Issue IX: The Old School Issue
Photography by Joanna McClure Styled by Nicole Reda Hair by Kate Hanley Makeup by Alex Almeida Models by Matta and Julia at Ford Models Jasmine at Fusion Models NYC
Before photoshop, this is what advertising looked like.
Photography by Judith Henry In 1977 artist Judith Henry took these photographs of people unsuspectingly while they commuted on the west side A-train. The candid portraits represent a piece of New York’s history when the subways were still covered in graffiti, but aside from that it wouldn’t be too different from the subways, styles and
Words by Megan Miller Jason Maas has made quite a few changes this year. Not only has he changed locations, swapping his Brooklyn zip code in favor of Philadelphia, but the one time teacher is now the student. Maas spent the last few years as an elementary school art teacher in upstate NY. Commuting from
Who: Mike Mabes, Photographer Where: Williamsburg, Brooklyn What: 1 Bedroom Apartment Photography by Jamie Beck
Words by Craig Berger I had a beeper once that my mother gave me my freshman year in college. It was a fine beeper. About as black and sleek as Motorola made them those days. When I didn’t call back within five minutes she would start to worry. After ten minutes she would start to
Photography by Whiskey Gone Bad Words by Seizures R. Fake If someone told me how fucked 2009 was going to be I would have done a couple of things to prepare myself better for the spirit crushing listlessness that will forever define the end of this decade. After 10 months of wasted purpose and constant
They don’t make em’ like they used to.
Photography by Jamie Beck Hats by Cassandra MacGregor for House of MacGregor Styled by Meagan Camp Hair Marcel Dagenais Makeup Susie Sobol Photo Asst.Tiffany Arement Model Sade at Orb
Photography by Marcel Dagenais
Photography by Allan E. Schoening Styled by: Jessica Soga and Kylie Fife Hair Stylist: Marcel Dagenais Make-up Artist: Haruko Kori Art Direction: Jessica Soga and Kylie Fife Assistant: William Perls Model: Georgina with Q Model Management
Shot on silent super-sixteen during some of his most memorable shoots, these films attest to Guy Bourdin’s ruthless pursuit of beauty. A pursuit that often verged on recklessness and the misanthropic, like a mix of poetry and snuff films. Some of his antics include covering a model in plastic gems until she fainted from asphyxiation,
Words by Moni Briones Photography by Winnie Au Illustrations by Jessica Repetto Picture a clandestine cinematographic moment of a woman walking into Brooklyn’s Spuyten Duyvil with “If you leave” by OMD in the background. The woman is named Jessica Repetto, designer and fashion illustrator based in Brooklyn. The bar scene is somewhat sparse for a
Words by Megan Martin Check out these Old School Bohemians and see why we love them. ALLEN GINSBERG NAME: Irwin Allen Ginsberg OCCUPATION: Poet, writer HOMETOWN: Newark, New Jersey YEARS IN NEW YORK: 30+, Ginsberg moved to New York to attend Columbia University on scholarship. KNOWN IN NEW YORK BECAUSE…: He was one of the
Working Class hit the streets to see what people in Brooklyn had to say.
“Oh, I miss the days of cinched waists.” “But you’re expecting!” “True, empire cut from here on out… I really just want a cocktail.” “Oh honey, it’s 1951. We can drink while we’re pregnant.”
Photography by William Perls William Perls was sent out to New York by his school, the Academy of Art in San Francisco, and assisted on Working Class’ Girl with Flowers photo shoot. These photographs document his journey and a few of the people he encountered while he was here. To see more of his work
Greenpoint, home to many delightful boutiques, bakeries and markets, happily includes Dandelion Wine in its trove of venerable stores.
Photography by Winnie Au Words by Moni Briones and Molly McCort Tucked away on an obscure street in Brooklyn, lies Saffron, a flower addicts dream. It’s rare to find a boutique business near the Atlantic station, especially amidst the metro transit chaos and fortress of Target. Non the less, Saffron fits perfectly on Hanson Street
What do we even say about these ads? Big Yank? Amazing.
Photography by Thomas James Winchester Words by Anney Bonney It was after the last white bead had been rescued from the bottom of the trunk. The yellow newspaper broke into shards as if it were glass. soft hides and red feathers. The ghost from the plains over his shoulder made him look taller, prouder- his
Words by Ken Strudato Since bursting violently onto the big screen in flicks like Cape Fear and the brilliantly insidious Natural Born Killers, as well as playing the love interest of both Woody Allen (Husbands and Wives) and Johnny Depp (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape), Juliette Lewis has cagily skirted the perimeter fence of Hollywood stardom.
Photography by Whiskey Gone Bad Words by Sean Welsh You can always smell the fresh seasons and mark them with symbols that will last as long as your time. Winter and jazz, autumn and Neil Young, summer becomes whatever starts or finishes sweat, exasperating under a hazy or clear night. Spring however, licks everything with
Brandi Kaseta is a filmmaker, photographer, painter, collagist, and craftslady. Since finishing her MFA at Savannah College of Art and Design, Brandi has continued filmmaking here in New York by re-appropriating archive footage into contemporary contexts. Click here to see more of her work.
Words by Moni Briones Editorial Photography by Jamie Beck Still Life Photography by Winnie Au Fashion trends come and go and sometimes one is left to wonder why they even embraced high wasted jeans or faux fur. Did I really need to throw down $50 on my pair of 80s revival Keds and did I
Words by Raimy Nurit Rosenduft There is a part of the movie Mean Girls that, if I still had a VCR, I would rewind to and play again and again. It’s the part of the story, after they discover the burn book, where Miss Norberry and Mr. Duvall gather all the little beyotches in the
Andrew Michael Casey's eerily telling photos draw you in.
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Photography by Mike Mabes To see more of his work click here.