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, 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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Music & Film, news

Utopia Erotica by Weston Allen: An Exploration of Sexuality

The latest track by Weston Allen, “Utopia Erotica”, is a tongue-in-cheek exploration of past, present, and future sexuality. A college fight song for a faceless, genderless student body to sing their alma mater’s kinks and quirks. An anthem to let your checkered freak flag fly. The video is self-directed by Allen who also starred, edited, […]

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Music & Film, stories

L’un et L’autre (The One & The Other): A Search For Identity

“L’un et L’autre” (The One & The Other) takes us on a wondrous journey of self-exploration. Sailing deep into forgotten emotions, in search for identity.  A collaboration project between Diana Law Printed Accessories and h7o7Films, the film examines one’s true self against public opinion and the pressure to conform to society’s rigid guidelines of gender […]

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Music & Film, news

“Liquify” by Mood Killer Dismantles Social Norms

The latest video by Mood Killer, “Liquify” is out, co-produced by Chicago-based DJ Shubu, this twisted take on 2000s LMFAO-era dance anthems is a dark celebration of dismantling social norms. Mood Killer shape-shifts from a femme secret agent to a DJ bro to a genderless pop star. Directed by Mood Killer and produced with long-time […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Power Dressing with The Black Market x Melisa Minca

The evolution of women in the workforce peaked during World War II. Working women were everywhere: steering the wheels of trucks, welding metal parts for war machines, and completing labor-intensive tasks in factories. Like any job, it came with challenges such as dealing with the male gaze and negotiating pay. And a huge part of […]

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events, Fashion & Art

Sav Noir GUCCI GOTH: Diversity, Vibrance & Alt Love

On a fashionably chilly night in Los Angeles, Sav Noir presented their GUCCI GOTH collection, a challenge to the typical Gucci runway, one that was replaced with a fabulously diverse cast of alternative, POC, queer and genderfluid models. A mix-up to their past collections, which have been defined by a purely monochrome colour scheme of […]

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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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