Meet East London’s Muslim Model Ready to Shake Up the Industry

‘I ain’t no Kendall Jenner but I’m a black muslim girl from east london that’s about to finesse the modelling industry’ wrote Shahira Yusuf on Twitter back in November. Born in Somalia and hailing from East London, the 20 year old’s statement has since been retweeted almost 60,000 times, making her entrance into the fashion world one ofContinue reading “Meet East London’s Muslim Model Ready to Shake Up the Industry”

Daisy Walker and Lily More on setting a new fashion agenda

With ample experience in fashion, Lily More and Daisy Walker decided that it was time to address the issues around gender equality in the industry with their new initiative ‘Women in Fashion’. The aim is to empower women through community, creating a strong network for women and men to learn from, inspire and create a strongerContinue reading “Daisy Walker and Lily More on setting a new fashion agenda”

‘If I had my way with clothes I would be mostly naked’: Twin meets Weyes Blood

‘Y…O….L….O’ sings Natalie Mering in her wistful, luscious composition, ‘Generation Why’. The letters come so elliptically that you almost don’t piece the word together, especially as the sarcasm is delivered in angelic tones, packaged with fleeting guitars. Elsewhere on ‘Seven Words’ the same emotive voice offers a more morose, melancholic narrative. These two songs offerContinue reading “‘If I had my way with clothes I would be mostly naked’: Twin meets Weyes Blood”

Why everybody loves I Love Dick by Chris Kraus

I Love Dick by Chris Kraus chronicles the obsessive relationship between Chris Kraus and college professor Dick. In a text that expertly mixes fiction, memoir and theory, readers are given a window into the nature of infatuation and the distinct hierarchies that define male and female relationships.   Born in New York, Kraus spent her formative years in New Zealand, studying atContinue reading “Why everybody loves I Love Dick by Chris Kraus”

INTERVIEW WITH MAYAN TOLEDANO

20.06.2016 | TWIN Mayan Toledano is a photographer and co-founder of Me and You, an online platform that celebrates friendship, feminism and girlhood, run with her BFF Julia Baylis. As a photographer she creates images that are playful and poignant. They invite viewers to enter into private spaces with her subjects – bedrooms, bathrooms – not asContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH MAYAN TOLEDANO”