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“Ain’t nobody gonna have your back like you have your own.”

“You don't need to apologise for taking up space, or being proud of your body, or liking yourself in a society that thinks that you shouldn't like yourself.”

Coffee is a fruit! Whole beans are the future! We learned all this and more thanks to our chinwag with barista extraordinaire Todd Souter. Read on to become a java connoisseur lickety-split.

“Occasionally, I talk to the bodies. It’s difficult not to, especially when I first receive them, because they look like someone’s grandmother or grandfather.”

When she isn’t whipping up illustrations for snazzy fashion labels, Lithuanian-born artist Kristina Suvorova enjoys sculpting, sewing and soaking away her troubles in the bath.

family sews best

3:00pm Monday, 05 Mar.

What do you do when hanging with your rellos? If the answer is “make awesome jumpsuits”, you’re probably one of these ladies from UNC.

When Marvel asked Chromat to design an outfit for their Black Panther fashion show, they knew they had to use Ankara, a traditional Nigerian block-printed fabric – and call in a little help from Mum.

Douriean Fletcher taught herself how to make jewellery. Eight years later, she found herself creating the jewellery for Black Panther. We asked her how she achieved this awesome feat.

In our brand spanking new issue, we chatted with a lovely bunch of educators who told us what it’s like to be a teacher these days. (Hint: there are less chalkboards and more tattoos.)

tunesday – lowtide interview

9:00am Tuesday, 06 Feb.

Local shoegazers Lowtide have got a dreamy new album coming out. We asked them how it came together – and the best place to grab a beer in Melbourne.

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