Lily Scout Kwong

“Social and environmental responsibility was expected from me by my school and my family at a young age . . . It never felt like a choice; it was always just common sense.” —Lily Scout Kwong OCCUPATION: I’m a creative director working in landscape and fashion. I...

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Kenzo Staged a Freakebana Fashion Dream in Paris

Kenzo La Collection Memento fall 2018. Photo: Courtesy of Kenzo/www.mohamedkhalil.com Kenzo’s Paris Fashion Week show was not only a vegetarian art history–lover’s dream, but also a major freakebana fashion moment. Kenzo Takada, who founded his eponymous fashion label...

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Freakebana: The New, Ugly-Cool Style of Arranging Flowers

It’s pronounced “freak-eh-ba-na.” On a recent Thursday in lower Manhattan, I sat at the well-worn kitchen table of artist-chef Laila Gohar. At the edge of the wooden surface, nestled among an open wine bottle and some tasteful pottery, lay a humble sweet potato, into...

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Lily Kwong

How a Former Model Became the Darling of Landscape Architecture Lily Kwong at the LA debut of Maison St-Germain. Lena Nicholson You’ve probably heard of Lily Kwong before. She’s a former model and current landscape architect, infusing installations all over the world...

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WOOD SWIMMER

  "The Woodswimmer," is a stop-motion music video shot by Brett Foxwell. "Fascinated with the shapes and textures found in both newly-cut and long-dead pieces of wood, I envisioned a world composed entirely of these forms.”  “As...

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The Ghetto Future

is VR. From cinematic game changer Steven Spielberg comes Ernest Cline's holy grail of pop culture: Ready Player One. https://youtu.be/dtwpjnuaVTE

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Planting Iris

"I will end… with a little scene that took place in the last months of peace. They were the most terrible months of my life, for, helplessly and hopelessly, one watched the inevitable approach of war. One of the most horrible things at that time was to listen on the...

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Cut Flower Garden

Flower farmer Erin Benzakein, of Floret Farm — whose upcoming classes sold out just minutes after she posted them and whose book, “Cut Flower Garden,” out this month, is responsible for inspiring a burgeoning generation to change their lives and take up farming....

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Farm & Fashion

Farm & Fashion x Garance Doré Interview with Greg Kessler, Fashion Photographer & Farme I’ve known Greg for years. Everybody knows Greg. He’s a photographer and works on shows. He’s handsome, warm, fun, and talented. Models love him and celebrities kiss him on the...

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