The Artist Making Bulbous, Colorful Sculptures Out of Thrifted Clothes


When, as a young girl in Nagoya, Japan, Aiko Hachisuka observed her mother and grandmother sewing, she didn’t quite know what they were doing — maybe mending a sock or attaching buttons, she thinks now — but she was keenly aware that they were not to be disturbed. “I was very attracted to that focus, and the creative headspace that they were in,” she says. It was the closest thing to a studio practice that she had been exposed to. “I knew I needed to have work myself,” she says. “My first attempt at that was to go and buy

Light it up: Instagram’s fashion set are loving these pretty candles


There is an arsenal of ubiquitous objects which users of Instagram are familiar with witnessing on the ‘gram.

Recently, social media feeds have been awash with black and white selfies of women, people eating out to help out and more paid partnerships than an influencer could shake a stick at.

But more recently, there’s been a breed of flaming hot articles which have been gaining ubiquity; candles.

It would be remiss to deny candles their moment, Instagram’s latest frisson with tablescaping – the art of setting your table – has elevated their status

Big fashion says it’s fighting racism. Black streetwear designers say not hard enough


LOS ANGELES — For more than a year, Los Angeles-based streetwear designer Tremaine Emory had been working with Converse on a red, green and black sneaker inspired by Jamaican political activist and Black nationalist Marcus Garvey’s Pan-African flag and artist David Hammons’ 1990 work “African-American Flag,” an original of which was acquired by the Broad museum in Los Angeles last year.

Emory’s brand, Denim Tears, tells the story of Black people in the United States starting in 1619, when the first documented enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia; according to the designer, the brand’s logo, a cotton plant, is a direct

1 things to buy from Nordstrom Anniversary sale, now open to Ambassadors


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Nordstrom Ambassadors can now shop the Anniversary Sale early. Image via Instagram/kileenickels.
Nordstrom Ambassadors can now shop the Anniversary Sale early. Image via Instagram/kileenickels.

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If you’ve been eagerly awaiting news about Nordstrom’s biggest sale of the year, now’s your time to shine!

The much-anticipated Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially opens to the public on Aug. 19, but if you’re