This past weekend saw the return of one of Brooklyn’s biggest drag festivals, Bushwig. A two-day Drag extravaganza established in 2012 by Brooklyn Queens Horrorchata and Babes Trust, Bushwig featured performers from all over the world, as well as incredible artists, music, and food.
On September 14th, hundreds of queers gathered at The Brooklyn Museum for dapperQ’s 4th annual NYFW show, R/Evolution. The largest presentation of queer and nonconforming fashion in New York, R/Evolution celebrated queer and non-binary ingenuity and highlighted the intersection of gender nonconformity alongside race, ethnicity, and culture.
Fashion Designer Kim Shui showed her Spring/Summer 2018 collection on September 7 at Century 21 Studios. An exploration in dichotomy, the collection investigates the stark contrasts between ugly and beautiful, excess and minimalism, and what is silent and what is loud, in a series of garments made to evolve with each wearer.
REVOLUTIONERE, DRØME's inaugural NYFW show and Volume II launch, was a power grab back from an oppressive administration. Featuring twelve designers dressing the who's who of the young art community in New York City, REVOLUTIONERE showed that Artists' voices are heard the loudest when threatened by powers that are meant to protect. DRØME took this as an opportunity to amplify their work in a context of dramatic systemic oppression.
DRØME presents REVOLUTIONERE: an exciting take on NYFW, highlighting the designers that outfit the who’s who of the young artistic community in New York City.
REVOLUTIONERE also doubles as the Volume II launch, featuring Gabrielle Richardson (a.k.a Frida Cashflow) on the cover shot by Lumia Nocito. Other features include Kate Nash, Madame Gandhi, Emma Sulkowicz, Lizzy Plapinger, OSHUN and many others. Volume II is all about self-starters who move, shape, form, and reform culture.
Dress Code is a new photo-interview series exploring identity and personal narrative through fashion, style, and self-expression. This installment features Brandon Tan, a photographer and writer from New York City.
Can a lip gloss inspire a movement? A new makeup brand called Lipslut has set out to prove just that. The label is here to help consumers put their money where their mouth is by shaking up the cosmetics industry while combating the United States’ faulty political system.
Dress Code is a new photo-interview series exploring identity and personal narrative through fashion, style, and self-expression. This installment features Hobbes Ginsberg, a photographer, filmmaker, and model who lives in Los Angeles.
Introducing Dress Code, a new photo-interview series exploring identity and personal narrative through fashion, style, and self-expression. The first installment features Luca D'Angelo, a 20 year-old student and activist who lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Miski Muse is a plus-sized Hijabi model—a relatively unseen breed in the fashion world; but there's no way that's stopping her. Miski is breaking down industry barriers, expanding mainstream notions of beauty, and inspiring the hell out of all of her followers along the way.
Vic Mensa closed out the night at Saturday's Full Moon Festival. Now in it's fifth year on Governor's Island, Full Moon is the boutique festival of your dreams. Click through to check out all of DRØME's exclusive pics.