Issue 1

System issue No. 1

Table of contents

In the words of… Nicolas Ghesquière

By Jonathan Wingfield. Photographs by Juergen Teller.

Archive: Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière.

Portraits by Patrick Demarchelier. Styling by Marie-Amélie Sauvé.

Faces: Ashley Brokaw

By Derek Blasberg.

Face face: Fake and/or real snow.

By Philippe Parreno.

A letter from… Beijing: The art of bribery.

By Hung Huang. Illustrations by François Berthoud.

A letter from… Moscow: Rubles from rags.

By Miroslava Duma. Illustrations by François Berthoud.

A letter from… Riyadh: Unveiling a Shop Girl.

By HRH Princess Reema Bandar Al-Saud. Illustrations by François Berthoud.

The master: Azzedine Alaïa.

By Hans Ulrich Obrist. Illustration by François Berthoud. Photographs by Karim Sadli. Styling by Marie-Amélie Sauvé.

My brillant career: Yves Carcelle.

By Jonathan Wingfield. Portrait by Patrick Demarchelier.

The beauty spot: Dr Jean-Louis Sebagh.

By Pat McGrath. Photographs by Mathieu Perroud.

Portfolio: Marc Ascoli.

Marie-Amélie’s edit: Cool Pure Yohji.

Photographs by Ward Ivan Rafik. Styling by Élodie David Touboul.

Chronicles of chic: Mrs Eunice Johnson.

By Alex Aubry.

Mit Juergen: Euro Stars.

By Juergen Teller.

The Snob Questionnaire: Valentino.

By Loïc Prigent.