Hey iTEM Readers,
I wanted to let you all know that I will be in the center of NYFW Fall/Winter 2018 for the next two weeks – attending a wide selection of shows and presentations across the board – for both men and women. I will try to write a few articles while I am out there, but I generally like to use this time to reflect upon what is to come in the new year for iTEM and also personally indulge in other aspects of my creativity.
I can’t stress enough just how important it is to me to have support from people from a range of backgrounds, different interests and an overall understanding of human values. My organization isn’t mine as much as it is for all of you; an aspiring artist or not. I can’t wait to continue to share myself with the world, as so many of you have only grabbed a glimpse of our perspective from the first two volumes of Chapter 1: STATIC.
There are so many other components of iTEM currently in the works, going on behind the scene in our studio for everyone to look forward to this year. With that being said, I thank you so much for your growing interest in my voice for iTEM over the years and your patients in the development of the next stages in our creative process.
We have temporarily sold out of the Supporter T-Shirt and it will be back in stock alongside other Spring/Summer 2018 capsule items dropping in the middle of March of this year. Can’t wait to see who will show up for our mission!
iN THIS EXACT MOMENT,
Tyler J. Drinnen, is the Founder and Editor in Chief of iTEM MAGAZINE. His primary goal as a Fashion Creative, is to document fashion history in the streetwear and art sector.
From the lens of an abstract visual content producer, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies from Sonoma State University; where he wrote a weekly Opinion Column for The Star, dabbled with his own radio podcast format, titled Saturday Nite Scandal, and helped to create one of the first Professional Student Lead PR Firms in the USA.
From there on, he continued his work by interning with Sonoma Discoveries Magazine and then shortly after wrote and interned for Fashion School Daily, where he solidified his love for feature writing and working with emerging talents from around the world.
In December of 2016, he received an Honorary Master of Arts in Fashion Journalism from the Academy of Art University – And what an achievement that was, to be the first in his program to have graduated a full semester early – Bringing him to four design oriented degrees in a short five and a half years, nothing will stop him from bringing art of the few, to the eyes of many.
He has worked in the fashion industry for just over a decade, from commercial retail visual management to corporate level ghost writing and consulting. Now, in this exact moment, T.J.D. takes his life public with the independent urban California lifestyle based fashion movement, iTEM MAGAZINE: A Platform For Rising Artists.