The journey home is a curious one, full of questions and contrasts. Swinging from sun dappled nostalgia to the things we selectively forget, going home is a mixed emotion that is as comforting as it is loaded.
Darren Mcdonald takes on the intimacy of identity and the stillness of being with New Zealand born, New York based model, Emma Kate Boyd.
“In my line of work preparation is key. Let me break this down for you, let me break it down in 4, 3, 2, 1..." Watch Australian actress, model and entrepreneur ‘get ready’ for Gracie Otto.
Photographer Michael Brunt considers the mysticism of a future forged in child's play.
Two young adults in search of freedom decide to flee a cult, setting in motion their eventual demise. SIDE-NOTE presents, 'We're on Fire' a film clip by kidsofbill, for Melbourne based contemporary RnB artist, RVHU.
My experience of childhood often felt like living in a constant state of anticipation. There was always something I was waiting for.
There’s nothing so surreal as free falling; a hurtling kind of floating full of contradiction, at once peaceful and full of panic.
Darren McDonald explores the intimacy of the interior: of mind and space with Australian model Victoria Lee, for SIDE-NOTE Edition No 7, Anticipation.
There is nothing like the sweet, latent promise of good times; the tickle of butterflies in your stomach, the extravagant ideas about where the evening will take you, or with whom.
Once, summer meant endless feverish days bookended by the briefest winks of velvet night; a humming cicada song over a metronomic percussion of ice cubes against sweating glass; salt waves that washed overhead like a pulse and the echo of heat from every side and from below.
The Australian weekend away is, for many, dotted with memories of bare feet, bare bodies and balmy summer nights. With his affection for surf culture, photographer Tim Swallow heads south with model Jessica Strother and a half packed back of breezy summer separates.
When habits vary or trends fade, we’re not always aware of the change. Tastes may shift, but there is still a finality to them. We just may not notice the transition.
My whole life is spent “Going Places”. Most of my year is spent in the fashion capitals of the world, like New York, London, Milan and Paris. Endless hours on planes, a new view from just another hotel window, or listening to traffic and the hustle and bustle of city life.
Summer skin, kissed by sunlight and the delicate luminescence of sweat, tempting us to a place less travelled and a time more pure. A destination bound wardrobe of vintage inspired prints and textures - fluid, feminine and forever in demand.
A collection of images taken in Greece over 2016 and 2017 documenting the polarity in human experience in a country which is both a global tourism hotspot and a nexus of the European refugee crisis.
Last August we went on a family road trip across the US. We started in Los Angeles, backing out of the Cal Mar motel in Santa Monica for what was meant to be a drive to Palm Springs and back...
New York City has been romanticised by lyrics, cinema and poetry that re-posts and captions will keep alive for all of social media’s eternity, even if the attributed are perpetually rolling over in their graves with every double tap of Instagram’s beating heart.
An audacious haircut has repeatedly played catalyst to unchartered career opportunities and, for some, even personal growth. Nicole Bentley And Rosie Tupper ring in Edition No. 6, GOING PLACES, with 'The Chop'.
A story that considers the influence of the Elizabethan period on popular culture and fashion, not without a modern gaze and a gentle nod to it's various cinematic interpretations.
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.
Memories of place, object, texture and colour, of cherished possessions and rituals of dressing. Within an environment of familiarity, the series explores conscious recollection, both observed and experienced.
One must not confuse a lack of clothing with a low key approach, summers in the late 80s, early 90s were anything but, we pay homage to a time less posed but certainly more preened.
Alexandra Agoston in front AND behind the lens for SIDE-NOTE Edition N°5, Nostalgia.
An unlikely assortment of household consumables, vivid in colour and varied in form, bring sentiments of what is past into a narrative of now.
Like all art, fashion is an ever evolving ever retrospective interaction between the past, present and future...
With the current cultural shift that is so accepting of gender fluidity, and the fashion industry continuing to blur the lines between mens and womenswear with entire 'ungendered' collections hitting the runway, is it time we start relying on our unobservable behaviour to show which you is really true..?
In the age of Instagram, it’s more than likely anyone new you meet has either already seen your online persona, or will look you up afterwards.
Setting out to juxtapose the living with the artificial, Levon Baird presents a photographic series that is anything but real, "...except that those are real flowers, and the moments these photos were taken really did happen".
If we accept that our experience of the world is as much about judgement as it is the sum of our sensory experience, how heavily can we rely on seeing and hearing to reach an objective truth? In our first collaboration with Sydney based filmmakers, KidsofBill, Samuel Stevenson and Harrison Friend consider the imprecision of perception.
All things begin, end and begin again in fire. From the earliest dawning of humankind’s consciousness, fire has represented the most powerful and unrelenting source of change known to us.