Fashion, shoots

Some Unholy War: Punk Identity and Rituals

‘Some Unholy War’ is based on the development of 1990’s Goth and Punk subcultures, working through themes of identity, rituals and the human experience. Designer Jordana Halperin explains how she was “initially interested in a quote from Ted Polhemus’ ‘Hot bodies cool styles: new techniques in self-adornment’, “To decorate the body is to transform it […]

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Fashion, shoots

Confiné: Leather, Lingerie, Lust

In ‘Confiné’ LA-based photographer Sam Hodges teamed up with the designer of HOS Leather, a bespoke lingerie brand to create a female empowering editorial that explores modern lingerie, sexuality and the modern woman. “In all of my work I like to create a mood. I’ve always been in love with cinematic lighting. During my youth, […]

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Fashion, shoots

Love Me Loco: Redefining the Femme Fatale

She’ll lust you, love you and leave you…with a broken heart and tortured soul. This wild temptress knows your darkest desires and dirtiest dreams and she’s not afraid to use them to get what she wants. Featuring artist Love Lee Bailey Savage @loveisbailey, ‘Love Me Loco’ is a celebration of the Medusa within us all, redefining the […]

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Fashion, shoots

‘Release Me’ Celebrates Punk as a State of Mind

Jordana Halperin is an honours student of RMIT fashion design who focuses on performative body versus performative materials. Through a process driven practice, she explores the human/psychological interface, questioning what fashion is, and whether emotion can be physically embedded into material. Working through themes of identity, rituals and the human experience, garments are used as […]

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Fashion, shoots

The Kids Are Alright

“The kids want to be so hard.  But in my dreams we’re still screaming,  and running through the yard.” Artists’ Statement:    With the consistent inundation from older generations and the media about the indolent capacities of millennial’s, I feel persistently inspired to document an ulterior & more optimistic perspective. The way I see us.  […]

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Fashion, features

Membrana: Encouraging New Perspectives on Body and Gender

MEMBRANA is an independent fashion brand based in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Their work focuses on rebuilding clothes and shifting pieces from their usual backgrounds. In this editorial MEMBRANA presents the brand’s visual identity very directly, approaching issues that they have been discussing in their work for a while. Through photography they present an aesthetic proposition […]

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Fashion, shoots

Get Radical with LUPAE Feat. Martini Cherry

LUPAE makes colourful, feminine latex clothing in Berlin, Germany. The name LUPAE, a Latin word, translates to ‘she-wolves’, and was used colloquially to call women sluts. LUPAE re-appropriates this ancient word with the vision of a pack of modern, powerful femmes. She-wolf sluts who could eat you alive. Born from the queer, sex-positive nights of […]

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Fashion, shoots

Bleached Beach: Salon the Faux

Having a bad hair day? Running low on your valium prescription and in desperate need of a life pick-me-up? Well head on down and pay a visit to the friendly folk at Salon The Faux. We don’t care if you’re moody, hell we even encourage you to embrace your diva self; free hair cuts for […]

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Fashion, features

Pushing the Boundaries with MaryMe-JimmyPaul

Amsterdam based fashion line MaryMe-JimmyPaul is a fresh and inventive brand always pushing the boundaries when it comes to the use of creative textiles and sculptural design. Made up of the fabulous duo Marie Burlot and Jimmy Rinsum the pair has been able to create a unique design aesthetic all their own. We recently caught […]

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events, Fashion

Alabama Blonde’s Collection Du Mal Awakens the Dead

Last Saturday Melbourne designer Alabama Blonde presented her Collection Du Mal at Old Melbourne Gaol, an impressive show reminiscent of the goth vampire prom ball of your wildest dreams. In amongst the cells that previously housed Melbourne’s felons there was a sense of eeriness, of forgotten memories and wasted years. A nostalgic collection featured club-kid […]

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