Nothing But the Truth (And a Few White Lies) by Justine Chen - Fifteen-year-old Patty Ho, half Taiwanese and half white, feels she never fits in, but when her overly-strict mother ships her off to math camp at Stanford, instead being miserable, Patty starts to become…
to truly see these seniors for who they are is to see in my heart.
Chinatown fashion combines urban utilitarianism with smart, unexpected combinations of prints and a use of color that just made me feel uplifted whenever I saw it. They’re fashionistas – worthy of any street-style blog.
If you were to replace the 80-year-old senior with, say, myself, I would look so undoubtedly hip. Unfortunately, I don’t possess that same knack for fashion, but I wanted to meet these fashion-forward seniors and document their style.
This photo essay is a month’s worth of excursions with photographer Andria Lo and translators Tricia Choi, Kat Wong, and Michelle Yeung. It was a month of cold and hot tea and dim sum meals, of many seniors being open with us, sharing their outfits and telling us their stories, from the feet up.
I begin this post hesitant and a little scared. Wait, me? Scared? I know I flaunt how I’m a fierce and fearless feminist online, especially here and on Angry Asian Girls United, but I’m hoping most of you realize there’s a human behind this blog. I haven’t been very active in…
You are not truly living until you’ve created a #BlameItOnTheRain iTunes genius playlist. #HappyFriday
Loved @narindaheng @jasonchumusic @neelanjanab and @yumisakugawa tonite. Basked in the outdoor courtyard vibe of @tnproject under our canopy sippin wine and potluck snackin like its the nosebleed seats at the Hollywood bowl. #words #poetry #storytelling (at Tuesday Night Project)
Big and loving. Just the way I like my crowds. #UCDavis #apcw2014 #apcn2014 was fantastic. Thank you.
Signed my “autograph” in Chinese 1st time ever. #UCDAVIS Chinese heads roll DEEP. Fantastic crowd at #APCW2014. #crossculturalcenter #apcn2014
Lemme take a dressing room selfie. The bass from the EDM preshow music is hurting two of y sphincters. I love Asian Pacific Culture Nights. #UCDAVIS #CrossCulturalCenter
One of your Jennys is here. #UCDAVIS #CrossCulturalCenter #APCN
A Terryanwich. The best kind. @getdisoriented @terrykpark @rynagade #oakland
Heart so full fr incredible Oakland @getdisoriented friends esp fresno+Oakland supporter @0x604! Nnenna Ozobia, Terezia Orosz, @canonball_e Lucia Lin Kate Ohara and so many more! (at Oakland Asian Cultural Center)
Backstage. #oakland @getdisoriented @atsysays @irene_tu #fobsquat #asiansquat photo via @shanticharan (at Oakland Asian Cultural Center)
9:30pm @getdisoriented show lineup! We love u oakland! @atsysays @shanticharan @msokhom @zahracomedy @dlocokid (at Oakland Asian Cultural Center)
Look at us! 7pm @getdisoriented #oakland show! @irene_tu @steveleecomedy @atsysays @dlocokid Dhaya! (at Oakland Asian Cultural Center)