events, Fashion

Whitehouse Graduates: Experimental Streetwear Steals the Show

The graduating students from Whitehouse Institute of Design made their mark on the runway in Melbourne on Friday night. Backstage was buzzing as designers, make up and hair were finalizing touches before the show commenced as Whitehouse Institute’s creative director Lars Stoten announced some last minute changes. Trending that night were monochromatic ensembles, street inspired […]

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Fashion, features

Sovereign Collection: Boldness in Gender Free Footwear

Boldness. Intellect. Realness. Australian based footwear brand Sovereign Collection is born of non-conformity, individuality and purpose, rather than the self-conscious, consumerist tendencies that have been somewhat stitched into the mainstream fashion industry. Sovereign Collection lives to rattle the cage and bring style autonomy to the fore. “My central motivation is to highlight the sense of freedom […]

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Fashion, features

Wet Nature: The Bespoke Brand that is Decolonising Fashion

Willow Darling is the creator of Australian born label Wet Nature, the experimental futuristic neo goth streetwear brand that is adored by iconic artists and creatives alike worldwide. Wet Nature is far more than just a label, it is a lifestyle, a collection of core beliefs and values that are reflected within the community of […]

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Fashion, shoots

Glitch Me: Inspired by a Polyamorous Philosophy

‘Glitch Me’ was shot in Santiago, Chile on 35mm film. The pieces in this editorial, are part of tHERAPY recycle and exorcise’s last capsule-collection called ‘HARD.LIMITS’. Designer Paula Aguirre describes how “these pieces are channeling a lot of sexual energy. We believe sex is not only a motor, an energy that awakens our creativity and […]

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Fashion, features

The Wish-Landscape; Escaping the Constraints of a Heteronormative Reality

“Yes, I was thinking: we live without a future. That’s what’s queer …” – Virginia Woolf Marius Janusauskas is a fashion graduate of the prestigious Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp who has been recognised on various international talents’ platforms for his intellectual take on both womenswear and menswear. His collections often reference art, literature […]

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Fashion, shoots

A Dream of Transcending

In the editorial ‘A Dream of Transcending’ photographer Santana Bellas explores the connection between women’s vintage clothing and the beauty of California’s wilderness. From pieces that were made in the 1960s-1990s to the redwood trees in the Bay Area he captures the beauty of both.  Credits Photographer: Santana Bellas @santanabellas Model: Savina Johnson @savcreeps Stylist: Mo […]

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Fashion, shoots

The Gentler; Deconstructing and Examining Gender

‘The Gentler’ deconstructs and examines gender, toeing the divide of the gender binary. Photographer Georden West has regular artist collaborators Kendall Wilmot, Steven Luna, and Shaka Dendy model, pairing couture with ‘urban’ wear in a celebration of friendship, gender nonconformity, and imagining the incorporation of gentleness in a world moving away from archetypal ‘masculinity’. Credits Photographer: Georden West @geordenewest Models: Kendall […]

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Fashion, shoots

If I Ever End Up Here Again I’ll Know I’m in Hell

Lucy Dickinson is a fashion honours student at RMIT who has featured all the looks from her graduate collection in the editorial ‘If I Ever End Up Here Again I’ll Know I’m in Hell’, based around the concept of DIY techniques used within youth subcultures throughout history. Unusual methods and materials are developed through a lack […]

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Fashion, shoots

Hard Limits; Channeling Sexual Energy

tHERAPY Recycle & Exorcise is an alternative, sustainable, gender-free fashion project. Their latest capsule-collection titled ‘HARD.LIMITS’ channels a lot of sexual energy, in which designers Paula and Mariángeles Aguirre describe how they believe “sex is not only a motor, an energy that awakens our creativity and curiosity, but also a channel to discover who we […]

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Fashion, shoots

The Devil in Her Eyes

Published on All Hallow’s Eve, “The Devil In Her Eyes” explores the terror of inner demons that chastise the mind of any artist. The beauty is found within the enigmatic realities, captured in spite of an ever impeding fate. One can conquer the battles in which we all face, or succumb to it and be […]

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