Jamian Juliano-Villani’s Surreal Real
Jamian Julian-Villani is the New York-based painter rendering hauntingly humourous works that point to the surreal-real of contemporary living.
Anna Blessmann’s Call for Commitment
Rosie Prata visits the London-based designer’s home studio to discuss her new clothing line, A_PLAN_APPLICATION.
Sander Lak Lost It At The Movies
The creative director of Sies Marjan, Sander Lak, talks movement, color, and how film informed his love of fashion.
The Rihanna Method
Rihanna's go-to look is unpacked with Fenty Beauty lipsticks and the SSENSE hats of the season.
Between Two Toes: The History of Margiela’s Cult Tabi
Arabelle Sicardi on the cult Margiela shoe that gives the impression of a bare foot resting on a heel.
From West Coast Grunge to Shibuya to Dior: Yoon Ahn’s World Takeover
One week after the Dior Homme Spring/Summer 2019 show in Paris the designer whose wears are coveted by Rihanna and Kanye comes home to Tokyo to discuss her path to success.
The SSENSE Editors’ Alphabetical Taxonomy of Stripes
The SSENSE editors put together an archive of all things striped, from A to Z.
Heat Index: SSENSE SUMMERTIME ASMR
For her latest SSENSE ASMR installment, Rebecca Storm documents the squelching sounds of summer.
Wild Country: Fashion’s Fixation with Neo-Western Aesthetics
Examining the novelty and reality of fashion’s current obsession with cowboy culture.
Coyote Packs & Car Chase Music: The DJDS Sound
DJDS, the Los Angeles-based duo who’ve co-produced for Kanye, speak with Molly Lambert about their new album, Big Wave More Fire.
On the Record with Apple Industrial Designer Eugene Whang
Thom Bettridge talks to the San Francisco-based DJ about music as an object, tech-bros in disguise, and how he landed his gig at Apple.
User Experience: Comme des Garçons Paris
At Comme des Garcons Paris, Rei Kawakubo gathers her family around her, and lays bare the DNA that makes her body of work so enduring.
Oneohtrix Point Never In Conversation With Cult Artist Jim Shaw
Chasing tangents, connecting the dots, and talking AI and imaginary religions; a conversation between award-winning musician, composer, and producer Dan Lopatin, aka Oneohtrix Point Never, and 70s cult artist, Jim Shaw.
Hot Topic! The Flame Shirt
Guy Fieri has made the flame shirt an emblem of unchecked braggadocio, a relic of an era when America listened to Smash Mouth in earnest. Through this image, wearing a flame shirt became an act of sartorial terrorism.
Art Criticism’s New School: Meet the White Pube
This duo of 24-year-old critics is opening up new avenues for art interpretation.
Michael the III’s Guide to Dressing for an Art Opening
Michael the III takes us inside the most exclusive exhibition of summer 2018.