27 6 2017

VLONE x 032c Paris Party: After the Show it’s the Afterparty

Last Friday, VLONE premiered its first collection at Paris Men’s Fashion Week with “Black History,” which gathered influence from designer A$AP Bari’s native Harlem. Later that night, VLONE and 032c hosted an afterparty at Silencio. Among the guests were 032c covergirl Bella Hadid, A$AP Rocky, and Lars Eidinger, as well as DJs Virgil Abloh, DJ Prepare, AUX God, and Young Lord himself.
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BALENCIAGA Takeover at Colette with YNGVE HOLEN

How do you distribute luxury fairly? Artist Yngve Holen seems to propose an answer to this question with the piece CAKE, which will be exhibited in colette as part of Balenciaga’s takeover. CAKE was chosen from the artist’s oeuvre by Demna Gvasalia, Balenciaga’s artistic director, and consists of a Porsche Panamera cut into four pieces.
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Behind-the-scenes with STEFANO PILATI

For 032c’s Issue 32, Stefano Pilati teamed up with photographer Lukas Wassmann for the 18-page editorial “Energy Crisis.” The models were cast from Pilati’s inner circle and looks were selected from his personal wardrobe for a full family affair. Read the interview with the former head of design of Yves Saint Laurent and Zegna here.
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“Heat Up Hadid” Hall of Fame

Our “Heat Up Hadid" Transfer Kit, originally included in the new Issue 32, is now available separately for those of you who want to Bella-fy your shirt, jeans, parasol, whatever. Taken from the cover story “Smith & Wesson Blues" by Collier Schorr, the photographer evolved Warhol’s iconic Double Elvis into a Triple Hadid. The iron-on kit has been making appearances on all continents. What …
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The Philosopher King: Arch-Radical Martin Margiela’s Tenure at Hermès 1997-2003

When Martin Margiela was announced as the head designer of Hermès, it was presumed a match-made-in-hell between fashion’s biggest iconoclast and the world’s most established luxury house. Headlines with the word “anti-fashion” proliferated, but at the time, Hermès CEO and heir Jean-Louis Dumas saw the designer’s arrival as the coronation of a lucid philosopher king. 032c looks into …
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PHILIPPE HALLAIS: An American Hero

Sometimes, the undisputed superficiality of certain emotional concepts serve as a welcome vacation from reality. The entertainment industry’s most exemplary ideal in this exercise of mental relaxation, the “athlete biopic,” served as the inspiration for Philipe Hallais aka Low Jack's new album "An American Hero." 032c spoke to Hallais about the creative process behind the album, the …
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CRUSH TEST #2: ADYAR

In the second instalment of CRUSH TEST, 032c's fashion editor Marc Goehring unboxes ADYAR's Legionnaire Veil Hat from the AW-17 collection and finds his inner siren.
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The Terrifying Humor of ROBERT WILSON

American director Robert Wilson has transformed modern theater and opera. His avant-garde pieces, like "Einstein on the Beach," disrupted the rules of time and space on stage. We met with the Texan in Venice to discuss his legacy, his friendship with German dramatist Heiner Müller, and why losing control in an ever-regulated world just feels good.
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Features

Viva Nigeria: GRACE WALES BONNER’s Bejeweled Visions of Menswear

Viva Nigeria: GRACE WALES BONNER’s Bejeweled Visions of Menswear

GRACE WALES BONNER is a young British menswear designer and recent graduate of London's Central Saint Martins: a thoroughly-researched blend of 70s Nigerian flair and western decadence, her designs eschew the gender binary and create a new vision for a fluid present while alluding to the past.
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Who Is STEVEN MEISEL?

Fashion’s ultimate enigma has had Vogue Italia's cover under his spell for the past twenty years, nonstop. Considered the world’s greatest fashion photographer, a rare interview gets us just that much closer to finding out: Who is STEVEN MEISEL?
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An Interview with Stanley Kubrick’s Producer and In-House German JAN HARLAN

An Interview with Stanley Kubrick’s Producer and In-House German JAN HARLAN

For more than thirty years, JAN HARLAN worked alongside Stanley Kubrick as the director’s researcher, confidant, and producer. Introduced to Kubrick in 1968 through his sister Christiane, Kubrick’s wife, Harlan began work as Kubrick’s resident German-speaker and travel companion, accompanying the director to Romania to assist in the pre-production of the never-realized epic …
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Online and Unmoored: In Search of PRINCESS NOKIA

Online and Unmoored: In Search of PRINCESS NOKIA

How does one cut through the fog, particularly as an artist who’s built an aesthetic by sourcing from the past? Princess Nokia is unfazed, though. The pervasiveness of tech nostalgia propels her forward and stokes her imagination. Princess Nokia premieres her video for "Nokia" along with a profile by Matthew Grumbach.
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Seeing Secrecy: TREVOR PAGLEN Makes Art out of Military Intelligence

MICHEL SERRES

MICHEL SERRES is a French philosopher who specializes in the history of science and whose work attempts to reclaim the art of thinking the unthinkable. Born in 1930 in Lot-et-Garonne, Serres is a member immortel of L’Académie française and has been a professor at Stanford University, in the heart of Silicon Valley, since 1984. He’s authored more than 60 volumes that range in topics from …
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