Showing posts from May, 2019

Sade With A Side of Pulp Fiction Wearing A Canadian Tuxedo

Wow! That titles a mouthful but it's true! I pull inspiration from a lot of things, places, and people for my looks and today encompasses all three.
Here's the breakdown of the 3 points of interest and how it pertains to today's look in particular.
Thing - The Movie Pulp Fiction (My favorite) Place - Canada (Where I was raised) People - Sade (Who I look up too)

I remember growing up as a little kid not having a good home life. I often would fantasize that certain entertainers would be my parents instead of the one's I had. Often it was Sade being my Mom instead of the one I was born from. She was one of the first female artists I really connected with at the age of 8. It was a way for me to temporarily escape insanity by putting myself in different places with different people in my mind. It's something I've heard a lot of prison inmates do to get through doing years of hard time. That essentially was my entire childhood. A prison that I am eternally grateful to …

Once Upon A Time In A Mexican Shithole...

One day Tijuana will be a distant memory for me. I'll remember how I used to walk the streets of this town feeling isolated and totally alone. I'll remember the streets and sidewalks full of man holes that could quite possibly kill you if your not watching your every step. 

The smell of feces that wafts through the air on the beach side of Playas de Tijuana. This is experienced on a daily basis due to the sewage drains not being closed/contained and spilling onto the streets. That worn old leather like skin of anyone over forty who has lived a hard life growing up in the one of the most toxic environments in the world. 

There will certainly be a lot to remember about this place. A lot of negative because it's mostly been negative living here. That's the reality of a Mexican border city that relies on the US dollar to survive. Yet for today this is still very much my reality and not yet a distant memory. So I might as well make it pretty!

My look today is very loosely …

The Anti-Christ With An Open Mind Walks Into A Church..

Recently in Tijuana I met these two young Missionary girls here from the U.S. It was while shopping at one of my favorite little vintage boutique's where I source a lot of my looks from called Creations of Lily. The boutique is an extension of an orphanage that is attached to the same building. All of the money made goes directly back to support the expenses of housing these little kids. I really love what they do for the community and that's why I shop there. 

After talking to these Sisters of Christ I was very surprised how open minded they where to people from all walks of life. I found that really cool that they where into what I was doing with the Metal Mouth Style and with my power tool performance art show despite our varied beliefs. A friendship began. We went out for tea a week later and then that lead me to a week later from that joining them for church on Sunday. Yesterday to be exact.

I didn't go to church because I was seeking god/religion. I went because the…

White Power or White Power Suit?

We live in dangerous times for one's mindset in 2019. Physically we're at the lowest level of overall violence we have been at in human history (despite what the news would like you to believe). However, mentally there is a full on war of the minds going on. One of the hottest subjects of the moment seems to be race every which way you turn. I've never been one to pull the race card. However, I feel it's important to turn negatives into positives even in the most obscure of ways. With that and with the resurgence of the "white power" movement I decided to bust out my white power suit for this week's look. Men and Woman alike can all benefit from having their one go to white power suit in their wardrobe arsenal. There is something to be said about a crispy blank white canvas that is truly powerful in all the right ways when done right.

In my case today I'm mixing both black and white to symbolize how beautiful the world of shades are when mixed togethe…