“Autostraddle described Ari Fitz’s new YouTube androgynous style chronicle, TOMBOYISH, as ‘a hybrid documentary and fashion show.’ […] Sartorially smart folks know that the key to head-turning swag is knowing how to blend “off limit” colors, patterns, and textures to create a personal style that is both unique and affirms one’s identity.” -DapperQ.com
This week my buddy Ari decided she wanted to feature me and my closet on the series. This came on the heels of my trip to DC for the first ever LGBT Innovation Summit the White House. I hope you enjoy it!
Black Girl in Paris (2013)
I feel like no one on tumblr has seen this charming little short, and more people really need to.
I found out my brother died while I was at work. At the time, I was a barista at a coffee shop in Northeast Portland, Oregon. I was really good at making extra-hot cappuccinos.
The year was 1997. I was 20 and had made the ill-advised move to the City of Roses with nothing but the stuff I could…