Beauty of Imperfection

Beauty of Imperfection

What do you think of when you hear “perfection”? I used to think perfection was my goal. In fact, when I was much younger I labeled myself a perfectionist and I would tell people this with pride. Sometimes I would fain the “ugh life is so hard for me...
Ashley Says I am More Than My Numbers

Ashley Says I am More Than My Numbers

Meet Ashley. I’ve known Ashley since college and watching her blossom as a woman alongside me has been a wonder to watch. Since our days in musical theater, I have seen her definition of “beauty” evolve. Her work as a makeup artist now is all about...
How to Say Hurray for Lingerie as a Person of Trans* Experience

How to Say Hurray for Lingerie as a Person of Trans* Experience

In April of 2017 I made a big deliberate choice. It was moments before the taping of my appearance on The Rachael Ray show, and in front of Rachael, a live audience, and 2 million+ people, I said that “I have fit thousands of people for bras.” Seems...
Rachel Kara says I am More Than My Numbers

Rachel Kara says I am More Than My Numbers

  Meet Rachel Kara. I’ve known Rachel Kara since college, but I really got to know her in another classroom. We were both enrolled in a summer Meisner technique acting class in 2006, and that technique goes deep. Deep down into the “who are you really...
Becky says I am More Than My Numbers

Becky says I am More Than My Numbers

  Meet Becky. Becky and I are pretty unlikely colleagues. We met at a weekend women-in-business mastermind, and bonded over my vintage style and Becky’s recent pin-up photography clients. She invited me to do a shoot in her new studio. It started as a...
How to Awaken Your Inner Muse

How to Awaken Your Inner Muse

What comes to mind when I say the word “muse”? Do you think of Greek goddesses and fairies? Do you think of an artist painting nudes of his lover? Do you envision … yourself? According to the dictionary, a muse has two official definitions, first...