but I’m older and more […]Read more
I remember the first time a wore a pair of patent leather shoes mixed with ruffled socks. That might have been the first time I realized the power of fashion, and how beautiful things could make me occasionally happy. For Ariel, the now 15 year old woman behind Swedroe by Ariel, fashion became her biggest […]Read more
Dear you, If you are reading this, our journeys have finally collided. I am grateful for this. This is a magic canvas: it has given me courage through the last four years of my journey. Now, I want to share its magic with you. So, what is the headpiece about? This canvas has allowed me […]Read more
A friend who had wanted a baby for a very long time, found out she was pregnant. I was extremely excited for the journey ahead of her, and I wrote a letter to explain what I’ve learned in the past 7 years as a mother. Today, as I celebrated my first born’s birthday, my words […]Read more
Once upon a time in Vizcaya…Read more
Andy Faerman, better known as @miamifashioninsider, understands the value of community like not many people do. Her curly blond hair, big blue eyes, and red lips are unmissable as she walks the streets of Miami wearing beautiful combinations. Her followers love her beyond compare because of how real she is. Through hashtags such as #MADREPROMEDIO […]Read more