Fashion & Art, features

Play Out: Challenging Binaries in Underwear Design

Entrepreneurs Abby Sugar & Liz Leifer of Play Out Apparel are pushing boundaries and sparking conversations on gender norms through fashion. For PLAY OUT, queer fashion and gender-equal clothing is not a trend – it is who they are. In their experience, owners Abby Sugar and Liz Leifer have both come to realize that being […]

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CAMGIRL: Isa Mazzei Unveils the Enigma

In an industry still so unknown to many, Isa Mazzei opens the door and lets us in for a peek, providing a raw insight into the world of camming. In her memoir ‘Camgirl’, former sex worker Isa takes the reader on a compelling ride that explores the highs and lows of the sex industry. Be […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Step Into Gogo Graham Office Fantasy: NYFW SS20

We sat down with Gogo Graham to learn about her SS20 collection and short film, in which she sonically and visually interrogates what it means for trans folks, particularly trans femmes, to operate in traditional workplaces. ‘Cleo is a myth. Cleo is a woman’ Gogo Graham’s SS20 film, ‘Cleo’s Fable’ begins with these words, solidifying […]

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Berlin’s Collaboration Culture: Melisa Minca x TBM

While New York is known as the city that never sleeps, Berlin is the city that keeps on creating. Amidst the kebab shops scattered across the nitty-gritty streets of Neukölln, and graffiti-covered walls of Kreuzberg, Berlin has boasted affordable housing, a low cost of living and a flourishing creative scene. We speak to Bratislavan, upcycling […]

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Sasha Gransjean Uses Humour to Make Social Commentary in Photo Series

Sasha Gransjean is a new media artist, photographer & award-winning filmmaker, currently based between Los Angeles and Shanghai. Working with various forms of visual media, Sasha’s current works explore the idolization of consumerism and digital vs. physical trash. In ‘Hollywood Hell’ & ‘Trashy Selfies’ Sasha presents vital social commentary that makes us question our own […]

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ByMelianJ: ‘INDIVIDUALITY’ Upcycling Denim Collab Celebrating Fearlessness

Melian and Kalyn are two LA-based multifaceted artists who collaborated on a reconstructed denim collection titled ‘Individuality’, under the umbrella of Melian’s current bespoke fashion label ByMelianJ. Both artists take pride in drifting between multiple fashion platforms from styling to modeling and even live performative art as well. Join me in conversation with Melian and […]

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