R-KI-TEKT’s Eclectic Print-Covered Leather Accessories

Designer Kel Cadet-Lyons creates a variety of accessories inspired by different cultures

Atlanta-based designer Kel Cadet-Lyons produces artistic goods and accessories that range from leather wallets and booklets to planters and cord organizers. She releases each under her own label, R-KI-TEKT, an extension of a project she’d taken on for a former employer but expanded when demand grew. All of her releases live on Etsy, where acclaim in the form of reviews outnumbers her actual listings—a feat itself …

Raury: Take Back the Power

Atlanta-based recording artist Raury says his call-to-action track “Take Back the Power” could be “the official anthem of the movement.” A constant, thumping drum and a swirling guitar and piano give way to Raury’s lyrics: “Know what you took from me / Know what you stole from me / One day they’ll come for you / And on that day / Take back the power,” the …

Pentimento’s Shirting From Scraps of Fabric

Atlanta designer Timothy Haught scavenges yard and sample sales for inspiration and resources

In the fashion industry, touting sustainability is commonplace now. But, many brands still lag behind—using virgin fabrics, harmful dying processes and wasting unsold items. For Atlanta-based designer Timothy Haught, the craftsman behind the brand Pentimento, using “pre-existing objects—either deadstock fabric, textiles like blankets, curtains, quilts or stuff that has already been clothing,” is his preferred resource. Not only do the rare fabrics and pre-existing garments …