“Beauty is, in some ways, boring. Even if its concept changes through the ages, nevertheless a beautiful object must always follow certain rules … Ugliness is unpredictable and offers an infinite range of possibilities. Beauty is finite. Ugliness is infinite, like God.” — Umberto Eco.
consider the fillers
This is the first time, in the history of my whole life, that I’ve really considered it: To inject, or not to inject, my face.
Daniëlle Siobhán Mol
We’re confident that of all the 22-year old part-Dutch, part-Irish, part-model, part-freelance photographers out there, Daniëlle Siobhán Mol is the nicest.
Poppy Lai is a beauty blogger from Taipei, Taiwan. We spoke to her about body image, Taiwanese identity and more.
In March 2018, a 22-year old version of photographer Carolyn Stritch took a trip to Disneyland in California.
How To Make an Instagram Influencer
August 1st, 2016. A new profile is created on Instagram. Her name is Louise Delage (@louise.delage). She is 25, she is beautiful, she lives in Paris and so she is, by some definitions, perfect.
Jesse Alexandra is a stylist and fashion student from Manchester. We spoke to her about self-love, connection and making real life friends from Instagram.
live your dream
Photographer Eui-Jip Hwang collected advertisements and media images from South Korea’s beauty industry and reappropriated them for a series called Live Your Dream. We spoke to him about Korean identity, the illusion of perfection and more.
“They say people live to be happy. If you actually think about what happiness is, it’s nothing much. When you get to eat ramen after feeling really really hungry, that’s happiness.” — Kim Namjoon, also known as RM of BTS.
k-pop is here to save us
I was sitting on dead grass when one of my favourite delusions peeled away from reality like old wallpaper. I am not a teenager anymore, I thought. Not even close.
how all blues co. brought k-fashion to leeds
When the guys from All Blues Co. visit South Korea they always make some time to see Steve Choi. “An amazing, brilliant guy,” Faz had said. “He understands the other side of it, you know what I mean?”
“Fashion should be a form of escapism, not a form of imprisonment.” — Alexander McQueen
the making of mary benson’s world
On what surely must be the hottest day of what surely must be the hottest summer in the history of England, Mary Benson sits on a sofa, in her flat, drinking herbal tea, breastfeeding.
the real life of lauren ella
Lauren, who is just nineteen, has the wisdom of someone who’s traversed the pages of a real life adventure story and returned to tell its tale.
Thanks to fashion designers, the air is cloudy with aspiration.
“Robots have already surpassed human beings in calculation and memory, but I have no doubt that the time will come when they will surpass in wisdom as well.” — Masayoshi Son