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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events, Fashion & Art

The Chromat Olympics Hit NYFW 2020

On a Sunday night in the Financial District, long after the bedtime of stock traders and suits, Chromat’s team of 22 models assembled in the Rise by We gym to complete their final training for the 2020 Chromat Olympics.  Clad in brilliant striped and swirled performance fabrics, models rotated through sets of deadlifts, battle ropes, […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

‘Bad Bitches Only’ Explores Sex Appeal & Strength

‘Bad Bitches Only’ is all about empowerment, strength and sex appeal, as these women own their worth and show it to the frame, the concept being inspired by the collaboration between photographer Helmut Newton and designer Thierry Mugler. Photographer Damarys reached out to a group of models who were bold enough to strut their curves […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

CATNIP: Genetic Modification & Queer Berlin

In the distant future, the cosmetic industry holds authority and a new dominant species prowl the earth. Xeno-Felines were born when designer genetic modification evolved to become a genetic mutation. CATNIP was conceived when drag artist Purrja and photographer Hue Hale met after both immigrating from Ireland to Germany. Through feeling accepted in their new surroundings, […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Gender Diversion & Queer Bodies in ‘Darkness of the Fantasies’

‘Darkness of the Fantasies’ was created and conceptualized in collaboration with Latinx nonbinary queer designer Mateo Suarez, who focuses primarily on queer/trans/POC bodies. Evoking heaven on earth and inspired by dark fantasy manga, Final Fantasy, and early 2000s internet, the editorial explores themes of subversion and genderfuck through the depiction of the fantasies, wearing garments […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Non-Binary Upcycled Fashion in ‘Earthly Identities’

In her collection, Melisa Minca takes upcycled clothing to transform bodies and make bold statements about our desires through non-binary fashion. These characteristics find their origin in the Garden of Eden where the binary roles for sex, gender and power became defined. Here, in this series, the Garden of Eden has been rediscovered and in […]

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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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Fashion & Art, shoots

Ethereal Matrimony: A Transcendent Genderless Bond

A merging of two souls, bound by the heavens to dance through dimensions and time. Bypassing any physical boundaries of gender and sex, this is a union of spirits simultaneously intertwined as individual entities and one being. Credits Photographer: Sahar @theyshootthem Models: Bryce @brycejxn & Elodie @elogoldberg Stylist: Branden Ruiz @branden.ruiz Makeup: Devi @i_am_devi_ Hair: […]

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