The inimitable buyer and fashion plate on the importance of honest collaboration and hip-hop’s enduring influence on style.
Playboi Carti on social media and the afterlife.
Framing Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic dome as a persistent symbol of alternative living.
Hardcore conceptualist Aitor Throup on his new partnership with G-Star RAW.
New York Times Magazine tech writer Jenna Wortham doesn’t think Silicon Valley will save us.
The cutting-edge softness of Miu Miu’s Navy Eco Fur Pearl Slides.
A walk through J.W. Anderson’s Disobedient Bodies exhibition at Hepworth Wakefield
Exploring the style legacy of Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1972 sci-fi masterpiece.
Extreme at-homing is the new subculture of self-assured solitude.
Norwegian photographer Torbjørn Rødland discusses photography in the time of Instagram, meme culture, and bringing interiority to postmodern art.
Author W. David Marx reflects on a changing Tokyo and the internet’s impact on trends.
Designer Martine Rose discusses the spirit of her niche uniforms.
Wandering the visual reality of J.G. Ballard’s Concrete Island.
Designer Tatsuro Horikawa on his transition into fashion and how music inspires him to chase futurity.
80s bad-boy lit prodigy Bret Easton Ellis discusses the current political climate, and the youth culture of today.
Sitting down with Glenn Martens, the millennial mastermind behind Y/Project.
SSENSE takes you Behind-the-Scenes of Majid Jordans' Spring/Summer 2017 festival run.
Letting go and looking forward with casting agent Eva Gödel.
A trip through the work and mind of Mexican architect Luis Barragán.
Singer Zebra Katz talks about the politics of stereotyping and who he’s casting shade on in his music.
Hender Scheme’s Ryo Kashiwazaki defines his contemporary.
Dressing for a post-winter pre-spring dystopia.
Poet Reyna Biddy talks spoken word, self-love, and working at Staples.
Carl Moriarty of Arc’teryx on the technical fashion of Veilance.
The fashion diaspora’s favorite daughter—Val et Pomme—speaks about living and modeling in Berlin.
Interview with the anti-fashion, anti-demographic clothing brand 69.
Fashion for day and night in a post-polarity world.
Jack Self grapples with physicalized irony in Balenciaga’s new Rue St. Honoré store.
The young designer invites us to reconsider color and wardrobe staples.
Singer and actor Ryan Destiny talks about DMs, Catfishing, and her hometown of Detroit.
Hitting Moscow’s hot-spots with Gosha Rubchinskiy collaborators Arseniy Kazimirov and Stas Galaktionov.
Mike and Zoe of Eckhaus Latta on the design logic of Friend-Crushing.
Tiffany Godoy takes Harajuku with the fashion-obsessed teenage Yoshi.
Romancing Haider Ackermann’s Harlequin MA-1.
The dystopian future of wearable tech.
Esther Choi interprets the primitive refinement of Rick Owens’ new New York boutique.
Sean + Seng explore the South China Sea.
Makeup artist and entrepreneur Natalie Franz on jet lag and secrets.
Life advice from the humble musician.
Must-reads and must-haves with Natasha Stagg.
The designer presents his first collection for Calvin Klein.
The eternal it-girl Chloë Sevigny on her life both behind and in front of the camera.
Unravelling the Gravitational Pull of People, Art, and Commerce with Roe Ethridge.
Celebrating the militant history behind the Jil Sander Trench Coat.
Engineering ambiance with creative director Nate Brown.
The rockabilly aesthetics of Memphis and fashion in Jim Jarmusch’s Mystery Train.
The New Jersey rapper outlines her artistic ambitions in her first interview.
Tim Lawrence on how the energy of the early-80s NYC downtown scene connects to the present day.
Tiffany Godoy links up with Facetasm’s Hiromichi Ochiai for an afternoon of record shopping.
Nancy Won talks to internet logo-obsessive Leo Mandella.
Packing your Rick Owens bag full of dark fantasies.
Teenage photographer Myles Hall’s vision for Spring/Summer 2017.
An examination of Raymond Pettibon’s dark Americana.
Hiroki Nakamura recounts some of his travels and the impact they had on Visvim.
A conversation at home with I Love Dick author Chris Kraus.
A look at the fantasy of animalism in Gucci’s Spring/ Summer 2017 collection.
The Designer Talks About Uniforms and Other Obsessions on a Tour of His New Studio in Paris.
Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough explain why you can’t design fashion and the ancient/modern binary.
Designer of avant-garde sportswear Errolson Hugh discussion his label Acronym, collaborations with Nike and Stone Island, and creating with a purpose.
Examining the impact of the early 2000s labels Sean John, Rocawear, and Phat Farm.
Leaning in to the basic with Repetto’s classic ballet flat.
For his latest SSENSE editorial, Maxime Ballesteros lands in the sensuous south of Spain.
Zoe Bleu Sidel talks creating a modern mythology and why behind-the-scenes is best.
A guided tour of the cultural and material history of headphones.
Introducing Henry Stambler and his queer, aspirational brand Empathy Los Angeles.
The Young Star, and Daughter of Magic Johnson, Shares Selfies and Behind-the-Scenes Whispers of Reality Television.
A night at the monster truck rally with “it-girl” Amina Blue.
Making time for the rapture with Gregg Araki’s Nowhere.
A sit down with the visionary Alexander Wang to talk tech, “luxury,” and the color black.
Unpacking the backpack.
Tiffany Godoy catches up with Tokyo-based model and aspiring designer Beni.
Ricardo Bofill at the Taller de Arquitectura, Barcelona.
Xerxes Cook hacks winter by walking the island of La Gomera.
The transatlantic pot smoke behind Francesco Ragazzi’s Palm Angels.
Heron Preston on finding purpose in his 30s and the importance of keeping things simple.
Celebrating the psychedelic designs of Japan’s Tadanori Yokoo.
Lukas Wassmann offers a glimpse of Neil Barrett’s Spring/Summer 2017 Ski Collection in St. Moritz in his latest editorial for SSENSE.
SSENSE talks to Stella McCartney about her debut menswear collection.
Explaining the strange appeal of Acne’s first American flagship.
Putting Stutterheim raincoats to the aquaphilic test.
Designer Luke Meier discusses building the OAMC universe.
Flourish at the office with Michael the III’s white collar wardrobe advice.
Low culture and the politics of the image macro with meme queen @gothshakira.
Exploring Tina Barney’s large format candor.
Germany’s wunderkind terrible Helene Hegemann discusses adaptation, love stories, and the portrayal of women in film.
Aimé Leon Dore’s founder Teddy Santis on Streetwear, Hip Hop, and the Internet.
Photorealist illustrator Georgia Bayliss talks technique over concept.
The Mykita x Bernhard Willhem “Daisuke” Glasses are about a raging commitment to narcissism and self-care.
A fresh look at some of our favorite pieces from 2016.
Photographer Rebecca Storm documents the evolution of lingerie.
A-Cold-Wall* designer Samuel Ross talks urban flux, the designer’s duty, and working with Nike.
Hype Williams’ 1998 debut film was ahead of its time.
Matt Lambert explores the idea of safe spaces in a collaborative project with Grindr.
Illustrator Julie Verhoeven’s work pairs whimsy with defiance.
The SSENSE editorial team breaks down Spring/Summer 2017’s menswear trends.
Tim Coppens on the mainstreaming of performance gear and the layers of beauty.