System Magazine

‘It’s not a bag, it’s a Baguette!’

‘It’s not a bag, it’s a Baguette!’ - © System Magazine

‘It’s not just about me, it’s about this whole family of creative people.’

Following three seasons of digital shows, Casey Cadwallader’s Mugler returns to the runway for the label’s Fall Winter 2022/23 collection, and the lines between IRL and dot-com have never felt so blurred.

SYSTEM_MUGLER_FINAL_FINAL - © System Magazine

‘You have to protect your future.’

Having fought to regain ownership of his name, Haider Ackermann is back, juggling couture and sportswear.

In conversation. Haider Ackermann. - © System Magazine

‘We’re the custodians of the house.’

Saint Laurent CEO Francesca Bellettini and creative director Anthony Vaccarello on their ‘never compromise the brand’ strategy.

The Saint Laurents. Francesca Bellettini & Anthony Vaccarello. - © System Magazine

System launches its Issue 20.

System launches its Issue 20, featuring Saint Laurent cover stars CEO Francesca Bellettini and creative director Anthony Vaccarello in conversation about the brand’s €3 billion success story.

SYSTEM 20 STORY - © System Magazine

‘I hated wearing the same clothes as other children from a very young age.’

Sacai Autumn Winter 2023.

For Chitose Abe, Sacai is her practical rebellion into a familiar unknown.

STORY_SACAI - © System Magazine

‘My real passion is in the science.’

Barbara Sturm on the beauty of science and what the skincare industry gets wrong about skin.

Dr. Sturm story - © System Magazine

‘There was a rebellion in me.’

Sam Visser discusses celebrity and the beauty of feeling great.

Sam Visser. - © Somali Findlay, Muhammad Fadel Lo, Momo Ndiaye. Make-up: Dior 5 Couleurs Couture 279 Denim and Rouge Dior Coloured Lip Balm 000 Diornatural Satin Finish., System Magazine

‘I stepped into a place that I never knew existed.’

Hair stylist Eugene Souleiman looks back on 40 years of scaring the mainstream.

Eugene Souleiman. - © System Magazine

‘I want to do everything in my power.’

New Chanel creative partner Valentina Li talks alien sea creatures, the power of being yourself, and navigating her wild visual world.

Valentina Li. - © System Magazine

‘It was this extreme version of perfection.’

Thomas de Kluyver on Alessandro and Gucci Beauty, and the importance of always challenging your vision.

Thomas de Kluyver. - © System Magazine

‘I just wanted limitless creativity.’

After launching their own brands, make-up artist Isamaya Ffrench and hair stylist Cyndia Harvey are ready to shake up the beauty market.

What’s in a Brand? Isamaya Ffrench & Cyndia Harvey. - © System Magazine

‘I wanted to do something meta.’

Nail visionary Mei Kawajiri’s creative journey is based on never following the rules.

Nail Files. Mei Kawajiri. - © System Magazine

‘My ambition was to make the “most generic of generics” – the generic lipstick.’

Designer Pierre Hardy explains his inspiration for the packaging of Hermès Beauty.

Unboxing. Pierre Hardy. - © System Magazine

‘When you see the number of perfumes released each year, it’s a miracle there’s even one that stands out.’

Perfume designers Alberto Morillas and Jérôme Epinette discuss the adventure of creating the future of scent.

*Composition with Two Flowers N°5*, Philippines, 2014.
From the book *FLUX 1*, published by Note Note Editions. - © System Magazine

‘Beauty is a journey.’

Michèle Lamy meets art legend Anselm Kiefer to talk Sappho and New Age dentists.

Anselm Kiefer. - © System Magazine

‘Let’s get facials soon.’

Creams, wrinkles and bedroom furniture with Kim and Michèle.

Kim Kardashian. - © System Magazine

‘I love you, you love me, and we don’t judge each other.’

Fecal Matter on the freedom and frights of revealing their inner selves.

Fecal Matter. - © System Magazine

System beauty launches its inaugural issue.

System beauty cover reveal - © System Magazine

Stories Index

‘It’s not a bag, it’s a Baguette!’
Interviews by Kim Hastreiter
Photographs by Collier Schorr
Styling by Katie Burnett
Fall Winter 2022 Issue 20
‘It’s not a bag, it’s a Baguette!’ - © System Magazine
Mugler Fall Winter 2022/23
31 January 2023 System Selects
SYSTEM_MUGLER_FINAL_FINAL - © System Magazine
In conversation. Haider Ackermann.
Interview by Jerry Stafford
Portrait by Juergen Teller; creative partner Dovile Drizyte
Fall Winter 2022 Issue 20
In conversation. Haider Ackermann. - © System Magazine
The Saint Laurents. Francesca Bellettini & Anthony Vaccarello.
Interview by Jonathan Wingfield
Photographs by Juergen Teller; creative partner Dovile Drizyte
Fall Winter 2022 Issue 20
The Saint Laurents. Francesca Bellettini & Anthony Vaccarello. - © System Magazine
Meet the Saint Laurents!
23 January 2023 System Selects
Meet the Saint Laurents! - © System Magazine
Sacai Autumn Winter 2023.
By Rahim Attarzadeh
22 January 2023 System Selects
Photography by Maria Valentino. MCV Photo.
Courtesy of Lucien Pagès. - © System Magazine
Dr. Barbara Sturm
By Tish Weinstock
13 January 2023 Beauty
Dr. Sturm story - © System Magazine
Sam Visser.
By Dominic Cadogan
Photographs by Ethan James Green
Styling by Katie Burnett
Make-up by Sam Visser
Hair by Sonny Molina
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
Sam Visser. - © Somali Findlay, Muhammad Fadel Lo, Momo Ndiaye. Make-up: Dior 5 Couleurs Couture 279 Denim and Rouge Dior Coloured Lip Balm 000 Diornatural Satin Finish., System Magazine
Eugene Souleiman.
By Tish Weinstock
Photographs by Julien Martinez Leclerc
Styling by Joe McKenna
Hair by Eugene Souleiman
Make-up by Lynsey Alexander
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
Eugene Souleiman. - © System Magazine
Valentina Li.
By Tish Weinstock
Photographs by Zhong Lin
Make-up and nails by Valentina Li
Musician: Tsunaina
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
Valentina Li. - © System Magazine
Thomas de Kluyver.
By Dominic Cadogan
Photographs by Carlijn Jacobs
Styling by Katie Burnett
Make-up by Thomas de Kluyver
Hair by Olivier Schawalder
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
Thomas de Kluyver. - © System Magazine
What’s in a Brand? Isamaya Ffrench & Cyndia Harvey.
By Tish Weinstock
Photographs by Charles Negre
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
What’s in a Brand? Isamaya Ffrench & Cyndia Harvey. - © System Magazine
Nail Files. Mei Kawajiri.
By Tish Weinstock
Photograph by Robin Broadbent
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
Nail Files. Mei Kawajiri. - © System Magazine
Unboxing. Pierre Hardy.
By Éric Troncy
Photograph by Charles Negre
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
Unboxing. Pierre Hardy. - © System Magazine
Face à face. Alberto Morillas & Jérôme Epinette.
Interview by Clément Paradis
Photographs by Erwan Frotin
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
*Composition with Two Flowers N°5*, Philippines, 2014.
From the book *FLUX 1*, published by Note Note Editions. - © System Magazine
Anselm Kiefer.
Interview by Chris Dercon
Photographs by Juergen Teller
Creative partner Dovile Drizyte
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
Anselm Kiefer. - © System Magazine
Kim Kardashian.
Photograph by Juergen Teller
Creative partner Dovile Drizyte
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
Kim Kardashian. - © System Magazine
Fecal Matter.
By Dominic Cadogan
Photographs by Juergen Teller
Creative partner Dovile Drizyte
Fall Winter 2022 Beauty Issue 1
Fecal Matter. - © System Magazine