The Arrivals is a New York City-based outerwear label, producing minimalist looks at a direct-to-consumer business model. Although, the label’s founders did not hail from traditional designer backgrounds, Creative Director Jeff Johnson brought his attention-to-detail and creative drive, while his business partner, Kal Vepuri, invested in launching a label of sleek and sharp angles. Read more “From Architect to Designer: The Arrivals Founder on his Brand of Minimalist Outerwear”
Inspired by the streets of New York City and the modern women that walk it, sportswear brand Caraa is breaking down the boundaries of function and fashion. Read more “Caraa: The Luxury Gym Bag For The Modern Woman”
Inspired by her Indian roots, Megan Kothari is saving the art of traditional jewelry making from its extinction. Her brand AARYAH, also the Sanskrit word for rare, inspires confidence on the New York streets. Read more “Meet Megan of AARYAH: Tribal Indian Jewelry With A Modern Twist”
Driven to provide the modern day woman with clothing that suits the needs of her busy schedule, hybrid fashion label ADAY was created by co-founders Nina Faulhaber and Meg He. Read more “Meet ADAY: Technical Wardrobe Staples for Everyday, Everywhere”
When Elizabeth Suda traveled to Laos some eight years ago, she was unaware of the magnitude her travels would have — she soon learned about a Secret War otherwise known as the The Laotian Civil War (1953–1975) and left with the budding idea of starting a sustainable fashion company. Read more “‘Peace Is The Bomb’ with ARTICLE22”
Are you ready to be Hot-As-Hell? The body positive California-based lingerie brand is one to watch in 2016. Founded in 2014 by Sharleen Ernster, the brand prides itself on quality products made using conscientious processes.
Spending your holiday below the equator soaking up the tropical heat? Wherever you’re heading, your favorite bikini will be a notable first on your packing list.
Read more “Find The Perfect Swimsuit”
“Beach bums unite.”
From the shores of California, Mollusk Surf Shop brings us their latest collection for Fall/Winter 2015 inspired by a road trip down the Pacific coastline. From comfy sweatshirts to water repellent jackets, the winter line will suit the most practical of needs while maintaining a stylish sensibility. Captured by 30-year-old West coast photographer Will Adler, his light infused images combined with the relaxed nature of the Mollusk brand convey the spirit and atmosphere of the culture that surrounds the contemporary surf community.
Established in 2005, Mollusk serves as an outlet for emerging creatives by providing a platform for shapers, artists, and filmmakers alike to showcase their work. Consistently offering high quality goods from their close-knit family, Mollusk has now become a staple of those who champion the surf lifestyle. From Kanoa Zimmerman to Alex Kopps, there are a number of established and up-and-coming artists that Mollusk supports through their online gallery. If you’re in San Francisco, Venice Beach, or Silver Lake, be sure to check out one of their store front locations. For those of you near the Bay Area, visit the San Francisco shop to see Nathaniel Russell’s artwork on display; there are signed and numbered posters also available online for purchase!
Mollusk is currently offering a number of holiday specials including 20% off all Patagonia wetsuits, free domestic ground shipping up through December 16th for web orders, 15% off to new folks that sign up for their newsletter and if you’re placing an order in-store or online for kids, you will receive a complimentary Mollusk Van Box. Shop now at mollusksurfshop.com.
“A whisper of the changing season blows across my skin. The nights are growing longer now but with time and distance I have learned that friendships as real as these come as a second nature.”
When I was young I thought we’d never separate. As a child, you build friendships as if you are all one body; sharing breath, laughter and tears. When we first moved away to school I felt as if I had left a part of myself behind me, forgotten. I felt the nagging urge to buy the next train ticket to retrieve my missing pieces. We were all scattered with the wind, but the sun would always bring us back together. Flashes of the days and nights spent wild and carefree together over long hot summers reunited fill me. A whisper of the changing season blows across my skin. The nights are growing longer now but with time and distance I have learned that friendships as real as these come as a second nature. They are easy and light, fast to catch up to the very moment you are back together, laughing as if not a day has passed between you.Photographed by Asha Efia with models Deonna, Drielle & Moran of ONE.1, this editorial showcases the sweet and natural comfort of having your close friends around you.
Photographer: Asha Efia
Models: Deonna, Drielle & Moran (ONE.1)
Stylist: Melissa Infante (Wilhelmina)
Makeup: Dana Arcidy
Hairstylist: Brian Smith
Words: Annisha Lashand
“Each season, Cocurata collaborates with artists such as Trudy Benson, Bäst and Matt Jones to create limited edition items that consumers can collect.”
Art curates fashion. The fine line between the fashion and art world has been blurred for centuries now with the industries regularly crossing paths.
We bring you our latest editorial captured on 35mm film by New York-based photographer Neil Aline featuring Oh La. Neil has a uniquely playful aesthetic that ranges from documenting nightlife debauchery to moments in time throughout his travels. This story is a collection of intimate interactions on a journey through California that make us remember the beauty of spontaneity.