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CONTENTS

THE COVER

AZEALIA BANKS wears jacket by BALMAIN; hoodie from BEYOND RETRO photography SHARIF HAMZA styling KAREN LANGLEY

THE FRONT

52 RORY CULKIN selects JULIA GARNER

54 SPECTOR select SWIM DEEP

56 BJORK selects ANDREW THOMAS HUANG

58 residency: JULIE VERHOEVEN

DAZED & APPROVED: 62 FASHION 66 FILM 67 MUSIC 68 ART 69 BOOKS

70 fashion archive: LUIS ESTEVEZ

72 head to head: HUMBERTO LEON vs CAROL LIM

74 NO SLEEP TILL POLAND

76 THE AVANT/ GARDE DIARIES

78 BACK TO SKOOL

80 SCREAM TEAM

82 DREAMING BIG

84 NATIVE GANGSTAS

86 new designer: RYAN LO

88 your history: JEFF MILLS

90 NOVO

94 FASHION WEEK BERLIN

96 transformer: ANTONIO LOPEZ

98 shortstory competition winner: JONATHAN BLAKE FOSTAR

THE MAINS

100 THE LAST MACROTRIBE the aesthetics of punk, with WILLIAM GIBSON, JON SAVAGE, JOHAN KUGELBERG and a wealth of unseen ephemera

108 cult vip: STEVIE WONDER the amazing story of R STEVIE MOORE, the grandfather of DIY 112 NAKED TRUTH meet FEMEN, the Ukraine feminists fomenting unrest through undress. Plus a report on Russia’s imprisoned political punks, PUSSY RIOT

116 FIGHTING TALK Harlem’s feistiest rapper AZEALIA BANKS gets ready to rumble

130 ELEGANCE IS REFUSAL our colourful take on Chanel’s jacket project, starring 11 of the world’s most uncompromisingly stylish female musicians

THE FASHION

142 COLLECTIONS AUTUMN/WINTER 2012

photography GREGORY HARRIS, JULIA HETTA, MARLENE MARINO, SEAN AND SENG, ANDREA SPOTORNO

THE BACK 132 q&a music: confessional indie poster-girl CAT POWER

134 q&a fashion: Pucci’s golden god PETER DUNDAS

136 q&a books: austere blog-poet SAM RIVIERE

C O N F U S E D

138 q&a TV: life, meth and BRYAN CRANSTON

140 q&a politics: electro-loving activist IARA LEE

styling HANNES HETTA, TONY IRVINE, KAREN LANGLEY, KATIE SHILLINGFORD, ROBBIE SPENCER

142 q&a art: the weird, weird world of BJARNE MELGAARD

144 last shot: RON FRICKE down on the factory farm

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126 KARL & CARINE in conversation with Mr LAGERFELD and Ms ROITFELD as their Little Black Jacket launches in Tokyo