System Magazine

‘It’s pop art. We play with advertising and pop culture as Jeff Koons and Warhol did.’

Colours of My Body. Lea Colombo.

The artist and photographer explores all the colours of her body in her debut book.

System Portfolio:
Ernesto Sampons

The photographer talks about his vision of femininity, the influence of the Mediterranean sun in his pictures and his fascination with sacred architecture and the gossip in mythology.

I’m telling the story of a bigger body of people who struggle with identity and stereotyping.

Shipwreck, subculture and safety pins – introducing Jawara Alleyne’s New World order through culture combining, rather than culture clashing.

‘It’s so much more than just putting on a show, it’s about being hands on.’

The Swedish Fashion Council launches [X]Perience, aiming to overhaul the traditional fashion week model.

System Portfolio:
Joey Holder

The artist explores the limits of human understanding and how we experience non-human, natural and technological forms.

Epilogue.
Sies Marjan

The Colors of Sies Marjan – published by Rizzoli – chronicles the prismatic legacy of the now-shuttered brand founded by designer Sander Lak.

System Portfolio:
Kristie Muller

The photographer and creative director captures mundane events with digital and phone cameras.

I Wash You Dry. Katie Burnett.

The artist and stylist releases a follow-up to her photography debut Cabin Fever.

Intimacy. Selasi Collection Two.

Ronan Mckenzie’s exploratory label makes a tender physical debut to unveil its sophomore collection.

‘I once said that we use clothing as Trojan Horses to tell stories.’

No Vacancy Inn’s Born Cancelled collection fiercely examines music and counterculture to raise a sartorial call-to-arms against cancel-culture.

System Portfolio: Kingsley Ifill

The photographer’s images document the fundamentals of the technique, light and subject, merging processes from photography, painting and sculpture.

‘I like to think of myself as an artist who is working across the borders of art and fashion.’

As his sophomore exhibition entitled Chrysalis opens in Gagosian, photographer Tyler Mitchell is creating a new image-making vernacular.

‘What we do is not fast fashion.’ 
Molly Goddard Spring/Summer 2023.

The London-based designer doesn’t pay attention to noise – instead she prefers to create volume.

Faces.
Chopova Lowena Spring/Summer 2023.

Following the brand’s debut show at London Fashion Week, Good Catch founder Sarah Small takes System through her casting process.

Infinitudes.

Following on from SUPERFUTURES, Reference Studios’ biannual Reference Festival returns to Berlin for its sixth edition – featuring Michèle Lamy, Matt Lambert, Miles Greenberg, and a cohort of the city’s fashion and art creatives.

Beautiful Resistance.

Photographer and creative director Daniel Obasi’s debut pays homage to the power of Nigerian protest.

‘I’m a firm believer that fashion is one of the industries that can really change culture.’

Under the leadership of CEO Cecilie Thorsmark, Copenhagen Fashion Week hopes to rival the influence of fashion’s biggest players.

Community.
Faces of Harlem.

Founded by Sade Boyewa El, the free outdoor photography exhibition returns to the New York neighbourhood to bring art back into the community.

Mughal Punk.

British Pakistani designer Asim Khan’s debut collection, First Youth, proves that Asim has in fact never dropped a seam.

The Interiors Questionnaire: Peter Marino.

Yours, exclusively.

How a ‘newsletter about shopping’ became fashion’s most coveted read.

In-store.
Dior 30 Montaigne.

CEO Pietro Beccari on his mission to make Dior more, more, more.

New wave.
Dingyun Zhang

Dingyun Zhang on dreaming up paper sneakers for Kobe, designing them for Kanye, and the fearlessness that comes with wearing his signature colossal puffers.

Face to face.
Rachel Fleminger Hudson.

System meets the visual artist and winner of the fifth edition of Dior’s Photography and Visual Arts Award for Young Talents.

Survey Says.
New critics.

The new generation of fashion critics, in their own words.

Future systems.
Royal College of Art.

At London’s Royal College of Art, the fiercely progressive Fashion MA programme goes far beyond the ‘graduate collection’.

Future systems.
Royal College of Art: Zowie Broach.

The Fashion MA’s freethinking director encourages her students to transcend the conventions of the ‘graduate collection’, pushing them to question their own identity, values, and aesthetic choices on a deeper level.

Master Milliner.
Stephen Jones.

A feather in his cap – celebrating 25 years of Dior hats with master milliner Stephen Jones.

Fashion Week Diary: STYLE NOT COM

After attending the Spring/Summer 2023 menswear and Autumn/Winter 2022 Haute Couture shows, fashion’s favourite fly on the wall shares his thoughts.

SUPER
FUTURES.

A Selfridges and Reference Studios exhibition.

Stoicism and optimism.

Vogue Ukraine’s fashion director on work as an act of resistance.

‘All three independent, all three unique.’

Glenn Martens reflects on his season of juggling Y/Project, Diesel and Gaultier Couture.

How do you feel in your Gucci suit?

System asks some of our favourite menswear stylists to answer a simple question.

The value of fashion.

For the Ukrainian founder of 1 Granary, our global industry offers hope.

Punk and protest. Paco Rabanne Spring/Summer 2023.

In the midst of potent political unrest, Julien Dossena is arming his women to fight back.

Faces.
Casting for Fashion Week.

From Bianca Saunders to Marine Serre and GmbH to Trussardi, five casting directors muse on what ‘diversity’ on the runway looks like.

In Conversation.
Daniel Roseberry for Schiaparelli.

Daniel Roseberry’s own coming-of-age tale is bringing dramatic surrealism back to the house of Schiaparelli.

‘I don’t want my ethnicity to solely define my designs, or myself as a creative. I design what I feel represents my vision for Namacheko.’

In a Namacheko show, founder and aesthete Dilan Lurr creates clothes, not entertainment.

From dust to gold.

Inside Egyptian artist Okasha’s home and gallery – a creative breeding ground he calls The Inflatable Space.

Faces. Guerxs.

Guerxs started as a manifesto. It’s now Mexico’s go-to casting and modelling agency.

‘I just turn all my hobbies into work.’

Why everyone knows Nigo.

In the words of…
Rick Owens.

The heart and darkness of Rick Owens.

Face à face.
Rick Owens fans.

Devoted, discerning, disciples of dark glamour. Rick Owens’ most fervent fans meet their idol.

System Issue 19.
The heart
and darkness
of Rick Owens.

Stories Index

NO-DA-LE-TO
Photographs by Daniel Arnold
04 December 2022 System Selects
NO-DA-LE-TO - © System Magazine
Colours of My Body. Lea Colombo.
By Rahim Attarzadeh
02 December 2022 System Selects
Colours of My Body. Lea Colombo. - © System Magazine
Ernesto Sampons
By Rafa Yuste
System Portfolio
Ernesto Sampons - © System Magazine
I’m telling the story of a bigger body of people who struggle with identity and stereotyping.
By Rahim Attarzadeh
Photographs by Anna Victoria Best
Styling by Marika-Ella Ames
23 November 2022 System Selects
I’m telling the story of a bigger body of people who struggle with identity and stereotyping. - © System Magazine
Change. Swedish Fashion Council.
By Dominic Cadogan
18 November 2022 System Selects
Feben - © Photography by Joyce NG, System Magazine
Joey Holder
By Rafa Yuste
System Portfolio
*The Waxing*, Joey Holder and Omsk Social Club, Zeiss Major Planetarium, Berlin - © System Magazine
Epilogue. Sies Marjan.
By Dominic Cadogan
15 November 2022 System Selects
Edie Campbell wearing Fall/Winter 2018 look 1 backstage at Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 Seventh Ave., NYC, on February 11, 2018. - © Photography by Blommers/Schumm., System Magazine
Kristie Muller
By Rafa Yuste
System Portfolio
Kristie Muller - © System Magazine
I Wash You Dry. Katie Burnett.
03 November 2022 System Selects
I Wash You Dry. Katie Burnett. - © System Magazine
Intimacy. Selasi Collection Two.
By Dominic Cadogan
18 October 2022 System Selects
Selasi Collection Two - © Photography by Paul Perelka, System Magazine
I once said that we use clothing as Trojan Horses to tell stories.
By Rahim Attarzadeh
Photograhs by Rafa Yuste
14 October 2022 System Selects
I once said that we use clothing as Trojan Horses to tell stories. - © System Magazine
Kingsley Ifill
By Rafa Yuste
11 October 2022 System Portfolio
Kingsley Ifill - © System Magazine
‘I like to think of myself as an artist who is working across the borders of art and fashion.’
By Rahim Attarzadeh
06 October 2022 System Selects
‘I like to think of myself as an artist who is working across the borders of art and fashion.’ - © System Magazine
‘What we do is not fast fashion.’ Molly Goddard Spring/Summer 2023.
By Rahim Attarzadeh
Portrait by Lee Whittaker
Film by Tegen Williams
23 September 2022 System Selects
‘What we do is not fast fashion.’  Molly Goddard Spring/Summer 2023. - © Photography by Lee Whittaker, System Magazine
Faces. Chopova Lowena Spring/Summer 2023.
By Dominic Cadogan
16 September 2022 System Selects
Faces. Chopova Lowena Spring/Summer 2023. - © System Magazine
Infinitudes.
Photographs by Till Milius
14 September 2022 System Survey
Infinitudes. - © System Magazine
Beautiful Resistance.
By Dominic Cadogan
09 September 2022 System Selects
Beautiful Resistance. - © System Magazine
Growth. Copenhagen Fashion Week.
By Dominic Cadogan
22 August 2022 System Selects
Hope - © Backstage SS23
Photography by Colette der Kinderen, System Magazine
Community. Faces of Harlem.
By Dominic Cadogan
09 August 2022 System Selects
’Black Girls Have Tea Parties Too’ from the series *Harlem Tea Party* - © Photography Joshua Woods, System Magazine
Mughal Punk.
By Rahim Attarzadeh
05 August 2022 System Selects
First Youth. - © Photography by Mark Gregson., System Magazine
The Interiors Questionnaire: Peter Marino.
By Loïc Prigent
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
The Interiors Questionnaire: Peter Marino. - © System Magazine
Yours, exclusively.
By Rachel Tashjian
Photograph by Guillaume Blondiau
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
Yours, exclusively. - © System Magazine
In-store. Dior 30 Montaigne.
By Jonathan Wingfield
Photographs by Juergen Teller; creative partner Dovile Drizyte
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
In-store. Dior 30 Montaigne. - © System Magazine
New wave. Dingyun Zhang.
By Hans Ulrich Obrist
Photographs by Drew Vickers
Styling by Vanessa Reid
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
From left to right: Dean wears a puffer jacket by Moncler + Dingyun Zhang, black overalls by M.C.Overalls, and his own shoes. Shane wears a reversible puffer vest by Moncler + Dingyun Zhang, beige cotton overalls by The Contemporary Wardrobe, and his own shoes. Skye wears a cropped puffer jacket by Moncler + Dingyun Zhang, khaki cotton overalls by The Contemporary Wardrobe, and her own shoes. Tanya wears long puffer jacket and windbreaker by Moncler + Dingyun Zhang, overalls by The Arc, and her own shoes. Owin wears a reversible puffer vest by Moncler + Dingyun Zhang, khaki cotton overalls by The Arc, and his own shoes. Zack wears an reversible puffer vest by Moncler + Dingyun Zhang, khaki cotton overalls by The Arc, and his own shoes. - © System Magazine
Face to Face. Rachel Fleminger Hudson.
21 July 2022 System Selects
Face to Face. Rachel Fleminger Hudson. - © Photography by Rachel Fleminger Hudson, System Magazine
Survey Says. New critics.
By Loïc Prigent
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
Survey Says. New critics. - © System Magazine
Future systems. Royal College of Art.
Photographs by Oliver Truelove
Videos by Rafa Yuste
Video Interviews by Rahim Attarzadeh
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
Future systems. Royal College of Art. - © System Magazine
Future systems. Royal College of Art: Zowie Broach.
By Jorinde Croese
Photographs by Oliver Truelove
Videos by Rafa Yuste
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
Future systems. Royal College of Art: Zowie Broach. - © System Magazine
Master Milliner. Stephen Jones.
By Rahim Attarzadeh
19 July 2022 System Selects
Original headdress, special creation by Stephen Jones after a 1937 watercolour drawing by Christian Dior for the milliner Claude Saint-Cyr. - © © Sølve Sundsbø, 2019., System Magazine
Fashion Week Diary: STYLE NOT COM
By STYLE NOT COM
18 July 2022 System Selects
Fashion Week Diary: STYLE NOT COM - © System Magazine
SUPERFUTURES.
By Rahim Attarzadeh
Photographs by Rafa Yuste
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
SUPERFUTURES. - © System Magazine
Stoicism and optimism.
By Venya Brykalin
Photograph by Guillaume Blondiau
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
Stoicism and optimism. - © System Magazine
Looks of the season. Glenn Martens.
By Rana Toofanian
Photographs by Charlotte Wales
Styling by Ursina Gysi
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
Looks of the season. Glenn Martens. - © System Magazine
‘How do you feel in your Gucci suit?’
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
‘How do you feel in your Gucci suit?’ - © System Magazine
The value of fashion.
By Olya Kuryshchuk
Photograph by Guillaume Blondiau
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
The value of fashion. - © System Magazine
Punk and protest. Paco Rabanne Spring/Summer 2023.
By Dan Thawley
07 July 2022 System Selects
Punk and protest. Paco Rabanne Spring/Summer 2023. - © Photography by Matthieu Dortomb, System Magazine
Faces. Casting for Fashion Week.
By Dominic Cadogan
06 July 2022 System Selects
Faces. Casting for Fashion Week. - © System Magazine
In Conversation. Daniel Roseberry for Schiaparelli.
By Jerry Stafford
Photographs by Nadine Ijewere
Styling by Nell Kalonji
Portrait by Christophe Coënon
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
In Conversation. Daniel Roseberry for Schiaparelli. - © System Magazine
‘I don’t want my ethnicity to solely define my designs, or myself as a creative. I design what I feel represents my vision for Namacheko.’
By Rahim Attarzadeh
Photographs by Thomas Neaume
01 July 2022 System Selects
‘I don’t want my ethnicity to solely define my designs, or myself as a creative. I design what I feel represents my vision for Namacheko.’ - © System Magazine
From dust to gold.
By Rahim Attarzadeh
Photographs by Dexter Navy
30 June 2022 System Selects
All artworks by Okasha are featured in his *Inflatable Space* gallery and exhibition.
Photography assistant: Dylan Massara - © System Magazine
Faces. Guerxs.
By Ben Broome
Portrait by Zora Sicher
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
Faces. Guerxs. - © System Magazine
We know… Nigo.
By Fraser Cooke
Photographs by Norbert Schoerner
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
We know… Nigo. - © System Magazine
In the words of… Rick Owens.
By Tim Blanks
Photographs by Juergen Teller; creative partner Dovile Drizyte
Styling by Jodie Barnes
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
In the words of… Rick Owens. - © System Magazine
Face à face. Rick Owens fans.
Spring Summer 2022 Issue 19
Face à face. Rick Owens fans. - © System Magazine

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