Nineties fashion is back, and with it has come the return of skatecore. It was in the 1990s that skateboarding turned from niche to mainstream and widespread adoption of skate culture and fashion took place. Today, the look is on trend once again with major designers and brands embracing the skater style—Malik Walker takes to the Vancouver streets.
Bound in stasis, the poem of the body gathers energy. Through entanglement and repose, the clothing appears to wear the body as lovers meet, new possibilities emerge as the garment takes over, and limbs disappear in a collage of equilibrium.
Yet, for all its sonic flourishes and upbeat tempos, Clerel’s music is deceptively melancholy; a closer listen reveals his lyrical tendency toward nostalgia and heartbreak. It makes sense, though, when we remember that an urgent affinity for American soul music was the catalyst for his art to begin with.
Vancouver-based painter Joon Lee shares his process, the emotional connection between colour and form, and how he bridges authenticity and artistry.
The Vancouver-born actress and musician on the vulnerability of comedy, her affinity for indie films, and her future plans following the success of her breakout role on Riverdale.
A hand-selected variety of fine jewellery made for whatever life brings.
Juno-winning producer and DJ Felix Cartal on his punk-rock roots, tackling imposter syndrome, creating dance music in a time of social distancing, and his new album Expensive Sounds for Nice People.
“It is atrocious and radiant and beautiful and revolting what women can handle and what women can endure.”
Writer, designer, pastry chef, fashion ambassador, and entrepreneur, Jackie Kai Ellis is a kaleidoscope of passions and professions.
Hunt’s process involves moving between mediums, and speaking with him, one can tell he lives in motion, with thoughts and words carefully chosen with a fluid precision.
Our cover story tests the limits of style without a human subject, projecting the absences that have defined the year.
La Mar Taylor is fostering Toronto’s next generation of global superstars at his creative incubator HXOUSE.