Italian-born, London-based Alessandra Rich is the ultimate proof that having a dream and the desire to pursue it can turn life toward the most unexpected of directions. With a background working alongside her art dealer husband, first, and then in property, Alessandra’s affair with fashion started a lot later than many designers her contemporary - launching their own brands today - which is probably what gave her the chance to develop a such a clear, strong and wildly unique identity for herself and her design. Read More.
Philip Guston and the Poets
Philip Guston and the Poets - launched in occasion of this year’s Biennale in Venice and currently hosted at the charming venue of Gallerie dell’Accademia - is an exhibition curated by Kosme and Baranano, focused on the US artist’s homage to the poets who mostly influenced his work. Read More.
Influenced by the creative world around him and by the strong women in his life, Xu Zhi’s main focus is the longevity of his work and how to create pieces that shall be enjoyed through time, but also added to one another in order to create a diverse, playful wardrobe. Read More.
WORDS BY MARINA ROMITI
CURATED BY ALESSANDRA CONTI
The 15th edition of Frieze and the 5th of Frieze Masters (6-9 October 2016), opened in a very different atmosphere than in the past few years. Brexit or not, in the opening days the art fair was able to bring us news, make us dream, relive the spirit and for the luckiest even relive their wallets (also thanks to Locanda Locatelli's refreshment spot of culinary delights). Read More.
ARAKI FOR SUPREME
Nobuyoshi Araki is a Japanese photographer born in Tokyo in 1940. Araki started his career as a commercial photographer before turning to diary-like documentation which included subjects ranging from the mundanity of everyday life to Japan’s underground sex industry. Read more.
STÜSSY FALL/WINTER 2016 BY TYRONE LEBON
In the latest installment of Stüssy’s World Tour photo series, photographer Tyrone Lebon and Tom Guinness explore Paris for the Fall ‘16 campaign, referencing the classics while playing with boundaries between high art and street culture. Read More.
Hide and Seek / Covert ss16
COVERT is Mauro Grifoni’s new project, he’s leading a team of young creatives sharing his aesthetic and taste for the contemporary sobriety. Read More.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY ILARIA D'ATRI
STYLING BY MARCELLO PASQUALE FRANCO
Issue 10: Compulsory Party / Passive Aggressive
PHOTOGRAPHY GIASCO BERTOLI
STYLING MORENO GALATÀ
1981 Spring Summer 2016
For Spring Summer 2016, 1981 went back to re-examining its philosophy by revisiting the brand’s Ghanaian/ African heritage. Focus and emphasis was placed on the traditional Ghanaian style, which was re-interpreted to create something new in combination with a modern aesthetic. Traditional garments and traditional way of wearing clothes prior to the arrival of the Europeans to the African continent were examined and reimagined in a contemporary context. Read more.
David Sims for Supreme
Supreme have worked with photographer David Sims on an exclusive project documenting their team riders Tyshawn Jones, Sage Elsesser, Sean Pablo and Aidan Mackey, and will be releasing this as a hardcover book. Shot in New York, the images take in a range of set-ups, both on location and in the studio, steering away from typical skate photography to offer a unique take on American youth. Read more.
56th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, All the World’s Futures
Words by Marina Romiti
The Biennale is offering his audience, that involves industry specialists and not, the opportunity to explore what is going on in the world through a vast collection of artists coming from five different continents, both in the different Pavilions, dedicated to various countries, as well as in the explorative exhibition that branches out from the Gardens to the Corderie of the Arsenale. Read more.