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Neuw Denim Takes You Around The Globe, And You Love It

Neuw Denim Takes You Around The Globe, And You Love It

Words by Matt Huxley EVERYONE’S favourite denim brand, Neuw Denim has done something that’s really pretty bloody exciting. Following in the footsteps of such epic fashion movies like Dior and I or, The Devil Wears Prada, they’ve created a fashion campaign film entitled 33 Hours. The film is the first in a series that explores […]

This Week’s New Music Must-Hears

This Week’s New Music Must-Hears

Words By Jessica Testa Happy Saturday! This week we have tracks from GRMM, I.D., RKDA_, S A I N T, Connie Constance, LUCIANBLOMKAMP, Banoffee and Chao to start off your weekend. GRMM – Die Young ft. Wild Eyed Boy This lush track from GRMM will have you on your feet as soon as the beat […]

90s Parties Are So In Right Now

90s Parties Are So In Right Now

Words by Rachel Shaw BRISBANE not-for-profit organisation Human Ventures are celebrating their 20th year as an active member of Australia’s growing social enterprise network. In honour of their birth year, 1995, they’re throwing a massive 90’s-themed party this Friday at 6pm. The party, gloriously titled Totally Rad!, will be held on the rooftop of South Brisbane’s Fox […]

Submission: Fortune Telling Used By The Real Creators Of Fashion Trends.

Submission: Fortune Telling Used By The Real Creators Of Fashion Trends.

WILL is 22, a futurism reporter and the real influencer behind major labels like Topman – but no one would know it. “I make predictions, forecasting future ‘trends’ in fashion and technology based on cultural analysis and how people are thinking/feeling in their current climate.” In minute fashion there’s no time to get it wrong, and […]

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An Update On Dolce And Gabbana’s Comments

An Update On Dolce And Gabbana’s Comments

Words By Jessica Testa IVF is a window of opportunity for many families who cannot have their own children. Same-sex couples should be entitled to this gift, just like straight couples are. The debate remains divided. Everyone is allowed to have an opinion, however, said opinion must allow tolerance for those who may be affected […]

Goodbye LOL, Thanks For All The Laughs

Goodbye LOL, Thanks For All The Laughs

Words by Jessica Testa WE  gather here today to farewell a dear friend of ours. Throughout our teenage years, it has been a prime abbreviation used in all our conversations. When we’re reminiscing about a memory we would soon forget or simply when we have nothing else to say; it’s been there for us. But […]

The Presidential Farce: Blunders And Hilarity In The U.S. Election Lead-Up

The Presidential Farce: Blunders And Hilarity In The U.S. Election Lead-Up

Words By Miranda Hine THE race to the 2016 U.S. presidency is well underway. As in all campaigns, the pressure is beginning to show. Candidates are having the dirt desperately dug on them, or otherwise making outrageous statements to grab the attention of the public. Here I’ve outlined a couple of standout applicants for fuck-up of […]

Submission: How Caitlyn Has Affected Me

Submission: How Caitlyn Has Affected Me

Words by Ruby EVEN as a 19 year old now, people still ask me what I want to be when I grow up. At age 7 I would have reeled off approximately 5-47 answers, all progressively more ridiculous and fantastical. However, as I grew older and my identity was pulled in all different ways, my answers […]

Fashion

Neuw Denim Takes You Around The Globe, And You Love It

Neuw Denim Takes You Around The Globe, And You Love It

Words by Matt Huxley EVERYONE’S favourite denim brand, Neuw Denim has done something that’s really pretty bloody exciting. Following in the footsteps of such epic fashion movies like Dior and I or, The Devil Wears Prada, they’ve created a fashion campaign film entitled 33 Hours. The film is the first in a series that explores […]

Submission: Fortune Telling Used By The Real Creators Of Fashion Trends.

Submission: Fortune Telling Used By The Real Creators Of Fashion Trends.

WILL is 22, a futurism reporter and the real influencer behind major labels like Topman – but no one would know it. “I make predictions, forecasting future ‘trends’ in fashion and technology based on cultural analysis and how people are thinking/feeling in their current climate.” In minute fashion there’s no time to get it wrong, and […]

Why Is Jeremy Scott Being Sued By A Graffiti Artist?

Why Is Jeremy Scott Being Sued By A Graffiti Artist?

Words By Jessica Testa MOSCHINO has been famous for their surreal approach to high fashion and experimental ways of design. This would mean that gain inspiration from street art wouldn’t be out of the ordinary for the popular brand. This is, however, a huge difference between using something as inspiration and reproducing someone else’s work. You […]

Photoshoot: Innovators

Photoshoot: Innovators

Words supplied by Kay Sukumar ONTICHA  A womenswear brand aiming to redefine tailoring in contemporary Australian fashion. This inaugural range is inspired by the designer’s dualistic life experience of having lived in both a rustic rural setting and an urban metropolis. In turn the purpose of this range is to highlight the contrast of the […]

Lifestyle

90s Parties Are So In Right Now

90s Parties Are So In Right Now

Words by Rachel Shaw BRISBANE not-for-profit organisation Human Ventures are celebrating their 20th year as an active member of Australia’s growing social enterprise network. In honour of their birth year, 1995, they’re throwing a massive 90’s-themed party this Friday at 6pm. The party, gloriously titled Totally Rad!, will be held on the rooftop of South Brisbane’s Fox […]

Sexpo All The Way

Sexpo All The Way

Words by Matt Huxley TODAY I popped by Sexpo cherry and was rewarded with a damn good time. Having never been before I was unsure what I was going to experience. Was there going to be dick and vag all up in my face? Were fluids going to be squirted? Would dildos be thrust wildly […]

5 Minutes With Tommy J

5 Minutes With Tommy J

Words by Matt Huxley WITH winter sadly on the brink of leaving us, it’s time to de-hair, and get our new summer cuts sorted. So who better to discuss all things hair with than with a world renowned barber? I had a chat with Tommy J to discuss experience, products and everything you need to […]

Ready To Get Your Mind Firmly In The Gutter?

Ready To Get Your Mind Firmly In The Gutter?

Words by Matt Huxley OF course you are you dirty people. That’s right, this week Sexpo hits our fair river city. Bringing you everything sexual, dirty, penile and vaginal, Sexpo will be in town from the 20-23rd of August at the Brisbane Convention Centre. Attendees can expect to see a variety of porn stars as […]

Film

Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Words by Jo McTavish Director: Christopher McQuarrie Screenplay: Christopher McQuarrie Cast: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, Ving Rhames and Sean Harris Synopsis: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF. YOU would think after […]

Film Review: Fantastic Four

Film Review: Fantastic Four

Words by Jo McTavish  Director: Josh Trank Screenplay: Simon Kinberg, Jeremy Slater Cast: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell Synopsis: Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to […]

10 Actors Who Do Their Own Stunts

10 Actors Who Do Their Own Stunts

MISSION: Impossible – Rogue Nation follows Ethan (Tom Cruise) and his team as they take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF. The Mission: Impossible franchise is famous for its large-scale stunts that are completed by none […]

Cult Japan Hits GOMA

Cult Japan Hits GOMA

Words by Conor Hughes THE Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, in partnership with the Australian Cinémathèque, is hosting Cult Japan until the beginning of September, showcasing the “who’s who” of post-war Japanese cinematography. The program includes underground and cult classics; Japan’s unique variation on horror and action cinema, and the excessive, surreal and kitsch depictions of […]

Art

Portland: Art City

Portland: Art City

Words by Miranda Hine FORGET NYC, San Fran and Chicago. Could Portland, Oregon be North America’s new cultural capital? The city is, at its heart, an old logging town where values of community and culture have retained their importance. Step out of the city centre and you’re in the thick woods in front of the idyllic […]

Friday Favourites: 3 Art Directors To Check Out

Friday Favourites: 3 Art Directors To Check Out

Words by Miranda Hine ART directors and studios are a big deal at the moment. Their job is sort of a mix between an artist, a designer and a stylist. They’re usually responsible for beautiful branding and extraordinary image creation. Check out these awesome art directors and studios killing it with their ultra-contemporary work. 1. Six […]

Experimenta Recharge: Art For The New Generation

Experimenta Recharge: Art For The New Generation

Words By Miranda Hine WE all know art no longer has to adhere to strict traditional disciplines like painting or sculpture. New digital mediums such as video and interactive technologies are being utilised by artists to explore uniquely contemporary issues. Slowly but surely, the art world is catching up to the potent role that this new […]

Friday Favourites: 4 Fashion/Beauty Photographers To Fall In Love With

Friday Favourites: 4 Fashion/Beauty Photographers To Fall In Love With

Words by Miranda Hine IN the excitement of fashion, make-up and hair and stunning models that goes into an editorial shoot, the art of the editorial photographer is often forgotten. This breed of photographer has the challenge of making what’s in front of them immediately striking. These four photographers achieve that in all of their works, […]