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

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) 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

(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

The Little Side Dish That Could by Sania Saeed

Raita is traditionally yogurt mixed with cucumber, mint, and cilantro. It is served as a side for main rice dishes. These “yogurt bowls” satisfy my savoury palate without requiring running to the store for ingredients I may not typically have.

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

Existential Dreaming by Anna Nguyen

Anna Nguyen is a social worker specializing in child welfare, school social work, and child trauma. She is from Orange, CA and is passionate about mental health, graphic novels, and minimalist design. Her art focuses on depicting feelings and experiences that had a large impact on her. She enjoys using her art as a platform to bring attention to social justice issues, as well as mental health.

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