“A lot of Latinos growing up in the states were encouraged to “be more American” by our immigrant parents and grandparents, out of fear of being targeted. As a result, so many of us grew up only speaking English, losing our native tongue and culture over generations”
"It's very scary to put your work on display, as any Artist can probably relate to. I've modeled for most of my own look books and it feels a little surreal to be literally standing in my own underwear pretty much publicly"
"It feels like there’s finally a common voice from women around the world who are taking charge of their sensuality and supporting each other in the fight against the taboo that has forced us down for so long."
"When I look upon my work and feel pride, I allow myself to believe that my feelings are beautiful, that they are inextricable to me. I paint self-portraits as a matter of psychological exercise and physical survival."
Based in London, husband and wife team Emma and Rob Orchardson draw on their backgrounds in fine art and design to create modern statement jewelry. Their work combines a sense of playfulness with minimal geometric shapes and patterns. For Issue Five of Armoire Magazine, this team partnered with Cool Machine based out of France to create this series exploring patterns and adornment. We are happy to share a closer look into their design world, read more linked below: