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Sights & Sounds: Rachel Nguyen
Common Discourse is a project designed to help others (and ourselves) think through creativity, focus, and intentional work—from Alex Tan & Alice Otieno.
Every Tuesday we share words from a journal, a few ideas, a quote from somebody else, and links worth sharing. On Fridays we invite a guest to share images from their camera roll and a sound that resonates with them.
Rachel Nguyen is the mind behind that’s chic, a fashion blog created in 2007 that has slowly become a catch-all for everything happening in Rachel’s head—developing a robust archive of video, written, and creative content. She’s also served as a consultant for brands like We’re Not Really Strangers & Glossier.
More recently, she’s leading Warde, an online community of nearly 7,000 people that is designed to help her connect with those who have followed her online since the beginning instead of keeping them at arm’s length.
In her NY Times feature, Rachel says, "I don’t want people to follow me. I want to be in the crowd with everyone. I like the things I like, and I don’t want you to follow it. I want you to like it with me, and we can enjoy it together.”
Here are some things she sent me this week... Including this nice message.
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