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    Lynn Kim Do

    Lynn Kim Do may be the first fashionista to define and coin the term Neckbreakin’ Style but she is certainly not the only person that this term encompasses. Lynn takes inspiration from the street, from the mundane and thus her extraordinary everyday experiences, and presents it rawly along with visuals and personal style. This is a platform beyond personal style. It is a space of personal experiences. Lynn Do creates a platform that curates her very honest, sometimes too honest, stories called "Street Talk" with style that is also uniquely raw. Having footprints all over the United States, her view of fashion can not be defined by one location or even one style except one - streetwear. She believes in minimal and clean streetwear without losing all the attitude and sass with it. Her visual and production expertise has accumulated many highly recognized repertoire of projects with clients like Revlon and Urban Outfitters. She has been featured on Nylon.com, The New York Times, and WWD to name a few. If you ask her though, her biggest personal achievement is surviving a year lease in a six floor walk-up NYC apartment.

    Livin' Purpose | ft. Lively









    Today, I asked myself: “What makes me feel alive?” And the answer seems quite simply is purpose.

    But that’s really where the simplicity starts and ends. Purpose is tricky because it’s all so subjective. So vague. Purpose can evolve. Purpose can also be achieved, but then what? Purpose can come from faith, from science, from ethics, from family, or from complete randomness (maybe a billboard sign, a book, an eavesdropped conversation heard on the train). As humans, we’re such impressionable being. Always absorbing, and sometime’s it’s not the right things but hey, who am I to judge.

    So now what? Looks like that’s my second favorite question day. Well, I wish I knew. I wish I could tell you get it gets easier. I try to tell myself that. Life is chaotic, right? It seems like it's purposely built that way within confines of loose structure. And we get hit with a million distractions. A million questions. A million choices. Sometimes these choices are about career, about friends, about our real potential life partner. How many times have you (or I) thought, “If I ended up dating ________, where would my life be?” But purpose…ah, if we are at least sure that 65% of our purpose is this one thing then it gets a tad bit easier, doesn’t it? We do things in the name of that purpose. Sometimes, even blindly, some sell their souls for their purpose.

    Recently, I received a very enticing offer. Whats interesting about this offer is that it is the absolute opposite of everything I’ve worked up to this point for. It’s also at the opposite end of the country. Imagine, an entrepreneur who lives her life in a freelance fairytale, who lives and breathes NYC, with family and friends she loves, with the love of her life months from beginning a life together in one apartment. And then an offer from out of nowhere finds her inbox. Okay, I’m done talking in third person. At this point, I barely ask myself anything because a million questions would naturally be the only thing that will enter my mind instead of a helpful answer. So I tell myself to keep an open mind. I tell myself to give this phone call, a simple phone interview, a chance. And I did. And it went well, too well. And next steps are promised but what do I really want? Well, I don’t have an answer for that. I told the interviewee (who I really could be friends with in real life, this sweet soul) that the universe knows way more than I do. That I don’t have a life plan. That in 4 months, things can change drastically. I leave the phone call more confused than ever. Is this the natural step and offer that came from all of the choices I’ve made and work I’ve done? Or is this a test? An obstacle, a snake with an apple, to the life I may potentially be building? Ugh.

    I wish I could end this blog post with a decision. But I don't have that. I'm not even sure when that decision will arise. I'll let you know though. Promise!

    Partnered with Lively for the visual content of this post. 

    Visuals by Pedro Morales 
    Wearing -








    Today, I asked myself: “What makes me feel alive?” And the answer seems quite simply is purpose.

    But that’s really where the simplicity starts and ends. Purpose is tricky because it’s all so subjective. So vague. Purpose can evolve. Purpose can also be achieved, but then what? Purpose can come from faith, from science, from ethics, from family, or from complete randomness (maybe a billboard sign, a book, an eavesdropped conversation heard on the train). As humans, we’re such impressionable being. Always absorbing, and sometime’s it’s not the right things but hey, who am I to judge.

    So now what? Looks like that’s my second favorite question day. Well, I wish I knew. I wish I could tell you get it gets easier. I try to tell myself that. Life is chaotic, right? It seems like it's purposely built that way within confines of loose structure. And we get hit with a million distractions. A million questions. A million choices. Sometimes these choices are about career, about friends, about our real potential life partner. How many times have you (or I) thought, “If I ended up dating ________, where would my life be?” But purpose…ah, if we are at least sure that 65% of our purpose is this one thing then it gets a tad bit easier, doesn’t it? We do things in the name of that purpose. Sometimes, even blindly, some sell their souls for their purpose.

    Recently, I received a very enticing offer. Whats interesting about this offer is that it is the absolute opposite of everything I’ve worked up to this point for. It’s also at the opposite end of the country. Imagine, an entrepreneur who lives her life in a freelance fairytale, who lives and breathes NYC, with family and friends she loves, with the love of her life months from beginning a life together in one apartment. And then an offer from out of nowhere finds her inbox. Okay, I’m done talking in third person. At this point, I barely ask myself anything because a million questions would naturally be the only thing that will enter my mind instead of a helpful answer. So I tell myself to keep an open mind. I tell myself to give this phone call, a simple phone interview, a chance. And I did. And it went well, too well. And next steps are promised but what do I really want? Well, I don’t have an answer for that. I told the interviewee (who I really could be friends with in real life, this sweet soul) that the universe knows way more than I do. That I don’t have a life plan. That in 4 months, things can change drastically. I leave the phone call more confused than ever. Is this the natural step and offer that came from all of the choices I’ve made and work I’ve done? Or is this a test? An obstacle, a snake with an apple, to the life I may potentially be building? Ugh.

    I wish I could end this blog post with a decision. But I don't have that. I'm not even sure when that decision will arise. I'll let you know though. Promise!

    Partnered with Lively for the visual content of this post. 

    Visuals by Pedro Morales 
    Wearing -
    . August 17, 2017 .