Jeans FEEL Studio Genuine Jean
T-Shirt the softest vintage Rolling Stones tour shirt that I found on a small hippie island this summer
Socks Maggie’s Organics in white
Heels Maryam Nassir Zadeh forever
Sneakers White Airforce 1’s forever
Boots Vintage black Spanish leather cowboy boots I just thrifted.
Sunglasses Retrosuperfuture Drew Mama’s, and BluBlox blue-blocking glasses at night
Watch I try to avoid looking at the time as much as possible, when I’m working or going somewhere in a rush I try and practice ‘Einstein Time’ which is an amazing hack.
Day bag Black Baggu backpack
Jewelry couple of layered gold necklaces and rings that I end up losing daily in my studio. Vintage or by my friends at Wolf Circus.
Workout wear Gil Rodriguez or Los Angeles Apparel
Designers MNZ, Bode, Stacey Nishimoto, Sophie Buhai, Jil Sander, Issey Miyake
Lingerie or underwear On Gossamer’s sheer panties for a Lost in Translation moment
Where do you shop Small town thrift stores, independent women-run brands
Where do you want to shop BLESS
Online shopping site www.scottssweaters.com
Swimwear Hunza G
Style Icon Carolyn Bessette Kennedy
MY BAG OF TRICKS
What’s your sign Aquarius sun, Virgo rising, Aries moon
Workout Barre, Pilates, yin and Kundalini yoga
Studio/teacher Desiree Pais at SKY TING, Guru Jagat at RA MA
Do you meditate Everyday in some form or another, be it sitting cross legged or mindfully washing the dishes
Experts in your corner (herbalists, doctors, registered nurses, naturopaths) On Vancouver Island I get craniosacral by an amazing woman named Joan Chua, reiki by an earth angel named Linda Weech, I do Systemic Constellation work with Jan Hull, and my naturopath is Dr. Doug Kuramoto. Also LOVE working remotely with Feng Shui goddess Meghan Wallace James.
Morning rituals Make my tonic, do my kriyas
Evening rituals Make a sleepytime Reishi tonic and read or write
Astrologist Siri Romero! @lesirirome_
Human Design Emotional Projector ⅓. Truly a life changing modality for me.
Shower or bath Baaaaaath. Long and luxurious.
Extrovert or introvert Either depending on what my needs are at the time. I find there is much polarity to my life which has been confusing until I learned to accept that you don’t just have to be one way.
Stress management techniques Forest bathing, being in a body of water, making love.
Who is your get out of jail call? My best pal from high school, Louis. Man, has he gotten some calls from me over the years.
Wellness idol Daphne Javitch
How do you like to eat? I like to graze, intuitively snacking on what my body craves throughout the day.
Salty or sweet? Salty but also sour, I need acidity.
What’s always in your fridge? Fermented veggies, pickles, olives, miso, grass fed butter, my LESSE bioactive face masque.
Go-to dinner recipe Pasta al limone with in-season veggies
Go-to dinner party recipe Beautiful tapas in my ceramics scattered about with a torn baguette
Favorite snack Fruit with lime and chili
Favorite drink Chilled glass of natural orange wine
Where do you grocery shop? A cute little wellness market by my house called Mother Nature’s Market. 90’s health food vibes.
What’s always in your pantry? Nutritional yeast, good olive oil, dates, chickpeas, cocoa powder, apple cider vinegar, a variety of dried seaweed and soba noodles.
MY MEDICINE CABINET
Toothpaste Auromère Ayurvedic toothpaste
Soap Binu Binu bars and F. Miller’s bodywash
Lip Rituel de Fille creme pigment or Chanel
Perfume or Cologne Prima Materia by Sigil <3
Hair stylist My mama
Shampoo/ Conditioner Sisters
Cleanser F. Miller oil cleanser
Toner Santa Maria Novella’s rose water
Serum LESSE Ritual Serum every day and night
Moisturizer I never need it, but if I need more hydration I turn to Living Libations.
Mask LESSE Bioactive Face Masque. I love the way it gently tingles and leaves my skin so rejuvenated.
Beauty tool Gua Sha
Makeup Noto Botanics
Where do you live? Vancouver Island, Canada
Artist Mother Nature
Piece of art in your home Gia Coppola print of Sunset Boulevard
Museum Atelier Brancusi
Pets My childhood Siamese cat Hubert
Sheets Bed Threads
Local restaurant Uchida
Best cup of coffee/tea in your town Habit
Pottery My collection of Oaxacan terracotta
Favorite piece of furniture The table I made with my Dad
Furniture store or designer Homestead in Seattle, Alvar Aalto
Minimalist or maximalist Minimalist but am a curious observer of maximalism.
Hotel Hotel Brummell in Barcelona
Dream dinner party guests Patti Smith, Alice Waters, Agnes Varda, Sun Ra, Carl Jung
Most used kitchen gadget Electric whisk
What do you collect Vintage coveralls
LIGHT MY FIRE
Who or what inspires you People coming together for the greater good
Quote “Our frequency is our gift to the world”
Crush Joaquin Phoenix
Beach Pfieffer Beach in Big Sur
Films A Swedish Lovestory, La Collectioneuse, The Century of the Self, Dog Day Afternoon, The Graduate, In the Mood For Love
Favorite albums Transa- Caetano Veloso, Blue- Joni Mitchell, Diamond Life- Sade, Sticky Fingers- Rolling Stones, Love Is Overtaking Me- Arthur Russell, Desire- Bob Dyan
Book Letting Go by David Hawkins
Photography or coffee table book Jane Fonda’s Workout Book
Favorite cookbook The Tassajara Breadbook
Who would you want to be for a day Someone who wasn’t colour blind
Inner age 5 or 65
Song in your head at the moment Who Knows Where the Time Goes- Nina Simone
Dancing or karaoke Dancing!
Apps The Pattern, Radiooooo, Insight Timer, Youper, MyFLO, Duolingo
Phone iPhone 8
Phone case White rubber covered in clay
Podcasts Reverberation Radio, Ram Dass Here and Now, The Moth, You Must Remember This
Computer bag One of many totes
Favorite gadget My ZIIP microcurrent device
Favorite Instagram @ashleyhelvey
Favorite News source The community newsletter at my local health food store