Aurelien Levitan: Who are you and where are you from?

Damaged / Goods: I am the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of a CA based News / Media company presenting Los Angeles as the new Capital of Art + Fashion. I am originally from Paris, France. 

Aurelien: Why California?

Damaged: Someone told me there’s a girl out there, with love in her eyes and flowers in her hair. 

Aurelien: When did you start the company and how are you making it happen?

Damaged: I started the company in 2015. I’m making it happen with a lot of help from some amazing friends. Grouplove collectives.

Aurelien: What is Goods?

Damaged: Promoting sustainable and ethical fashion brands, getting involved with non profits and giving back to the community, Focusing on showcasing new talents in the Art + Fashion World. Connecting Los Angeles to every other major fashion capital and introducing the resurgence of independent music in Los Angeles and Paris in parallel to the established music industry in London. 

Aurelien: What is Damaged?

Damaged: DAMAGED / GOODS is a movement. Our core value is the belief that we can offer a new contemporary, progressive and all inclusive source of media to the world. Our responsibility is to connect the next generations of leading voices with creativity, authenticity and depth

Aurelien: Do you have a mentor or main influence as a photographer?

Damaged: Yes, Albane Navizet

Aurelien: How would you describe Damaged’s aesthetic?

Damaged: Good.

Aurelien: In terms of music, who are your top artists of the moment?

Damaged: The Proper Ornaments, First Aid KitHOTT MT, Vinyl Williams, The Big Pink and Vistalite

What’s your damage?

Damaged: Prudence. That was then. This is now. 

 

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