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CHROMAT “Climatic” Makes a Vital Statement on Climate Change

Chromat, founded by designer Becca McCharen-Chan, continues to impress us each season with their ideation-provoking shows that provide us with an inclusive feel. This collection was no different. I arrived outside the venue on a windy Friday afternoon, cowboy hat nearly flying off my head, to mile-long lines of anticipation. I flashed my invite and […]

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Music & Film, stories

Ruby Modine: On-Screen Villain, Real-Life Advocate

Ruby Modine may play a villain on-screen, but that’s just about as far as her mean streak goes. A genuinely kind-hearted artist, rising star Modine is not only profusely talented, she is also deeply passionate about equality, protecting animals and Mother Earth. We talked to the multi-talented Ruby about her inspiration as an artist, the […]

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Music & Film, news

‘Expensive’ is Foxgluvv’s Extravagant Queer Anthem

Foxgluvv returns with her new single ‘Expensive’ and enlists help from her queer family of friends for her latest self-directed music video. Through tongue in cheek lyrics layered underneath a deadpan attitude, ‘Expensive’ is the anthem for wanting what you aren’t able to afford. Imagining what life could be like with a little extra dough, […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Situations Vacant: Resourceful Yet Opulent Fashion

Telling the tale of a lone creature ravaging the ruins of human society as we know it, creating resourceful yet somehow opulent coverings, Situations Vacant is an immersive fashion narrative. Unaware of any other sentient being in current existence, the creature still feels an urge to adorn itself in selected objects salvaged from the refuse […]

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features, Lifestyle

The Unsuspecting Faces of Sex Work

Sex work is one of the oldest jobs in history, so why is it so taboo to us? True sex work is safe, clean, enjoyable, empowering, and most importantly, consensual. People of all genders, races, and shapes have been able to find comfort in the sex worker community. Besides the fact that no one should […]

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Fashion & Art, features

The Black Alternative Model Experience

For the first time, two alternative Black models from the U.S. & U.K., Jessa Jordan and Yasmin Benoit, teamed up with a fellow Black artist, 13th Disciple, for a captivating photoshoot in London’s famous Kew Gardens, which embodies #blackgirlmagic and an inspirational, supportive sisterhood. The editorial comes with a written piece from Jessa and Yasmin, […]

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Music & Film, shoots

Challenging Gender Norms with Dorian Electra

Flipping the patriarchy and gender “norms” on their backside, non-binary (check out this sexuality guide for more info on non-binary definitions) artist Dorian Electra is (literally) shattering the glass ceiling, and bottles, onto their head. Known for their iconic boundary-pushing tracks that make you question everything that society once programmed you to know, Dorian’s latest video “Man to Man” […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

SixtySeven: An Optical Tension in Fetish Culture

This series of photographs was realised by two female artists, photographer Amiee Oh and designer Lui Trash. Having successfully drawn on mutual empowerment in their creative process in the past, the two artists collaborated for a fourth time. The pieces feature a lot of PVC and metal work. In an interplay with the environment’s bright […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Queer Couples In Love: Devi & Joey – Artist & Muse

Celebrating love in the queer community, we bring you another edition of Queer Couples in Love. Devi and Joey are a creative Los Angeles couple living in the Echo Park area. You’ve probably seen Devi’s styling, custom designs and makeup in various fashion publications and music videos. A few months ago Devi styled the Adore […]

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