Category: FASHION

Juggalos are Still Too Counterculture for Fashion

Identification with counterculture or individualism in fashion has been the “wave” for the better part of the last ten years. Being, pretending, or at least looking the part of someone who does not subscribe to social norms is the trendiest

Designer to Watch: Raul Lopez of LUAR

Simplicity, sex appeal, and gender neutrality. These are just a few words to describe the designs created by Raul Lopez, the founder of LUAR. Raul has found well-deserved success, creating majorly on-trend, gender-fluid clothing that remains astonishingly ahead of the

John Elliott Spring Summer 2019 LA

The John Elliott SS19 Runway Show “Los Angeles” was jam packed with bold, subtle, simple, and everyday comfort. Of course, they remained on the cutting edge while being an essential clothing brand that can mix with any mindset. In this

Union LA Born x Raised Drops at ComplexCon

Upscale streetwear store Union LA is once again partnered with Los Angeles labels BornxRaised and U.S. Alterations for an exclusive nine-piece capsule only available at ComplexCon. Union LA and BornxRaised have been teasing the collection on Instagram and will release

John Elliott Spring Summer 2019 LA

The John Elliott SS19 Runway Show “Los Angeles” was jam packed with bold, subtle, simple, and everyday comfort. Of course, they remained on the cutting edge while being an essential clothing brand that can mix with any mindset. In this

The Artistry of Costume Design

By Elizabeth Collazos Feb. 16, 2017 The FIDM Museum (Fashion Institute of Merchandise and Design) in downtown Los Angeles opened its 25th Annual “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” on Feb. 7 to the public. The exhibition runs through April

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Looking for a gift for someone special? Look no further! Here’s a list of items exclusively made in California for this Valentine’s Day:   TO WHOM IT MAY Why go for a traditional box of chocolates? Give a gift that might

Q&A with Captain Barto

Say hello to our BAE of the day, Captain Barto *insert heart eye emojis here*. The 24 year old surfer, model, photographer and certified “zaddy” was randomly scouted at the Agenda convention in Long Beach last year and has been

The Holiday Hit List: Shopping, Events and More at FIGat7th

By the comforting smell of pumpkin spice wafting through the air and the sporadic sightings of Ugg boots, it’s obvious that the Holiday season is upon us. And the best way to celebrate the busiest of all holidays is by dropping

Staud: Higher Fashion

There is a new player in town, and they’re not here to compete. They’re here to change the game. Reformation’s former fashion director Sarah Staudinger has evolved past the infamous brand to create her own line, Staud. A simple line

Q&A: Get to Know Hood By Air Model, Elias Owens

Elias Owens is a burgeoning model born and raised in Los Angeles who’s modeled for brands such as Barely Broke LA and walked for Hood By Air. Get to know the fledgling 21-year-old model in one of his first interviews, below.  Hey Eli. How’d you get started in

Inside Look: Rachel Comey’s First LA Store

New York fashion designer, Rachel Comey has decided to make her mark here in the west coast by opening an earthy and artfully designed store on Melrose Ave., within the fashion hub of West Hollywood. Only the second shop for

Inland: Inside Venice’s Custom-Friendly Store

In an age where great deals and two-day delivery are just a few clicks away, it’s easy to see how e-commerce conglomerates are thriving. Accordingly, it’s a brick-and-mortar shop’s main goal to bring a special touch to the retail experience.

Buck Mason: My Main Man

American-made menswear staple brand Buck Mason allows for the jeans and T-shirt guy to keep it as simple as possible. A sentiment heard often is that no one needs another basics line. That is, unless you’re a dude. The modern man’s

The Cool Mom’s Guide to Mothers Day

Ah, Mother’s day. The only day wearing mom jeans makes an extra sensible fashion choice and eating until you look semi-preggo just means extra attention and maybe a free waffle, score. The way we see it, deep down inside, we

The Weekly: Rihanna, Four Tet and Free Margarita Monday

Poetic Purpose Is Lyrical Thursday, April 28th, 7 PM – 9 PM The Standard Hollywood | 8300 W Sunset Blvd. 90069 Get down to the hustle of the Sunset Strip for an existential poetry reading from artists Mandy Kahn, Lani Trock

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