WHO AM I ?

Camille VanDag, a Geneva-based designer, produces otherworldly accessories and footwear with a retro-futuristic feel, with emphasis on sustainability and environmental respect.

WHY ME, WHY ME

Self-professed trash transformer, Polish fashion designer and painter Marlena Czak explores the perfect balance of sustainability, ready-to-wear, tailored-to-fit and unique artistic expression.

HOARDERS OF VISUAL STIMULI

A freshly-baked SWARM Mag editorial to officially launch our third quarterly topic and to usher you into the age of RE:PURPOSE. Enjoy the accompanying text below by our Head Stylist Kateřina Hynková.

CRACKS IN THE PUPA

Welcome under blades of grass, half-decomposed leaves, all the way to the healthy, fragrant black earth. Another SWARM-made editorial featuring jewells by Martin Grosman and an array of Czech fashion designers will take to the depths of the METAMORPHOSIS theme – insect and its ever-changing world.

ALL DOLLED UP

Popovy Sisters is a Russian artistic duo of identical twins made of Lena and Katya Popovy. They create meticulously detailed haute-couture dolls and their delicate portfolio features, e.g., a doll commissioned by Grimes and an FKA twigs lookalike.

POISON AND MIRRORS

Beast of the East, Czech underwear, nightwear and upcycled micro-collections' designer duo presents the first part of their series of retold stories and fairytales. Episode 1: Snow White.

IN[HUMAN]

Humanity strolls ever deeper down the uncanny valley. A 3D digital being, a singer and songwriter NIVVA, and her occasional dressmaker and 3D fashion designer Žil Julie Vostalová talk about exploring the newly forming “phygital” layer of our reality.

PHYGITAL FUTURE BY HYDRA

The name AGF HYDRA hides the mysterious, titillating project of sartorial latex designer, artist & researcher Anna Gloria Flores. Her works appear in tongue-in-cheek (or dark) self-directed performance pieces and videos made in collaboration with other artists.

SHOES BUILT TO BE TAKEN APART

Czech designer Maria Nina Václavková describes her artistic journey towards making her shoewear concepts more sustainable, recyclable and dearer to their wearer.

RAVE NEW WORLD

A self-described abolitionist of the concept of gendered fashion, Linus Leonardsson creates dystopian glamour collections for future revolutionaries.

BATKIM, HORNIE & VILLAIN

Experimental fashion design translates into an alter-ego villain performance in the pictures and videos by Korean designer Kim. The mood of her works stands somewhere between sportswear snaps and satire.
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