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In seeking to infuse the jewellery industry with eco-friendly values, Movement – Arts – Mission (MAM) lead the way by example in their collections. Having received their sustainability certification earlier this year, they now spread their mission further through their cutting-edge and futuristic craftsmanship from 100% recycled metals. In today’s interview you will get to explore the brand’s design philosophy and adornments.
Working with the rich resources of family and folklore, Silvia Leitmannová’s collection traces several generations of women in her family to explore not only the history of fashion, but also her familial roots in western Slovakia. In today’s interview, you will get to explore the author’s delicate narrative for the project, her plans for the future, and the meaning of Schena Maaro in the Kľačno dialect.
“Love is a biological weapon that bodies make to survive extinction and evolution.” 3D creator Lolita 111000, the first Spanish artist to be represented by a digital avatar, breathes life into trans-species creatures that reflect her deep adoration of non-human animals. Her work is inspired by posthumanism, biology, and friends. Enjoy an interview drenched in 'chaotic good' energy.
“The current ideal is to conform and control, be part of a system or dominating force... you’re only relevant if you look a certain way.” In unbraiding the ropes learned through socialization, London-based multidisciplinary artist Rhiannon Davies’ collections weave inspirations spanning Celtic mythology, Fleetwood Mac and equestrian fashion to explore the contemporary notion of perfection.
Having abandoned his expressionist roots, Melcher Oosterman’s work has taken on a new level of authentic playfulness. Fascinated by the world of animals, the Dutch artist’s imaginary worlds reflect the wordless kinship between species, and more recently also his new interest in ceramics.
Aposematism in animals – bright, patterned colouration – exists to warn off predators. But colour plays a vastly different, nearly opposite role in the collections by Slovak fashion designer Dominika Kozáková. Playful, crustacean- or bunny-like elements emerge in elaborate and soft headwear, which invites us to hug and snuggle. Interview with the designer follows below.
ZSIGMOND is a sustainable menswear brand from Hungary with a palpable connection to heritage, soil and traditional garment-making, which reflects also in the brand's sustainability efforts. The collections feature remade pieces that are recycled, reversible, sometimes crafted of century old collected folklore textiles or dyed with plant and fruit pigments. ZSIGMOND's founder Dora kindly let us into her world via an in-depth interview.
The political edge of Sample’s recent fashion collection points at the industry’s ossified binary structures and practices. Last year’s release saw a turning point in the designers’ approach, turning this time to a radical representation of what sports clothes can mean in the anthropocene, and today’s article goes in-depth to their motivations.
Austrian fashion designer Maximilian Rittler is not one to shy away from boldness. From the candid editorials, we get a whiff of the backstage of the golden era of glam rock, hairspray, glitter, velur, and all. In the interview, he talks the magic of creation, the power of music, and Antwerp's bustling culture scene.
The early morning summer sun filtering through the leaves, flickering under the eyelids and warmly kissing your skin; vast fields of cereal rippling in the caressing breeze. The work of fashion designer Emma Bruschi reflects the romanticized notion of places where humankind still tries to utilize, understand and revere natural resources without outwardly exploiting them.
Linus Stueben, a London-based German fashion designer whose work has been referred to as “disgustingly cute”, utilizes storytelling as the cornerstone of his playful, tongue-in-cheek wearable creations, each piece an anecdote, a tale. Are we all secretly governed by dogs?
If the recent years have seen comfort clothing proliferate into street fashion, Venla Elonsalo’s work shows us what the trend should have been all along: "The collection researches emotional comfort of plush toys by combining them into garments. The aim was to design clothes that give comfort in the same way as a favorite garment or a plush toy.” Let’s get cozy!
With collaborations ranging from the Disney musical Frozen to super-dimensional beings, Xixi Tong’s conscious experiments with materials form not only futuristic textures, but also a poignant social message. Read her commentary on her recent projects along with an outline for self-conception in increasingly authoritarian times.
Augmented reality has taken the pandemic world by storm. Sarah Mayer is one of the designers spearheading the trend, bringing traditional costume design into the digital realm. In this exclusive interview, the Creative Director for Popul-AR not only divulges her tools and inspirations, but also her perspective on the future of mankind and technology.
For Mia Jadrna, the founder of the Czech MiJA fashion brand, no scrap fabric is too small to use for her playful, recycled, and colour-blocked streetwear collections. We bring you an exclusive interview with the author.