India’s Gaze On Women: Priyanka Shah

It’s hard to be a woman in India. From birth many suffer the consequence of gender hierarchy, where baby boys take the top spot in many families as they are considered both good luck and a blessing. As a female you’re at a disadvantage in society before you’ve even started your life. With a more...

Orla

I began casting influencers and ambassadors for shoots instead of models as I became bored of the model packages I was receiving. I feel that a lot of imagery within the fashion industry is representative of many talented creative individuals – photographers, stylists, makeup artists and so on. However, somewhere along the way we forgot...

What Makes Me, Sylvie Makower

As the Guerrilla Girls taught feminists and the world in the ‘90s, it’s much easier to be the artist’s portrait of a woman than be the artist creating the portrait. However, there’s something to be said for the muses of the world — the women that have inspired for centuries, the women who may not...

Rain Dove: On Being Herself

A couple of years ago, model Rain Dove was sleeping in her car, friend’s houses or in shower cubicles. Now, she’s chatting with companies like Facebook, to implement a new descriptor of sexual orientation, ‘misexual.’ “It means ‘it’s my journey, it’s my passion, it’s my love, and it can’t be compared to anyone else’s,” Rain...