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HIGH TECH BEAUTY: PETALS LASER LOUNGE By Brana Dane (Bella)

Non-invasive beauty treatments are trending rapidly. From SculpSure that rivals the results of lipo with zero-downtime, to deeply penetrating HydraFacials, the newest technologies definitely bridge the gap between medical and cosmetic beauty. Read more at Bella Magazine

#ModelPerspective – Larissa Drekonja by Brana Dane (YRB)

Is life easier for the most beautiful among us? This is the assumption many of us make. Larissa Drekonja founder of Neoncoat, has a different story to tell… From sexual harassment to exploitative binding contracts and unreliable paychecks, models admittedly face their fair share of challenges – often in a new and unfamiliar city. Read more at …

BELLA SITS DOWN WITH SPINOZA FOUNDER SILJA By Brana Dane (Bella)

I was lucky enough to sit down with Silja Kim, founder of growing female-led business, Spinoza Eyewear. With an interest in art and fashion, Silja combines work ethic with vision. What makes Spinoza unique, however, is their dedication to giving back to underserved communities by donating 10% of their profits to help put an end …

Feature for JSong Way

Interview with Brana Dane by Alice Chin June 26, 2018 Read more

ART TALK: KEITH KATTNER By Brana Dane (Bella)

Dr. Keith Kattner returns to his first love, fine art, after many decades in a prestigious career as a neurosurgeon. After many years of lecturing, operating and teaching in a high-stakes, high-pressure field that saw many of his colleagues to an early grave, Dr. Kattner is happy to be starting his second career in a …

Interview with the Couch Bros on how to stay motivated

1. What is something not too many people know about you? Only few close family and friends know that I was accepted into medical school and chose to pursue a less traditional path instead. Even though a creative life has many unique challenges, I’m very grateful that things turned out as they did. I still …

Seen at the Tribeca Ball

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 09: Artist, model and writer Brana Dane attends the 2018 TriBeCa Ball at New York Academy of Art on April 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage) Read more

Feature on modeling and sustainable styles

Brana Dane has appeared all over the fashion scene. From the pages of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar to the front row at Vivienne Tam. But there is something that sets her apart from most models. Her commitment to veganism and sustainability. Check out my conversation with her below. We discuss her style and activism with …

Featured in Livekindly for opening the runway at NYFW

A vegan-inspired fashion show took place last week as part of New York Fashion Week. The event showcased a variety of cruelty-free outfits, plant-based meals, and vegan products. Actress and activist Leesa Rowland hosted the event “Ashram for Animals and Yoga” held in support of rescued dogs and cats. Animal Ashram, of which Rowland is …

Featured vegan runway model, opening the show for Pelush

Wearing real animal fur is well and truly on the out, with high-end labels such as Gucci, Armani, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Stella McCartney and Vivienne Westwood (to name a few) banning it from their runways. They’re joined by high street brands like Zara, H&M, The Iconic and Net-A-Porter to show they recognise wearing fur …