Water Your Plants by Niara Mae

A bedroom. The walls are slightly off-putting shade of pink. The room’s a weird mix of childhood nostalgia with more mature furniture- the bed’s covers are a modest gray, but there are old and well loved plushies on a shelf against the wall. The bookshelf has a mix of comics and novels.MARY enters, making a … Read moreWater Your Plants by Niara Mae

The Vegetarian isn’t really about vegetarianism by Annoushka Clear

TW: rape, eating disorders Surprise, it’s an exquisite, haunting metaphor. The Vegetarian, winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2016, is Han Kang’s first novel translated from Korean into English, by Deborah Smith. Originally released as three separate ‘novelettes’, Kang published them together for the first time in one volume in 2007 with Changbi Publishers, … Read moreThe Vegetarian isn’t really about vegetarianism by Annoushka Clear

(Issue 7) Art/Fashion Feature: Annie Meng

Interviewed by Joana Meurkens Photo by Ryan Scullin There is a new designer on the scene who has managed to merge the power suit with streetwear design. Annie Meng is a new name in the fashion world, but one that will not be forgotten as she takes her rightful place as creative director of the … Read more(Issue 7) Art/Fashion Feature: Annie Meng

Hair Stories: (Ky)

Photography by Joana Meurkens. Forward and Interview by Kimber Monroe It has been an honor taking over Hair Stories this month for my best friend and fellow colleague Carolina Meurkens. When I thought about who to feature, I thought of close friends of mine who’ve discussed and shared their hair journeys with me, who I … Read moreHair Stories: (Ky)

(Issue 7) Food Feature: Lorena Latino Market and Mexican Fruits LLC

Interview and Forward by Stephanie Eyocko/ Photography by Mariah Miranda. independent groceries are growing in Baltimore and Washington D.C and fulfilling a need for fresh, specialized and local produce.

(Issue 7) TV/Theater/Film Feature: Daniel Croix

INTERVIEW BY MAYA RENEE CASTRO Photo by McCall Olsen @mccall_olsen Daniel Croix is an American actor in film, television, and theatre originally from Buffalo, New York. You and your mothers may know him from his latest role, Jason Franklin, on Tyler Perry’s The Oval. Meeting and getting to talk with Daniel all happened by chance … Read more(Issue 7) TV/Theater/Film Feature: Daniel Croix

Menga354 for Mixed Mag

Creative Direction by Joana Meurkens Photography by Ryan Scullin Clothing by Menga354 Styling by Annie Meng and Joana Meurkens Modeled by Rahm Bowen (Hair by Mecca Little), Kimber Monroe, Joana Meurkens, and Maria Salazar Read Annie’s feature in Issue 7 here! Menga354 is an ode to retro-futurism, a luxury casualwear brand that explores the unknown … Read moreMenga354 for Mixed Mag

Transforming Your Power: From XIMONE to Lord Scorpio by Ania B. Holland

Photography by Hakeem Shabazz If you were looking for your big break and received a D.M. from The Voice, would you answer? In 2018, that’s absolutely what singer-songwriter and multi-hyphenate creative XIMONE did. A spontaneous flight to L.A. put her “normal” life on pause. With a once in a lifetime opportunity to secure a spot … Read moreTransforming Your Power: From XIMONE to Lord Scorpio by Ania B. Holland

Good Food Equals Good Mood At Tables Turn Restaurant by Sasha Lee

The meals at Tables Turn are sold as eye-catching combos. The distinguishing “mix + match” menu setup — “Beef Tacos + Corn + Wings” / “Popcorn Chicken + Waffles + Wings Tossed in Signature Sauce, Spicy Mayo, Cheese, and Honey Mustard” etc — explains their fitting slogan choice — “good food equals good mood” — and why potential customers find it hard to believe they’re a local gem.

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