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Opening Ceremony x Studio 189: FASHION AGAINST THE GRAIN: THE QUANN SISTERS

Opening Ceremony x Studio 189: FASHION AGAINST THE GRAIN: THE QUANN SISTERS

Via: Opening Ceremony By: Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah Photos: Guang Xu     Best friends Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah know that the best things in life come in pairs. There’s Studio One Eighty Nine, of course, Dawson and Erwiah’s ethical fashion line that recently launched at Opening Ceremony. And then there’s the Quann sisters, fashion-forward(…)

Needle+Thraed

Needle+Thraed

Product and still life shots: Renee Wymer   The needle+thræd lifestyle brand was created by New York Fashion Editor, Celia Smith who has worked for Vogue Italia and Essence Magazine. Inspired to affect change through fashion, Smith started needle+thræd, to support indigenous crafts and provide a platform for artisans to share their story. The current ‘blank(…)

Studio One Eighty Nine

Studio One Eighty Nine

In an Urban Bush Babes original, TK Quann and I present our next exclusive editorial featuring Studio One Eighty Nine (now available at Opening Ceremony), and shot by Diego Villarreal.     *click to images to enlarge                                

Music Edition: Urban Bush Babe Calma Carmona

Music Edition: Urban Bush Babe Calma Carmona

Tell us your name and where you are from? I”m Calma Carmona from Puerto Rico. I was raised between Texas, Germany, and Puerto Rico to name a few.     What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I’m an artist. I’ve been asked not(…)

ThandieKay: “Truly Moving On With Awareness” -TK Wonder

ThandieKay: “Truly Moving On With Awareness” -TK Wonder

Photo: Diego Villarreal via: ThandieKay   Singer TK Wonder has recently been featured in Vogue US, The Gap Holiday plus & Other Stories campaigns along with her identical twin sister, Cipriana Quann (co-founder of Urban Bush Babes). She is currently working on her debut solo EP as well as fulfilling her role as executive contributor for Urban(…)

A Behind Scenes Look At The Handcrafted Jewelry Of Scosha

A Behind Scenes Look At The Handcrafted Jewelry Of Scosha

via: Scosha.com Photos: Diego Villarreal   Scosha is a collection of meticulously handcrafted jewelry by Australian-born designer and artist Scosha Woolridge   Scosha discovered her affinity for the craft of jewelry during years of world travel. Fascinated by how people, objects and places are connected, and what connects them kinetically and energetically, Scosha began to explore what determines the dynamic through symmetry, harmony,(…)

Artist: Debra Cartwright

Artist: Debra Cartwright

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards the arts? I’m from Annapolis Maryland. I started watercolor classes at 9, but with family full of math and science nerds (sorry mom and dad) I never really thought of it as a career. At 9, I(…)

Slow Factory X World Wildlife Fund

Slow Factory X World Wildlife Fund

In the mist of this past New York Fashion Week, my sister, TK Quann and I crept away from the runways for a few hours, to do a photo shoot for a great cause. Founder; Celine Semaan Vernon asked us to be a part of her latest initiative, a collaboration between her line, ‘Slow Factory‘(…)

Natasha James of Raw Cells

Natasha James of Raw Cells

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards a business in Vegan food? I’m from Woodbridge Virginia. I grew up in a quite neighborhood and lived 10 minutes away from a marina and the woods so I  spent a lot of free time there. A(…)