POP-UP STORIES: Painting for a Noble Project
Dominican-born artist, Sócrates Márquez, was living in the Bronx in 2006 when the urge of creativity came over him. The gestating appetite to paint commenced with casual episodes of coloring the walls of his apartment as a therapeutic after-work session, and later developed into a serious art practice transferred onto canvases. At the time Márquez […]Read More »
POP-UP STORIES: Mind, Body, & Fashion
Making a wardrobe sustainable, comfortable, yet still fashionable starts with a simple commitment: opting for ethically engineered garbs with a sense of design mapped onto skin-friendly breathable fabrics, a mission Seek Collective has set out to achieve a few years ago. Carol Miltimore, the founder of Seek Collective, wanted to create a brand with a […]Read More »
POP-UP STORIES: Supporting a Sustainable Lifestyle
Organic food has been the city’s staple for years, but what about ethically sourced clothing? The average New Yorker never ranks their brain about the origin of their leather shoes or accessories, or where the cozy wool or linen they adore comes from, but now, Neha Rane, a fellow Big Apple resident is looking to change that. “I wanted to raise awareness,” says Rane, the Indian, born UK, educated businesswoman, and mastermind behind Solstreet. […]Read More »
POP-UP STORIES: The “American Dream”, alive and well?
Who still believes in the “American Dream”? A nice suburban home with a well kept front lawn, a happy couple with children, burgers and hotdogs barbecuing in the backyard, the sun is shining while the Andrew Sisters’ Mr. Sandman plays in the background, you know the story… Well, it’s not quite dead yet, as last week the artist Pia Sawhney revived the myth and created her […]Read More »