Life of a college dropout

Since my last article on being a college dropout, I’ve gotten a few questions on what’s been helping me to navigate through the dropout life. There’s no doubt that this is the hardest part of my life so far. I’m in a constant battle with myself, questioning if I made the right decision or just […]


One thing I love about living in Toronto is the fact that there are so many young, creative and passionate souls who are pursuing their dreams despite societal expectations. One of these passionate souls is my friend, Roy (founder of Prior Shop), and I couldn’t be happier for him. Roy and I met in high […]

After a long three month hiatus, I’m finally back! I feel extremely guilty for having spent hours on Snapchat and Instagram and not enough time on 53 marcel. I’ve been struggling to feel genuinely happy lately — more specifically for the past seven months — and here’s why: Aside from enrolling in a Makeup Artist Diploma […]

“What’s the matter?”

As I’m sitting here with my nice, tall hot cup of tea, one caramel Tim Tam and a fully charged laptop, I can’t help but feel like there’s something wrong. Of course if you’re a blogger this would be the most ideal writing environment to actually spew out content one after the other. What you […]


It took me 18 years to own my first pair of Levi’s jeans but I quickly fell in love with the brand. Prior to even trying on a pair of Levi’s, I bought most of my jeans from high street fashion stores.  The double digit sizes totally intimidated me and discouraged me from finding my […]

OOTD: Sherpa Saturday

There’s nothing I love more than wearing a denim suit. It was quite warm that Saturday so I thought I’d throw on my sherpa jean jacket from Old Navy and pair it with my favourite dark wash Levi’s skinny jeans. I thought my suede Chelsea boots from Gap combined nicely with this denim number. As […]