The beauty of an artist still living is that their legend exists for a purpose – and can still be shared. On the eve of the release of her newest book, Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005 – 2016, Leibovitz is one such being
Going against the tide in a sea of trend conforming labels, a handful of creators are making clothes that transcend trend, season, time and gender. Subsequently subscribing to the philosophy of “heirloom sustainability” – designing clothes that are anything but disposable.
Objects are simultaneously of the Earth and completely otherworldly, a delicate and collaborative balance between nature and craft. Monique Pean’s jewelry, of course, make up the objects in question. If you are a collector or a fellow admirer of beautiful things, you will be in good company with Péan.
She’s part African Canadian, Irish, Italian and Native Indian. There is no one box for her to check, and she does not conform to the fashion industries idealistic beauty standards. She is the face of the future.