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GQ, “I Surrendered My Wardrobe”, January 2017
Client: GQ Magazine


Photo credit: Slim Aarons/Getty Images

I wrote a story for the January issue of GQ Magazine about loss, coping, and purging the excess clothing I’d accumulated during years as a fashion writer.

“I didn’t consciously grieve my dad’s suicide through fashion. But a death so sudden leaves a hole. And holes like that take so long to fill that you don’t always realize what you’re stuffing in there to fill the void. You’re not self-aware enough to even comprehend what you’re doing to soothe yourself. To distract yourself. To make you feel good about yourself. To project okay-ness to the world when what you feel is anything but okay.”

Read the full article here.

Clients

After nearly a decade in New York City, I am now living and working in Los Angeles, California.

I’ve written articles and personal essays for GQ, Esquire, Condé Nast Traveler, Men’s Health and The Wall Street Journal. I’m currently interested in pitching and contributing work that deals with modern masculinity.

I’m currently pursuing a graduate degree at The University of Santa Monica in Spiritual Psychology.

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