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Follow @lolawhomag On Instagram And Win A “Girl Power” Tote Bag

CONTEST ALERT! Win a "Girl Power" tote bag designed by filmmaker and graffiti artist Sany! Last Friday we published an interview with Sany about her documentary film "Girl Power" that presents female graffiti artists from fifteen cities – from Prague to Moscow, Cape Town, Sydney, Biel, Madrid, Berlin, Toulouse, Barcelona and all the way to New York. Shot over the…

Lola Loves… Kellesimone Waits Vibrantly Dark Paintings

Kellesimone Waits is an artist just like her parents; singer-actor Tom Waits and painter-filmmaker Kathleen Brennan. With such creative genes running in the family, no wonder Kellesimone Waits turned out to be a prolific artist herself. Her work is highly centered around the representation of women; beautiful, mysterious, playful and sometimes even slightly deranged... "I was interested in making a…

Interview with Teri Gender Bender from Le Butcherettes: Rock ‘n’ Roll Gone Mad

Le Butcherettes is a garage-punk trio from Guadalajara, Mexico, composed of bassist Jamie Aaron, drummer Chris Common, and led by the intense Teresa Suárez (a.k.a. Teri Gender Bender). Formed in 2007, Teri became known for her explosive and gory performances. Their stage shows can be quite elaborate and violent. Whether she's dancing with a real pig head, splashing fake blood…

Remembering Prince at 19 On The Verge Of Superstardom

The so-called "kid from Minneapolis" was one of the greatest musicians of the 80s and early 90s with hits like "Purple Rain,"When Doves Cry, and "Cream."  With his androgynous-dandy style, his musical genius, and his desire to create his own world, Prince Rogers Nelson was born for the stage. Three months after David Bowie, the world has lost another legend. At…

Lola Loves… Ben Lewis Giles Collages of Flowers

Flowers, birds, tree leaves... Ben Lewis Giles is a talented young artist from Suffolk, England, who is immensely generous with details and... flowers. His collage work features elements belonging to nature juxtaposed with poetic photos of girls waking up to spring's arrival. In an interview Giles mentioned, "If this is in regards to the flower collages, It’s about the celebration…

Kitty Von-Sometime Tells The Story of The Weird Girls Project

With The Weird Girls Project, the conceptual visual artist Kitty Von-Sometime wants to encourage women to love themselves as they are; curvy, round, thin, small or skinny. For the past nine years, the British-born Icelandic-resident has been creating music videos "to highlight the variety of shapes and sizes that make us who we are." For International Women's Day, we talked to Kitty about her latest glittery video #EmbraceYourself, what inspired her to make activist-art, and why women should love their bodies, whatever their shape.

Photography: Maggie West talks about KISS

Kissing is one of the purest and most universal forms of expressing love and affection. A subtle exchange of breath to a fiercely passionate kiss. If you thought voyeurism was something forbidden these photos will make you change your mind. Known for using tinted lighting, Maggie West talks about her debut book "KISS" and how she captured twenty beautiful couples sharing the sweetness and intensity that comes with a kiss. Happy Valentine's Day!