Feminist. Asian-American. Woman. Filled with a love of the creative and the environment. New Yorker by birth and about two decades of growing. Currently residing in Chicago. Writing under the name S. (a.k.a. AMisplacedPen).

This blog is a space for me to discuss the things I believe are important, such as self-care, ethical consumerism, and my experiences navigating this society as a woman of East Asian descent. My posts range from updates on my attempts to cultivate an ethical wardrobe to deeply personal essays about my mental health. I intend to create a space of openness and understanding; hopefully that space also ends up being inspirational in some way.

Currently I’m on a journey toward a low/zero-waste lifestyle. My post about my first official venture into zero/low-waste living can be found here, with updates here (part 1), here (part 2), and here (part 3, to come).

If you’d like an easier URL to remember, this website is also under MisplacedPen.com. And I’d definitely appreciate it if you follow me on Instagram. 🙂

Oh hey, I’m doing fashion.

All photos on this site were taken by me, unless otherwise noted. Please do not repost my images or words without my permission. All rights reserved.


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