Built By Girls shaped my mantra: networking and adding gems in your community

Dear readers, Women's International Month has officially begun and in 2020 moves are being made in a solid way. The fresh decade is facing concerning difficulties, like the spreading of the CoronaVirus, the sudden deceases of Kobe and his daughter Gianna, followed by Pop Smoke's death. However, it is in times like this it is …

“Celeste”, the journal I’m one of the writers of

Dear readers, This weekend has been a good one. I've been productive in my academic work, my personal writing, and as a creative I was able to channel all my energy in one unique space, created by the art collective Celeste. Curated by Rose Toure, the collective focuses on art for and by women of …

The trend is set: it’s in motion!

Dear readers, Trendsetters around the world change every season for different purposes. They get along with what sells the most and what is trendy or not, creating that influencer's culture that we millennials and Gen Z youngsters are very much used to. However, there are a couple of distinguished trendsetters whose styles and role modeling …

Fashion On The Beat: let’s give fashion journalism an audio platform!

Dear readers, I've just found out the existence of Spoon Radio, an audio platform dedicated to creatives of all sorts, from musicians to podcasters, from radio hosts to literally anyone who would like to say something out there. Basically, it's a Twitter, but for voices. Users and members of the community can create an account, …

Who and why I follow you: Instagram edition

Dear readers, February is coming to an end and here I am thinking about how social media has been beneficial to me in the last weeks. Last time I shared my thoughts and tips on Twitter, but now I want to take some time and focus on Instagram. Differently from other social media, Instagram is …

NYFW as birthday girl and fashion journalist

Dear readers, Last week was New York Fashion Week, full of events, concerts, fashion shows, and interviews, everything in the Big Apple. As an undergraduate college student living in a suburban area, where transportation is not always the area's strongest suit , I wasn't able to attend all the events I would have loved to …

I woke up with a visual gift from Vogue Italia

Dear readers, Fashion Week in NYC has already begun and many fashion houses and companies have showcased their products and collections. I'm both excited and curious to get to know what this week has in store for the industry. Journalism will be affected too, because new reports and narratives will be told within the fashion …

Posing for the camera as a form of expression

The afternoon I had homework April 2014.¬†High school time was quite tiring back then. Difficult classmates, severe professors, demanding quantity of homework. Written and oral tests about to come up. As one would imagine, a typical anxious and diligent student like me was feeling pretty overwhelmed. Spring in Florence is lovely. The weather is generally …