Summer Schedule is in effect!
We are now closed Sundays *and* Mondays through Labor Day. Regular store hours remain Tuesday-Saturday. Wishing you all a lovely holiday weekend, and hope to see you all soon <3
Planetarium (excerpt) - Adrienne Rich
I have been standing all my life in the direct path of a battery of signals the most accurately transmitted most untranslatable language in the universe I am a galactic cloud so deep so invo- luted that a light wave could take 15 years to travel through me And has taken I am an instrument in the shape of a woman trying to translate pulsations into images for...
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Thank you Christine Quinn
Kudos to Christine Quinn, the NYC mayoral candidate who revealed earlier this week her past struggle with bulimia. Eating disorders have the highest rate of mortality of any mental illness and yet continue to be shrouded in shame and misunderstanding. Bulimia is especially stigmatized as the less “socially-accepted” of the two most recognized eating disorders, so any person who admits...
… I conclude that the enemy is not lipstick, but guilt itself; We deserve...– Naomi Wolf.
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We are closed tomorrow!
….. so be sure to stop in today for any last-minute Mother’s Day needs; candles, vases, stationery, jewelry, and more…
One week until Mother's Day!
Swing by Aoki to browse our selection of unique and affordable gifts that mom is sure to love :)
10 things I'm loving right now.
Her by Christa Parravani Cookies & Cream Donut from Federal Donuts Stila Color Balm Lipstick in Betsey Brooklyn Flea coming to Philly June 2nd! Champagne & Truffles Candle by locally-based Gritty City FemSex Philly Erasing Hate Shen Yun at the Kimmel Center Pineapple, beet, lime juice from Pure Fare Morgan’s Pier reopening May 9th
I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able...– Simone de Beauvoir
Wishing everyone a happy and sunny weekend!
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Matriot Acts, Act I (History of Mankind) -Anne...
you no longer believe in anything movement of train, mauve waves grammar’s anomie gets you down or war at the back and crown of head PsyOps, o chicken little the sky! the sky! o the fallen sky an edge of blue hanging but still breathing those colors? a garden broken & restored many times how often trying to leave it, bend away words from that beautiful throat listen or break...
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Any French speakers out there? Check out this post by a lovely French Blogger who visited Aoki recently, and be sure to follow her global beauty and fashion adventures on Nanah and Cala’s Diary!
You’ve got to know the rules to break them. That’s what I’m...– Alexander McQueen.