Word of Mouth: Galleries + Shops in Colonia Roma, Mexico City

Some of our favorite places to explore in the charming CDMX neighborhood

Split into two colonias (or neighborhoods)—Roma Norte and Roma Sur—Colonia Roma in CDMX bursts with places to stay, eat and drink, but there’s also myriad small galleries, boutiques and stores to enjoy. Among the historical buildings and leafy streets, visitors do well when just wandering and exploring. Whether you’re looking to gaze upon dynamic contemporary art or dig through vintage T-shirts, here are six spots …

The Homophobia Found in Streetwear Culture Today

As Tiffany Godoy writes for Highsnobiety, streetwear was “once the bastion of counter culture fringe populations, including early skaters, surfers, graffiti artists, punks and hip-hop artists. Most people that wore the product contributed to the scene, giving one real street cred that aligned you with a like-minded community.” That’s no longer the case. Citing thousands of unfollows and homophobic comments on their Instagram following a …

ASKET Co-Founder August Bard Bringeus on Responsibility Within Fashion

Transparency, supply chains and insight on a new line intended for women, from the Stockholm apparel brand

Launched in 2015, apparel brand ASKET—founded by August Bard Bringeus and Jakob Dworsky—was built on the belief that transparency, longevity and responsibility need to be essential across the fashion industry. The name itself translates to a disciplined individual or, as the brand puts it, “a person who does without extravagance and abundance.” They attempt this by rebuffing seasonal collections, working with responsible mills and manufacturers, …