Posts from the “Me” Category

Just checking in/Highs and Low(e)s

Posted on February 1, 2016

(I am using James’ computer and he has a great collection of photos on here including this one.) Photo/Stephen Shore.  Wa-ha-ha-haaay 2016 is really up and running huh. It’s bloody February already! I’ve spent the last three weeks ignoring this here blog, not because I’ve been that busy but mostly because I’ve been lazy. So, since January 10th a few things have happened: Firstly, two people I know got engaged, which is mental to me because I still can’t believe I’m at the age where that is normal. I mean, it’s not even just normal, it’s like, extremely common but for some reason not many people I know very well have gotten married. I can’t figure out if that is because all my friends are young/immature…

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Goodbye 2015

Posted on December 31, 2015

Photo/James K Lowe. I woke up at 6:23am this morning, the last day of this year. I couldn’t sleep. I wasn’t sure if that was due to the fact that I’d left the east-facing venetian blinds up and the light was pouring in and keeping me awake, or because tomorrow is going to be 2016 and my body was telling me to take note and that I was having some anxiety about change.

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Late night thoughts.

Posted on November 17, 2015

Bill Cunningham riding off into the sunset at NYFW in 2011. Photo/Me. So it’s 11:27pm on Monday night and I spent the last hour and a bit writing a post about the phrase ‘skinny-shaming’ and how people think it’s equal to ‘fat-shaming’ when in my opinion it isn’t really, and then while I was writing it Ben was looking over my shoulder picking it apart (Ben has been ‘skinny-shamed’ his whole life) and then we got in this argument and then I started crying because I was so frustrated so now I have started a whole new blog post because I feel like now maybe I can’t post the other one, but now I’m not sure what I’m going to write about. I mean,…

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I have 24 full days to figure out how to do 25 full push-ups.

Posted on November 7, 2015

My Nike Training Schedule for the rest of the month.  I have 24 full days to figure out how to do 25 full push-ups. Simple enough. I mentioned this last week briefly, but if you didn’t see it I will recap: I am one week into a four-week Nike training programme put together by New Zealand fitness extraordinaire’s Kirsty Godso and Lydia O’Donnell. The programme was built based around some fitness goals I want to achieve and you know, my actual ability. If I’m being completely honest, my usual strategy with this kind of thing is to really play down my fitness level, give myself the easiest goals possible so I know that I can achieve them with least effort possible, post lots of instagrams of…

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The new fitspo me.

Posted on October 6, 2015

When I was like, 12 years old I used to wear this Russell Athletic hoodie around the place all the time. I thought I was really bloody cool. Firstly, the thing was a HOODIE, secondly it had that real American Collegiate style lettering on the front. It’s one of the few things I wore as a child and don’t feel embarrassed about. So with that in mind, when Russell Athletic asked me if they could send me a bunch of gym gear in celebration of the drop of their latest performance collection, ‘Matrix’, I said ‘yeah boi’ (ever the professional), and because I am now a fitness person (or at least I try to look like one) I told them I would try out all the pieces over…

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I styled my first show ever and it was great / presenting: Sylvester AW 2016, ‘Forever’

Posted on August 17, 2015

Renee (Clyne) in the ‘Wino Forever’ tee. All show photos/James K Lowe and Karen Ishiguro.  I have been off the grid. If you tried to get a hold of me in the last week or so, you probably haven’t been able to as I have been immersed in a job that I have never done before – styling a fashion show. The show was last night and it was Kate Sylvester‘s ‘Sylvester’ collection for next season – Winter 2016. I was pretty stoked to be even considered for the job given that I have little experience with the behind the scenes of a show, so I am extremely grateful to Kate for giving me the opportunity. I know that sounds like something you have…

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