(Issue 14) Fashion Feature: Rupal Bakul Banerjee

Interview and Photography by Anisha Patil In this interview, designer and founder Rupal Banerjee of ‘Ru by Rupal’ tells Fashion Editor and photographer Anisha Patil about her journey of self-expression through fashion, graphic design and business. From her early days influenced by her Desi parents’ business to her later days at Parsons, and more recently … Read more(Issue 14) Fashion Feature: Rupal Bakul Banerjee

UCLA HIP HOP CONGRESS FASHION SHOW by Daniel F Leka

fash·ion shownounA fashion show (French défilé de mode) is an event put on by a fashion designer toshowcase their upcoming line of clothing and/or accessories. Fashion shows debut everyseason, particularly the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter seasons. This is where the latestfashion trends are made. “Within my work, ‘culture’ is a guiding principle in what ideas I … Read moreUCLA HIP HOP CONGRESS FASHION SHOW by Daniel F Leka

Azania Means Freedom Project by Azania Tripp

Photos by Skye Lee (@skyelee99) “I created a collection of wearable paper collage earrings featuring images of Afrofuturism, the power of joy, and the impact of historical trauma. With the Minnesota State Arts Board| Creative Support for Individuals FY 2021 grant, I have had the ability to partner with various artists to create a virtual … Read moreAzania Means Freedom Project by Azania Tripp

ASIATIC TRIBE

By Taqee Karriem Muhammad Photos by: @narigarner, @47messages & @christonmarie_photography Founded in 2016 by Taqee and Ameenah Karriem, ASIATIC TRIBE focuses on reviving classic silhouettes with modern twists using bold colors, patterns, blocking, etc. We strive to use fabrics and flattering silhouettes that are manufactured to be durable and high quality while still being healthy … Read moreASIATIC TRIBE

Brand By’s Winter Collection // Tamia Johnson Collaboration

By Tanya Sheikh Brand By is a lifestyle brand fusing art and community in bringing people together through collaboration,. Featuring both artist collaborations and stand alone collections, we explore different themes that are then translated into easy to wear pieces. Brand By works with businesses and creatives from the community to bring each collection to … Read moreBrand By’s Winter Collection // Tamia Johnson Collaboration

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.

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