Monroe Bergdorf is a transgender model and activist as well as a vocal fighter and champion of her cause. After gaining acclaim for being the first trans L’Oreal model in the UK, she was infamously dropped by the brand for publicly speaking out about systematic oppression and racism. …


Supreme has mastered the art of creating — and maintaining — customer hype. By Megan, 20, Baltimore

Is Supreme fluid? Certainly their system of drops and the related fluctuations in value give the impression of a dynamic brand in motion. But is this culture of more, scarcity, and exclusion fluid…


The question of family-making is similarly fraught for Gen Zs who are facing increasing political, environmental, and economic precarity. by
Georgie, 20, New York City

Younger generations have begun to rightfully cast their doubts upon the traditional industries of marriage and family. Observing many of the older generations’ conventional marriages…


The boundaries of where we work and when we work have never been less defined.

Work and Life

With nearly a decade of running magazines under her belt, Elise By Olsen, current wunderkind editor-in-chief of Wallet, and her boyfriend, furniture designer Dozie Kanu, decamped from Oslo and New York, respectively, leaving the immediacy…


Buying second hand and vintage clothing is a far more sustainable option than shopping at most fast fashion retailers.

If you want to understand Gen Z and retail, look no further than Depop. We spoke to Bo and Eve Brearley, the sister-duo behind top Depop seller Past Trash, about the…


How hacking can act as a moral guide.

As digital technology increasingly invades all aspects of our lives, opinions on privacy and security shift along with it. Who better to discuss the desires and demands of Gen Z in this fluctuating space than a teen hacker? We sat down with…


When I found out I won, the crowd was cheering, and I knew they really supported me and were looking out for me.

Last spring in Indianapolis, then 17-year-old Alan Belmont made history when he became the nation’s first transgender prom king. If Belmont’s campaign seemed like a long shot…


When it comes to makeup, the binary is suffocating. By Zah, 22, New York City.

What is beauty? Consciously and subconsciously practiced, I believe raw,
true beauty is authentic, unapologetic, fluid, and genderless; free, limitless expression. If you live your truth, it inspires others to live theirs. The people I surround…


They are key learning tools for survival and education in other parts of the world. By Zuriel, 16, Los Angeles.

16-year-old Nigerian-American Zuriel Oduwole is a force. In addition to flying around the world to advocate for girls’ education (and meeting with 28 presidents!), she is first and foremost a…


From a young age, I believed my tears would invalidate my strength. By Tanya, 24, London.

Emotions (specifically rage, anger, and frustration) are messy and fluid but can they be a secret weapon for change? Gen Zs think so. They look to people like Serena Williams at the U.S. Open…

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