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PERFORMANCE / KATELYN KOPENHAVER

PERFORMANCE / KATELYN KOPENHAVER

A summary of artist and designer Katelyn Kopenhaver’s fashion week performance piece in New York, NY. During New York Fashion Week SS17, I took eight models (four on Saturday, four on Sunday) and went downtown outside of NYFW’s largest venues in the Meatpacking District to […]

You Should be Power Dressing! Here’s why.

You Should be Power Dressing! Here’s why.

As soon as we here the phrase power dressing we immediately refer to the 80s and to shoulder pads. But power dressing has returned. Power dressing; the Oxford Dictionary defines it as “the practice of dressing in a style intended to show that one holds […]

Why Visual Merchandising is so Important and How Independent Shops are Nailing It

Why Visual Merchandising is so Important and How Independent Shops are Nailing It

“You have to do all sorts of things to make a stream of pedestrians into an audience” Now that the streets of busy cities are brimming with cars and foot traffic we no longer stop to admire window displays. But what does it take to […]

Is iPhonography Really Photography?

Is iPhonography Really Photography?

No longer is photography only for enthusiasts with access to top digital cameras. Everybody has a camera at their fingertips with their mobile phone. Cameraphones have made photography affordable for the masses, easy to edit and instantaneous to upload to social media. Apps such as […]

Atlas Loves: Best Magazine Covers

Atlas Loves: Best Magazine Covers

As magazine magpies we know what the power of a good cover can do. It can break the internet (think Kim Kardashian on Paper) or signal a change in popular culture (think Caitlyn Jenner’s debut for Vanity Fair which was their best selling issue in five […]

Atlas Loves: Bill Cunningham’s Best Quotes

Atlas Loves: Bill Cunningham’s Best Quotes

   On Saturday the fashion world lost one of its most loved and respected photographers, Bill Cunningham, at the grand old age of 87. A dedicated chronicler of street fashion, Cunningham described his New Yorker columns as the city’s unofficial yearbook, including photographs of people from Anna Wintour […]