(Issue 8) Fashion Feature: Rusty Reconstructed

INTERVIEW BY KIMBER MONROE & CREATIVE DIRECTION BY JULIA RODRIGUEZ RUSTY RECONSTRUCTED is an LA based brand focused on reworked streetwear in everyday life. Arianna and Nikolas Knowles Sanchez-Wong are more than business partners. The couple and best friends have been working together since middle school, and this latest venture is their biggest and brightest … Read more(Issue 8) Fashion Feature: Rusty Reconstructed

(Issue 8) Music Feature: Lo Village

Written by Sherin Nassar Photography by Ogechi Ogbuaku Lo Village is upfront in that they want to do things on their own terms: own their art and their vision. You get that from their music but you also get it in the details: like the fact that they produce all of their music through their … Read more(Issue 8) Music Feature: Lo Village

Hair Stories: (Joi)

Interviewed by Kimber Monroe. Photography by Joana Meurkens In a society that values whiteness and one’s ability to approximate it, hair can be a battleground. In Hair Stories, we wrestle with what it means to love yourself through your relationship with hair and others’ perception of it. Through interviews with our editors, contributors and community … Read moreHair Stories: (Joi)

“Heart Series” by Andrea Miranda

“These Aren’t Cowgirl Boots”  I reminisce sitting at a Cornish pub, watching the summer sunset drip below the sea. Art students dressed in striking looks made simple by their infectious, relaxed personas, a bubbling of live music creating a melody with the clinks of our drinks, and the buzzed chatter of my friends mixed with … Read more“Heart Series” by Andrea Miranda

“Growth” by Maddie Provost

Throughout the entirety of this year, I have attempted to define growth. Tried to look at it from every feasible angle. Tried to find a way to bypass the necessary introspection in search for an easy solution. I tried to stop thinking about it as I gradually uncovered the essence of growth.  In the past … Read more“Growth” by Maddie Provost

“A Blessing and a Curse to Understand; Activating Océane.” by Ania B. Holland

Photography by Noah Guerin Sifting through her Logic X projects folder, Maya opened her logic session,  showing a multilayered track stacked with vocals. Each sung at a different pitch intertwined with an extra set of reversed vocals sitting underneath the backing harmonies of a demo version of what would be her debut single, “I’ll Try, … Read more“A Blessing and a Curse to Understand; Activating Océane.” by Ania B. Holland

Madeleine Thomas Photography

Modeled by Prakash Panchariya and Jillian NeddStyled by Lucia Dunlap and Peyton Inoff Madeleine Thomas is a photographer and printmaker living in Brooklyn, NY. She is currently working on editorial and documentary projects whilst supporting small local businesses and providing mutual aid that is in her immediate community. Madeleine is most passionate about making long-form storytelling surrounding … Read moreMadeleine Thomas Photography

“The Well” by Jordon Bolden

JORDON BOLDEN is a multi-hyphenate musician and tv actor/producer from Seattle Washington. Growing up in a Baptist church, he became a choir director at 9 years old and discovered creating his own music during the after-service band sessions. His music is as biracial as his DNA – taking influence from his father’s taste in John … Read more“The Well” by Jordon Bolden

“immoderate” by Yi-Mei

Yi-Mei is a cellist and singer-songwriter from Santa Monica, California. She studies classical cello at the New England Conservatory in Boston, MA where she is a member of NEC’s award-winning graduate piano trio in residence, Trio Gaia. She has been writing songs on the piano from a young age, but only began experimenting with singing … Read more“immoderate” by Yi-Mei

“Call Me” by Doren

Doren is a 20 year old singer, songwriter, rapper and trumpet player from Brooklyn. Music has been a guiding force in his life for as long as he can remember, but he began taking it seriously ten years ago while playing trumpet. A graduate of LaGuardia High School, Doren has attended music programs at Juilliard, Jazz At Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall to learn all he can about music and find new sounds. He is currently a student in the Studio Composition program at the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music. 

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