Constructed Perfection

A fashion story exploring the concept of a constructed type of perfection. The doll-like beauty of 21-year-old model Elena seems to have darker undertones, much like the garment industry today. All clothes by PHT & Somewhere Nowhere – both brands that focus on slow, hand crafted fashion.  They believe in empowering the buyer and challenge them...

Lifting The Whole Galaxy Up

In the aftermath of the Orlando shooting, Jonno Revanche pens this lament to their queer identity existing in a foreign world. It started with the remnants of a little rush. Seeing myself in other people, and then turning back inwards. I thought I was ‘boring’ once. I knew that there was more to it than...

The Man & The Club

Derek Ridgers’ work is beyond eponymous. Having shot every living and extinct subculture in the past forty years, he is the man who lurked about London’s darkest club corners and documented everybody from mods, punks, to New Romantics, skinheads (he admits to have been a rather “useless” one) to early acid ravers. But his beginnings...

Mix #2: Moonbow For Polyester

The second mix in our project which aims to feature DJs that aren’t your archetypal heterosexual male by Moonbow, aka Eleanor Hardwick. The mix is based around the political and dystopian sci-fi vibes that inspired the new release and upcoming album.   Why did you decide to venture into music? I spent so much of my youth being a fanatic...

Aliens From Your Planet

👽 A short visual story by 19-year-old photographer Dmitry Comarov about a family of aliens which land on planet earth, their outlook too forward thinking & complex for the modern world. His work looks at the social & political climate of Russia & its effects on the younger generation. 👽 Photography: Dmitry Comarov. Styling: Daria Remizova. Hair...

Too Bad

A monthly comic by Panteha Aberashi centring around her experiences as a sufferer of mental illness. This piece conflicting relationship with pain that one develops when they’re experiencing some sort of mental illness. Craving any sort of physical pain to distract from the emotional chaos is a sensation that is nearly impossible to express verbally.  

A Picture Says A Thousand Words

💖 A picture says a thousand words: a new fortnightly series looking at poetry in response to images of culture queens by artist Liv Wynter – starting with Britney, bitch… 💖   A SERIES OF BREAK UP TEXTS YOU ARE PLAYING DEVILS ADVOCATE YOU ARE PLAYING AN ACOUSTIC GUITAR AT A PARTY YOU ARE CASUAL MISOGYNY AT...

Not Your Exotic, Not Your Erotic

In the spirit of Suheir Hammad’s poem,  artist Melanie Lehmann explores the word “exotic” and the microagression and ignorance (in terms of trying to stereotype and put people into categories of otherness) behind it. Using the theme of a tropical place as a parody of the stereotypical images of “exotic” destinations. With this project she aims to eliminate the...

I Had To Sage My Apartment

It’s really hard to live in a space both you and your lover inhabited religiously. This was the first guy I gave the keys to my apartment to, which for me, was a huge deal. He could come and go as he pleased, kept my bed warm, and baby sat my apartment while I was...

Depression In The Sweet Flesh

[cycloneslider id=”depression-in-the-sweet-flesh”] Mental illness, for me, is characterised by a type of suffering that is impossible to put into words. Depression is romanticised and overused as a character trait on TV and in the media, yet those who suffer from mental illness are afraid or often do not feel safe expressing how they really feel...

Reclining Nude With Jello

[cycloneslider id=”reclining-nude-with-jello”] 💥 Re-contextualising the female nude with Montreal-based photographer, Laurence Philomène. 💥 Photographer: Laurence Philomène Model: Wolfie Coat by Lafaille Nails by Wolfie

Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better

It’s no secret that girls get handed a crappy deal in the music industry – just look at the Kesha shitshow with Dr Luke. That’s why we’ve started a project to big up the DJs that aren’t your archetypal heterosexual male, starting with a mix from terribilis – aka Molly O’Reilly. The 18-year-old, London-based DJ is part of...