Posts Tagged ‘The People Issue’
East Siders
East Siders

Gucci dress & shoes Laruicci rings Noir earrings Prada top, skirt, shoes & bag Hart earrings Jason Wu top, skirt & jacket Shahla Karimi earrings Victoria Hayes dress & jacket Sergio Rossi shoes Noir earrings Shahla Karimi bracelet Salvatore Ferragamo bag Etro top & skirt Carmen Marc Valvo top & skirt Isabel Marant top, skirt […]

Luminous Path
Luminous Path

Sabine wears Sessun top Rokit jeans Harmony, left, wears Tibi high-collar shirt Toga pleated skirt and boots Tali, right, wears Ikks roll neck knit Vilshenko dress Toga suede boots Harmony wears Sessun top Rokit skirt Harmony wears Sessun roll neck knit LF Markey skirt Migulina lace top Tali, front, wears Cecilie skirt & top Harmony, back, […]

Verde
Verde

Moschino top, leggings, boots & accessories Emporio Armani off-the-shoulder jacket Dsquared2 dress, lace-up heels Matsu leather gloves with fringe Saint Laurent gold lame dress, sequined socks & fringe earring Giuseppe Zanotti pumps Christian Dior bra, underwear, jewelry Christian Dior beaded tulle gown, bra, underwear, leather sneakers Miu Miu leather quilted handbag Coach 1941 sheer dress, […]

Jeans Genie
Jeans Genie

Stefano Rosso He truly is blue blood denim royalty. The son of Diesel founder, Renzo Rosso, Stefano cut his teeth studying at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York where he completed a BA in International Trade and Marketing. Stefano first began working outside the family company, collaborating with brands like Zoo York. After […]

Gary Hustwit
Gary Hustwit

Interviewed by Primo Orpilla I was a Gary Hustwit fan long before he came to O+A’s office to shoot scenes for his documentary Workplace. Years before that, our whole firm went to the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to see his first film, Helvetica—a movie that took a simple subject (a common font used […]

Aarti Shahani
Aarti Shahani

The Influencers Aarti Shahani reports on all things tech for National Public Radio. A native New Yorker, Shahani is determined to understand Northern California and to bring to light emerging innovation as well as contradictions within the tech ecosystem. Shahani brings a sober perspective to her stories – free of rose colored glasses, yet fair […]

Todd Francis
Todd Francis

Hand Signals While it’s common for great artists to create controversial storms, Todd Francis is known for creating hurricanes. With the comical, grotesque qualities of R. Crumb and the political freedom of Paul Conrad, Francis’s cartoonish work provides a poignant, and often unsavory, underlying message. Todd Francis has created a number of iconic skateboard and […]

Monica Barbaro
Monica Barbaro

Leading Lady On & Offscreen Smart, beautiful, with a strong sense of justice. These qualities seem to describe the roles that fit Monica Barbaro seamlessly. Whether it’s cross-examining a witness with hard-hitting questions in the courtroom, or an undercover journalist seeking the truth behind a murder, Monica embodies these strong, intelligent women. Born a San […]

Love to Pose
Love to Pose

Model Annette Shoeman Poses as Faye Dunaway  Photography by PAYAM  Production & Styling by Masha Osorio  Retouching by Riga Elina Model Darian Zahedi  Poses as Bob Dylan Model Zee Chang  Poses as Yoko Ono  Shot on my iPhone 5S by Ronald Chang Model Chanese Robin Elifé  Poses as Jimi Hendrix  Photography by PAYAM  Production & […]

Marine Serre
Marine Serre

Answering the Call from Fashion Riddle: What do you get when you artfully combine sportswear with ball gowns and costume jewelry? Answer: a Radical Call for Love. Marine Serre’s decidedly futuristic, unapologetically feminine collection, “Radical Call for Love” brings Judy Jetson’s wardrobe to life in frothy, ice cream hues with sporty separates and accessories. Born […]

David McCarty
David McCarty

A Story of Discovery We’ve seen it before in “Pleasantville,” “Edward Scissor Hands,” and maybe even the “Cat in the Hat”: a colorful character shows up and paints the town red, much to the chagrin of the residents. However, in “Sophie: A Story of Discovery,” a not-so colorful character gets her entire life painted yellow […]

Kimono Redemption
Kimono Redemption

Hiromi Asai Like a fluttering cherry blossom on a cerulean, Spring sky tickles our senses with the nostalgia of youth and tugs on our spirits with a lust for the exotic, the kimono dances between two worlds- the traditional, familiar past and the unknown, distant future. The word “kimono” simply means “clothing,” but as Japanese […]

Carolina Wong
Carolina Wong

Design and doing good in the world don’t always go hand in hand, but for Carolina Wong, the two are intrinsically linked. Born in Hong Kong and now based in London, the handbag designer sources sustainable materials, works with skilled artisans, and supports young Moroccan girls by giving back. Wong’s global mindset and focus on […]

Amy & Adaptation
Amy & Adaptation

While others talk about breaking through barriers, Amy Purdy proves it is her barriers that gave her the ability to catapult into another level of living. When Amy was nineteen, she contracted bacterial meningitis, a bacterial infection that nearly took her life—she does, in fact remember dying. “I felt my last breath.” It was at […]

I Love You
I Love You

May wears Isabel Marant jacket and shorts Kara wears Isabel Marant top and pant Shirley wears Salvatore Ferragamo dress Ziggy wears Zara pant with suspenders Olivia wears Cushnie Et Ochs jumpsuit Mauza wears Michael Kors Collection top and skirt Shamona wears Jason Wu dress Claire wears Gucci jacket Yu wears Dsquared shirt and shorts Leaf […]

Faces of New York
Faces of New York

Paul Richard New York City street portrait artist plays with the public’s awareness to their urban surroundings by painting on city sidewalks to offer different viewpoints. Kenzo Minami Artist originally from Japan and now based in New York, with some of his work featured in the MoMA Architecture and Design collection. Dustin Yellin Contemporary artist […]

A Rare Glimpse Inside Yayoi Kusama’s Ethereal World
A Rare Glimpse Inside Yayoi Kusama’s Ethereal World

Known for her dazzling walk-in installations and avant-garde artwork, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama will offer an unprecedented glimpse inside her dizzying world with a North American tour that commences at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC. From Feb 23, 2017 to May 14, 2017 the museum will host an in-depth retrospective of […]

Bianca Cheng Costanzo
Bianca Cheng Costanzo

The Creation of Bloom Blanket and Return to Self The Skype call came in from Berlin, Germany in the early morning hours. It had been almost a decade since I had seen Bianca. She appeared on the screen, freckles now dotting her porcelain skin, which contrasted against a shock of wavy, dark hair. Her eyes […]

The Influencers
The Influencers

 Jason Grishkoff Jason Grishkoff, 30, launched his music blog, Indie Shuffle, out of a passion for sharing music. Born and raised in South Africa, Grishkoff says he pursues a “digital nomadic” lifestyle, traveling back and forth from the States, Europe, and South Africa. The idea for Indie Shuffle came from wanting and needing to share […]

The Influencers
The Influencers

Natan Edelsburg Natan Edelsburg, 28, is the Executive Vice President of both Muck Rack and the Shorty Awards—both are all about finding the right people amid the non stop buzz of information on the Internet. Muck Rack helps journalists and sources connect, and the Shorty Awards identifies and honors the best on social media. Edelsburg […]

Ariana’s Diaries
Ariana’s Diaries

Dispatch from Kabul Photograph by Shelby Duncan I told myself I wouldn’t return to Kabul until I finished my new album and film. Now that everything is finished and soon to be released, I knew I was ready again. My parents were headed there for meetings so I came at the same time. I have […]

Adrian Cheng
Adrian Cheng

Adrian Cheng may only be 36 years old, but he’s undeniably taken the Chinese business world by storm. For starters, Cheng is the Executive Vice-Chairman and Joint General Manager of the New World Group, a Hong Kong-based business empire that was founded by Cheng’s grandfather in 1970. The company—one of Hong Kong’s largest—focuses on property […]

Street Pulse
Street Pulse

1. If you could change anything in SF what would it be? 2. What makes you authentic? 3. How does culture and tradition affect your personal style? Gabriel Gonzalez 1. The disparity and lack of affordable housing. 2. I’m my own person. 3. Most of the t-shirts I own I’ve gotten for free. Maya Konig […]

Road Twenty-Two
Road Twenty-Two

 The Road to Redemption There are staggering statistics regarding female incarceration in the United States that are rarely discussed. Many would be surprised to know the majority of women in the justice system are there for nonviolent crimes. About eighty percent of female inmates are mothers and the bulk of those released will end up […]


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