The Greatest Love of All

March 11th, 2015 |Posted by jonathanshia

“Love is the sea you don’t know how to sail.” So begins the introduction to the seventh issue of Italian menswear biannual The Greatest, which celebrates love with a wistful tone. Baptiste Radufe displays a quiet introspection in the cover story shot by Paolo Zerbini (Atomo Management) with styling by Matteo Greco, a mood that continues through Francesco Brigida (AGENCE SAINT GERMAIN)’s suiting story with Andrey Smidl and Johan Sandberg (Stockholm: LUNDLUND, Paris: ArtList Paris, New York: ArtList NY)’s study of forlorn youth.

Luca Stascheit, Ian Sharp, Rutger Schoone, and Jack Chambers are joined by newer faces Martin Conte and Erik van Gils in a series of quiet portraits, while Gustaaf Wassink gets a surreal twist in the spring’s graphic pieces. The collected interviews offer a refreshing change of pace from the usual, with jazz trumpeter Paolo Fresu and young French actor Pierre Deladonchamps featured alongside Diesel’s new creative director Nicola Formichetti. As with each outing of The Greatest, the Love Issue comes with a special companion video, this one a love story starring rising new face Mihai Bran. Take an exclusive first look below.

THE GREATEST FASHION FILM #8 from The Greatest Magazine on Vimeo.

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Baptiste Radufe, photography by Paolo Zerbini (Atomo Management) and styling by Matteo Greco

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Andrey Smidl by Francesco Brigida (AGENCE SAINT GERMAIN) and styling by Diane Boulenger (AGENCE SAINT GERMAIN)

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Jeroen Teerlinck, Sam Lammar, Florian Luger, and Riccardo Piane by Alessandro Dal Buoni and styling by Matteo Greco

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Jordan Sorbom by Lowe H Seger and styling by Gaelle Bon (AGENCE SAINT GERMAIN)

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Pierre Deladonchamps by Francesco Brigida (AGENCE SAINT GERMAIN) and styling by Gaelle Bon (AGENCE SAINT GERMAIN)

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Tancrede Scalabre and Rory Cooper by Johan Sandberg (Stockholm: LUNDLUND, Paris: ArtList Paris, New York: ArtList NY) and styling by Mauricio Nardi (Atomo Management)

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Rutger Schoone and Luca Stascheit, photography by Alessandro Furchino (2DM ) and styling by Matteo Greco

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First Look: Document No. 4

April 25th, 2014 |Posted by Matthew

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Many magazines set out to bridge the worlds of art and fashion, but few compare to the engaging volumes Document assembles with each issue. After last fall’s Paul McCarthy designed cover, Document’s offering for S/S 14 continues to combine arresting editorials, bastions of the contemporary art world, and vital conversations to provide a comprehensive window onto today’s cultural landscape.

Seeking “spontanaeity, authenticity, and simplicity,” Document No. 4 addresses authorship with photographer Nan Goldin, architecture with Brazil’s Carla Juaçaba, and diversity with Liya Kebede and Bethann Hardison. Elsewhere, fashion crossovers Willem Dafoe and Erykah Badu discuss unique presence in the respective worlds of cinema and music, while legends of style Didier Malige (Art Partner) and Joe McKenna (Art Partner) collide to discuss fashion past, present, and future.

As for the editorials, Document showcases top models Malgosia Bela and Freja Beha Erichsen on two different covers that illuminate each versatile beauty’s standalone presence. Photographer Benjamin Alexander Huseby shoots Malgosia styled by Jodie Barnes in an array of guises that hit the season’s boldest trends. Exploring performance, photographer Collier Schorr captures Freja’s nuanced turn as a Method actor. The unstoppable Amanda Wellsh plays around before Alex Olson’s lens, Lily McMenamy styles herself for a profile of designer Simon Porte Jacquemus, and things turn surreal when Camilla Akrans (Stockholm: LUNDLUND, New York: Management + Artists) shoots Missy Rayder. Not to be surpassed in the months between biannual issues, Document and photographer Christian MacDonald nominate 17 of spring’s most promising faces, all sporting pre-Fall looks styled by Document’s Fashion Director James Valeri.

Be on the lookout for Document No. 4, on newsstands now.

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Freja Beha Erichsen by Collier Schorr, styled by James Valeri

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Malgosia Bela, Neelam Gill, Valters Medenis by Benjamin Alexander Huseby, styled by Jodie Barnes

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Ehren Dorsey, Gryphon O’Shea, Maja Salamon, Hollie May Saker, Andreas Lindquist, Betty Adewole and Jacob Morton by Christian MacDonald, styled by James Valeri

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Stephen James, Matt Woodhouse by Collier Schorr, styling by James Valeri

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Roberto Sipos, Martin Conte by Brett Lloyd, styling by Tom Guinness

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Lily McMenamy by Alessio Boni, styled by James Valeri and Lily herself

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Hanne Gaby Odiele by Pierre Debusschere, makeup by Adrien Pinault (Management + Artists)

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Cover by Sterling Ruby

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