Spend 5


Spend 5

Abbey Swinn

Abbey Swinn. The kind of name you come across when you finally take the first steps towards adulting. You know, when you move out of home, start to pay your own bills and begin to priorities like a grown up. Bread, milk, wine and art become your new staples. Ok…just replace bread with Vogue. Then it comes to the finer details like furniture and functionality. Who needs chairs and a dining table when you can enjoy your magazine while sitting on the floor of your art-filled abode? Spend 5 with the artist whos work is bound to be hanging on your wall…

6th April 2017

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Thembi Mathys

3rd April 2017

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Kate Davis

Everyone is a DJ, but not everyone is the resident spinner at Kendall and Gigi’s favourite Los Angeles hot spot, Nice Guy. Spend 5 with the L.A. baby who has drawn a distinct line between hobby and profession, spinning her way to a rather envious career. From Drake to Zac Posen, she has played for the names you lust over. Get to know the name and the sounds of DJ Kate Kate Davis.

3rd April 2017

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Gregory Romeo

It’s time for a little cultural awakening of a different kind. The kind that will make you hot under the collar a little (or a lot, we won’t judge). Enter Gregory Romeo. The erotic photographer who draws on his modelling, dancing and burlesque background to create artistic images of a different kind. Now that we have your attention, Spend 5 with the Frenchman himself…

30th March 2017

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Diego Zuko

You finally get that invitation to Fashion Week you have been working for all your adult life (because priorities). You demolish your credit card with an outfit you could never justify in your wildest dreams (because Fashion Week). You strut your way into the show. Well, ladies, this is the man that could make it all worth it. And if you dare to try and pretend like you haven’t imagined this moment in your head a million times over, then we question what the heck you are doing on LOVE TWAIN.

30th March 2017

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Adam Rindy

Adam Rindy, Los Angeles photo taker and party maker. We may also add a man of mystery to the title. You see, while most photographers’ about pages will read like a short novel, Rindy prefers to keep us guessing. His resume, on the other hand, reads in volumes 1,2, and 3. With a love for photography that stems from a much greater love for human interaction, Adam’s natural and honest approach to his art has led many a fashion labels and companies to come knocking on his door. Having stalked his work, the natural step was to find out a bit more about the man behind the lens.

28th March 2017

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Nina Koltchitskaia

Instagram envy. It’s scientifically proven to be a leading killer of self-perceived notions of talent, especially when you stumble across the liked of Nina Kolt. A global child, this Russian-born, Paris-based creative is the name you need on your lips and whose work you need plastered all over your mood boards. Opting to use film cameras to captures raw and spontaneous moments, she offers a welcome alternative to the digital craze. Merging her talent in photography, filmmaking and illustration, Nina’s perfectly curated Instagram account is the dose of culture your feed has been waiting for.

15th March 2017

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Stefan Dotter

You can tell a lot about a person by how they use their 150 characters on social media and more importantly how they answer their spend 5 questions. When it comes to Stefan Dotter, the title and image certainly fit. The artist, photographer, journalist, philanthropist, masseur and we will add comedian has more than earned his title and mustache. Get to know the name making some serious waves in the cut-throat world of fashion photography.

9th March 2017

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Yasmin Suteja

Here we spend 5 with the enigmatic name behind one of the fastest growing creative service agencies Culture Machine – photographer, talent agent and Creative Director Yasmin Suteja. We should also add Sydney fashion darling and the name to watch…

2nd February 2017

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Steph Wilson

Steph Wilson takes the kind of photos that make you look twice, turn your cheeks a little rosy and maybe even make you turn a little hot under the collar. Never one to shy away from the female form, she is the kind of photographer that is not apologetic about celebrating female power, sexuality and real women in an artistic way. Naturally, we thought there was no better or more crucial time to spend 5 with the kind of woman Trump would ban if Britain were on the anti-immigration list.

1st February 2017

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Rachelle Sinclair

Rachelle Sinclair. A name synonymous with an NYC meets Sydney cool girl vibe, the kind that leaves you running to invest in blue leather pants because heck they are a wardrobe staple. Spend 5 with the one-half of the creative mind behind the effortlessly cool contemporary label Mathys Sinclair and discover how you can rock those Rachelle vibes too…

29th January 2017

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Megha Kapoor

With a name worthy of a label, you know you are bound for greatness. Naturally, the title of designer, stylist, editor and fashion darling is bound to follow. Just a few of the reasons you need to SPEND 5 with rising star Megha Kapoor.

14th January 2017

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Simmone Standing

If you like your coffee with a shot of whisky then Simmone Standing is your kind of gal. Her designs are both feminine and flattering whilst packing a punch when it comes to the use of contemporary fabrics, shapes and cuts. Not for the faint hearted, her designs are what LOVE TWAIN dreams are made of. It was only natural to spend 5 with the local designer we o so love.

6th December 2016

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Chanelle Louise, Cilk Rose Water

Unless you have been living under an Instagram rock, you would have found it all but impossible to ignore the luxurious, hand-made Rose water elixir doing the Instagram rounds. Having tried, tested and become addicted to Cilk Rose Water, we simply had to Spend 5 with the pretty petal behind the cult elixir, Chanelle Louise.

5th December 2016

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Divya Bala – Fashion Writer

When it comes to becoming a fashion writer, she is living the Andrea Sachs dream… sans the nightmare boss and daggy stage. She also happens to be one of TWAIN’s favourite wordsmiths and Instagram stalks. We liken her writing and personality to Gucci post-Alessandro Michele, the good patchwork kind. Spend 5 with the name behind some of your favourite reads, Divya Bala.

4th December 2016

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