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LA Based Artist Allison Kunath: Why lululemon’s UnitedSTATE Project Is So Special

Earlier this year in May, athletic apparel company lululemon brought together 4 American creative artists from around the United States to New York to create a diverse collection of artwork for a special project called UnitedSTATE. UnitedSTATE is a project that celebrates the country’s uniqueness as individuals, and strength as a collaborative unit. Los Angeles […]

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Gypsy Warrior: How Two Best Friends Created a Cult Brand For Aesthetes

Go to almost any music festival today and you’ll be hard pressed to not spot at least a handful of girls in Gypsy Warrior fare. The brand has built a cult following for its eclectic, hand-curated collection of clothing, shoes, and accessories for vintage-loving rock and roll girls. Founded as an online store in 2010 […]

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Eva Longoria on Her New Clothing Line, Personal Style, and Ambitions

Eva Longoria should consider teaching a class on multitasking. Over the course of her nearly two decade long career, she’s continued to add titles to her resume — actress, producer, director, author, businesswoman, activist, and now, with her new collection for The Limited, fashion designer. Throwing professor on the list really doesn’t seem like such a […]

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Staying Stylish at Any Age

Jacqueline Samaratunga is a former model turned business owner and stylist from Auckland, New Zealand. This mother of 4 co-owns and runs a product kitchen making special occasion cakes with her husband, while following her love of fashion into the styling world — Jacqueline’s had the opportunity to design and manufacture her own clothing line […]

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Nuria Lopez Fernandez is Running on Four Wheels

  Nuria Lopez Fernandez is a 26 year old model and wheelchair runner. Nuria was involved in an accident five years ago — a car ran her over — that left her wheelchair bound. Always being an active person, Nuria adapted and re-learned how to do many sports from her chair. She began wheelchair running […]

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Miss Anne Mary is Perfectly #Imperfect

Anne Mary is a body positive advocate from New York who is the creator of a project called #imperfect. Focusing on the motto — “any shape, any color, any size” — the main goal is to create a group of diverse models to represent the reality of the female body. It all started when Anne Mary researched body […]

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Maura Horton–Designing Independence

When Maura Horton’s husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, she and her family were thrown into a struggle no one is ever ready for. The hardest part is watching someone you love not be able to do everyday tasks that most take for granted. Noticing adaptive clothing wasn’t working for her husband, it sparked an idea. Most adaptive […]

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Jillian Mercado–Paving the Way for Disabled Models

Model Jillian Mercado is a pioneer in the fashion world. Being born with Muscular Dystrophy didn’t stop her from pursuing her dream of becoming a model. You may have seen her featured in Diesel campaigns, Nordstrom’s, and most recently the face of Beyonce’s merchandise. “I kind of took it on as a challenge to make sure that I represented all […]

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Veronika Scott–Designing Empowerment

When given a design project in school, Veronika Scott wanted to make this project mean something. Growing up in Detroit, Scott saw the struggle of the homeless population and that sparked an idea. She designed a coat that can also be used as a sleeping bag. Known now as ‘Empowerment Plan‘, this coat brought a lot […]

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