Nina Cristante is an artist, autodidactic nutritionist, Aquarius and my best friend. Had it not been for a mutual friend linking us during her temporary stay in NYC seven months back, I may’ve never been introduced to the full spectrum of her work. Just a subtle trail of digital breadcrumbs. Slow-mo-promo. A whisper, a wink, a bikini body meme. A deliberately ambiguous website hosting austere at-home workout videos and fragments of clients’ food diaries.
LONDON is eating up (or out) HBA. The Hood By Air spring preview and Selfridges collab had new logo knitwear, classic HBA zipper detailing, lingerie-bottomed skaters in Marilyn Manson HBA tees on half pipes with frilly skirts and garter belts, and the monster of all bucket hats. WTF!?♥!