Brazilian rapper Karol Conka jumped on my radar when I saw her pastel pink TWA. I love pink hair, but I especially love pastel pink hair on brown girls. I've been thinking of big chopping again and dying my hair pastel pink!
Alright, we're running close(r) to normal now. I managed to get access to all my photos and about 90% of my drafts! Woo hoo! There is one giant exception though--my photo editing software is not compatible with my new computer. So...Yeah, still working on that. Baby steps folks. Baby steps.
Pantone's Color of the Year for 2015 is Marsala, an "earthy deep wine" color. I've already touched on why Pantone's color of the year is important in terms of trend setting so I'm going to get right to the point of this post--I'm not really feeling it. I get why they would choose it (the 90s have been coming back with a vengeance) but the color is just "meh."
You've probably heard about (or seen) the trailer for the movie Selma, a film about the 1965 Selma voting rights marches. It's gotten rave reviews from critics (nominated for a Spirit Award, Satellite Award, and 100% on Rotten Tomatoes (as of December 7)). And if you have, congratulations you already know the work of Ava DuVernay.