LYLAS: Two Friends Reminisce About Coming of Age Online

IRL & URL besties Dalia Dalili, set costumer for major TV series and films like Vice Principals, Mr. Mercedes, and Baywatch, and musician Anjali Naik of Diaspoura reminisce about the early aughts of the internet. Read along as they discuss curating the perfect music library, who they would put in their fictional Top 8, and coming of…

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Love & Loss Cover Story: Plastic Heart

Psst! Click the top image to view the gallery.  As a society, we are emotionally constipated. More specifically, the pressures on men to conform to “masculine” attributes like aggression, physical strength, and stoicism have attributed to the phenomenon of toxic masculinity.  Many men encompass these characteristics as a shield against scrutiny and vulnerability, especially among…

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Space Cover Story: Star-Cross’d Lovers

We all know the classic story: two star-cross’d young people fall in love despite their familial circumstances, thereby feeding their hidden passion until it escalates, and both characters meet their untimely demise. But what if there was a happy ending?

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Beauty Editorial: “Give Me Space” by Rosie Harper

Charleston-based photographer & makeup artist Rosie Harper has created a galactic-inspired beauty editorial, “Give Me Space,” exclusively for Monachopsis. Read more about her inspiration for this look below.

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