Fashion & Art, shoots

Brave New World: Freedom During a Global Pandemic

‘Brave New World’ serves as a reminder of our freedoms and confinement during a global pandemic, where ageless nature is contrasted by the masks that veil us from it.  20 April 2020  Dear Subvrt Mag team,  The week before lockdown in Paris, we heard whispers of illness and isolation. A group of friends would tell […]

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Music & Film, news

“Duality” by Jeshua Paints a Picture of Freedom

LA-based artist Jeshua has just released a powerful double feature music video project titled Duality, directed by River Gallo and Sadé Clacken Joseph. A visually captivating, emotionally driven work of art that focuses on varying concepts of freedom, Duality is a much-needed anthem that highlights the injustices brought on by the external world, as well as […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Drag King is Fashion: Deconstructing Masculinity

“Drag king is Fashion” is an editorial that explores the concept of a drag king using gender-free clothing from the brand Trashyqueen.  The project speaks about playing with the gender and subverting it through the use of non-binary fashion, exploring role switching and the deconstruction of masculinity that characterizes the drag king practice.  “I believe […]

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features, Lifestyle

Abandoned During COVID-19, College Students Speak Out

Dear Washington, listen up. In the eyes of America, college is a privilege.  The problem is that the “privilege” comes with the determinant of our mental and physical health, as well as the constant fear of our finances. As a college student myself, the burden of having to feel financially stable while maintaining a strong […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Being an Eco Hoe™ with Plant-Based Label LAZ

LAZ is a 100% plant-based, ethical and sustainable design brand. In a world of fast-fashion and detachment from the source of our wardrobe, LAZ integrates compassion and sustainability into every creation. The materials used are natural and gentle on the body as well as the planet. LAZ aims to use purely natural textiles and fibers, […]

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events, Fashion & Art

Bringing Trans Women to the Forefront at GoGo Graham

On a rainy Thursday afternoon, the Judson Memorial Church at Washington Square Park was glowing pink and reverentially quiet. Stepping in, out of the afternoon light, diurnal time paused for the Gogo Graham FW 2020 show.  Silks, cottons and mesh chiselled into miraculously sculpted gowns trailed through the chapel, adorned by toeless ballet flats (cut […]

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