Liam Payne

“You can’t be Mr. serious pop-star anymore. People aren’t really attracted to that anymore.”  One gets the impression that this reality is both welcome and mystifying to the twenty-six-year old singer from Wolverhampton, England.  He’s lived his entire life in the celebrity pressure cooker.  First, as one fifth of One Direction, the global phenomenon that… Continue reading Liam Payne

EDWARD MAPPLETHORPE’S ‘AMERICAN CYLCE’ SCRUBS OUR COUNTRY’S SOCIAL & POLITICAL STAINS

American Cycle, 2020 (running time: 35 minutes, 12 seconds) For the desired effect, while viewing the video please sit back and set your volume to a comfortable high level.  Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown Edward Mapplethorpe was restricted by limited access to his studio and materials to pursue his artistic practice. As Plato is attributed to… Continue reading EDWARD MAPPLETHORPE’S ‘AMERICAN CYLCE’ SCRUBS OUR COUNTRY’S SOCIAL & POLITICAL STAINS

BREAKOUT MODEL EMAN DENG: “I’M HERE TO SHOW PEOPLE THAT I CAN DO BETTER THAN WHAT THEY SEE”

Walking on a street in Holland, a shopping mall in Texas, or a modeling school in Nebraska––discovering talent will always be one of the most rewarding aspects of my career, in an industry that has defined who I am. I am fortunate to have found my “passion job” during the glory days of fashion and… Continue reading BREAKOUT MODEL EMAN DENG: “I’M HERE TO SHOW PEOPLE THAT I CAN DO BETTER THAN WHAT THEY SEE”

THE FUTURE OF FASHION LOOKS BRIGHT. RICHARD QUINN, MISS SOHEE, AND MORE EMERGING DESIGNERS

What is fashion now?  I think it may be easier to tell you what fashion is not… It’s not what you see hanging on rack after rack in stores. It’s not what you see on the runways of fashion capitals. It’s definitely not what you see on the backs of “influencers” on Instagram or TikTok.… Continue reading THE FUTURE OF FASHION LOOKS BRIGHT. RICHARD QUINN, MISS SOHEE, AND MORE EMERGING DESIGNERS

FRANK OCEAN’S PRODIGY EVAN MOCK SKATES INTO FASHION WORLD WITH SAINT LAURENT

Evan Mock is proud to be a go-getter. The twenty-three-year-old model, known for his chiseled features and gender-bending style, has emerged as one of the industry’s most tenacious and hottest talents. He has worked for titans like Louis Vuitton and Saint Laurent, huge achievements for a bright-eyed young man from Oahu.      Before finding… Continue reading FRANK OCEAN’S PRODIGY EVAN MOCK SKATES INTO FASHION WORLD WITH SAINT LAURENT