Clash Issue 126 Bella Poarch
Think you know Bella Poarch? Think again. She’s a modern polymath, a future-facing digital voyager. But she’s also a kid in love with pop, in thrall to the power music can imbue in our lives. Famed for opening out beauty norms on TikTok, she’s developed an intimate relationship with her audience, while also maintaining her privacy.
A new capsule with HUGO represents yet another pivotal experience for this creative all-rounder. Fusing visual arts, fashion and music, Bella Poarch controls all tenets of youth culture – and she’s only just beginning.
Meeting Bella during her whirlwind trip to London, Clash attempts to unpick her story, learning from her patience discourse on insouciant imagination in the process. An artist who is driven by the will to connect, Bella Poarch tells us about collaborating with Grimes, reminisces about her teenage idols, and her plans for a full-length album.
She tells us: “I think my fans can relate to me being unapologetically myself…”
Bella Poarch Wears HUGO x Bella Poarch capsule collection.
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Words: Robin Murray
Photography: Joseph Delaney
Fashion: Matt King
Hair & Agent: Nick Rose @ The Wall Group
Make-Up & Agent: Kelly Dawn @ The Wall Group
Creative Direction: Rob Meyers