Of the Earth. Directed by Arielle Thomas, in collaboration with Bassike and selected as a finalist for VAMFF’s Fashion Film Series, Genade explores power through movement set against the vast Australian landscape.
Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon croons “There’s a new girl in your life”, and as a model, Oxford scholar and frontwoman for Sydney rock outfit Haïr Dïe, Alys Hale has our full attention.
Feel the way. We speak with artist Christiane Spangsberg on self love, Picasso and mastering imperfection.
She’s the girl from Kansas City – a Capricorn with flaxen hair and sun-speckled cheeks. An industry icon, she’s faced campaigns for Calvin Klein, Christian Dior and Chanel and played muse to Hans Feurer and Steven Meisel, but this environmentalist’s passions lie in the depths of nature and realms of meditation.
Pins, needles and first kisses. Chicago-based outfit Whitney find their inspirations close to home.
Rio de Janeiro born and Paris raised, with a slew of heavyweight collaborations with the likes of Proenza Schouler, Chanel and Valentino, artisan textile designer and recent lululemon collaborator Janaïna Milheiro’s vibrant upbringing opened her eyes to the world of art.
She’s the Vetements favourite and RUSSH regular who has a thing for surprises and let us shave her head for Issue 47. On a summer’s morning in East London she played muse to friend and fellow model Christina Carey, who captured her bathed in sunlight and right at home. Here, Suzi Leenaars tells about that day, her “liberal” upbringing and living all around the world.
The road is life. Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi is back on tour and centre stage with new band, CRX.
Forlorn at the disco, RUSSH favourite Devendra Banhart sings of love and solitude in his latest video, Saturday Night, directed by Osk Studio’s Jon Beasley and Isabelle Albuquerque.
“He was wearing these tight 70s Aussie squash shorts with a white collared shirt, doing the salsa with Agnes DeMarco (Mac DeMarco’s mum). I think it was at that moment that I thought I wanted to paint him.” For artist Jamie Preisz and musician Kirin J. Callinan, this is where the creative relationship began.