Dreaming Green: Amber Valletta’s THREAD and Sustainable Style

December 11, 2017 . by Mike

Amber Valletta is a supermodel/actress/activist who’s also become a leading voice in sustainable fashion from her experiences on the runway, in print and behind the scenes of the worldwide fashion industry. Among the things she’s learned are that the garment industry itself isn’t glamorous, and it has much to improve about itself – from ethical…

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True Spectacle: Cover Star Teddy Lo’s ‘Gon Kirin’

November 9, 2017 . by Mike

On our first cover is the “Gon Kirin” fire-breathing light dragon art car, the creation of Teddy Lo, an extremely talented international lighting artist from Hong Kong/New York. Lo created “Gon Kirin” for the Burning Man festival in Black Rock City, Nev., and has shown the art car at events around the world. Why is…

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Revisiting The Summer of Love, 1967

October 24, 2017 . by Mike

It was just a few short months at Haight-Ashbury in 1967 – but its impact on pop culture endures even 50 years later. Here’s what we can still learn from the original Summer of Love.

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71: What the Name Means and Where We Came From

October 24, 2017 . by Mike

If you’d asked me even eight months ago if I ever saw myself being involved in a fashion magazine, I’m sure you would’ve gotten a very strange look. I’d have not seen any way for it to be possible. After years as a musician, writer, lighting designer and photographer, I never expected this latest endeavor we’re…

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