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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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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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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Fashion & Art, shoots

Malama: A Liberation from Guinean Morals & Rules

Mohamed’s conservative Guinean upbringing does not make room for dyed hair and vibrant styles. This series is less about rebellion, and more a document of Mohamed’s liberation from morals and rules that weren’t his own. Our goal was to create an outward physical representation of his inward change. The clothes and chains are a line […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Nobody’s Clown: Gender Bending

‘Nobody’s Clown’ is a play on the interpretation of masculinity where gender bends and uses hues to make a statement. Vibrant, bold and handsome men can take on any fashion brought their way. Credits Photographer: Ronald Flowers @rome_god Stylist: Steve Gatez @stevie.gatez Make-up Artist: Tahira Ahmad @tahira_ahmad Model: Jalen Domonique @jalen.xx

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Subject to Change: Rebirth and Renewal

In these images I wanted to show a sense of ongoing duality and attempt to paint a picture of a person escaping their “darker” side. Although I am not religious as an adult, I was raised in Catholic schools throughout sections of my schooling, and the imagery has stayed with me in its own way. […]

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