Dystopia and Disruption at NYFW

Dressed head-to-toe in silver sequins and a lamé turban to match, famed beauty influencer Patrick Starr picked up a miniature, pink faux fur-adorned puppy and puckered for a photo. I ducked from the cameras aimed at an it-girl in front me and watched a kidfluencer in sunglasses take a seat in the first row. It was the middle of New York Fashion Week and I was at Spring Studios waiting for Kim Shui, a popular Instagram brand, to show.
Taylore Scarabelli reports on NYFW 2020

Issue 18 NYC Release Photos

Photos from our release party at Mehanata Bulgarian bar in New York this past week shot by Travis Bass. Featuring DJs Daniela Lalita, Goodsafeperson, Sigrid Lauren, Taylore Moon, Ren G, D3ad6oy, as well as our lovely hosts Whitney Mallett, Patias Fantasy World, iceicebabyspice, Seashell, Logan Jackson, Travis Bass, Sam Lipp, & Meetka. Thanks everyone for coming, we had so much…

Artificial Intimacy: Revisiting Cherry 2000

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 17 ESSAY BY TAYLORE SCARABELLI ART BY LOUISA GAGLIARDI The 1987 sci-fi flop Cherry 2000 follows Sam Treadwell—a recycling-plant worker with a penchant for post-human women—on an epic journey through a lawless desert zone. He’s on a mission to find a replacement for Cherry, a fembot who, up until a traumatic household…

Coming-of-Age at NYFW

TAYLORE SCARABELLI REPORTS FROM SS18 For SS18, the heavy hitters of New York Fashion seemed to trade innovation for Instagram attention. From Alexander Wang’s overhyped afterparty to Rihanna’s motocross-inspired runway, mass-marketing was in. But in an era where speed rules and trends turn over almost weekly, it feels as though big brand designers are the…

Lou Dallas’ Plutonian Tears

SNAPS BY TAYLORE SCARABELLI REVIEW BY JORDAN MINKOFF Washing ashore and sporting the stink of sapphire we find the Lou Dallas collection in full-blinding display. Listen close as it slithers onto the runway, bright-eyed and tight-lipped only to turn and freak you with the stern face of eternity. A slap to the ass of NYFW it…

Telfar SS17 White Castle Party

PHOTOS BY TAYLORE SCARABELLI TEXT BY WHITNEY MALLETT The show had that breakthrough energy, swollen with possibility. Humidity hung heavy in the air, and after, it seemed like we would never find a cab. We had to walk to Christopher Street and Promise’s shoe broke on the way. Finally we got uptown to the White…

Farewell to BathSalts

BY TAYLORE SCARABELLI By midnight a glittery lineup of Club Kids and Drag Queens had reached the end of the block outside Brooklyn’s Don Pedro. It was the final installment of Macy Rodman’s BathSalts, a weekly drag show for fuck-ups, and everyone wanted in. Groups huddled inside bathroom stalls, smoking indoors rather than risking banishment…