Architecture critic JACK SELF with a random Italian tourist in Jyväskylä, Finland, August 2010

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  • Hood By Air founder SHAYNE OLIVER at Fashion Now:

    “The majority of streetwear that we wear today actually has NOTHING TO DO WITH THE STREET, and that’s very frustrating. Major brands manufacturing a pair of sneakers at outrageous prices do a lot of harm to the fashion industry, particularly to independent brands and young designers. THEY DISTORT THE BALANCE between the street and luxury and they break down the social hierarchy that maintains this balance, creating tension between these two worlds which are both FULL OF CREATIVE POTENTIAL.”

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    Mariacarla Boscono🎈🎈

    Revisit the editorial “I do it exceptionally well, I do it so it feels like hell” from 032c Issue 34 online or in print.

  • 032c WWB Collection

    032c WWB Turtleneck Camouflage

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  • 032c Pays Respect to the Munich Machine

    Last week we held a cocktail launch party at WOMAN / MAN in Munich (the original Helmut Lang store, whose interior remains untouched!) for 032c Apparel. Hundreds of people showed up. The police weren't amused, so we had to close an hour early.More
  • GQ Style editor Will Welch on Virgil Abloh’s ascent:

    “The paradigm he really shattered was the one where instead of the celebrity being the most aspirational figure, it was the guy behind the guy.”

    Read the full interview at SSENSE.

  • Alessandro Michele on VANITY:

    “It’s humiliating to stand in front of a mirror wracked with self-doubt. On the other hand, vanity is the strongest productive power I know. It keeps the world buzzing because it incites people to want to be beautiful and to impress others. Without vanity, there would be neither seduction nor rockets flying into space [. . .] Looking at beauty is like a healing medicine, but it also has a painful sting because it shows us how imperfect we are in comparison.”

    Read the full interview with Gucci’s creative director from 032c Issue 34.

  • The Book of Gucci According to Alessandro Michele

    The Italian's arrival as Gucci's creative director was more like an alien invasion than a typical fashion coronation. It was fast. Overwhelming. Utterly strange and world-dominating. Michael Ebert and Sven Michaelsen visited Michele in Rome to discuss the burden of vanity, the terror of symmetry, and the faith of being devoted to objects.More
  • “Born in 1968, Tillmans belongs to the first generation of Europeans who, after the wars, were allowed to move easily between countries, reject a single national identity, and have legal gay relationships. He was given a diagnosis of H.I.V. in 1997, when antiretroviral therapy was available to him. He responded to the relative optimism of his era with images that blended into what he called, in an interview, ‘one reality, where people were happily taking Ecstasy together or partying in a park, as well as being solitary, serious individuals, or sitting naked in trees, as well as sucking cock in some dark toilet corner, with Moby lying in the sun.’” Read Emily Witt’s unguarded profile of 032c contributor Wolfgang Tillmans in this week’s New Yorker, covering European fragility, personal utopias, and ways of looking.

  • 032c Resist Collection

    032c Resist Sweatshirt

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    032c Paradise T-Shirt

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    032c Classics Bralette White

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