I'm French, live in LA & NY, I draw, I write, I'm the founder of atelierdore.com & NY Times Best Selling author of #LoveStyleLife | @atelierdore
Some of the most precious moments of my life lately I have spent alone. Took me a very long time to get there. I always had found a way to be surrounded by people. .
My trip in Hawaii in November was the first truly alone and at peace. There was no grasping for distractions - I just was there, swimming, walking, driving around, eating, writing, sleeping, wandering. .
Being able to be with myself also meant being with the elements completely. Warm waters and earth and rain and wind and let them work their magic on me.
It created something beautiful inside me, like a soul tattoo that I can go back to anytime I need to access a certain sense of peace. Like right now in the middle of a busy airport. .
This photo brings me back there instantly. I took it in the early morning - this is a sunrise. (how amazing!)(And it s not me and Lulu in the photo!)
It also reminds me of the emotional power of images. Sometimes today we tend to forget why we take photos - with the likes system, they ve become such a commodity.
But photos at their core are the witness of a moment, gone forever and yet perfectly alive inside of us - whether we were the ones living that moment or not.