Art: Brielle Jenkins

TODAY WE ARE FEATURING THE ARTWORK OF BRIELLE JENKINS, A YOUNG ARTIST LIVING AND WORKING IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.  HER ARTWORK, MOSTLY CONSISTING OF COLLAGED PIECES, DEALS WITH THE FEMALE BODY, BLACK IDENTITY, SEXUALITY, FASHION & ADVERTISING, THE AGE OF THE INTERNET, AND NAVIGATING NEW YORK CITY'S LANDSCAPE.

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INTERVIEW: A D E L E T E T A N G C O - G A R M E N T O R Y

THE LAST DAY OF OUR POP UP AT PLATFORM LA IS TODAY AND WE WANT TO DO A SPECIAL SHOUT OUT TO OUR PARTNER GARMENTORY. WE'VE BEEN FANS OF THEIR BUSINESS FOR 3 YEARS NOW AS CHAMPIONS OF THE INDEPENDENT RETAILER AND EMERGING BRANDS. WE ASKED ADELE TETANGCO, CO-FOUNDER OF GARMENTORY, OUR LAST SET OF QUESTIONS AND HOW SHE SEES THE FUTURE OF RETAIL.

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INTERVIEW: A Z A Z I E G L E R - C A L L E D E L M A R

CALLE DEL MAR IS A LINE THAT WE HAVE STOCKED AND CONTINUE TO APPRECIATE FOR IT'S YOUTHFUL VIBE AND PLAYFUL FABRICATIONS. THE LINE IS REFERENTIAL BUT THE WAY DESIGNER AZA ZIEGLER PLAYS WITH HER FABRICATIONS MAKES IT MODERN AND MOST OF ALL FUN.  WE ASKED AZA A FEW QUESTIONS IN PREPARATION FOR OUR MEET AND GREET WITH HER AT OUR PLATFORM LA POP-UP.  READ ON TO FIND OUT ABOUT WHO SHE SEES AS HER IDEAL CUSTOMER AND HER QUEST TO GET VERIFIED BY INSTAGRAM.

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House Session : Hoda Katebi

THANKS TO THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF INSTAGRAM WE WERE ABLE TO DISCOVER MEET STYLISH ACTIVIST, WRITER AND INFLUENCER HODA KATEBI OF JOJO AZAD. LUCKILY ENOUGH THIS HAPPENED AS SHE WAS ABOUT TO MAKE A TRIP TO NYC TO PROMOTE HER NEW BOOK TEHRAN STREETSTYLE, A UNIQUE PORTRAIT OF THE UNDERGROUND FASHION AND STREET STYLE SCENE IN TEHRAN, IRAN. WE SAT DOWN WITH HER TO ASK A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS AND THEN SNAPPED SOME IMAGES OF HER IN SOME OF OUR FAVORITE SS17 PIECES IN THE MEATPACKING DISTRICT.  WATCH THE HOUSE SESSION TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HODA AND WHAT ADVICE SHE HAS FOR THOSE WHO MAY FEEL FASHION DOESN'T REPRESENT THEM BUT LOVE IT JUST AS MUCH AS WE ALL DO.

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INTERVIEW: E R I C H O L B R E I C H – H O U S E O F 9 5 0

HOUSE OF 950, THE NEW YORK CITY BASED UNISEX LINE, HAS LONG BEEN A PARTNER OF IN SUPPORT OF.  WHAT'S EXCITING ABOUT THE LINE IS THEY PLAYFUL WAY THE LINE INTERPRETS NEW SILHOUETTES, WITH PIECES LIKE THE TWIST DRESS, GIANT TEE, AND MORE.  WE ASKED ERIC HOLBREICH A FEW QUESTIONS ABOUT THE LINE IN PREPARATION FOR OUR MEET AND GREET TODAY. READ ON TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE HOUSE.

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INTERVIEW: V Y P H A M - I N N E R C I T Y A R T S

FOR OUR POP UP WE'RE PARTNERING WITH THE AMAZING ORGANIZATION INNER CITY ARTS AS OUR NON-PROFIT PARTNER. INNER CITY ARTS, BASED IN DTLA BRINGS A VARIETY OF ART EDUCATION TO A MULTITUDE OF STUDENTS IN THE LA AREA. DURING THE MONTH WE'LL BE TAKING DONATIONS AND WILL DONATE A PORTION OF OUR PROFITS TO THE NON-PROFIT. READ ON TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS AMAZING INITIATIVE IN A LITTLE CHAT WE HAD WITH VY PHAM, THEIR DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATION.

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INTERVIEW: J O S E P H M I L L E R - P L A T F O R M

WE'RE VERY EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF OUR FIRST OFFICIAL POP-UP AT PLATFORM IN CULVER CITY. THE REASON WE CHOSE THIS LOCATION IS BECAUSE THE VIBE AND SPACE FELT VERY ANALOGOUS TO THE SPIRIT WE TRY TO CULTIVATE HERE AT IN SUPPORT OF.  TO KICK OFF THE OPENING OF OUR POP-UP WE ASKED JOSEPH MILLER, ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF PLATFORM, A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS. READ ON BELOW TO SEE WHAT MAKES PLATFORM A SPECIAL PLACE THAT FOCUSES ON INTRODUCING UNIQUE EMERGING BRANDS AND EXPERIENCES TO THE LOS ANGELES RETAIL LANDSCAPE.

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