We’re paying homage to a new era, where work is more than just our day job. It’s the causes, the people,
and the passions that drive you. Meet the changemakers that inspired us for fall 2022.
When her modeling career was interrupted by the pandemic, Nora parlayed her passion for
vintage furniture and interiors into a whole new professional chapter. First collecting
and curating pieces to sell on social media and growing her following, to ultimately teaming
up with business partner Jordy Murray to found Friends of Form—a Brooklyn-based interior
design studio that helps clients live more joyfully.
Joekenneth shares his voice, hope, and journey through his work. With a multimedia approach,
he writes poetry that empowers and has published two intimate memoirs, the most recent one,
“Days After Your Departure,” has been adapted into a short film and is available on HBO.
He also performs spoken-word and captures the beauty and complexities of New York life with
As a cultural ambassador for Peru, Juana has used her prominence as a model
and actress to advocate for the female artisans and hand-weaving culture of
her homeland. She founded Nuna Awaq (“Soul of the Artisan”) as a platform to
promote the unique textiles, and to create opportunities for the artisans to
collaborate with international designers and brands, helping them to grow
their businesses and have independence.
A longstanding fascination with sneakers and clothes started Yang-Yi’s journey to help men live more stylish,
confident lives. A Canadian native who today calls New York City home, he writes about fashion, sports, and
culture for GQ, the “magazine that got him into magazines,” and introduces readers to new designers, brands, and ideas.