Ghana’s Kantamanto Market at the Center of “Obroni Wawu”

Located in Accra, Ghana, Kantamanto Market is the largest second-hand apparel market in West Africa—and it’s brimming with clothes from North America, the UK, China, Korea and Australia. It’s partly “waste management” for those countries (and has a devastating effect on Ghana, as tons of this clothing is unusable and becomes landfill), but it has also “helped popularize the term ‘Obroni Wawu,’ which directly translates …

FANG’s Sensual Clothing Challenges Toxic Masculinity

The queer-minded brand's new summer and swimwear collection plays with the idea of gendered fashion

There is nothing shy about FANG. Neither their high-cut underwear, pearl-strung swimwear nor their tank tops bound by chokers leave much room for coyness. Instead, the bold menswear brand is upfront about sensuality and femininity. The brand’s form-fitting silhouettes, subversive cutouts and asymmetric dresses expand men’s fashion and critically challenge conventional constructs of masculinity. Founded by Fang Guo in 2021, FANG grew out of a …

OUT OF ORDER Magazine’s T-Shirt Collection Benefiting UKRAINEPRIDE

Proceeds from these artist-designed garments will help queer Ukrainians affected by the war

OUT OF ORDER magazine, founded in 2011 by Dorian Grinspan, has just launched an endeavor with the Kyiv-based grassroots organization UKRAINEPRIDE to benefit queer Ukranians impacted by the war. For the project, 11 artists designed T-shirts, available for purchase now through 4 July. The campaign will send proceeds to Ukranian people, and also create continued conversation and awareness of the ongoing conflict amidst the dramatic drop in …