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How did a Texas guy end up as a technical designer for some of the most influential streetwear lines in NYC and now designer of his own line? Cameron Stanford is proof that hard work and dedication to your craft will get you where you want to go and take you through s...

Downtown LA has truly become a mecca for the fashion industry; on every corner is a garment factory, a showroom, or a beautiful boutique. In the throws of DTLA we met Victor Xie, the designer of one of our new favorite brands, Victor Twist. Xie is a native Angeleno tha...

 

On one of the only rainy days of the year in Los Angeles, we strolled down to Melrose Ave to visit the NTRL RBLS headquarters and soon to be pop up shop. When entering the space, we were flooded with creativity and some of the nicest people we have encountered. NTRL R...

LA based artist Tanner McCardle works in many mediums, but his hand painted denim jackets are beyond an obsession of ours. Combining art history, storytelling, and customization, he creates one of a kind pieces that are sure to be some of the most coveted in your close...

 

 

 

11am: Erin Fetherston Runway Show

We sat front row at our first show at the "new tents" - the ones at Lincoln Center were much better in our opinion, but we're being patient about it - the "ERIN Erin Fetherston" runway show. Seated next to writer Liz Black and seats...

 

 

On a weekday evening, I walked to over to meet designer of brand VK Nagrani, Vivek Nagrani, at his self-proclaimed "Bat Cave" called "The Lodge.” “The Lodge," which is Nagrani’s space to relax, create, and also moonlights as his showroom, is filled with a plethora of...

 

 

It takes a lot of guts to leave everything you've ever known and pursue your dreams, and even more to go halfway across the world to do it. That's exactly what fashion designer Ev Bessar did in 2011 when she moved from her hometown in Russia to New York to attend Par...

Sitting in Beverly Hills in a picturesque apartment in varying shades of gray, is our current muse and new friend, jewelry designer Johnathan Cardillo. His meticulously designed living space is understandable as interior design is one of his many passions, but this jac...

 

Dany Tabet is conquering the fashion world and his last stop is here in America. Born in Beirut, capital of Lebanon, Tabet was drawn to sketching women’s couture at a very young age. Taking a chance that nearly nobody has before, Tabet traveled extensively throughout...

You could call Theophilus Martins a rapper, designer, model, producer and an artist, but the best way to describe him would be Renaissance Man. He's all in one and always with style. After photographing him for our most recent editorial spread, we quickly labeled Theo...

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