The Politics of Shapewear
Could shapewear be reinvented to be truly contemporary, or is it time we radically reframed our perspective on the body?
Is Clowning Having a Moment in Fashion?
We’re experiencing one of the weirdest, most bombastic cultural moments, in which clown-like theatrics have become the norm.
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Mia Carucci on DJing, her Crossover Career, and the best LA Parties
"When you’re brought outside your body by something you’ve never heard before, that creates an emotional spark. And I love creating that moment for people through the music that has done the same for me."
Miya Folick on Los Angeles, Music, and Living in Flux
"I like to see what people are doing and build a community that I’m involved in. I’m not making anything in isolation. I’m always learning from other people."
The Return of the Square Toe
How ironic that the very style informing the English language’s definition of out-of-touch is once again finding favor: the silhouette and its passionate haters appear to have reached a détente.
Hold My Call: The Metaphor of the Phone Call in Street Style Photography
The semiotics of being captured mid-call changes the subject from a passive object to be looked at to someone who happens to have a great outfit but has more important things to do than stop and pose for a picture — an attempt at authenticity within the highly fabricated realm of fashion.
The Return of Tie-Dye: Nostalgia, Idealism, Uncertainty
Splatters, circles, and acid brights highlight the parallels between the instability and transformation of the 1960s and today’s cultural climate.
SHAVONE on Disrupting Tech, Culture, and Femininity
The modern Renaissance woman maintains passionate advocacy for women of color in tech while trailblazing an uncompromising artistic path all her own.
Viva La Vulva! Six Times Fashion Paid Homage to Female Sexual Organs
Wearing your heart on your sleeve is a familiar principle, but what about your uterus?
Radical Softness: A Strong Vision, Softly Spoken
Hyperfemininity is challenging the suit to its power-dressing crown. Could radical softness be the new frontier of femininity in fashion?
Decoding The Myth Of The Muse In Popular Culture
99% of the time, a muse is female, becoming "realized" only in relation to something else. From Greek mythology to modern art to Instagram influencer culture, the concept has endured and evolved.
The Fall and Rise of Low-Slung Jeans
Are you ready to take the plunge (again)? Low-rise jeans have made a comeback on runways and a coterie of celebrities.
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