This issue of AnOther Magazine is an exploration of the universal: be it the idiosyncratic world of a fashion house or an individual whose universal allure is empowering and inclusive.
In 2018 Rooney Mara will play Mary Magdalene, a figure that has been both revisited and reimagined throughout history. Mara talks to Deborah Orr about her attraction to uncompromising characters, with imagery by Tim Walker, styled by Katie Shillingford.
Solange Knowles steers a great cultural shift, representing a huge body of women from all over the world. Lynette Nylander explores the artist’s power in her interview, with accompanying imagery by Peter Lindbergh, styled by Robbie Spencer.
In a 30-page portfolio photographed by Willy Vanderperre and styled by Olivier Rizzo, Susannah Frankel speaks to Vivienne Westwood, Andreas Kronthaler and their collaborators – Kate Moss, Julian Assange and Pamela Anderson among them – about liberté, fraternité, egalité and a happier vision for the future of fashion.
Exploring the multiplicitous universe of Alessandro Michele, the AnOther Magazine centrefold has returned. New season Gucci is photographed by visual artist Gareth McConnell and styled by Katie Shillingford.
In an interview with Maria Grazia Chiuri, Alexander Furycelebrates the first woman to take the helm at Dior. Craig McDeancaptures monumental looks, old and new, from 70 years of the French fashion institution’s archives, styled by Katie Shillingford.
For his 100th collection, Dries Van Noten cast 54 models of different generations from his past shows. Collier Schorr echoed his casting in a series of intimate portraits – from Alek Wek to Guinevere Van Seenus – styled by Katie Shillingford.
A three-year relationship between sculptor and artist Richard Wentworth and Azzedine Alaïa, and Wentworth’s unprecedented access to the couturier’s world, results in a series of honest and beautiful images for this Art Project. Curator Donatien Grau explores the coming together of these two artistic forces.
This issue’s Document has been guest-edited by designer Grace Wales Bonner, who has compiled a selection of writing that has inspired her and her work. Texts by writers including Hilton Als, David Hammons and Henry Louis Gates are accompanied by imagery from Brooklyn-based artist Paul Mpagi Sepuya.
In one of his final interviews, Pierre Bergé talked about the lasting legacy of his and Yves Saint Laurent’s partnership as the house’s Musée launches two new exhibtions this autumn.
PLUS: Rick Owens on his upcoming Triennale Retrospective and Julien Dossena, Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski, Kaat Debo and Francesco Risso invite us into their universes, with imagery by Danielle Neu.