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The cat's long ago leaped out of the bag that we're all consumed with Rozae Nichols' vivid and rhapsodic Clover Canyon concoctions. In fact, we've had no shame in rocking them head-to-toe! For spring '13, Nichols spritzed her prints with sand-drenched scenes and glitzy ganja collages that were fit for a gallery girl's everyday 'drobe and even to box up and emblazon on her walls. So, it's perfectly logical that the veteran L.A. designer would tap an actual artiste and local indie exhibition space, LAXART, to create her fresh and smartest-yet set of textiles.
A painter, illustrator, and sculptor extraordinaire, Alexandra Grant's pieces have dazzled the spaces of MOCA and LACMA — and her new body of work, titled "Century of the Self," is the perfect springboard for a collaboration with Clover Canyon. Grant's text-based renderings focus on the idea of self and the body, and each ensemble was created in a process of layering meant to replicate the method of how we materialize versions of who we are. You'll find philosophical phrases like Antigones' "I was born to love not to hate" on totes and T-shirts, mingling with bold political references from the likes of Audre Lorde. Click through to see why Grant's been dubbed a "radical collaborator" in the art world, and now in the fashion world, too.
Lollapalooza 2014 is right around the corner, and while you were busy finalizing your festival strategy (Sunday is a tricky one!), we were working on putting together 10 tips for getting the most out of your Lolla experience. We're not going to tell you whether to see Kings of Leon or Skrillex, but we will encourage you read
Fitness-fashion collaborations just got extraordinary, folks. Holistic, wellness lifestyle brand Live The Process has teamed up with actress and model Alyssa Miller to create a modern, activewear capsule collection (okay, we're with you) with a portion of proceeds benefitting the David Lynch Foundation (huh?).
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