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Elena Velez is the designer bridging Milwaukee and NYC through craft

After her runway debut last night, one of NYFW's most exciting names discusses the dichotomies that culminate in her "aggressively delicate" clothes.
José Criales-Unzueta
2.13.22
Fashion

ANDEL is the new label showing how the fashion system can change

With its socially-conscious ethos and actions-first approach, the upstart cooperative is setting an example for the industry.
Mahoro Seward
1.26.22
Fashion

The young designers shattering stereotypes around Indian fashion

AKHL Studio, Bloni, Bodice and Āroka are proving how much more to the country's fashion culture there is than sari-draped clichés.
Avani Thakkar
11.30.21
Fashion

The fashion designer warping the body with radical silhouettes

Australian fashion talent Jordan Dalah discusses the line between fashion and costume, ‘wimpy bottoms’, and his innovative approach to ready-to-wear.
Mahoro Seward
8.3.21
Fashion

What more can a fashion prize give you than cash?

This year's six International Woolmark Prize finalists discuss what they've taken from the experience and their advice for future applicants.
Mahoro Seward
6.3.21
Fashion

Vivendii is the punk fashion collective taking Lagos' spirit global

Meet the group behind the viral label channelling Y2K internet aesthetics through the eyes of Nigeria’s youth. 
Mahoro Seward
4.8.21
Fashion

Strongthe creates clothes that will bring you good fortune

The London-based Thai designer draws on the spiritual traditions and superstitions of his homeland to bring us the good luck we all need.
Mahoro Seward
3.31.21
Fashion

Meet ten students from the CSM MA Fashion Class of 2021

These are some of the names to know from the first-ever online exhibition by the London school’s flagship course. 
Mahoro Seward
3.26.21
Fashion

Sinéad O’Dwyer offers empowered, body-diverse luxury for AW21 

The young London-based designer translates her radical vision to ready-to-wear, proving that fashion truly is for all.
Mahoro Seward
3.8.21
Fashion

Bed on Water demonstrates the productive potential of randomness for AW21

New York-based Shanel Campbell’s latest collection strikes a skilful balance between eclectic references and sharp execution.
Mahoro Seward
3.5.21
Fashion

Conner Ives reimagines the American Dream for AW21

The CSM BA class of 2020 graduate presents an exquisitely crafted collection that grapples with contemporary American identity.
Mahoro Seward
3.4.21
The Utopia in Dystopia Issue

Feben is the emerging designer putting community first

In our latest issue, the London designer discusses the altruistic principles at the heart of her label.
Mahoro Seward
3.4.21
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