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TEXTING WITH JURI ONUKI

ILYSM texted with Juri Onuki, the choreographer behind all your favorite moves from Blood Orange and HBO’s We Are Who We Are, about learning to dance for herself, and absorbing the space...

TEXTING WITH WINSTON CHMIELINSKI

ILYSM played phone tag with internationally acclaimed artist, Winston Chmielinski and discussed the process of letting go and starting over.  *The following text messages have been edited and condensed....

GETTING TO KNOW: AJA DEWOLF MOURA

ILYSM commissioned videos from artist Aja DeWolf Moura, a freelancer based in Sonoma County. She works with visual media and music as a means to connect to a greater...

GETTING TO KNOW: CHARLOTTE RAINVILLE

Inspired by her evocative and cinematically charged imagery, ILYSM commissioned Montreal-based photographer, Charlotte Rainville to shoot our latest collection of striped Tabis. 

GETTING TO KNOW: BRIANNA MILLER

Known for her nostalgic multi-layered artwork, ILYSM commissioned artist Brianna Miller on an exclusive run of heel pads.

GETTING TO KNOW: ARIEANNE EVANS

Inspired by her unique photography philosophy that embraces the intimacy of friendship, ILYSM commissioned artist Arieanne Evans aka FRIENDSONFILM  to photograph our latest collections. 

GETTING TO KNOW: ALEXANDER LOGINOV

ILYSM spoke with Moscow-based artist Alexander Loginov about embracing digital intimacy and maximizing creativity in everyday life. 

GETTING TO KNOW: JUSTIN LEE

ILYSM chatted with photographer, Justin Lee about cinematic realism and highlighting New York culture.

GETTING TO KNOW: SIIGII

ILYSM emailed with artist, SiiGii about establishing their own genre of artwork and the importance of maintaining creative intimacy.

GETTING TO KNOW: LAUREN RANDI

ILYSM chatted with recent commissions recipient, Georgia-based artist Lauren Randi about collaborating with the brand and embracing activism through art.