Fashion & Art, features

Wearing Maia: Basics for Basics Collection

Having grown up on a farm in NSW, Australia, Maia Lillford—founder of independent brand Wearing Maia—has a deep concern for sustainable practices, excluding leather from her production line. Launched in 2014, Wearing Maia is aimed at inspiring confidence, inclusion, and empowerment. In a bid for sustainability, all the items are small run and locally made […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Futuremood: Effortlessly Cool Mood-Altering Sunglasses

The self-care industry offers endless ways to tend to your mind and body. In a market saturated with aesthetic but ineffective remedies, people are scrambling to find coping mechanisms for their stress. Austin Soldner, the co-founder of California-based new-wave sunglasses brand Futuremood, realized this need and sought to make a difference. After several months of […]

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Music & Film, stories

Meet Macy Rodman, Glittering Starlet of the Internet

Macy Rodman is a living legend. You can often find her walking around Brooklyn in ribbons of pink silk and her tallest heels, perhaps humming a light tune beneath her breath. At thirty-one, Rodman is one of the most unique pop stars out there. A hand-drawn star. Her sound is sparkling vomit, vulnerable confessions, and […]

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Music & Film, stories

Ballroom Legend Christopher “Afrika” Quarles is Bringing Dreams to Life

Bronx-based ballroom legend, Christopher “Afrika” Quarles (they/them) expands from walking runway to acting in film and launches their own healing crystals company. The multi-talented artist caught up with photographer Hatnim Lee to discuss ballroom, growing up queer in the South, and their role in the iconic film, Port Authority featuring Leyna Bloom, which explores the kiki ballroom […]

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Music & Film, stories

Lazarus Lynch is the Multi-Talented Artist Celebrating Black Queer Expression

As a professional chef, television host, social media influencer, cookbook author, and singer-songwriter, Lazarus Lynch doesn’t cease to amaze people with his multitude of talents. Lynch’s long list of accomplishments doesn’t disappoint either. The New York native is a two-time Chopped Champions winner, host of Chopped U, Snapchat’s first cooking show, and creator of several […]

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