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Sugarcube® celebrates contemporary fashion while honoring classic design. This journal features some of the stories and interviews behind our American and International collection. Established and emerging designers alike represent these coveted brands of distinction. Philadelphia artists are illuminated—enjoy!
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…
Feminine yet minimal, Against Nudity’s chic contemporary designs emphasize craft and detailing. Whether you are wearing one of their signature dresses, tailored jackets or fashionable sunglasses, Against Nudity encourages you to embrace everyday as if it’s your first.
Left on Houston flaunts a skillful lucidity to seasonal sweater design and methods of manufacturing. From structured bodies to delicate frames, their wide-range of modern and sophisticated styles blend soft cashmere with silk and cotton.
Contemporary women adore Lavender Brown for it’s innovation and reverence for timeless fashion. Designer and owner Soo Jin Paik along with company president Gregg Fiene produce this spirited line out of Los Angeles. Together their vision creates an inspired brand that blends classic silhouettes with cutting edge trends.
Gentle Fawn, a cult favorite since the beginning continues to excite with a stylish mix of nature and city elements. Vintage inspired and timeless in approach, each vibrant and imaginative design uses distinctive fabrics, original patterns, prints and graphics. The brand’s essence is an edgy yet gentle aesthetic with feminine charm.
Jack Gibbons applies his propensity for three-dimensional thinking to this new body of paintings. Seen as both chaotic and precise, textured layers of under-painting and topical rich color mark these conceptual works.
Lifestyle brand 18 Waits reflects a clean and honest, yet rugged approach to design. Canadian artisans, designers and local manufacturers bring 18 Waits to life with impeccable attention to detail in uniquely cast and hand-worked jewelry.
Inspiration comes from the Middle Ages for Canadian designer Jennifer Yau. Her romantic notion of a time when chivalry and well-crafted goods were revered guides her creative direction.