Side-Note partners with Nobody Denim to celebrate five of Australia's most influential women at current. We delve into their self-expression journey, the importance of embracing one's individuality, and the freedom of self-expression that is not yet granted to all. In discussion with these influential women, we present a lineup of trailblazers whose mindsets leave us in utter admiration.
“As for hearing, the sloth is not so much deaf as uninterested in sound.” Yann Martel - ‘Life of Pi’.
Stillness is a virtue
A shapeless thing that hums Beneath the surface of being Momentarily punctuating time
SIDE-NOTE catches up with Sophie Wilde to discuss the ever-evolving nature of herself and her practice as an actor. There’s a sweetness to this woman. Grounded in the roots of her upbringing, yet eager to make her mark in the acting world, she recognises that it is now her time to step into greater self-exploration and expansion.
The role the body plays in fashion in recent years has witnessed a myriad of combative shifts. Publicly, a movement has rippled across the industry, calling for greater representation of marginalised groups. The campaigns and clothes within the fashion world began to acknowledge the folly of the beauty standard that dictated it for decades. Amelia Dowd captures Australian model Mia Dennis, whose rising status is carving out space for curve and queer models alike.
Alan White’s illustrious 25 year career across London, New York and Sydney has produced some of the most memorable and iconic fashion moments in both the editorial and advertising worlds. His prolific output as both a hair stylist and educator is merely touched on in 'The Alan White Album’ produced in collaboration with Lagoon Collective and culminating in an editorial that pays tribute to White’s favourite era, Punk.
From the birth of the bikini, to the advent of the hot girl summer, the formula for the perfect summer has always centred around the pursuit of effortless joy, a motivation captured in photographer Daphne Nguyen’s portraits.
'We close out the year turning from simulations. We run towards what is real; run towards that which we find in solitude' by Mariela Summerhays and Claire Hart.
In his most personal point of view, Photographer Tim Ashton captures the kind of intimacy that extends beyond two people, in a beautiful collection of pictures of his family.