THE CLOTHES WE PUT ON OUR BACKS say something about us. It’s the moment where we decide how we want to be seen and what we want to represent to the world. What we wear is a way of communicating without saying a single word....

HISTORY HAS TAUGHT US how to be a part of a group, a system. We learn about civilizations, wars and armies. Besides the leaders who command these armies into battle, we rarely learn about what each person of that civilization believed in. Were they thinkers, dreamers, outcasts who challenged the norm? Surely. But they would die instead of being given the freedom to explore their own beliefs....

IT WAS THE TIME OF DAY when you could see a crisp outline of your breath against the darkening sky every time you spoke. Dusk in Berlin. I was on my way to meet a few friends in Kreuzberg, a borough known for its eccentric qualities. As I briskly walked along the canal that runs through the neighborhood, I felt a light burning inside of me. It gave me confidence....

AROUND US ON THE HILLTOP'S COBBLESTONE STREETS, merchants and artists went about their business as if nothing’s changed for hundreds of years. My brother and I looked out over the sprawling sight of Paris from the apex of Montmartre, taking in the full scope of the city for the first time. In front of us was the city who’s beauty, history and architecture I’ve read about, who’s culture and lifestyle fascinates me, who’s energy is constant and so uniquely real....