While it has been nearly 20 years since Fiorucci’s signature cherubs last dominated Seventeen magazine, it has been far longer since the pop art ad campaigns that made the Italian designer a cultural icon. A father of the 1970s and 80s disco, glamour, and sexuality, Elio Fiorucci influenced creatives worldwide through his signature mash-up of fashion, art, and music.
Our fave babe Megan Magdalena Bourne brings us this conversation and photo editorial with Vancouver-based drag queen and event producer Jane Smoker. Check out Megan’s hand-painted leather jackets in the Polaroids!
In this photo series, Megan Magdalena Bourne brings us clowns, Jeffrey Campbell, and a ton of glam. Because fuck gender, but yay clowns!
Fashion Week can be overwhelming in its scope and exclusivity. Fortunately, you don’t need an all-access pass to take part in the fun – all you need is a camera and a stroll around New York City. Come along with us as we check out the pop-ups and street style of NYFW 2016.
Meet Penny—one of the coolest 17-year-olds on the east coast. She began her work in fashion and culture journalism editing and writing for Things Mag, a Boston-based indie mag “dedicated to giving underrepresented East Coast artists a space to thrive.” Now, she’s a junior in high school and a co editor-in-chief of her own publication, Nether Magazine, a fashion magazine run by teens, for teens that “aims to take back fashion from top-tier corporate magazines” and embodies “the rebellious spirit of those underage, underground, and underestimated.”
There’s few things as rock ‘n roll, versatile, and unabashedly customizable as a classic denim (or leather! or fur!) jacket – or, if you’re Justin Timberlake, a denim-on-denim-on-denim tuxedo. For Modern Girls, a signature jacket is more than just a statement – it’s a story. Even if our personalized jackets didn’t make the 2001 AMAs red carpet (and the scrutinizing gaze of early 2000s fashion blogs), their stories are still worth being told.