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Vibrant ‘2D’ Cartoon-Style Bags for “Big City Girls”

Seeing a Jump From Paper bag at a distance can be confusing. The bags at first seem unreal, as if digitally added next to the person wearing them.  In a world where anything is wearable, Taiwan-based designers Chay Su and Rika Lin have come up with an innovative line of functional accessories that look like they’ve popped out of a cartoon. The line is comprised of a wide range of products; satchels, backpacks, wallets and purses. They all come in color block bright tones mixed with beige and black colors imitating leather. The design is what makes the bags’ unique. Each bag looks like it’s been traced and colored with a Sharpie. Behind the fun design of the bags, there is a hidden pouch that can used for small treasures, making the Jump From Paper bags as practical as they are exciting! From London to New York, they have come this winter 2015 season to help out each “Big City Girl” march toward their dreams. The irregular lines confirm the bags’ intention to appear as if they are coming out of children’s cartoons or coloring …

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Soft Men & Strong Women: Landeros Smashes Fashion Binaries

NY-based designer Andre Landeros Michel has been making splashes in the fashion world with his innovative and bold genderless designs. Landeros comes from a background designing men’s clothing, playing with dissolving lines, blending stark, streamlined architectural menswear with luxurious embellishments, like blue fox fur and immaculately crafted luxe fabrics. For his newest collection, Versions II, Landeros has taken steps into even more androgynous terrain, expanding his roots in menswear to create something truly gender-neutral. His work functions as a political statement, due to a life as a New Wave outsider in Long Island. All misfits and outcasts were thrown together – punks, goths, and new wavers, co-mingling in the early ‘90s club kid scene. Under this scene, Landeros would explore his own glammy androgyny, blending post-punk austerity with a sense of elegance and royalty. “Designing for a specific gender to me felt a bit antiquated especially given my penchant for blurring the lines between the two. I’ve never differentiated before, so why start now?” as he told the Huffington Post. New ideas of gender and what those mean …

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Down in the L.E.S., Rachel Hilbert by Russ Neipp

Down in the L.E.S.- Model Rachel Hilbert @ IMG Models. Photographed by Russ Neipp. Art Direction and Styling by Juliana Bojorquez. Makeup by Christina Lee Adams at NARS. Previous page: blouse REFORMATION, shades THE ROW. This Page: jacket REFORMATION, underwear & thigh-highs CALVIN KLEIN, shoes REISS.   Previous page: cardigan PRADA, bra CALVIN KLEIN, jeans RAG & BONE, creepers SANDRO. This page: Crop top REFORMATION, jeans RAG & BONE This page: leather pants J BRAND. Next page: blouse THE KOOPLES, skirt Alice & OLIVIA, creepers SANDRO, jacket REFORMATION.