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  • Africa As A Phantom

    Then he asked me if I was a student too. I said, no, I was a teacher. What did I teach? African literature. Now that was funny, he said, because he...
  • Body Insecurity And Body Dysmorphia: Not Just For Girls

    While patriarchy has inflicted centuries of pressure on women to conform to impossible ideals of beauty, men are not immune to anxiety and self-loa...
  • Miista Launches NYC Concept Pop-Up Store With The Shacks

    After months of secretive arrangements and intensive planning, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our first ever concept pop-up store in Ne...
  • Life Drawing With Miista

    Having recently launched our first ever New York concept pop-up store, we hosted an intimate life drawing event, led by a local artist, Rachel Ros...
  • Prairiecore Style: Ironic, Frumpy, or Cultural Appropriation?

    You have seen the dresses even if you don't know the brand that made them trendy. They remind you of Laura Ashley, if you're of a certain age, ah...
  • Europe Is a Mafia: Narratives On Sub-Saharan Migration

      Sea Watch 3, Open Arms, Ocean Viking. The names of three ships that have saved hundreds of lives in the Central Mediterranean Sea. Three ships r...
  • The Politics of Hair

    I was born with black hair, so black that people often asked if it was dyed. Accordingly, I always wanted to be a blonde. I finally managed it arou...
  • Miista Concept Pop-up Store in Bowery, New York

    We’re back in New York with a project different than anything we’ve done in the city. Starting on 5th of September we’re opening the doors to our ...
  • Miista On Tour. Next Stop: Copenhagen Fashion Week

     Hanna Stefansson at Miista Copenhagen Fashion Week Event

     

    For our first Copenhagen Fashion Week we decided to pack only the essentials, a hundred pairs of our favourite boot Carlota. Immersed in an interactive showroom installation guests were invited for cocktails and canapés and to select their favourite Carlota in the most popular winter colours.

     

    Carlota Boot. Miista Presentation for CPHFW

     

  • "American Shadows"

      AMERICAN SHADOWS Her voice, as if originated in a deep abyss, struggles to reach the surface. “Once upon a time there was a girl, and the girl h...
  • When a Lingerie Company Dictates Your Highest Aspirations

    A few days ago, when I read that Victoria's Secret had cast its first transgender model for a catalog shoot, I thought, Okay, good. But then I read...