Exclusive Preview: Nicola Formichetti’s FREE magazine

March 8th, 2015



When Nicola Formichetti launches a new magazine you know you are in for a visual feast. For the debut issue of FREE the fashion editor and creative director looked to his Japanese roots finding inspiration in the old and new of Japanese culture, and an exploration of contemporary fashion. Enlisting photographer Richard Burbridge among others, its eye-catching editorials range from classically beautiful to a new take on Tokyo infused global fashion in the striking Neo-Tokyo series, with appearances by Kiko Mizuhara, Tao Okamoto, Chiharu Okunugi, Mona Matsuoka, and Brooke Candy.

Free will be out March 17th and available exclusively at selected TSUTAYA stores throughout Japan
The magazine will also be available for download at freemagazine.jp

All images courtesy of Nicola Formichetti / FREE for Models.com

Cover credits:
Photo by Richard Burbridge
Fashion editor: Nicola Formichetti
Hair/make up: Kamo Katsuya

Kiko Mizuhara by Richard Burbridge / fashion editor Nicola Formichetti

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Chiharu Okunugi by Chikashi Suzuki / fashion editor: Shun Watanabe

NEO TOKYO Photography by Richard Burbridge / fashion editor: Nicola Formichetti

Eddie Schimmerman, Hari Nef, Marcel Pawlas by Matt Irwin (Camilla Lowther Management) / fashion editor: Nicola Formichetti

Brooke Candy by Richard Burbridge / Fashion editor Nicola Formichetti

Color Code by Richard Burbridge / Fashion editor Nicola Formichetti

Candy Ken by Omar Macchiavelli / Fashion editor Nicola Formichetti

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