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.
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Television’s Marquee Moon, Modern Girls brings you the original track-listing as viewed through Jenny Holzer’s Inflammatory Essays.
“Souls of the Summer of ’76” is photographer T’Shauna Henry’s first series using film and a DSLR camera. In it, she captures the spirit of the 70’s with a knack for fashion, funk, and flare.
This week’s #moderngirlcrush is 17-year-old Adele Sakey, a freelance photographer and Passion Pit groupie. We talked with her about the Boston music & photography scene, taking action in light of the election, and what being a Modern Girl means to her.
Enjoy a retrospective of photographer Joice Gonzelez’s work. Tender and authentic in her subject matter, Joice captures the beauty of everyday life with a sense of surrealism and nostalgia.
One of our favorite female multimedia dream queens, Nicolette Daskalakis, illustrated our favorite poems from her #FrenchGirlPoetry series. Dreamy, wry, and not afraid of heartbreak, Nicolette’s poetry speaks to the modern-day hopeless romantic in all of us.
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!