Queer is Not Your Cliché

Queer is Not Your Cliché

After I came out as a lesbian I cut all my hair off.  In retrospect, I did actually want short hair, it was a fun few months with a pixie cut. However, the pressure I felt to make myself “look gay” outweighed my actual desire for a new hair cut.  For most of my time

Summer 2021 Vacation Outfit Ideas

The sun is out and outside is now open, which means those clothes that have been sitting in your closet since spring of 2020 can make their first debut! Take a look at PATTERN’s go to vacation looks to sport this summer! Dress: The Urban Hippie Indianapolis  Shoes: Bonnibel Hat: Private collection Sunglasses: H&M Purse:

Paper Airplanes: Paintings and Poetry for the Whole Family at Saks Fifth Avenue

If you would have asked Jamie Kay Lehman ten years ago where she thought her poetry would be featured today, her first instinct wouldn’t be the art gallery on the third floor of Saks Fifth Avenue. She would guess dozens of other places, for that matter. Yet, she and her husband and creative collaborator, Gabriel,

Benny Sanders takes on Flowers

Artist Benny Sanders is a staple in the local arts community. Whether perfecting his plein air techniques with fellow artists around Central Indiana, taking long road trips capture the mountains and valleys of the wild West, or slinging coffee creations at Milktooth, Sanders is one talented dude. Recently, photos of gorgeous flower arrangements were spotted

PATTERN Studio: New Faces

Photography: Leo Soyfer Stylist: Thailand Burris Assistant Styling: Kaylee Williamson Model: NiSean Jones of Rune Models Photography: Leo Soyfer Stylist: Thailand Burris Assistant Styling: Kaylee Williamson Model: NiSean Jones of Rune Models

PATTERN Studio: New Faces

Photography: Leo Soyfer Stylist: Taylor Felder Model: Mikeal Griggs of Rune Models Photography: Leo Soyfer Stylist: Taylor Felder Model: Mikeal Griggs of Rune Models

Social with Sam: DM Etiquette, Part 2

Once upon a time, well actually three months ago but who’s counting, I walked you through how to professionally DM someone you’d like to connect with. Now, here’s the long-awaited part two where we’ll dive into what to say when reaching out to a company or brand. How to pitch yourself to a brand If

Renegade Shoot: Magnolia

Photographer: Khaila King Stylist: Thailand Burris Model: NiSean of Rune Models Photographer: Khaila King Stylist: Thailand Burris Model: NiSean of Rune Models

Q + A with Danicia Monet of WLDFLWR

Danicia Monet describes herself as an artist, researcher, urban planner and healing arts practitioner. She has combined her belief in the connection between land and healing with her love for the arts to create WLDFLWR: an Indianapolis-based arts and ecology residency. We went to go visit Danicia at WLDFLWR to learn more in-depth about the

PATTERN’s Guide to 2021 Juneteenth Celebrations in Indy

In anticipation of Juneteenth this weekend, the team at PATTERN has curated an index of events and festivities around Central Indiana for you and your loved ones to celebrate. Here’s a non-exhaustive list! June 15th BET (Black Entertainment Trivia) Come test your knowledge at Black Entertainment Trivia, presented by Indy Juneteenth at House of Soul