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Nyaueth Riam Photographed by hanna tveite for display copy issue 2

DISPLAY COPY / ISSUE TWO COMING SOON_

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inside issue two_

From discarded tents to old newsprint, the (Re)generation deploys a broad range of materials to emerge as leading lights of today’s upcycling movement.

In her styling debut, superstar Binx Walton turns the kaleidoscope on a cohort of New York friends. In partnership with Starhawk Design Studio.

Three women working as kayayei in Kantamanto, the largest secondhand market in Africa, pick up the camera as part of The OR Foundation’s Storytelling Workshop.

The main driver of our climate crisis, humans hold the key to its resolution. Like the mythological phoenix, Lexi Boling rises from the ashes in upcycled garments that challenge our conceptions of waste and reuse.

Byronesque, an online editorial-based shop for obscure vintage fashion is the ultimate resource for rare 90s runway looks. But it’s not for beginners, and the associations they draw are anything but linear.

To collect is an act of totemic significance and of metamorphosis. Fashion Editor Gabrielle Marceca selects treasured pieces from the storied collections of four devoted fashion collectors-cum-archivists.

Albright Fashion Library is a densely packed trove of clothing, footwear, and accessories. Run by the incomparable Patricia Black, the archive’s creative director, Albright is a veritable kunstkammer, a repository of thirty years of high fashion.

Tumble outta bed, and I stumble to the kitchen. Pour myself a cup of ambition. Jump in the shower and the blood starts pumpin’. Out on the street, the traffic starts jumpin’...Working 9 to 5, what a way to make a livin’. — Dolly Parton

In her cri de couer on the honeybee’s tragic decline, Alexandra Marvar reminds us that people have relied on these indispensable creatures for millennia, and that the work being done to save them is also about saving ourselves.

Martin Margiela upended fashion’s bloated notions of glamour, its overreliance on newness, and its hierarchical traditions. Cut from the same conceptual cloth, artist Marie Valognes celebrates the humble, everyday matter so revered by fashion’s anti-establishment hero.

From fashion to fetish, historian Ruby Redstone laces into the story of the corset and its sisterhood of underpinnings — and in so doing considers what we’ve lost in our race to abandon the things that once protected us.

Talk to the hand, Covid — here’s to those dope days at the mall, when we totally bugged over that fly senior at Hot Topic, scarfed mad toppings at TCBY, and chilled with the home skillets at Orange Julius.

Aside from scars, slang and sincerity, the Holy Grail of authenticity might well be the band tee. But where’d you get that merch? Is that a stain on your Red Rocks tank, or did you soak it in a salt bath? Can you name three songs — can you?

A comfortable house, chairs on a porch, a garden in back — the heart resides here. César Buitrago spends a day with artist, dancer, and model Somali Findlay affirming the bonds of friendship, family, and the power of belonging.

issue 2 CONTRIBUTORS_
Binx Walton_
DANIEL JACKSON_
Sydney Rose Thomas_
Lexi Boling_
CRAIG MCDEAN_
Julia Nobis_
HANNA TVEITE_
Nyaueth Riam_
Jaime Kay Waxman_
John Guerrero_
Cynthia Arrebola_
Katelyn Gray_
Jermaine Francis_
Ajak Deng_
Saranne Woodcroft_
Issa Lish_
Jon Ervin_
Ariel Nicholson_
Gabrielle Marceca_
Lola & Pani_
William Barnes_
Tony Irvine_
Justin Leveritt_
Marie Valognes_
Anna Victoria Best_
Marika-Ella Ames_
Somali Findlay_
César Buitrago_
Milton Dixon_
Jason Thomas Geering_
Brynn Heminway_
Michael Wolever_