cholo

Men's Fashion Week Photo Diary

This Cruising-Themed Fashion Show Took Place in a Leather Bar

Menswear designer Willy Chavarria put on one of the most radical and subversive presentations of New York Fashion Week: Men's.
Wilbert L. Cooper
7.13.17
Father's Day

I Loved My Dad, But Hated His Machismo

My Mexican-American father gave me everything. But I don't want his patriarchal worldview.
Gabriel A. Solis
6.18.17
Fashion

This Chicano Designer Brings the Radical Cholo Spirit to Fashion

Willy Chavarria is changing the style game by infusing anti-Trump politics and Mexican-American subculture with his high-end designs.
Mikelle Street
5.22.17
Behind The Lens

We Talk to Prayers Singer Leafar Seyer About the Beauty of Cholo Goth Culture

Plus watch the San Diego duo's new vid for "West End Girls," alongside a bunch of behind the scene pics.
Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta
7.30.15
Fashion

The Folk Feminist Struggle Behind the Chola Fashion Trend

When I see the rebel Latino subculture being sampled and recontextualized by bourgeois white fashion designers, pop singers, or celebrity starlets, I can't help rolling my eyes.
Barbara Calderón-Douglass
4.13.15
Interviews

Meet Prayers, the San Diego Cholo-Goth Duo Who Want to Break Down Every Barrier In Sight

We chat with Prayers' gangbanging goth frontman Leafar Seyer about all the fucks he doesn't give.
J Bennett
3.4.15
Stuff

The Lebanese Rapper Who Was Mistaken for a Terrorist

In 34 days, there were five suicide bomb attacks by al Qaeda affiliates active in Lebanon. Checkpoints have sprung up on the roads, unfamiliar cars arouse suspicion, and public buses have started to display signs kindly asking passengers to remove...
Martin Armstrong
2.10.14