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,(…)

KTZ

KTZ

With the release of our first Urban Bush Babes editorial series; ‘Fem-drogeny‘ in January, we bring to you our next exclusive spread featuring mens and womenswear contemporary, London-based fashion label, KTZ and shot by Diego Villarreal.       *Special thank you to Karolina Brock     KTZ

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(…)