IMAGE Magazine | June 2023 Equihua

With her latest collection, the designer who remade cobijas into luxury coats infuses ancestry, futurism and mysticism into something tangible that you can put on your body.

A black and off-white collage featuring archival photos of James Baldwin and Martin Luther King Jr. cut out on top of a large abstract wave pattern

In 1968, the two men convened an impromptu ensemble that they knew might destabilized their reputations. The day they spent, exhausted together on the crossroads of here and gone, is the kind of convergence they make movies about, so we forget it really happened.

IMAGE Magazine | May 2023 Drip Index Hero Collage

From Supervsn’s new flagship to Dior at the Beverly Hills Hotel, there’s plenty of happenings to cut and paste from the Drip Index into your mobile organizer of choice.

Artist Delfin Finley with his new paintings at the David Kordansky Gallery where his solo exhibition opens May 12, 2023. (Gabriel S. Lopez / For The Times)

L.A. artist Delfin Finley explores the gray areas of living, where joy and pain collide.

In the 1950s, he quickly developed a reputation for being a gun-toting, switchblade-carrying man on one hand and an impossibly tender soul who could write love songs with the facility of angels on the other.

IMAGE Magazine | May 2023 Paisley

Paisley, in case you haven’t noticed, is everywhere. But it’s always been a distinct symbol in Los Angeles. Its sprawling design parallels this city’s depth and grandeur.

A Netflix building sitting on top of a stack of cash floating beneath the surface of water

The architecture of big studios — Netflix, Paramount, Sony — represents a fundamental paradox of the television and motion picture industry: the smooth, reflective surface of the American superego, set at an increasingly uncomfortable angle against the people who create it.

Look closely at the postcards of the most fashionable corners of L.A. and a theme will emerge: Stories make the clothes really sing.

Suga Free for Image magazine, March 2023.

After half a century of hard living and hustle, the flamboyant storyteller from Pomona is learning to live with regrets and find peace.

an abstract collage of Gucci luggage peaking through a shoji screen door, surrounded by two large hands and green hills

Whether you’re commuting across L.A. for a long-distance relationship or a short getaway from home, Gucci luggage is the ideal situation of the intracity adventurer who wishes to stunt.

IMAGE Magazine | May 2023, Clearance Artwork: Corso del Fiume delle Amazzoni fino a Marte, 2023 Archival ink on envelope

There is a narrative in the media that space exploration will help us resolve problems on planet Earth. Clarissa Tossin’s “Corso del Fiume delle Amazzoni fino a Marte” navigates a different path, without the same erroneous, extractive colonial mentality.

  • Cauleen Smith and George Evans for Image magazine's Los Intelligentsia column. This is an conversation initiated by Cauleen to Georg on Wanda Coleman. Wanda is an American poet that passed in 2013.

    A living conversation among L.A.’s intellectual giants — artists, scholars, activists and writers.

  • an abstract collage of Gucci luggage peaking through a shoji screen door, surrounded by two large hands and green hills

    Market research, reviews, close reads on fashion objects, luxury goods and innovative products.

  • Black fashion photo session for Image magazine. Photography created on January 23, 2023.

    Essays, criticism and style analysis that make the fashion trends of L.A. make sense on their own terms.

  • Image magazine issue 18 mission coveted lead image static.

    A curated list of the fashion and beauty items you need right now.

  • collage of four side-by-side images of stylist Marcus Correa in different fashion looks

    When the stylists and fashion artists of L.A. make themselves into the work.

  • collage of drip index images on top of the words "drip index" repeated in a bold font

    A running tab of the hottest pop-up, drops, releases and events in L.A. every month.


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