Fraser Cooke is Nike’s Gatekeeper of Hype
SSENSE sits down with Nike Special Projects Senior Director Fraser Cooke to talk influence and the art of collaboration.
What Does Your Dream Sneaker Look Like?
For SSENSE sneaker week, nine creatives share their dream sneaker designs.
The Velour Tracksuit: RIP to the Dream of Doing Nothing
Velour tracksuits took on a meaning distinctly separate from anything nearly athletic; they became an outfit that identifies someone who makes an enormous amount of money by doing very little actual labor.
User Experience: Issey Miyake Kyoto
At Issey Miyake Kyoto, ancient Japanese craftsmanship brushes shoulders with a contemporary image of a globalised Japan.
Dublin Youth Riders
In his latest editorial for SSENSE, photographer Brent Goldsmith captures the capital city of Ireland through the eyes of its teenage underground.
Charles Jeffrey Loverboy
The Designer travels to SSENSE HQ and creates a collaboration kaleidoscope.
Color Story: “Pill Yellow”
Sarah Nicole Prickett’s taxonomy of the most elusive and palliative shade of yellow: “Pill Yellow.”
Reading Materials With Hanif Abdurraqib
The writer, poet, and critic Hanif Abdurraqib, shares his all-time favorite books and the fall fashion they inspire.
In The Fold: Smashing Car Windows In Long Pleated Skirts
Kaitlin Phillips on the return and significance of the long pleated skirt.
Terra Firma: Crepe Check
One SSENSE editor explores the singular aesthetic of the evergreen footwear technology known as crepe rubber.
Aposematism: Fashion’s Antisocial Adaptations
Lucas Mascatello observes a trend of antisocial adaptations in style, in an era of hyper-connectivity.
Front Row Democracy
Writer Tatum Dooley examines the dilution of the hierarchy of space in fashion and architecture’s most prestigious settings.