VETEMENTS Special Commission by Hendrik Schneider and Erik Raynal

When VETEMENTS launched in early 2014, the design team behind the Parisian brand remained completely anonymous. Even with the reveal of its head designer, Georgian-born Demna Gvasalia, the brand continues to eschew the cult of personality. 032c presents a special commission of the up-and-coming brand, styled by Erik Raynal and shot by Hendrik Schneider ahead…
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Grüß Gott! Austria’s ARTHUR ARBESSER Is Leading Milan’s Young Design Renaissance

Austrian born designer ARTHUR ARBESSER is a Milan implant whose success story has become a reference point for a wave of young brands popping up in the Italian design capital. Following a seven year stint working with Armani, the Central Saint Martins graduate launched his eponymous label in 2013, quickly garnering international attention as well as a nomination…
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A Cow Called Exctasy: JAMES GILES and AKEEM SMITH Go Bovine

Marked by its hyper-sculpted physique, the Belgian Blue is a cow amongst calves. Its genetic proclivity for muscle growth—described in cattle terminology as “double-muscling”—has endowed the breed with an uncanny, Schwarzenegger-esque beach bod. The fashion story by photographer JAMES GILES and stylist AKEEM SMITH places this unlikely summer goddess in a deranged context, chronicling an…
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Time Traveling with ALEX MULLINS by NICOLE MARIA WINKLER and AARON SILLIS

Since landing on the London design scene in spring of 2013, menswear designer ALEX MULLINS has become known for his self-contained fabricated realities which nevertheless evoke a sense of the familiar. His obsession with Americana is clear; References to 1950s Baltimore, native American biker gangs, cowboys, and surreal patchwork are all rooted in archetypal images, imbuing his designs…
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Outside the Dome: Y PROJECT A/W 15 by Michaël Smits & Erik Raynal

Since taking the helm at Y Project in late 2013, Belgian designer Glenn Martens has managed to retain the dark overtones present in the brand’s first collections, while at the same time lightening the mood for a broader audience. The brand’s A/W 2015 collection is a perfect encapsulation of Martens’ aesthetic – hard, strong lines…
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AUFMISCH: Dimitri Arvanitis’ Millenium-Inspired Collection Shot By Brett Lloyd

DIMITRI ARVANITIS is a German-born designer who recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. Now living in London, the designer's latest collection takes its cues from the stylistic input of early 00s – from ultra low-rise trousers to techno to Francesco Vezzoli's embroidery works. 032c has commissioned an editorial of the collection, entitled AUFMISCH, shot by BRETT …
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Shrink It & Pink It: MARTIN NIKLAS WIESER Debuts His Gender Fluid Look Book Images

Following the debut of his most recent collection and accompanying exhibition Pink or Blue last week at Trust Ltd, Alpine-born designer MARTIN NIKLAS WIESER has just released the look book images for the collection. Shot by Alex de Brabant and styled by Erik Raynal, the images debut here alongside a video directed by Alexa Karolinski with a soundtrack…
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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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SCHOOL RUINED MY LIFE: Hyein Seo’s BAD EDUCATION at Antwerp’s Royal Academy

BAD EDUCATION is young designer HYEIN SEO’s latest collection, emphasizing youth, the afflictions of school, and invisible skateboards. Together with photographer NICOLE MARIA WINKLER and stylist John Colver, Seo premieres the collection—her final work at Antwerp’s Royal Academy—on 032c, accompanied by a video by Gemma Yin Taylor. Combining sexed-up Weltschmerz with recreational …
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Topheadz

To them, work is gliding over the surface of the world – over water on a surfboard; through powder on a snowboard; above concrete on a skateboard. They always make sure to take enough of every drug, to avoid getting trapped between worlds. But skating takes them somewhere you can't go synthetically. They call themselves Topheadz, and they are traceable only by their bespoke hearts. KATE …
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Getting Spooky on the Beach: HYEIN SEO by NICOLE MARIA WINKLER

Korean-born designer HYEIN SEO has reached a level of recognition rare for someone who is not yet out of fashion school. A student at Antwerp's Royal Academy of Fine Arts, her latest collection has recently won her the British Fashion Council's Emerging Talent Award for Best Designer, and was shown at New York fashion week as part of VFILES Made Fashion. It's even become a favorite of …
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PHARRELL WILLIAMS

Think where man's glory most begins and ends... We are friends. Like family. Pharrell calls me Sis. I call him Lil Bro. We know each other's friends and family. We share the same sick humor. We both have a fascination with pop culture, good and bad.
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MARTIN NIKLAS WIESER’s S/S 2014 Editorial Bridges the Virtual and the Real

Designer MARTIN NIKLAS WIESER has just released a new series of editorial shots for his Spring / Summer 2014 collection. Photographers Till Janz and Hendrik Schneider captured the collection in a medieval goes digital environment, which was styled by Paul Maximilian Schlosser. 032c sat down with Wieser to speak about the images.
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KATI NESCHER

From the woodlands of Kostroma, Russia, to the Bavarian capital, Munich, to a shadowy Manhattan stairwell, supermodel KATI NESCHER emanates noir grace with fashion designer ADAM SELMAN in an editorial by photographer KACPER KASPRZYK and 032c Fashion Director MEL OTTENBERG.
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BRAND LOYALTY: DIS Magazine for 032c

DIS Magazine returns to the pages of 032c with a fashion story dispersed throughout our SELECT section. Casting employees, team members, and associates from leading corporations in high fashion, DIS presents its trademark "medium fashion" somewhere in the Pinkberry–Chanel continuum.
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CATE BLANCHETT

CATE BLANCHETT – erudite, pithy, inimitable – has a fluid attitude towards script and character. "I'm not an actor that says, ‘these are the circumstances I need in which to work.' Every project, every different group of actors, dictates the way you work." An interview with the Australian actor.
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