ILYSM caught up with New York based photographer and recent ILYSM collaborator, Drew Duruji to discuss their artistic process and creative inspiration. 

My Space: Julia Thompson

Earlier this year, ILYSM partnered with artist Canyon Castator & Carl Kostyal Gallery to select an ILYSM4Artists x CARS residency recipient. The Mohilef Studio space was awarded to artist Julia...

Getting to Know: Danielle Blanding

Inspirited by her distinctive creations, ILYSM commissioned Atlanta-based artist Danielle Blanding to collaborate on five pairs of customized Tabis and document her creative process. Enter here for your chance to score a pair.   ...

The Foot Whisperer

ILYSM teamed up with Yamuna Zake for an exclusive Valentine's Day giveaway in promotion of her new book, "The Foot Fix."

Getting Physical with Eleanore Pienta

Inspired by her unique take on physical comedy, ILYSM commissioned #ILYSM4Artists filmmaker Eleanore Pienta to create a memorable character for the brand. 


♡: Hi Ye’ela! Congratulations on being a grant recipient voted upon by our community as well as a runner-up selected by Dustin Yellin! YW: Thank you! I am...

Flexible Feet // Austyn Rich

Whitewall // Kiki Jia-Qi Zhen

Choose Your Grant Recipient!

We've spent 13 weeks with you discovering and selecting artists to receive ILYSM4Artists grants. This week, we are turning the tables and asking you, the ILYSM community, to...

Maria Lourdes

“Maria Lourdes’ unapologetic depiction of bodies is a feast for the eyes. Her powerful images of personhood and stunning layers of color and concept are arresting, simultaneously daring...