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LOOK BOOK | STILL HERE

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Last week my friends stylist Alyse Franco and Artist/Creative Director Sonia Beyda quickly styled and shot a look book  with model Camilla Bianchi for Sonia's new line of Non-organic embroidered leisurewear line STILL HERE. The line is quickly catching fire because of its quick wit and cool vibes. I mean, on the night of the infamous second debate - Sonia created "Hillary's Fly" shirt - which is now shipping out in time for our impending doom. Her line of  T(it) Shirts were created to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Sonia also creates one off pieces of denim that are … [Read more...]

Cheerleader The Movie

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My friends made a movie! Irving Franco, a childhood friend of mine, released his first film Cheerleader last year and is quickly being recognized in film festivals around the world. He's being called  "one of the most unique and intriguing new voices in indie film." and the film has been called "a brilliantly insane style piece, but with a surprising amount of heart. It feels like a collision of The Virgin Suicides and Election, but, at the same time, is wholly its own film. " The movie's title lends to a simple notion of a young, doe-eyed cheerleader and when we meet Mickey, she is just … [Read more...]

Pieter Hugo | 1994

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Pieter Hugo is a photographer from Johannesburg, South Africa. His primary works are portraits and documentary- esque photographs of African communities. His latest show called 1994 was on display at the Stevenson Gallery in South Africa. It documents children born in South Africa and Rwanda after 1994. Major historical events took place in both of those countries and Hugo documents the affect they have had on the children. Hugo explains this process: "Most of the images were taken in villages around Rwanda and South Africa. There’s a thin line between nature being seen as idyllic and as … [Read more...]

BACKSTAGE | ROSIE ASSOULIN SS2017

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Rosie Assoulin's SS 2017 show - it scares me that its already 2017 - in my head its always some time between 1998-2007. Inspired by the beach towns at the Jersey Shore.  … [Read more...]

Gisèle Freund x Frida Kahlo

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Trailblazing women in the art world have always held a particular fascination for me. Gisèle Freund was a world renowned photographer and photojournalist making waves as an artist and woman in a time when that was more difficult. Born in Berlin in 1908, Freund was one of Europe’s most prominent photographers and a pillar among French feminist intellectuals after fleeing Nazi Germany and settling in Paris in the 1930’s. Her thesis on photography in France in the 19th century was met with skepticism, because photography was not considered a serious study then (or for many years after that, … [Read more...]