Beautiful Bushwick: A Series by Fashion Photographer Aqua Rose
Aqua Rose is an NYC-based fashion photographer who created this series, “Beautiful Bushwick” over the span of a year in 2021. Using the graffiti-laden streets of Bushwick as the backdrop for her subjects, the photos include objects she collected over her time in New York. Combining the surreal nature of her work with everyday objects and the street, she reveals inspiration and beauty in overlooked spaces, transmitting the message that the only thing you need to create is the want.
PhoebeNewYork: You’d Like Her
Now at West Chelsea Contemporary: Libby Schoettle and her alter ego PhoebeNewYork, the fashion conscience sprite whose street corner counsel has engaged and inspired a generation of New Yorkers.
Nkem Okwechime Creates His Own Formula
Emma speaks with artist, designer, and entrepreneur Nkem Okwechime about his fashion brand M.R.L.C, photographing a new generation of people of color in Great Britain, and living authentically in a world that wants to box you in.
Mahsyian: Streetwear for Lone Wolves
Mafi Wulf heads his streetwear brand Mahsyian as a lone wolf, but his goal for the fashion brand is a community. Mafi’s story shows that even lone wolves need a pack sometimes, and his unique style has helped draw together people of all kinds.
Tango Hotel x Mist: A Colorful Collab
Tango Hotel presents their debut collaboration with French graffiti legend MIST. Learn about the brand’s unique approach to collaborations, and their propensity to work with creatives across the spectrum from fine art to graffiti, elevating the craft from the stitching to the design.
FOXYLAB Presents Disclosing Athletes’ Creativity
Art-focused high fashion brand FOXYLAB debuts Disclosing Athletes’ Creativity, a unique collection of clothes borne out of collaborations between artists and athletes from all over the world.
Prime Life: High Fashion Comes to Chino Hills
When Jordan Stewart, Tim Crome, and Kyle Young started their clothing brand Prime Life in 2012, they had visions for it to be a movement from Chino Hills to the world. Ten years later, they reflect on that vision and how it’s come to fruition.
FoxyLab: Highbrow Streetwear
FOXYLAB NEW YORK (FXLB) is a creative laboratory that introduces art into fashion. Focused on creating streetwear fashion, the brand’s main mission is to support artists and make real art wearable, while putting sustainability at the center of the production. The brand’s urban aesthetic comes through in relaxed and oversized silhouettes, reflecting a form of wearable street art and street culture attitude.