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K i r a St a c h o w its c h E d i t o r I n C h i e f there are many many reasons to treasure life. One of them is getting up in the morning and deciding who you want to be today. Every. Single. Day. And we are not talking about fashion decisions here (though they are definitely a fun part of it). We are talking about the kinds of questions that we face as we grow into the person we would like to be, both huge and very small ones: Coffee or tea? Write a song or paint a picture? Get a new job or start your own business? To help us find the answers to these questions it takes those amazing people this issue is dedicated to

your personal icons and heroes be it a teacher, your grandmother, a musician or your best friend. It’s all about the personalities that inspire us to discover what this funny thing called “life” has in store for us. This issue will introduce you to a whole lot of these wonderful women and men: From The Echo Vamper, staring on our front cover, to a professional skateboarder teaching kids in Afghanistan, from Monki-TV host Eleanor Hardwick curating “iconic” artworks to a Cairo-based human rights activist. In our fashion shoots we bring Charlotte Brontë and Marie Curie back to life and meet a bunch of wild teens out in the streets of London. And for the icing on this cupcake filled with great individuals? Amazing artists like Alanis Morissette, The Ting Tings and CocoRosie telling us all about their personal heroes, and thereby proving our point: There is an icon in all of us. Every morning we decide if she will come to the fore.


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contributors

Ruvan’s place online is, well, ruvan.com.

ruvan Wijesooriya why did we want New York-based photographer Ruvan Wijesooriya (fittingly posing with Iggy Pop in his picture) to shoot for this of all issues? Because his work is what this issue is all about: truly iconic. He may have made a name for himself by shooting only the biggest rock stars, but Ruvan has always been inspired by progressive movements and rebellious ideas rather than individuals. His cover shot for LCD Soundsystem’s album This Is Happening was as epic as his artworks decorating the Upper East Side apartments of the New York City rich kids in Gossip Girl. Asked about how he became what he is today, Ruvan replies: “Great parents, lots of travel, staying a dreamer, embracing failure, constant practice, endless patience with life, and by allowing amazing people to get in my way.” What a role model kind of mindset!

Wonder what Jolijn loves? The answer is in ilovefake.com

OUR ICONIC CONTRIBUTORS

jolijn snijders jolijn snijders is something of a rocket, not just because of her sparkling personality, but also in her career. The trajectory of the young photographer’s success in the the last few years closely resembles that of a vertical take-off: It seemed to take her mere days to graduate from being a badly kept secret of the underground to international campaigns and shoots for the likes of Nylon. As it wouldn’t behove a rocket to do nothing but shoot pictures, Jolijn, who counts Godard, Lynch and Larry Clark amongst her icons, has also been publishing her own much-hyped online-turnedprint mag “I Love Fake”. Her passion for making magazines is a remnant of her punk rock days, marked by an enduring love for fanzines. Befitting Jolijn’s rough rock'n'roll aesthetics, for this issue she has taken her lens to models whose imperfections have become their trademarks. In London, where else.


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minni havas her personality is as profound and lovely as her illustrations. Minni draws with such passion and perfection it comes as no surprise to learn that she has been drawing since a very young age. “I have at least one idol that I have admired since my childhood days, and that is Roger Leloup who created the Yoko Tsuno comic books,” she says, citing Leloup’s expertly drawn, lively characters as a big influence. What she loves most about her job is “that great moment when I see that first idea develop into a beautiful picture on the page.” And that’s what we love most about Minni’s work as well.

See a whole bunch of Minni’s amazing sketches at minnihavas.fi

Ingo Nahrwold in the field of styling Ingo Nahrwold is an utter hero, so it was more or less self-evident that he should be chosen to style our feature on historic heroines. When it comes to his own heroes, he lists names such as Carine Roitfeld, Yves Saint Laurent, Helmut Newton and Thierry Mugler. The latter was, incidentally, responsible for awakening Ingo’s love for fashion, which was triggered by the Mugler-directed George Michael video “Too Funky”. From the moment he watched it, Ingo’s career has been driven, according to himself, by “luck and a lot of hard work”. Well, there are two things he has forgotten to mention here, we’d say: his incredible amount of talent and his everinspiring icons She-Ra and He-Man!

More of Ingo’s style(ing) can be found at ingonahrwold.com


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EDITOR´S LETTER

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CONTRIBUTORS Meet stylist Ingo Nahrwold, illustrator Minni Havas and photographers Jolijn Snijders and Ruvan Wijesooriya

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SPELLING STYLE M.A.R.L.E.N.E. photography Daliah Spiegel

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CURATED BY… ELEANOR HARDWICK Monki TV host Eleanor invites her artist friends to contribute

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THE ECHO VAMPER

ASCISSORIZE

FUTURE ME

They came, they saw, they conquered our hearts. James and Iza are the winners of our Monki cover shoot competition

Artists Zim&Zou, Tilburs and Cris Wiegandt remodel their favourite Monki accessories in paper

Dancer Sharon, expat Tamara and schoolgirl Kaya tell us where they see themselves in the future

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THREE’ S A CHARM One indigo key piece – three ways to wear it. Jennifer, Friederike and Linus explore the possibilities of a dress

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HOW TO BE YOUNIQUE photography Ruvan Wijesooriya

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KALEIDOSCOPing Open a keyhole into a magic world

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THE ICONS’ IDOLS Alanis Morissette, The Ting Tings, CocoRosie, Ladyhawke and A Fine Frenzy tell us who they look up to

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SPELLING STYLE t.w.i.g. g.y. photography Daliah Spiegel


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TALES OF BEING SHEROIC photography Roman Goebel

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A JOB LESS ORDINARY Meet a non-religious church painter, a skate instructor with a peace mission, a quirky tattoo artist, an ambitious clinic clown, an outstanding geneticist and an Arab Spring revolutionary

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SPELLING STYLE M.A.D.O.N.N.A. photography Daliah Spiegel

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WHERE TO FIND US All store addresses worldwide

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BE MEGNIFICENT photography Jolijn Snijders

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KEY PIECE COMPENDIUM A handy index of you have seen and fallen in love with

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MY M uM – MY HEROINE Three daughters on why their mum is their idol

illustrations Minni Havas

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KATIE’S CHRISTMAS CACTI Illustrator Katie Scott talks about the inspiration for her latest artwork

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THE GREAT ESCAPE Follow a girl who followed her dreams – on a bike!


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Iza wears tights Bib i , bra S helagh James wears tee Ke nzie

right picture Iza wears tights Bib i , leather top Gurli James wears blouse Melodie


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the echo vamper

THE ECHO VAMPER i t ’ s a l l i n t h e t i t l e : “ yo u a r e a n i c o n ” . a n d t r u ly i c o n i c t h e y a r e : t h e e c h o va m p e r , o u r c ov e r s t a r s f o r t h i s i s s u e .

text & interview

sophia hoffmann photography

R u va n W i j e s o o r i ya styling

Sara Boork hair & make up

Mette Munch


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combining the invitation to a party with the hunt for an interesting subject for the next monki magazine cover feature seemed like a great idea. the echo vamper pranced into our spring party and proved the idea doubly successful: providing us with not one, but two playfully iconic-like cover stars. as i go to meet danish duo the echo vamper in front of berlin’s legendary squat tacheles on a rainy summer day, i recognize the two of them from afar, as they walk towards me. james is wearing a vintage top hat and red lipstick, iza is dressed in a tight leopard skin unitard and a petrol fake fur jacket. we go out for dinner at an indian restaurant on the very street where they decided to become a band, and they tell me all about their love for music, fashion and each other.

_ You have just come here from playing the Roskilde Festival. How was that? iza: Oh, it was amazing, over 4000 people, Roskilde is so much of an institution... james: We got good reviews as well. It was great! _ I saw on your Facebook page that you’re looking for a big factory building/loft space/ house in Copenhagen to record music, do events and stuff like that. Tell me more about these plans. iza: We want a massive building where we can have a studio and do performances and make films... james: We just finished making a film, it’s a pop art gigantic video collage type of film that was made for Iza’s final project at her school. iza: My theatre school. _ So, do you still attend theatre school or have you graduated now? iza: Well, I am finished now, but all of this would divide up into two massive careers. We’ve been very tied down down because you sign a document when you enter, and I had to be in the school from eight in the morning until eight in the evening, and then we played concerts every weekend. james: Last year we played 36 concerts in 5 months. _ So sleeping is overrated? james: Well, we appreciate it a lot these days... iza: From pressuring ourselves so much, we had to realise that we need to eat well and sleep occasionally and try to have some sort of financial security because our lives are insane. james: One day we’re wearing expensive clothes and drink champagne, the next day we’re at home and we have no money and haven’t done the dishes for two months. Ups and downs, ups and downs... iza: And, little by little, we’ve realized that that is what it is like for everybody. _ How long has it been since you started to make music together? iza: It was a year and a half ago, but it was something we had started talking about when we met four years ago.

"When you start to release rock music you become part of something bigger, a big tradition."

_ So you were a couple first and then decided to make music together? james: It is funny that you ask us this question on this very street because this is where it all started. We were walking down Oranienburger Strasse talking about how we really should make music together and that we believe that if we made music together everything could happen very, very quickly. iza: ...that it was gonna have a massive impact. This was a month and a half after we met each other and started being boy- and girlfriend. It was an absolutely magical trip to Berlin, but we couldn’t start making music straight away at that point because I had a cyst on one of my vocal cords. I had to go through an operation, and there was a long time where I wasn’t allowed to speak or anything. But as soon as my voice was strong we started. A week later we recorded Lover, a week after that our


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the echo vamper

Iza wears tights Bibi , leather top Gurli , jeans D iana James wears blouse Melodie

manager heard it and said: “You have to play.” So we opened for the German band Bonaparte at this massive party. Originally, the booker wanted us to DJ at that party but then he heard the two songs we had put out on Facebook and they got listened to over 2000 times in one day. So he called us again and said: “I don’t want you to DJ, I want you to play!” We only had those two songs, so we ran home at once to write six more. Then we thought about how to perform them live, so we came up with the idea of using an old tape machine, and it went on to become our trademark. iza: It was a real all-or-nothing situation. We went onstage. Andreas, our manager, was shit-scared. You should have seen how his face lit up once we started playing...

james: I remember that when we walked on stage people were just staring, and when we began to play, everybody’s mouths fell open. After our first gig ever we constantly got offers to play. iza: So our first concert was in front of 400 people! _ What are the advantages and disadvantages of being in this together as a couple? iza: There are a lot of people who cooperate with their partners and for many it has quite a tragic outcome, the music business especially is a tough place. james: You have to watch your back all the time.

"we believed that if we made music together that it was gonna have a massive impact."


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iza: When you are a couple, there are so many intrigues, because of what other people want or expect from you.... james: People come up to me all the time and tell me that she cheats on me... iza: Teenage girls are texting James constantly, and almost every week somebody is telling us, “Oh we heard, you have broken up, that’s so sad” and bullshit like that... james: The funny thing is that we literally spend all of our time together, so it wouldn’t be possible for us to cheat on each other. We spend every night together. iza: Maybe with somebody living under the bed... james: ... or waiting in the bathroom for me. _ You do all your artwork yourselves, tell me why this is such an important aspect for you. james: When you start to release rock music you become part of something bigger, a big tradition. There are two ways to deal with that, the way everybody else do, or you can add something to it. So many bands rely on just using the clichés... _ Because it is easy... iza: They try to revive something that happened 30 years ago, but you can’t. james: So many bands and artists think

James wears blouse Minnie Iza wears leather jacket Jessie, bra S helagh that if you just use the same elements, sounds and look and and put them all together, then that creates something good, but it just doesn't come together. iza: A good friend of mine said, “I am not trying to create something new, because I don’t think it is possible, I am looking to create something original.” And you can only really do that... _ ...if you know who you are. iza: Exactly. All the components of what you do have to be special, otherwise it

comes out as a shallow copy, and people can see that from a mile away. It’s the same with outrageous clothes. James gets threats constantly, he gets half-beaten-up by certain guys... james: I get called a homosexual all the time. iza: But for us it would be a betrayal not to do it. james: Cause that’s how we feel.


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three’s a charm

three’s a charm o n e i n d i g o k e y p i e c e – t h r e e wa y s t o w e a r i t .

when we called for the cover shoot competition the response was amazing! the echo vamper won the race, but there was a whole bunch of other wonderful characters we wouldn’t want to keep from you. among the many who participated, friederike, jennifer and linus are just three of the people we found too gorgeous to miss. here they get the chance to showcase their own unique personalities by styling the dress alexa in three different ways!


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Name Jennifer Botho Andersson

I L i v e in Oslo

Y e a r o f b i rt h 1990

My p l a c e o nlin e mulattis.wordpress.com

_ What do you do? I work at a vintage store and do some extra work at a shoe shop for fun. _ I’m proud of Trusting myself and my dreams, no matter what. _ I dream of Running my own children’s home in my home country, where children will get a second chance in life. _ This makes me smile Thinking about my cat Karma makes me smile big time. She’s the best friend you can have. _ Describe a perfect Sunday Wake up when you’re ready, take a long walk in the beautiful Scandinavian forest, try to find that one big green tree, sit beside it and

just enjoy being alive for a while. When you get back home you eat a good meal and go back out, maybe to walk around the market they have every Sunday, which is full of vintage second-hand stuff. Get back home and treat your body to a hot bath and just relax. That’s what Sundays are for: relaxing. _ My latest vacation was to Botswana in Southern Africa, and I want to go back... _ Fashion to me is Wearing what I think looks good. I don‘t follow any trends. I just get inspired by people and take it from there. That’s my idea of fashion.


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Name Friederike Franze

I L i v e in Berlin

Y e a r o f b i rt h 1983

My p l a c e o nlin e freiseindesign.com

_ What do you do? I am head of the German Blogzine Freiseindesign and I live and die for my passion: photography! _ Things I have done that I’m proud of It makes me proud to have started my own creative business. In the past I trained to be a teacher and worked at a school in Berlin. All I wanted was for the kids to believe in their dreams and follow them. Then, one fine day I listened to my own dreams and chose a completely different path in life. _ I dream of Keeping my optimism and living it.

_ The perfect Sunday for me Is to be very fit after a far too long Saturday night out, taking my camera and exploring the flea markets of Berlin with my friends. After that we eat waffles with hot cherries and then sing karaoke at the Mauerpark. We might visit one of the new galleries or go to a bar and watch the classic German crime series Tatort together. And finally, after this wonderful day I return home, feeling free, happy and most refreshed, ready for a new week to start. _ Fashion to me is A possibility to show my inner self, my feelings, my moods, to feel comfortable and to turn the world into a more colourful and happier place.


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_ What do you do? Modelling, working as a sales assistant. _ Things I have done that I am proud of I shot a lookbook for Asger Juel Larsen, attended the Italian fashion school Istituto Marangoni in London, worked with several stylists and got great feedback from it. _ Weird talent Sounding like a peacock. _ I dream of Moving to the Upper East Side in New York (clichĂŠ) and pursuing a career in styling.

_ This makes me smile My friends, stupidity. _ Describe a perfect Sunday in your opinion Take a walk to the museum with someone I love. _ What did you eat for breakfast Did not have time for breakfast. _ My latest vacation was to Italy, Milan! _ Fashion to me is A celebration of your dreams and visions.

Name Linus Von Rosenauer

I L i v e in Copenhagen

Y e a r o f b i rt h 1990


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diverging perspectives and limitless magic: a perfect life fits the same description as a kaleidoscope. the monki campaign of the same name shot by photographer ruvan wijesooriya (see previous pages) takes a step into this multi-faceted universe. they say there are no instructions to a good life, but there are for building a kaleidoscope! so if you feel like you need a little reminder of all the wondrous sights of the monki collection, just follow these few steps to assemble

w h a t yo u n e ed mirror card

your own spy-glass into a more colourful world.

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02. 04. 02. Pointy toed-flats are of that strangest of breeds: a glamorous practicality. Like being a lady indeed and wearing a tux. Somehow looking good looks even better.

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04. An all-in kind of woman needs all-in accessories. Kacy necklace is a bold black treat made of layers of different sized beads.

03. Pale nude and strong black, Ellen bra treats your curves the way curves should be treated. Naughty? Oh, an angel, for sure.

Kac y Necklace 15 eur

E lle n Bra 15 eur Glamour is: knowing that everything can become anything at the drop of a hat or at the call of a director. Socks can be gloves. Brunettes can be blondes. Dreams can come true (in the first case, being nylon in a pale pink hue, and having a pretty ruffled hem helps).

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05. Treat me like the lady that I am, or you don’t get to treat me at all. Wide-legged and gorgeously cut, Magnolia is a true dame of times gone by.

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photographer. monki-tv host. team member of tavi gevinson’s wonderful rookiemag: these are but a few of eleanor hardwick’s occupations. another one will be added to the list this autumn when she launches “the indigo children”, an interactive online gallery for young artists. we asked this lovely london-based whiz to not only contribute a personal artwork for this issue but also invite four young artists who inspire her to create a response to their own female icons. let eleanor take you on a guided tour through her show of iconic artworks!


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eleanor hardwick

e l e a n o r h a r d w i c k.c o m

“My own photographic piece is inspired by my female icon Frida Kahlo. Kahlo went through so much pain in her life, yet there is something so haunting about her strength and ability to fantasize about both the natural and the unreal, and she does so in such a profound way. Colour and beauty permeated her life no matter what, despite the hardships she faced. I feel that her portraits often appear immensely saintly, and rightly so.�


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lauren poor

l a u r e n p o o r.c o m

“I really wanted Lauren to contribute as I feel that she is a really relevant and genius upcoming female artist. Lauren works in various mediums, from photography to painting to installation, but my favourite works of hers are 3D, so Lauren responded to this brief with a shrine to her female icon, artist Monica Canilao who ventures across America finding trash and building installations. Lauren too works with the idea of using other people‘s waste to make both functional and luxurious things – she made this shrine using things she found while picking through her grandpa’s basement.”


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mirren kessling

f l i c k r.c o m /m i r r e n k

“Mirren is a close friend of mine, and a very talented fine artist. Her work I feel is truly unique aesthetically, remarkably wellreferenced and full of substance with its often feminist undertones. I often collaborate with Mirren on artistic projects; in fact we have a collaborative exhibition coming up in the UK mid-September, featuring print, installation and mixed media work that we have created together. Her piece is inspired by the controversial feminist artist Dorothy Iannone whose sexually explicit work from the 1960s and 1970s was continually censored and withdrawn from exhibitions.�


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sara sboul

“I met Sara quite recently, and was fascinated when I came across her work. Mainly working in fashion and textiles, her signature style revolves heavily around detailed beadwork and embroidery. Sara’s response to this brief is truly moving: It tells the story of her cat, Phoebe, who ran away from home one morning in 2008. Sara painted and embroidered this canvas that evening, of herself and Phoebe having ‘The Last Breakfast’. Sara’s cat finally returned home after being missing for two years.”


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With Love From Hell: Me, Myself and Dorothy Parker Studying literature in university introduced me to some of the most notable works of the English cannon. With early poetry came epic narratives. The seventeenth century saw John Donne and his complicated metaphysical conceits. The modernists at the early 20th century completely defied convention, flouting rules of rhyme and meter to instead experiment with form and language. And then there was Dorothy Parker. Her poems were bouncy, cute even, and totally accessible. She cracked crude jokes and made simple rhymes. She was everything the “I’m-going-to-wear-a-scarf-over-my-turtleneck” dudes in my 9 a.m. poetry seminar hated. In short, I became obsessed. There’s little in taking or giving. There’s little in water or wine; This living, this living, this living Was never a project of mine. Parker was born in 1893. She lived in New York and wrote for every major Conde Nast publication in the 1920’s (was there ever a better era, aesthetically?). She was part of the Algonquin Round Table, a literary circle that included George S. Kaufman and Robert Benchley. She also attempted suicide no fewer than three times. Dorothy Parker was a deeply unhappy woman; she didn’t hide this fact from her wisecracks. Instead, she used it as comedic fodder. I know that being depressed and being a female poet are far from mutually exclusive categories – look, I’ve read Sylvia Plath, all right? I have dog-eared copies of Ariel and The Colossus. I can contend that the woman was brilliant. But whereas Plath was a source for mental gymnastics, Parker proved to be more like a security blanket. She was who I read at the end of the day when emotionally exhausted with the world. Oh, The For And

Hard is the struggle, and sparse is gain of the one at the top, art is a form of catharsis love is a permanent flop.

Parker was the marriage between the two sides of myself I felt to be constantly at odds: the melodramatic depressive, and the person who needs, always, to turn everything into a punch line. It’s a relationship that goes often unacknowledged but is still terribly significant – after all, what better than humour to filter the difficult aspects of life? Reading a woman who could unflinchingly make jokes about her state of mind - about her repressed sexuality, about female double standards, about things that are very much still prevalent today – was like finding a medication that I didn’t even know I needed, but that made the quality of my life drastically better. And work is the province of cattle, And rest’s for a clam in a shell, So I’m thinking of throwing the battleWould you kindly direct me to hell? (Poem – “Coda,” Dorothy Parker. Originally published in Sunset Gun, 1928)

anna fitzpatrick

t w i t t e r.c o m / b a n a n a f i t z

“I know Anna because she writes for Rookie Magazine, which I feel is one of the most important websites/publications around at the moment. She also edits Worn Fashion Journal, which is another immensely relevant magazine at the moment. Her writings, particularly for Rookie, can be serious, humorous or fascinating, but they are often aimed at giving advice to other girls, so to have Anna write a piece about herself and who inspires her writing gives a really fascinating insight into how she developed as a writer.”


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ascissorize a r t i s t s a n d c r i s t h ei r a cc e s

z i m & z o u , t i l b u r s w i e g a n d t r e m o d e l favo u r i t e m o n k i s o r i e s i n p a p e r

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zim & zou Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann, both 25, met during their graphic design studies and soon decided to form Zim&Zou, based in Nancy, France. The duo explores different fields including paper sculptures, installations, set design, graphic design and illustration. Rather than composing images on a computer, they prefer the time-consuming method of creating objects with paper and taking pictures of them. A number of their intricate illustrations are actually taken from Zim&Zou’s threedimensional installations. Paper is their material of choice because of its versatility and its tactile quality, especially when it is sculpted and photographed. Whenever the two of them are not working they love to get lost in the forest with their crazy dog Plume or go on adventurous road trips.


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TILBURS Tilburs is an art direction and workshop studio run by Julieta, Marilina and Picu who met while working for different animation productions. Based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, their work ranges from advertising, animation and web design to photo and film projects. The girls specialise in building scaled scenarios for stop motion animation, 3D and motion graphics. It is very important to Tilburs that the sets they create communicate a special atmosphere and a certain feel. Innovation, aesthetic detail and a sustainable way of handling their resources and materials play an equally big part in their approach, which explains why they feel drawn to the fashion field doing photo productions and shop window designs.

cris wiegandt Cris Wiegandt’s work is mostly inspired by her Brazilian and German dual nationality. She tries to mix Brazilian colourful creativity with German precision. She mostly works as a craft artist doing stop motion and digital animation, but she directs videos as well. The feelings and thoughts Cris gets from listening to music are one of her main sources of inspiration, but some of the images that end up in her amazing works are derived from pictures that will pop into her head while following other people’s conversations. The Adina shoe is special to her because it is very curvy, which is almost impossible to accomplish working with paper. She actually had to make it twice, that’s how tricky it was!


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future me

FUTURE ME

do you remember what you wanted to be when you were little? an astronaut? archaeologist? actress? whatever

ideas

you

might

have

had at the time, at some point you realise

that

what

you

want

to

do in life is a decision you will make

not

just

once

but

many

times over. here are three stories of people who set their aims high, making you wonder once again: where do i want to be in the future?


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photo d a n i e l a r e i n e r

f ro m s c h o o l t o s k y

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k aya a de l a i de , 8 , 3 r d - g r a de r f rom de n m a r k

_ What are you really good at? Ice-skating, climbing, gymnastics, eating candy, being a good friend. _ How do you imagine your life when you grow up? Where do you see yourself in the future? I am dreaming about being a pilot and going wherever I want to go in the world. I decided to be a pilot when I was travelling to Australia with my Australian daddy. I think it is cool to sit in an aeroplane and see the sky and everything from above. I get very excited when the plane takes off and lands. _ What do you like about the sky? The sky is pretty. Sometimes it looks like candy floss. _ Which places do you want to visit, what are the things you want to see? I like to visit my family in Australia and see more kangaroos and koalas. I love swimming in the ocean and would like see all the beaches of the world.

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s h a ron b o o t h , 35 , da nc e r f rom c a n a da _ How long have you been dancing and what have been your greatest projects? I have been dancing since I was three! Some of my greatest projects include the Juilliard Dance Ensemble performing at Lincoln Center in New York and dancing in gorgeous opera houses while touring internationally with Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal. Now I work at the Vienna State Opera Ballet as the contemporary dance teacher and choreographer. _ Where do you see yourself in the future? I’d like to see myself back onstage. Due to an injury I’ve been offstage for much too long. Along with re-starting my performing career, I’d very much like to continue teaching, training pilates and most certainly being an active, involved mother and wife. _ Do you plan to teach your child how to dance? If my pregnancy is any indication of the baby’s ability to boogie, then I am certain we will be seeing some very fancy moves pretty early on! I’ll stay fairly hands-off, so there’s no pressure to get serious about dance. However, if the child finds its passion in dance, then by all means I’ll encourage and support that decision.

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photo m a d e l e i n e a l i z a d e h Tamara wears dress C hr ist ine, necklace Bess y

_ Who’s the lovely boy on the picture you’re holding? This is Oscar, he is Mexican, has a little moustache and a fiery temperament. He is talkative, always has a smile on his face. We met in Madrid during our Erasmus year where our little big crazy love story started. _ And how did your love story continue? After travelling through Europe, we were looking for a new challenge and left the continent of cold beauty behind. So off to Mexico! “Mi casa es su casa”, mariachi, piñatas, tacos, salsa parties by the seaside, cervezas, fruits, colours, beetles, endless landscapes. I ended up spending more than a year in this crazy beautiful country before serious life called, and I had to go back to Europe to finish my masters in the Netherlands. _ Where do you see yourself in the future? I will go back to Mexico to experience life in vibrant Mexico City, get a first real job as a creative consultant, live in a small colourful apartment and dream the days away on weekends in a little cottage up in the mountains or by the sea, with Oscar and our friends.

tamar a stix, 2 4 , i m a g i n e e r i ng m a s t e r s t u de n t f rom s w i t z e r l a n d I s “adventurous, a rules-hater, hot climate lover and big dreamer” W i l l b e Loving the climate in her new home country Mexico


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the icons’ idols

THE ICONS’ IDOLS

they are looked up to, admired even, imitated. we want to look, sound and be like them. yet even stars have icons they salute. so who do those marvel at who are marvelled at? alanis morissette, ladyhawke, cocorosie, the ting tings and a fine frenzy let monki in on who tops their lists of inspiring people.


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photography W I L L I A M S & K I R A K AWA

Who’s your idol a l anis morissette?

The album “Havoc And Bright Lights” is out now.


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Who’s your idol ladyhawke?


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Who’s your idol c asady from cocorosie?

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The new single including the brand-new tracks “We Are On Fire” and “Tearz For Animals” is out now.


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01. & 05. Lady, you deserve this state! A rich faux-fur collar that shifts in blue like a winter night sky to be worn nonchalantly, like a some stylish star or other.

Ca se y Collar 20 eur

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M-m-my generation meets classic tailoring. This oversized jacket reeks of sixties dress-up and strangely fragile but rebellious popadelica: with double rows of buttons and classic fold-up sleeves.

02. Swinging London and op art, quantum leaps and mini skirts… Bibi tights pay tribute to the days (and nights. Oh the nights!) when anything could happen between Piccadilly and Portobello road.

Francesca Jack et 75 eur

Bibi Tights 12 eur

03. There were times when walking around with your head uncovered was as unthinkable as rock'n'roll on the radio. Ah. There’s just something so deliciously pointless about little hats…

Moni Hat 20 eur A puzzle of wood and silver, turning and twisting this way and that, and back again.

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Rani Necklace 15 eur

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04. Arm yourself with a bunchful of soft grey faux-leather and a flash of cleverly un-folded lacquered black for an opmeets-Berlin-Fashion-Week2012.

L ali Bag 20 eur

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05. Sheer and almost there… sometimes you just have to go for the purely romantic. Feel good about yourself (everyone should, shouldn’t they?) and go, go, go.

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TALES OF BE I N G

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H a u k e Kr a u s e k s t i e g e m e y e r. c o m make-up

H e l g e H e n r y Br a n s c h e i dt u s i n g C h a n e l a u t u m n w i n t e r c o l l e c t i o n k s t i e g e m e y e r. c o m model

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m o t h e r t h e r e s a (1919 - 1997) was an albanian-born nun, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for helping the poorest of the poor in Calcutta, India. Most people don’t know that she was born named Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu and that even she doubted God’s existence many times in her life.

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m a rie c u rie (1867 - 1934) a polish-born french scientist, who conducted ground-breaking research on radioactivity and is still the only person ever to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry as well as Physics. The first one she shared with her husband Pierre Curie, just like her daughter Irène would later share her Nobel Prize with her husband Frédéric Joliot-Curie in 1935.

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f r i d a k a h l o (1907 - 1954) was a mexican surrealist painter, probably best known for her recognizable colourful self-portraits. In her work she mainly dealt with the experience of polio disease and a horrible bus accident that had left her body permanently damaged at a young age. dress Sa sa blouse Marcella


c h a r l otte b ro ntë (1816 – 1855) after her mother died at a young age, she sought shelter in an imaginary world from which she derived inspiration for most of the characters in her novels. Before becoming well-known as the author of Jane Eyre, some of her first writings were published in her and her brother’s booklet “The Young Men’s Magazine”, a copy of which was sold for almost £700,000 at Sotheby’s in 2011. dress Niki


j o a n o f a rc (1412 – 1431) had led the French army to victorious battles in the Hundred Years’ War when she was captured and burned at stake at only nineteen years of age. Eminent authors like Shakespeare, Friedrich Schiller, Marc Twain and Bertolt Brecht, to name but a few, would have dedicated works to this amazing woman’s life.

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q u e e n e l i z a b e t h (1533 - 1603) at the age of 25 Elizabeth Tudor I was crowned to be queen of England and Ireland. By then she had already been excluded and readmitted to the succession to the throne, seen and lived through royal intrigues, politically motivated intermarriage and witnessed the decapitation of her mother. Elizabeth was the last one of the Tudor dynasty to reign over England. knitted dress Pat ch


ame l i a ear h a r t (1897 - 1937) was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic from Hawaii to California. One of the most famous guests on Earhart’s flights was her friend, the First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt. jacket Franjesk a poplin shirt D it a


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a job less ordinary the world is full of inspiring personalities. loving what you do and taking the road less travelled is generally a pretty safe step towards happiness. the ladies you will meet on the following pages dared to do exactly that: do what fulfils them, even if it means having to overcome obstacles and sometimes facing incomprehension.

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Old churches are witnesses of time and important cultural objects, they are relevant not just in an art-historical sense, regardless of your religious views. Vanessa Brighton has taken it upon herself to look after them. She lovingly restores what has been scarred by time. When she was little, Vanessa Brighton wanted to become a vet. Although she didn’t stick to her plan she still finds similarities to her current job “curing churches and their interior from the diseases of old age and neglect.” You

really couldn’t think of a more poetic way to describe her profession. It was not for religious reasons that Vanessa decided to become a church painter. She sees churches as works of art and loves the before-and-after effect of a successful restoration. Vanessa works on old oil paintings, wall paintings, altars and figurines of holy saints, first cleaning the walls and objects from dust, wax and candle soot, then adding missing parts and filling cracks and holes in the walls with plaster. Finally she paints the surface to fit the surrounding areas. Sometimes entire churches are repainted, sometimes older versions are uncovered and reconstructed. “As soon as I’ve got a paint brush between my fingers I’m happy,” she says, even though her work is sometimes lonely and cold and the hours are long. But loving what you do keeps you optimistic: “There is always

one more layer of clothing to put on until you can hardly move anymore.” It is an approach that her idols, the old masters Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raffael would surely have agreed with. Vanessa is fascinated by their art and thinks that nowadays it’s hard to find anybody that skilled, although she admits that she’d like to have landscape-painting legend Bob Ross over for tea and a talk sometime. She follows this observation with the sort of lovely anecdote that artists like Bob, working in the closed environment of a (TV) studio all by themselves, surely wouldn’t be able to tell: Once, when Vanessa was working at an old church, friendly locals came by to bring her some cake. Then they asked her why she didn’t just paint everything white. Because when you are praying, your eyes are closed anyway.


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skate instructor s o p h i e

f r i e d e l

left picture Sophie wears top Malou

in a place that has been associated only with bad news over the last decade, a non-governmental organisation has been trying to give a piece of their childhood back to young girls and boys since 2007. sophie friedel provides her support for the project right there, where it is needed.


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s k a t e i st a n “Afghanistan and skateboarding!? Isn’t that dangerous?” is the most common reaction Sophie Friedel gets when she tells people what she does. The more critical ones will ask her if there aren’t more important needs in Afghan kids’ lives than learning how to skateboard. Other than that, she generally receives “a mix of respect, disbelief, astonishment and awe,” she says. What makes Sophie Friedel’s work so extraordinary is that she doesn’t just teach a fun sport but also respect and self-esteem to kids who need it the most. Skateistan is an NGO-based project in Kabul that offers girls and boys a secure environment for board sports and education, trying to break down ethnic or gender-specific prejudice by bringing

together youngsters of all backgrounds in an otherwise very divided society. Sophie pulls organisational strings as well as teaching skateboarding and English at this carefree oasis. What keeps her going is what she gets from the kids in return. “I love the tiny encounters that happen every day during Skateistan classes when children of diverse backgrounds and ethnicities mingle and share their differences, the way they smile when they stand on the boards and the appreciation they share towards learning new things in the classroom and at the skate park.” Even though the the post-conflict environment and the violence surrounding the city is sometimes hard to take, Sophie loves Kabul

as a place to work, the people there and especially the morning light that covers the city in a wonderful glow. Oliver Percovich, the founder of Skateistan, is one of those special people she looks up to. With his positive take on life and his endless energy he “makes things work regardless of what others say.” This is definitely true for Sophie as well. When she grew up she wanted to become Superwoman or an angel. Having got her BA in Product Design, she is currently working on her MA in Peace, Security and International Conflict Transformation. All in all, in our opinion, this gets her pretty close to what she wanted to be as a little girl.


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tattoo artist l a u r a

c h e r r y g rov e

“tattooist� is a word that conjures up a butch rocker with a gruff voice. time to challenge the preconceptions: meet laura cherrygrove, the swift elfin among the needle-wielding profession.


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When 22-year-old Laura thinks back to her first tattoo wish as an early teen, she is glad she was too young to go through with it at the time. Otherwise she would now be going through life with a giant dragon covering the whole of her back. At eighteen, however, when she finally became master of her own skin, there was no more holding back. The story of how the decorated became the decorator also comes attached with a strict “Don’t try this at home” notice: “It was actually a spontaneous idea I had with my best friend because we wanted to save money and we found it utterly cool and ‘totally hardcore’ to tattoo each other. A Sailor Moon crescent on her buttock turned out to be the very first tattoo that I ever inked.”

Soon other friends also demanded to have a “prison tattoo” of the same kind, and Laura started to take some professional training. What remains from the rough aesthetics of her early days is a penchant for black-and-white designs, even though the young German has since taken a shine to detailed art nouveau motifs in the pretty silhouette style cultivated by illustrators of the era such as Aubrey Beardsley and Harry Clarke. Even as a child, the restless, multitalented Laura, who idolised such diverse characters as the blogger Audrey Kitching, actress Uschi Obermaier and Runaways Cherie Curie and Joan Jett, knew that she wanted to find a creative way to make a living: “I have always done a lot of

drawing and painting, but I don’t want to limit myself to tattoos. I want to keep on making short films, for example, and put myself about in the fashion business.” The latter is what she already does in conjunction with a Berlin-based establishment called The Shit Shop, which she co-founded with her friend, the locally well-known scenester and fashionista Bonnie Strange. The shop sells their own, collectively designed collection, which was recently presented to much public fanfare at Berlin Fashion Week. And at the rear of The Shit Shop, she has finally realised the dream of her still very young life: her very own tattoo studio.


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clinic clown k a t j a

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l i n d e b e rg

she doesn’t travel with a circus, she doesn’t tell jokes on demand, and yet making people laugh is part of her job. with a red nose on her face, katja brita

lindeberg

alleviates

other

people’s pain in hospitals and tackles political issues onstage with her own theatre company.


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j u l i a n e b u c h r o it h n e r “As a grown-up you suffer from a lack of playgrounds. Through my work I have found one,” she says, probably making most people, who have to spend their days behind desks without the chance to laugh out loud, quite jealous. Katja Brita Lindeberg is a clown. Besides her job as a clinic clown she also runs her very own theatre group, producing her own plays and acting herself. Being head of a company also means a lot of administrative work, raising money for projects, organising tours, so even a clown’s everyday life isn’t always fun. Especially when she finds herself having to explain that she is not a birthday clown and no, she will not tell a joke right now as some people seem to expect as soon as they find out about her profession. In fact

Katja is an actress, who works very hard physically and is exposed to extreme emotions, both in a tragic and a comic way. To her the figure of the clown embodies the paradox of being human. It exists between sorrow, happiness, jealousy, loneliness, ego... everything that makes us human. “My clown character is myself, but in an extreme form, open and completely vulnerable. I do not reduce, but increase what already exists,” the young actress explains. Katja’s life is in many ways the opposite of most people’s, especially when you look at her career so far: at an age when most people would still rather be clowns (or astronauts), she wanted to be “prime minister, a diplomat or an economist.” She wanted to change the world: “I ended up as a clown, but I

still think I am doing something political. I am creating a space for people to meet and recognise each other.” Her performances engage with themes of gender, norms and the way we treat each other. They give people something to think about rather than just a simple joke and a quick laugh. She considers art to be something she does because it is necessary, not just for entertainment. Even though she touches serious topics in her work, Katja chose not to be a politician because of something that we all carry inside, but most of us deny at some point: Her need to play.


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geneticist p ro f e s s o r d r . r e n e e s c h ro e d e r

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renowned

geneticist,

university professor of biochemistry and

winner

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national prizes professor dr. renĂŠe schroeder for an interview. and watched some youtube with her.


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Meeting Professor Dr. Renée Schroeder at her office at the University of Vienna, we ask her nicely if we could take a picture of her at work in the lab. She declines with a wave of her hand: “You never get good results by re-enacting,” she says, underlining her point by showing us a terribly misguided video produced by the EU called “Science: It’s a Girl Thing” on Youtube. The expensively made film is meant to entice young women to join the world of science with sexy posing, images of high heels, lipsticks, test tubes and nail varnish. All things told a toe-curling video set in shrill cosmetic ad aesthetics. To call it sexist would be euphemistic.

Only this May, Schroeder drew attention to the fact that equality for women in the field science – as well as in many other areas – is still something to be fought for. Having been the second-ever woman selected to join the Mathematics and Science class of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in 2003, she recently gave up her membership in protest, stating that rather than struggle within such obsolete male structures it would be better to just let them go extinct. As a member of the Austrian Commission on Bioethics, in which she worked for five years, unpopular decisions and having to stand up for one’s own convictions

were everyday challenges. Schroeder’s task was to avert the influence of religious institutions on political decisions and to approach difficult topics such as abortion and stem cell research with scientific arguments. Even though her own research is used to solve problems of human biology, the Brazilian-born mother of two sons sees the aim of her work not just in the collection of medically useful data, but in explaining the mysteriously complex system that is the human being. The word “miracle”, however, is one that she refuses to use in this respect.


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amal sharaf and her comrades in the 6th-of-April youth movement were at the forefront of the protests leading millions of egyptians to take to the streets to oust president mubarak from his 30-year dictatorship. after decades of this political injustice, sharaf decided to become politically active.


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Amal Sharaf’s eyes grow wider as she talks about the uprising that engulfed Egypt on the 25th of January 2011. “I don’t like to see someone oppressed, who doesn’t know how to demand his rights. I can’t see oppression in the streets and stay silent.” she says. Mubarak’s regime was marked by massive corruption, extreme poverty and a lack of freedom. The country’s emergency laws gave the state unlimited power of arrest, censorship, imprisonment without charge, torture. Needless to say, Sharaf’s activism under Mubarak meant great personal risk. In her typical deadpan voice she quips, “At the beginning we were attacked a lot. Each protest that we made, we used

to get beaten and we used to get arrested. strategies. At one point, police stormed They made files about each of us. When the office and held Sharaf, her daughter people attacked the (police) headquarters and other activists at gunpoint. It was (after the revolution) I found 15 files her daughter’s birthday. Then it began about myself!” Until very recently, Egypt – the uprising, the vindication and the was a stranger to political culture and validation of suffering and sacrifice. “We public protest. Dictatorships do this to went to the streets that day not knowing people. Then, all of a sudden, the streets if there would be a revolution. There were overflowing with Egyptians who were millions in the streets: millions in were united, demanding their rights and Alexandria, Cairo, Mansoora. I couldn’t ultimately achieving a significant victory. believe it. We called for a revolution. But Sharaf and her comrades from the 6th-of- we didn’t know that there would actually April movement planned the first of these be one until it happened.” protests with some other sympathetic political groups. They set up a makeshift control room in downtown Cairo organising supporters, meeting points and exit


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KATIE’S CHRISTMAS CACTI i l l u s t r a t o r k a t i e s c o t t o n t h e i n s pi r a t i o n s f o r h e r m o n k i c a p s u l e c o l l e c t i o n a r t wo r k

she loves all the bizarre colours and shapes of nature, be it crystals, animals or plants. The latter, or to be more precise, her beloved cacti, were also the inspiration for Katie’s contribution to the 24-part Monki Christmas capsule collection. A few of those evergreen friends that she keeps at her workplace populate her artwork, which will be available in a limited signed edition along with her pieces that are due to come on sale in November. This is where her detailed drawings, that are influenced by traditional medical and botanical illustrations, take shape. Her probably best known artwork is

the cover of the Bombay Bicycle Club album “A Different Kind of Fix”: Two mirrored heads in profile – with sprawling colourful fantastic landscapes where you would expect cross-sections of their brains. It is exactly this play on seemingly familiar scientific images which has become the trademark of the illustrator who only got her degree at Brighton University in 2011 and already counts the New York Times and the BBC amongst her customers. Katie Scott showed us some of the things and places that have inspired her work as well as the as-yet still secret piece for Monki.


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01. The Barbican architecture is a really unusual setting for a greenhouse. Every visit I’m struck with an overwhelming sense of a post-apocalyptic city, especially if there aren’t any other people about. It’s a very surreal place to visit. The mixture of geometric and botanical shapes have definitely influenced my piece for Monki.

02. This is from a book called “Rocks and Minerals”. These colours are what I love best about these prints, hopefully I’ll capture similar tones in my own work.

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03. These are scans from a series of books titled “The Supernatural”. I think the left one is from “Signs of Things to Come” and the right one is “Monsters and Mythical Beasts”. They are a great collection of about 20 text books packed full of amazing imagery.

04. I took this photo last year while visiting the Barbican conservatory. It’s a really incredible place to visit in London and their cacti collection might be my favourite part.

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05. Both of these books have cover art by 1970s fantasy artist Bruce Pennington. I have a handful of books he illustrated covers for, I’d love to own an original piece of his work one day, but for now this is as close as I can get.


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smearing her lipstick all over your face. as a teen you think she’s the meanest, you start slamming doors in each others’ faces. a few years later she becomes your best friend again, and at some point she might help you with your own kids. your mum. she is one of the fundamentals of existence. these daughter who are all part of the monki world tell us why their mothers are also their idols.


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Copywriter for Monki, Gothenburg

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L i f e i s a rt (i s l o v e) we don’t always agree. I’m not sure we’re meant to. And we don’t always manage to avoid hurting each other (although that’s just a measure of life and love and all that). But my mum is one of my true guiding stars. Partly because she is my M-U-M, the person who gently stroked my forehead during every childhood illness. The love is there, and it will never go away. But more than that, my mum gave me the gift of showing me that this glorious, short life of ours can and should be lived as oneself, enjoyed as an individual. Other people might insist on the

importance of fitting in. But not Mum. I’ve been able to count on her wild streak of individuality all my life. I’ve never known anyone to search for and cherish her own personal treasures in life the way she does. A piece of Marseille soap, a forgotten old black-and-white photo of people neither of us knows, a china cup that is the only remaining piece of a long gone and broken set... whatever seems beautiful and precious to her. My mum’s life, indeed my whole childhood home, was and is an art installation in progress, a celebration of seeing life through your own eyes. It’s a great gift to give to a child.


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supp ort and fre e dom my mami (that’s how I call my mother) has always been there for me no matter what. She has always supported me and given me the freedom I need. Not many Asian parents would let their daughter date a boy when they’re younger, but I was lucky. My Mami is incredibly patient and strong. My family owns a restaurant where she works almost seven days a week, twelve hours a day. She has invested all that effort in order to provide us

Monki sales assistant, Gothenburg

with everything we need. I am so thankful that me and my sister always had everything as we were growing up. When I decided to move out I got really sad, I still miss my Mami coming into my room and asking “Why are you not sleeping?”. But I don’t want to forget to mention Papi, who has also worked so much. Must not forget to mention him, cause he has worked as hard as Mami to get where we are today.


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my mum – my heroine

k ajs a nor ds t röm

un ite d a g a i n st the w orl d it’s always been mum and me against the world. United against everything, from love troubles to economic disasters and the eternal problem of “what should I wear today?”. The bond between us is hard to put in words. Since I was born, she’s been a single mother. And she still managed to start her own business and then took the step back to studying. This might be something a lot of people could do, but what impresses and inspires me even today is that she still found the time to show me the important things in life. She never stopped believing that if you really want it, you can do it. When I was only four she took me to Morocco. When I was seven she brought me along on an

Monki sales assistant, Kalmar

almost month-long trip to India. If you really want it, you can do it. They say that children don’t do what you say, but what you do. But my mother has managed to both say and do. She has always been herself and always gone her own way. She has shown me that, even if life may sometimes be unfair, you should always trust yourself and never try to be something that you’re not. My mother was never afraid of what others might think. She’s always one step ahead, in fashion, interior design and her ideas. She has the guts to just go for it, not caring about the strange looks she might get. And, sure enough, just a little while later they all realise how extremely cool she is. And that is how my mother inspires me.


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the great excape

The great escape m o n k i d e s i g n e r s o p h i a n o h l i n h i t s t h e ro a d f i v e m o n t h s o n a b i k e

my name is sofia nohlin. i have been working as a designer for monki in gothenburg, sweden, for the last five years. at the moment i am taking a year off from work to make a dream come true. i was always daydreaming of great adventures of discovery and exploration. i wanted to feel the wind in my hair and to smell fresh air. so i decided to listen to my heart and set out on a great and wonderful journey.


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the great excape

Me and my husband Erik are currently on a bicycle tour through the USA. We started out in Austin, Texas, and so far we have ridden trough Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. At the moment we are in California. Having spent a lovely week in San Francisco, we are now on our way north to Portland, Oregon. We have been riding almost 1,500 miles so far and will ride at least 1,500 miles more.

We are calling our adventure The Great Escape, because we decided to open a little window in our everyday life and give ourselves the time to think and feel, to experience and learn about ourselves and the world around us. The only thing we need is time, our bikes and the road.

We carry everything we need on our bikes, we have a little kitchen and a tent, so we spend our nights camping most of the time. Sometimes when we get caught in bad weather or really need to sleep in a bed we check into a motel along the way.

The best thing about this trip is that we get to see so much beauty, we get to be close to nature. We have learnt a lot about ourselves, and we got to meet so many wonderful inspiring people. To do this will make us a little wiser and a little happier.

We have a blog so we can share what we love. Things we see on the way and things that happen.

www.thegrreatescape.tumblr.com

If I had one piece of advice to give I would say: Listen to your heart, if it says go you go. You don‘t have to pedal for 3,000 miles, your adventure could be just around the corner. Go out there, explore, dream and have fun. Laugh a lot, it makes things easier.


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photography

daliah spiegel model

L i n d a S . Te m p o M o d e l s

hair and make-up

pa t r i c k g l a tt h a a r


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02. Imagination is a landscape to toss around your shoulders… this time. It’s a never-ending story, isn’t it? Laura is a big, soft viscose scarf to face the autumn in.

L aura Scar f 15 eur

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Want advice on how to meetand-greet life? Just look down at your hands. The message: know yourself and (try to) like the rest. In knitted mittens, you can at least be sure of doing so with warm hands.

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spel l i ng s t y l e

M. A .D.O.N.N. A

Tat iana Mit t e n s 8 eur Fragile as lace? Uh-huh. It’s power dressing for the nonstiff: it looks good, it feels good. And if it means flaunting your sensuality to the world, so what? The world should just shut up and take it.

Wear it. Turn it into a tea-cosy. Re-design it as a book cover. You can even put your laptop in it. Whatever.

Paige Ca se 22 eur

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Move to the rattling rhythm of Mollie and her faux-shells: play with ombré fading and hint of vacation-in-theeighties glory. Why not add a white lace dress or a dance you’ve invented yourself?

Hanna Bra 15 eur

Mollie Necklace 15 eur

05. Turn your cap around and return to the future; when kids carried boom boxes and when doing so meant that you were a gal with sass. Felt cap and future-in-the-past cool lacquered brim.

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Cia Cap 15 eur A bra like no other, with silky cream and black blocks and gorgeous, chunky, deep purple grosgrain shoulder straps... Pullover-the-head model, straps cross in back.

Carolina Bra 15 eur

04. Geometry looks good around your neck; better than on the blackboard. From professorial to dance floor groove. Wear with lace gloves and a hefty dose of attitude.

Od ele Necklace 15 eur


96 where to find us

S w e d e n stockholm

jönköping

sundsvall

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Östra Storgatan 32 0046 3612 6203

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kalmar

umeå

karlstad

uppsala

Drottninggatan 18 0046 5421 0250

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Hamngatan 37 (Gallerian) Butik 0046 8208 530

göteborg Södra Larmgatan 11 0046 3171 18550 Östra Larmgatan 11 (Kompassen) 0046 3115 3805 Postgatan 26-32 (Femmanhuset) 0046 3133 99628 Frölunda Torg 0046 3145 5164

STORE ADDRESSES malmö Storgatan 20 0046 40611 4650 Södra Vallgatan 5 0046 4097 0367 Fredsgatan 12 0046 4018 3930

eskilstuna Kungsgatan 24 0046 1613 0695

halmstad

kista

väster ås

Köpmansgatan 2 0046 3512 4950

Kista Galleria (Skärholmen) 0046 8750 9720

Vasagatan 25 0046 2113 6670

linköping

växjö

Nygatan 21B 0046 1313 3770

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luleå

örebro

Storgatan 36-38 0046 9201 3001

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norrköping

östersund

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kristiansand

Leipzig

Markensgate 19 0047 3812 4900

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F i n l a n d

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N e th e rl a n d s amsterdam

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ly ngby

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bergen

Kongensgate 8 (Mercursenteret)

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G er m a n y

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h o ng

ko ng

hong kong Argyle Street 8 (Langham Place) 00852 8523 5858026

ch i n a Nanjing opening autumn 2012

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Shenzhen

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W e bsh o p

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gn i f i c e nt forget 90-60-90. forget perfection. once considered “flaws” – from tattoos or a tooth gap to a plus-size shape or androgynous features – individual looks have finally conquered the fashion world: we introduce six young london-based models who made being different their trademark.

p ho t o g r a p h y

Jolijn Snijders 2DM s t y l i ng

Jordy Huinder The Book Agency hair

Meggie Cousl and make-up

Da n i e l S a l l st r o m p ho t o g r a p h y a s s i s t a n t

Le n a E me r y

s t y l i ng a s s i s t a n t

j o a n n a s y k es mode l s

P h i l o me n a & H a r m o n y B o u c he r M o d e l s O n e , J a c k & S i lv i a D 1 M o d e l s , B i l l i e Tu r n b u l l & E l ea n o r S e l e c t M o d e l s


denim shirt Emm a , high waist St e v ie

eleanor, 17, london / select mo dels

ot he r o c c u pa ti o n Studying at college government and politics, psychology, sociology and art Weird talent Can do tongue tricks Sty l e i c o n Kate Moss


shirt Pe nny, skirt St ella

b i l l i e , 18 , l o n d o n / s e l e c t m o d e l s

ot he r o c c u pa ti o n Artist and photographer Weird talent Can bend fingers Sty l e i c o n Fern Britton (inspiration to curvy women!)


sc a r f Tild a

jack, 23, london / d1 models

ot he r o c c u pa ti o n Actor Weird talent Can catch pigeons, writes poetry, quite acrobatic Sty l e i c o n Olive r Reed


denim vest Jordan , high waist St e v ie

s i lv i a , 2 0 , b a rc e l o n a / d 1 m o d e l s

ot he r o c c u pa ti o n Fashion and psychology student l o v es Painting and heavy metal Sty l e i c o n Jimi Hendrix


harmony, 25, australia / models1

ot he r o c c u pa ti o n Musician / singer in the band Vu Vu Vultures talent Can cook a good spinach pie Sty l e i c o n Elvis

leather jacket Jessi , blouse Av r il


bl ouse Marcella , h at Evelina


bl a zer Er in , bl ouse Ef t i


cardigan Kimmy


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p h i l o m e n a , 2 2 , l o n d o n / m o d e l s 1

Ot he r o c c u pa ti o n Master of Science student talent Can cook Ghanaian food Sty l e i c o n The one and only Beyonce sweater Noa , dr ess Dannie, t igh t s Bib i , hat Sylv ia


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01. Kathy Knitted Top 30 eur 02. Corinne Knitted Top 45 eur 03. Claudia Top 30 eur 04. Matsita Knitted Top 30 eur 05. Kimmy Cardigan 40 eur 06. Dolly Knitted Top 40 eur 07. Wilma Jacket 50 eur

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01. Lerima Top 8 eur 02. Mia Top 20 eur 03. Christine Top 15 eur 04. Reese Top 18 eur 05. Greta Knitted Top 30 eur 06. Brenda Knitted Top Multi 40 eur 07. Vicky Cardigan 50 eur

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01. Cassandra Blouse 35 eur 02. Lianna Top 20 eur 03. Lucy Singlet 22 eur 04. Grace Blouse 30 eur 05. Mya Necklace 8 eur 06. Hanna Bra 15 eur 07. Hanna Hipster 8 eur 08. Eileen Bag Leather 20 eur

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01. Lerima Top 8 eur 02. Lerima Top 8 eur 03. Gurli Leather Top 65 eur 04. Lucy Singlet 22 eur 05. Jessi Leather Jacket 120 eur 06. Alva Jacket 50 eur 07. Dolli Blouse 35 eur

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contacts & team

publisher plastic media / plasticmedia.eu editor in chief K i r a St a c h o w its c h publishing director C l e m e n s St e i n m ü l l e r art direction D a n i e l a B i ly senior editor J u l i a n e B u c h r o it h n e r music editor M a r i a G r a f f managing editor M a d e l e i n e A l i z a d e h

pho t o gr a ph y R u va n W i j e s o o r i ya s t y l i ng S a r a B o o r k hair and make up Me tte Mun c h c ov er ic ons i z a a n d j a m e s t h e e c h o va m p e r

contributoring editors K a t h a r i n a E h rm a n n ,

S u s a n n e F i r z i n g e r , S o p h i a H o f f m a n n , F i l i p pa U l r i c h graphic design D a n i e l a B i ly, N i c o l e B r ä uti g a m , B e r it R a n s m ay r

front cover Iza wears tights Bib i , bra S helagh James wears tee Ke nzie

illustration M i n n i H ava s , B e r it R a n s m ay e r photography editorials R o m a n G o e b e l , J o l i j n S n i j d e r s ,

D a l i a h S p i e g e l , R u va n W i j e s o o r i ya

back cover Iza wears tights Bibi , leather top Gurli James wears blouse In ez

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