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Culture Talk: Mario Rubio, Ancient Mexico Meets Streetwear

When Mario Rubio decided to move to London seven years ago, he was looking for adventures, a mission he's kept to the entire time. Before the pandemic, Mario and his wife, Carol, started a travel business - Brica Travel - giving tours around Mexico. When lockdown hit, he found his adventures where a lot of us did: in inner creativitiy. Cosmic Fangs, his sustainable streetwear brand, was born.  We talked to him about his process, being a new digital nomad, and missing the inventiveness of Mexican people.  THE INTERVIEW: How would you describe your process when creating the artwork for Cosmic Fangs? In short, it's a bit chaotic. It varies from time to time, but usually, when I have admin tasks to...

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Reflections on Alfonso Cuarón's ROMA

MEXI. Clothing co-founder Natalia Albin reflects on Oscar-winning film ROMA (2018) and what it means for Mexicans.————— It’s quiet inside. Only the sound of running water is heard, complemented with imagery of soap and bubbles—making sure everything is perfect and pristine. Outside, there’s noise everywhere: an evocative memory of one of Mexico City’s central neighbourhoods. It’s everyday life and social unrest in the form of an intimate portrait of an individual life, one that most Mexicans feel they’ve lived in one way or another.

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