Christian Joy’s work is meant to be torn, sweated on, and ripped off. From sticky rock clubs to glimmering Coachella stages, her one-of-a-kind aesthetic has been seen on artists like Childish Gambino, Maggie Rogers, and most notably, Karen O. Christian lets us raid her studio, and shares the five items that helped transform this artist into a fashion icon.
Clothing has a functional purpose, but it can also unlock our inner confidence. It can act as our armor. In this episode, we’re mixing it up. Three different takes on everyday pieces of armor - with Olympian Emma Coburn, Jeni Britton-Bauer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, and fashion-forward New Yorkers.
When he performs stand-up, Joel Kim Booster pays a lot of attention to how he presents himself on stage. While these days his aesthetic is “Janet Jackson backup dancer, 1994,” it hasn’t always been that way. In this episode, Joel walks us through his style evolution—from a homeschooled teen obsessed with being “normal,” to a risky performer turning comedy conventions upside down.