Fetishism in Fashion: Kink, Control, and Politics

There has been no shortage of leather trousers, lace-up tops, harnesses, and corsets on the runway in recent months. Prada recently sent bare-chested models down their Spring-summer runway donning corseted cardigans and black leather trenches, whilst stars like Kim Kardashian and Kim Petras’s signature looks as of late could be described as nothing less than…

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Tax The Rich & Peg The Patriarchy

Political and social activism became powerful movements within the latter half of the aughts as Me Too, Black Lives Matter and annual events such as Pride Month began taking up ample space in the pop-cultural sphere. As younger generations, informed and inspired by digital activism, have begun fervently advocating for issues deeply embedded within the…

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Why Kim K is Mugler’s Ultimate Muse

In early 2007, Kim Kardashian rose to fame after what seemed like a career-wrecking scandal. Mired by press surrounding a certain tape, most celebrities at the height of toxic and misogynistic tabloid culture would have been written off by the general public. Not so for the heiress of the Kardashian fortune.  Since then, Kardashian has…

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Verseau Belladonna

It has been more than four years since Toronto-based Label Verseau launched its first collection. Then, a fledgling hobby of founder Josephine Kent’s, the first offering from the designer’s brand was “quintessential ‘Verseau’” as she puts it.

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Sinz In Leather

For Halifax-based leather goods designer Brenda Duran, creativity is urgency. Having just launched her leather and kink accessories brand dubbed ‘Sinz in Leather‘, a melange of cholita vibes and nostalgic 90’s grunge, Duran describes the creative process as one fueled by questions of ‘what if’. “What got me started, was when RuPaul was in the…

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Sofia Piras Reimagines The Suit

Often perceived as an element of constraint linked to the work environment, Polimoda Fashion student Sofia Piras reimagines the suit as a garment that unifies rather than subsumes. Exploring the ways in which quintessential workwear has become obsolete in the post-COVID cultural landscape, Piras wants to reinvent the workwear staple. “I want to change the…

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Auli Sinaga’s Idyllic

Los Angeles-based Indonesian photographer Auli Sinaga‘s photography is filled with rage. “If you see me, a small Asian woman, you would never depict me as an angry person. You’d think small and cute. However, all the photos in this series have a piece of my anger attached to them. The concept of this series is…

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From Heel to Toe

We live in a world where man-made objects are imbued with constructed cultural meanings. As society progresses these object’s meanings shift with the larger cultural ethos. The sartorial, is particularly amorphous, forever ebbing and flowing with the pace of culture.  Throughout history, high heels have been one of the most prominent sartorial objects to undergo…

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April Mix

Celebrate the longer days and shorter nights with these hard-hitting tech house hymns. Cody is the Editor in Chief and senior contributor at liminul. He is a photography aficionado, fashion enthusiast, avid Lana Del Rey fan, and lover of all things aesthetically pleasing. Follow him on  and 

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