Fashion & Art, shoots

Honeymoon Syndrome Explores the Regressiveness of ‘Straight Culture’

‘Honeymoon Syndrome’ is a real-time translation based on a process that is fluid, performative and experimental. Shot by Berlin-based photographer Elis Jolie, the editorial explores the regressiveness of straight culture (that is still ubiquitous and treated/imposed as the universal default) still finding comfort in the binaries, and poking fun at some of the traditional ideas surrounding […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

The Way Social Media Makes Me Feel

‘The Way Social Media Make Me Feel’ explores dark matters in bright depictions. Poor mental health doesn’t only come in forms of wearing all black and sad faces.  For social media in particular, we tend to put on a happy face and only show our best self to the world constantly portraying happiness and wealth with […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

INTER-terrestrial Combines Emerging Geniuses With Underground Culture

Clothed Captions or CC_ is a clothing store and platform for underground and mainstream artist features that responds to the intrinsic natures of emerging geniuses of this time. The founders Malissa and Donni present their own unseen and sophisticated view of underground culture while selling carefully hand-picked pieces. Malissa Wilkins, or Velvet @afrovelvet and Donnisha Hebert, or Donnie @unfazedbeauty […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Crafting Recycled Metal into Works of Art with Santana

Oakland based visual artist Santana Bellas has evolved from a designer/photographer to full on craftsman. Santana’s new journey shows us that what may seem like a setback can actually open up to a whole new creative world. Join us as he takes us through his own soul cleansing process of jewelry making. Since I’ve known […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

A Way of Being: An Exploration of Body Image & Sexuality

‘A Way of Being’ is a collaboration between two artists exploring their experiences of how they see themselves, and accepting and embracing aspects of who they are that they have not yet grown comfortable with. “To do so was a powerful act of vulnerability.  We came together in Bogotá, Colombia, and connected and created seamlessly […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Variety of Kink: A Drag Artist’s Alluring Fantasy

This shoot layers art on art as we see the intoxicating, alluring drag artist BETTY FVCK adorn her body with heavy loads of LUI TRASH fetish wear and accessories.  Each photograph speaks volumes about both the drag artist‘s and designer‘s ability to create alluring fantasies built on glam and kink. At times, doll-like, with a gaze […]

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