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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Fashion & Art, shoots

Phoenix Rise: A Journey of Unleashing the Wild Woman

Phoenix Rise is a self-produced visual storytelling narrative from bespoke slow fashion designer and costumier, Jessica Rowell, in collaboration with artist and blues musician, Madame Flame, that expresses a journey in becoming.  “Drawing upon archetypal symbolism and teachings of the warrior, the sage, and the wild woman, a story is woven into a tale of […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

‘Organic Synergy’ Explores Wearable Fruit Art

Inspired by sustainability practices and the evolving nature of fashion, ‘Organic Synergy’ translates the notion of consumption and waste into a project of wearable fruit art. Shot in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico, this editorial puts fruit carving practices into play, with photographer and designer Sahar Nicolette looking to create a fruit sculpture that could be […]

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