Bob Mauridis: a rempetis or a high gain devil rocker?

by Kristel Liakou *Rembetis: the musician who writes|sings|plays greek folk music.   He started singing since he was 13 years old. The first concert he gave was at the central square of Sparta, the town he comes from. Now, after all these years experimenting with a bunch of different music […]


We decluttered Fay Lander’s closet

by Kristel Liakou 25 years old. Hair colour –  always depends on her mood. Could be bubblegum pink one week and baby blue the next!  Every time I see her, she has some adventure to tell me about some crazy party she went to yesterday, or the day before that, […]


Gender Neutral Fashion: Is Ungendered the new Unisex?

by Kristel Liakou   Το “unisex” εδώ και χρόνια το βλέπαμε ως επιθετικό προσδιορισμό που στόλιζε κάθε περιγραφή ρούχου που μπορούσε να φορεθεί από γυναίκες και άντρες. Συνήθως ήταν κάποια μονόχρωμα t-shirt ή κάποιες αθλητικές φόρμες σε ουδέτερα χρώματα. Για να είμαστε πιο συγκεκριμένοι, ήταν αντρικά ρούχα που μπορούσε να […]

fashion psychology

Fashion Psychology: All about the basics

by Kristel Liakou   They say that fashion is a frivolous and superficial ideal that the man invented, to better serve capitalism. Leaving behind the simple-minded and the fashion conspiracy theories, I would like to express my opinion -using my poor English skills- not only about what fashion is but […]

punk, subculture

The “No Subculture” issue of the 21st century

by Kristel Liakou Whatever became of Rockabillies, Beatniks, Mods, Punks and Emos? Every decade has been defined by a specific culture and by even more subcultures. Masses often identify with the culture; on the contrary, only a handful of misfits make a subculture. There is no need to say that both […]