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American & International fashion, product, and art
S U G A R C U B E ® presents contemporary fashion while honoring classic design. This journal features original content, stories and exclusive interviews behind our American and International clothing, accessory and product collection. Established and emerging designers alike produce these coveted brands of distinction. Philadelphia visual artists are illuminated—enjoy!
CURRENT EXHIBITION | Fallout Observations
Artist statement excerpt, fall 2015
In this particular group of images, I was fixed on my childhood fear of nuclear exchanges between the then USSR and the US. As a child I was taught to fear this possible event. My uncle built a fallout shelter…
Ace & Everett is an independent men’s fashion company from New York City that specializes in socks. Crowd-funded in 2014, brothers Cody and Sage Disch design and produce the uncommon. Their defined approach is impeccable craft, minimalist style, structured comfort, and use of domestically grown organic Supima® cotton.
This legless high-relief fencer, tethered to a late Gothic inspired arbor, is a protector, a cartoon defender of perceived civility. Mama’s In The Arbor is a glamorized heroine seen as both elegant and fierce, reaching beyond the roots of violence from which fencing grew as a sport…
Most brands create a jean and a fit and then go about figuring out who and what it represents. I’d like to say I had that all figured out before I stitched a jean but in actuality it was there all along… Asbury was just waiting for someone to bring it to life as a denim brand.
I‘m interested in capturing small moments; a fading expression, quiet solitude, a daydream. Much of my work explores the struggle between the material world and the natural world…
Life often strikes me as a string of moments, like a series of film stills, in which we observe ourselves. I paint people experiencing these moments of profound self-awareness and growth; when the rest of the world drops away and we are left bare…
Born in Haskovo, Nikolay Milushev is a Bulgarian artist whose complex paintings and drawings combine pop imagery and illustrative art with fanciful realism. Available for purchase are works from his VIRTUAL MILLENNIUM and YOMI – T.G.M.B. collections.
Michelle Kim, her namesake, reflects inspirations for original designs that are both urban and feminine. She strikes a balance between utility and joy. Expect signature colors, silhouettes and patterns…