Fashion & Art, shoots

Jezebel: Exploring the Gender Constructs Placed on Women

Jezebel is a photo series that explores women within the lens of society. It is a study of gender constructs and the countless responsibilities that women are born into and ultimately grow into. It aims to shed light on the unfair expectations assigned to women based on gender, while celebrating the innate or acquired traits […]

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Fashion & Art

Return to Me: An Ode to Gender Non-Conforming Musicians

“Return to Me” is a call back to the 1920s jazz styling, and a time when segregated gender, race, and sexuality were prominent.  Upon beginning this project, photographer Laura Du Vé discussed with Kaiit, a musician and artist from Naarm Melbourne in so-called Australia what she might be interested in creating. Kaiit uses she/he/they pronouns. “The […]

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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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