Acne, A Manifesto (minus the Studios) 

By Chiugo Akujuobi  Many won’t believe what I’m about to say; however, I truly believe that everyone is beautiful in their own way. It’s cheesy, it’s cliché, but that doesn’t erase the adage’s truth. Beauty standards fluctuate, transform, and detour given the time period, the continent, the country, the city, the culture, religion, ethnic group, … Read moreAcne, A Manifesto (minus the Studios) 

Time & Rituals

By Seigar This collage series explores the concepts of social rites and their connection to the passing of time. The compositions portray different motives for social gatherings such as music, sports, drinking, eating, party, love, religion, travel, and fashion. The pop prism brings some drama and tension pulsating through the clocks ticking from one generation … Read moreTime & Rituals

Degrade by Lē

Degrade is an experimental slow-fashion label currently making biodegradable bespoke accessories. This center highlights the importance of sustainability in fashion in our current day and age. With each order, we create your items locally from scratch that are dedicated to our clients. Future goals for Degrade include collaborating with like minded creatives and organizations across … Read moreDegrade by Lē

The Unsustainability of Luxury Fashion by Whitney R. McGuire, Esq.

There’s a class war happening in fashion and it’s getting worse. First it was Amazon and Valentino, then Facebook and Gucci. They’re the four most prominent behemoths in a growing trend of team ups and crackdowns, the teams ups being the hyper-rich corporations and their egos. The crackdowns have fallen upon counterfeiters, aka people who … Read moreThe Unsustainability of Luxury Fashion by Whitney R. McGuire, Esq.

Shaqui Reed: Designer & Artist

Shaqui Reed’s work examines areas of imperfections expressed by irregularity, incompleteness, rawness, and simplicity. Her designs typically involve deconstructing, distressing, layering, and piecing together what is left behind. Her textile works speak of the color and texture of her fears. Her fears are represented through the roughness of the denim and the different shades of … Read moreShaqui Reed: Designer & Artist

Metal & Stone Creations by Lizette Bez

Metal & Stone Creations is a handmade jewelry brand embodying the raw and refined characteristics of the natural world. Using traditional metalsmithing techniques and natural stones, I use colors and symbols into the designs and each piece carries the mark of handmade craftsmanship. The love for nature goes beyond design – each piece is created … Read moreMetal & Stone Creations by Lizette Bez

Frankie Designer: Changing the 2-6 Community & Beyond by BabyG

“There’s no such thing as luck. Luck is where preparation meets opportunity” – Amy Hempel The 2-6 community is no stranger to what is hot or not in the fashion industry nowadays.Fashion designers are in more demand now than they ever were before.People want to create a name for themselves and create a lasting image … Read moreFrankie Designer: Changing the 2-6 Community & Beyond by BabyG


ABOUT THE ARTIST: Hilary Dank I’m a seamstress and embroidery artist from South Florida. I learned how to sew in college in New York to fill crucial pieces into my closet when I couldn’t afford them. Back then and now, I could never be told ‘No” when it comes to bringing an idea into fruition … Read moreDANK BEHAVIOR

Cornrow Beauty by Kasandra Enid Torres

This series is shot in the streets of Washington Heights in NYC. It is all about the beauty and art form of cornrows, as well a celebration of uptown street culture. Photographer: Kasandra Enid Torres @kasaeto Stylist: Rey Peña Braider: Guin Gui @guin_gui Makeup Artist: Juan Jaar @juanjaar Talent: Dani @xaniielle Dog: Tiggs @tiggystardust

PINK PLAID by Mary Jones

Pink Plaid is a conscious creative outlet, passionately created by Mary Jones of Starkville, Mississippi. Pink Plaid explores experimentalism, fluidity, and clothing without borders for the sake of celebrating secondhand/repurposed fibers and all walks of life. Specializing in fashion photography, styling, graphic design, fashion production, sewing, and creative direction, the mission statement between all mediums … Read morePINK PLAID by Mary Jones