BARE Interviews: Jez Dior

You know that moment when you just listen to something so utterly perfect and raw and real that you wonder how the hell can anyone come up with a song like this? That’s exactly how I felt when I happened to stumble upon Jez Dior’s tracks on SoundCloud. Jez Dior is most commonly associated with … Continue reading BARE Interviews: Jez Dior

BARE Interviews: Myrrhia Fine Knitwear

BARE recently had the incredible opportunity to interview Myrrhia Resnick, knitwear extraordinaire, about her namesake brand. Myrrhia Fine Knitwear is a brand based in Oakland that creates hi-tech knitwear as well as emphasizes eco-sustainability and ethics. The designer recently launched her Fall 2014 Collection, having been inspired by space and its Interstellar-esque coldness. As a result, … Continue reading BARE Interviews: Myrrhia Fine Knitwear

Lemaitre and Dead Times at Rickshaw Stop

I’ve been labeled a “hipster” many times for my supposedly obscure taste in music, but I’ve never actually seen a live indie act until last night. I went to Rickshaw Stop for their PopScene lineups – that night’s show happened to consist of Lemaitre and Dead Times. Rickshaw Stop is essentially a shack with clips … Continue reading Lemaitre and Dead Times at Rickshaw Stop

Cosmicomics | Chapter 2: A Piece of Myself

Sometimes, I wonder how I got all looped up into fashion. When I was younger, I spent the majority of my time in PE shorts, athletic socks, and over-sized free T-shirts. My mom would drag me out of the house to do our very rare shopping trips to Kohl’s — where I’d buy cargo pants, … Continue reading Cosmicomics | Chapter 2: A Piece of Myself

BARE Interviews: Julie Tremblay, Sculptor

BARE Magazine got to tap into its artsy side with this interview with Julie Tremblay, a NY-based sculptor best known for creating stunning sculptures that seem to levitate on their own. Or bottle caps, according to the sculptor herself. I have to admit, when I first saw Julie’s sculptures, I was absolutely floored by how … Continue reading BARE Interviews: Julie Tremblay, Sculptor

BARE Interviews: Carte Blanche

This time around, we have had the pleasure of interviewing Monica Noh, the designer and founder of the brand Carte Blanche. In the early stages of formation, Carte Blanche has launched a Kickstarter to gather funds in order to begin production of its beautiful dresses. But more importantly, its values resonate with a modern generation and … Continue reading BARE Interviews: Carte Blanche

BARE Interviews: Drake Natural

BARE recently received the wonderful opportunity to interview Dominique Drake, social entrepreneur and the genius behind Drake Natural, a PR and Community Development firm that focuses on getting the name out for ethical and sustainable fashion designers. Dominique hails from Oakland in the Bay (yay!) and is an incredibly gracious woman who exemplifies how passion … Continue reading BARE Interviews: Drake Natural

BARE Interviews: Helen Zhu & Corinne Chan, CEO & COO of Chictopia

Chances are that you’ve heard of a rip-roaring online community getting a lot of attention in the fashion industry. And if you haven’t heard of Chictopia, you should check it out because it is one of the most prominent fixtures of fashion in our beloved Bay Area, no less. I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing … Continue reading BARE Interviews: Helen Zhu & Corinne Chan, CEO & COO of Chictopia

BARE Interviews: Ms. Jeanne Coëffé, Founder of MonDéfilé

BARE Magazine recently got the exciting opportunity to interview Ms. Jeanne, founder of MonDéfilé. MonDéfilé is the first online retailer and manufacturer for emerging designers and is currently based in Paris right now. Aside from having impeccable taste, MonDéfilé dedicates itself whole-heartedly to ensuring that new and budding talent gets the exposure that it deserves. So let’s … Continue reading BARE Interviews: Ms. Jeanne Coëffé, Founder of MonDéfilé