Posts Tagged ‘vol 27.5’
I-Pose
I-Pose

After an amazing response, SOMA is proud of its tradition of creating stylistic imagery through iconic themes. In this issue, SOMA readers once again posed in homage to their favorite icons. These young creative San Franciscans offered their own portrayals of these inspiring legends. Photography by Erik almås Styling by Neda Dion Producer: Filiz Rezvan […]

Hotel Realm, Canberra
Hotel Realm, Canberra

Canberra, the Australian capital, is 100 years young this year. An aerial view still shows swathes of native scrub and gums. Last year the population of the city grew 2.3 percent while the national rate was 1.8 percent. However, for university students, public servants, visiting dignitaries, journalists and members of the military, it still remains […]

Melissa Fleis
Melissa Fleis

Project Runway tends to bring along a multitude of fresh new faces in fashion. San Francisco-based Melissa Fleis’s intricate work has earned her a national spotlight. As runner-up in Season Ten of Project Runway, Fleis provided audiences with a captivating series of designs that cultivated in a stunning collection, including a gorgeously draped asymmetrical dress […]

Jenny Grettve
Jenny Grettve

Jenny Grettve, founder of Jenny Grettve Design Studio, has already experienced life as an architect, a musician and a now burgeoning fashion designer. Born in a small town in Sweden, she has been creative from a young age. Although she originally set out to be a concert pianist, it was her unquenchable excitement towards a […]

Pink Dolphin
Pink Dolphin

In a mass market that’s oversaturated with lines of graphic tees, hoodies and printed street wear, Pink Dolphin has managed to not only be a top player, but a leader in the industry.  Now valued at about $20 million dollars, the colorful and upbeat Pink Dolphin brand started out as the passionate project by then […]

Soma Water, Purity Meets Style
Soma Water, Purity Meets Style

Spellbinding design elements and crafted visual branding makes up our culture of a strongly aestheticized population. Clean, sleek and pleasing is what we ask of our surroundings, but it is time to give back to life’s bare necessities. Soma Water is a sustainable and carefully created water filter that embodies basics and purity. Founded by […]

Adam Edwards
Adam Edwards

Adam Edwards is a long way from home. It’s been two years since he and a few friends packed up and set out from Florida to come to San Francisco. They came to Union Square to open up Hops & Hominy, a restaurant and bar located down an unassuming alley, and they brought with them […]

Erik Adkins
Erik Adkins

The glow of over a hundred bottles of whiskey glimmers off the barman’s smooth head, accentuating the perspiration as veteran drinksmith Erik Adkins works away, mixing cocktails and pouring the amber goodness to the packed-in patrons at Hard Water. The Pier 3 whiskey bar is the latest Charles Phan venture, this time featuring whiskey—one of […]

London Grammar
London Grammar

“Excuse me, excuse me, ‘scuse, ‘scuse,” are the words heard most prior to London Grammar taking the stage at It’s A School Night, an intimate Monday night affair at Bardot Hollywood, as spectators attempt to find standing room. The British trio is making their first U.S. appearance. With the excitement generated by its Metal & […]

This is Resuscitation
This is Resuscitation

The voice of Derek Vincent Smith oozes through the receiver, as if he’s just awoken from a glorious nap. The music maker, better known by his stage name, Pretty Lights, has a new album, many shades different from the ones before. He speaks about A Color Map of the Sun with nonchalance, so familiar with […]

Entitlement
Entitlement

PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARTIN VALLIN  STYLING BY HANNA HOLMGREN Acne sweater and shirt Acne sweater, shirt and pants Lisa Laurell Amandonico top Hair & make up by Johanna Sylvan at LinkDetails Model: Amanda at Stockholmsgruppen Acne jacket Club Monaco turtleneck Wrangler skirt Lina Michal dress Acne sweater Wood Wood skirt Marcel Bedro bracelet and ring Cat shoes […]

The Trainee
The Trainee

PHOTOGRAPHY BY OLIVIA BEASLEY  STYLING BY GEORGINA HODSON Lanvin suit and jacket from Matches Fashion Louis Vuitton shirt Hardy Amies tie Fendi jacket and trousers Ermenegildo Zenga shirt Paul Smith coat and shoes COS socks Hardy Amies tie Hugo Boss cuff links Alex wears RAKE trousers and jacket Bottega Venetta jumper Margaret Howell shoes COS socks Joaquim […]

Anine Bing
Anine Bing

The inherent ability to incorporate just the right amount of whimsy and downtown cool is what model turned rock goddess turned clothing designer Anine Bing has mastered. Straight from her roots in music and fashion emerges an effortlessly downtown chic look with just the right amount of edge sliced in. Attention to the tiniest of […]

(RED): ALWAYS IN FASHION
(RED): ALWAYS IN FASHION

Red. In many cultures considered to be the color of emergency, the hue has become synonymous with the fight against AIDS. After Bono and Bobby Shriver founded (RED) in 2006, the philanthropic organization’s crimson logo rapidly gained iconic status. The goal of (RED) was and is to achieve an AIDS-free generation by 2015, notably by […]

Johanna Törnqvist, Precious Trash
Johanna Törnqvist, Precious Trash

Limited resources and basic necessity saw Zulu bowl and basket weavers turn to papier mâché, magazines, tins, aluminium cans and telephone wire to make their wares, creating a look as synonymous with South Africa as its Shweshwe cotton prints. Now, Swedish artist Johanna Törnqvist is eschewing traditional textiles for household refuse to create fully recycled […]

Clover Canyon
Clover Canyon

Travel and fashion have become increasingly intertwined as market globalization has continually expanded throughout the industry. Los Angeles-based Clover Canyon has provided a new clothing oasis by using exotic prints inspired by different locales around the world. Each design is crafted around the body through digital mapping and flattering lines that accentuate and beautifully exaggerate […]

Farah Zulaikha
Farah Zulaikha

  Farah Zulaikha is a NYC-based Fashion Ambassador, Humanitarian and TV Host earning international recognition amongst the world of Fine Arts, Fashion and Media. Farah Zulaikha is best recognized for her large-scale role in charity medical camps across the globe, mentoring young and aspiring fashion professionals across the U.S. and Europe, as well as her […]

Anna Von Hausswolff
Anna Von Hausswolff

Anna Von Hausswolff is the daughter of experimental Swedish composer and mixed media artist Carl Michael von Hausswolff, so her desire to produce genre exploding music may be genetic. Her new album, Ceremony, combines the sound of a church organ with a small rock band, for music that veers from stately classical themes to simple […]

Street Pulse: San Francisco
Street Pulse: San Francisco

Photography by Michael Meltser Name: Florian Trend you wish would go away: Crocs A phrase that describes your fashion sense:   Spontaneous   Name: Zen Cachola Favorite designer: Roberto Cavalli Fashion muse: Andy Warhol Trend you wish would go away: Popcorn shirts and UGGs A phrase that describes your fashion sense: Hipster chic     […]

A Clean Slate
A Clean Slate

Photographer: Christian Conti (christianconti.com) Stylist: Victor Gonzales Makeup & Hair: Roberto Morelli @ linknyla.com for NARS Model: Kristy Kaurova @ NY Models Photo Assistant: Endy Mompoint Photo Assistant: Valentina Freghetti   Coat – Lauren Bagliore Top – Badgley Mischka Skirt – Mathieu Mirano Pants – Mango Shoes – Ruthie Davis Gloves – La Crasia   […]


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