Fashion, Meet

ARK PRESENTS: IN CONVERSATION WITH MEESH

For issue 003 we sat down with Toronto icon Micheline Wedderburn – aka MEESH – and discussed her upbringing, creative outlets, inspiration and how the pandemic affected her. An award-winning designer, painter, hot glue artist, thrifter, spin instructor mogul, miniature business maker and mother with a BEd from the University of Toronto and a BA […]

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Culture, Fashion

ARK PRESENTS: A PLASTIC PLANET

For our third print issueIsabel Froemming sat down with Frederikke Magnussen and Siân Sutherland, founders of A Plastic Planet: a solution-based organisation on a mission to ‘turn off the plastic tap.’ They discussed everything from how COVID-19 shifted the conversation around climate change to how the founders’ relationships with fashion and film inform their mission. […]

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Features, News

‘Climate: In all its manifestations’… Our Review of the Royal Academy’s 253rd Summer Exhibition

Climate: ‘whether as a crisis or opportunity, or simply our everyday experience, it is an all-embracing subject,’ notes Alison Wilding, chairman of the Royal Academy’s prestigious Summer Exhibition. Aptly landing on the hottest week in London this year, press, buyers, and artists alike rushed towards air-con, ironically, to catch a first glance. Ceaselessly operating since  […]

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Fashion, News

Nothing to Hide

An environment dictated by chaos changes your sensitivity and approach to life,’ streams across my monitor, as new talent, Tobias Birk Nielson, commenced Copenhagen Fashion Week. Reflecting upon a week loaded with expectations came not only in the form of the first Ready-to-Wear Fall/Winter ‘23 shows this season. Emerging designers and flaggingly ‘niche’ Nordic talent, […]

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Culture, News

JODO: The Tragedy of Macbeth

I was lucky enough to catch an advanced IMAX screening of the new Joel Cohen directed Macbeth adaptation starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand and it was absolutely stunning.  Shakespeare is not the type of entertainment I generally rush to. The content often being ‘royals in trouble’ and iambic pentameter NOT sounding lyrical to me […]

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Culture, Fashion, News

Excavating the impact behind our Diamond Industry

Running out of hangers after an impromptu gracing of the high street evokes a guilt-provoking, sobering realisation of excess. Quite conversely, making room for the cool and calculated petite velvet box decorating the vanity instills a sentiment of delicacy. The footprint behind what the box beholds — less elegant.  The sustainable solution to that which […]

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Culture, Fashion

The Future of Fashion Week

Revitalising fashion week requires reaching beyond the realm of haute couture, as the pre-pandemic status quo proves off trend for the Spring/Summer ‘22 Season. From designers and talent to tourism and hospitality, businesses in the world’s most prominent cities await the return of the action-packed, lucrative itineraries with which it associates. However, the pandemic forced […]

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Beauty, Culture

A green reverie

“A green reverie” Photography by Joseph Saraceno Creative Direction & Still Life Styling by Wilson Wong / P1M #1 Ho Karan – Cannabooster Energizing Serum Ho Karan – La Crème Stupefiante Available at www.makepopbeauty.com @makepopbeauty #2 Fresh – Cannabis Santal Eau de Parfum Available at www.fresh.com #3 Hemson – The Parlour  Available at www.hemsongoods.com #4 Hemson – The […]

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