Riposte #7

Riposte #7 hit the newsstands with a line up of brilliant women and thought-provoking features that delve into big topics. 
On the cover is singer & cellist Kelsey Lu who talks about her background in a religious cult and her experience as a black woman in America.
At 95, Betty Reid Soskin is the oldest park ranger in America. She walks us through the social and political history of America and her own families ascent from slavery

 Plus size model Paloma Elsesser gives a personal and honest interview about her attitude towards her body and her past problems with drugs and alcohol and Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso opens up her office for an afternoon of conversation about her approach to business and the next phase of her life.
Features include;
Fashion & Art: Astrid Andersen, Cozette McCreery, Caitlin Price and Nick Wakeman of Studio Nicholson discuss the piece of art that changed their life
Florist Constance Spry: photographer Maisie Cousins creates a beautiful photography series that celebrates the innovative life and work of Constance Spry
Female Fixers: meet women reporting from the Middle East
Don't Do It For The Likes: Why popularity on social media isn't always a good thing
Esther Mahlangu: We celebrate the work of the South African artist-
Flings: Why a fling isn’t a bad thing-
Toxic Beauty: Alexis Krauss, front woman of Sleigh Bells asks, “What’s in your cosmetics?”
An ode to cursing: why it’s the f*cking best
Repeal: there’s a look at the performance protest group taking on Ireland’s anti-abortion laws one pair of knickers at a time-
Poly Styrene of X-Ray Specs closes the issue as our icon.
issue #7 launched with a party at Protein this week. We brought together our readers, contributors and friends to have a few drinks to celebrate the collective greatness of the women in our latest issue. The BORN n BREAD girls got people dancing,
Tanqueray and Johnnie Walker kept the bar well stocked - we served tasty Tanqueray & mint fizz and Johnnie & ginger twists. Everyone got their hands on the latest issue and gift bags with goodies from the lovely people at Mast London and Aesop as well as postcards featuring women from our modern icons series. 
Print expert Sophie Kirk was on hand to help people have a go at screen printing their own print of the inspiring quote from our interview with Betty Reid Soskin, "I see chaos as an opportunity for change, there's an excitement in the chaos."If you couldn't make it down you can get your hands on your own copy here and check out our up coming events here
Thanks to everyone who came down to the launch, thanks to our team, to everyone at Protein, Tanqueray & Johnnie Walker, Aesop, Mast Brothers, Marcroy at People of Print and our print partners Park for all the support in making the launch possible.

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