Exhibition Featuring Contemporary Muslim Fashions On Display Until January

SAN FRANCISCO – Contemporary Muslim Fashions is the first major museum exhibition to explore the complex and diverse nature of Muslim dress codes worldwide. Organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, this pioneering exhibition examines how Muslim women—those who cover and those who do not—have become arbiters of style within and beyond their communities and, […]

Building a Fashion Empire: Helen Oro

I reflect back to the time I first met Helen Oro, a makeup and nail guru who shared snapshots of her beaded jewelry and sunglasses with us on Facebook in hopes of being featured. It was sometime after the release of our Premiere Issue back in 2013. In our brief conversation, Oro happily offered to […]

Fashion Story: Working with Fur, According to Christy Ruby

For Christy Ruby, her work with fur takes her back to her ancestral roots. “The fur has a familiar sensation that means life or death to my people, and its value has not changed for thousands of years.” Ruby introduces herself as an Alaskan Native Tlingit Eagle from the Keet Gooshi Hit House, Killer Whale […]