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VFiles Launches a Print Magazine

Backstage at VFiles' fall 2016 show.
Backstage at VFiles' fall 2016 show.
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VFiles, home of fashion's cool kids, just announced its newest project: a crowdsourced print magazine. Much like its runway show, the print magazine will crowdsource material from people in all corners of the industry — designers, writers, stylists, photographers — who are active on VFiles' social platform.

The magazine, called WOMB, is described as not a fashion magazine or a zine, but "something like a combination of Life and NatGeo; a compendium and window into the global youth community," according to the news release.

If that isn't clear enough, WOMB's new editor-in-chief (and legendary photographer and casting director) Kevin Amato describes the project's editorial mission as "a birthing place and platform for emerging artists of all genres and mediums."

"We tend to classify, almost judge one another based on fashion and trends," Amato says in a statement. "WOMB is more than the voice of material identification and social stance based on demographic marketing. The coding of WOMB comes in the form of armor... and our weapons of choice are cameras, #2 pencils and Bic lighters."

The first issue (titled "We've Got Issues") will debut on April 1st and the submissions deadline for this issue is coming up super fast, on March 11th. You can try your luck in submissions right here.