(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

“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

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

Needle & Porcelain As Swords & Shields by Aodan

Embroidery is always considered as a ‘womanly’ and ‘feminine’ craft. I taught myself  embroidery at a young age out of interest, but as I grew up, I learned that they are part of a cultural and social expectation for women. Nevertheless, I never saw them as must-learn womanly skills. Using these media, I create tableaux … Read moreNeedle & Porcelain As Swords & Shields by Aodan

Camping in BKLYN Collection by Tanya Sheikh

I grew up on long hikes and camping at Seven Sisters in Western Massachusetts, so the outdoors are personal for me. Somehow, surviving a pandemic in New York City has the same energy — camping out in our apartments, hiking across neighborhoods and boroughs, finding solace in being outside together. My daily walks in Prospect … Read moreCamping in BKLYN Collection by Tanya Sheikh

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

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