Brandon Taylor

By Yasmin Tayag
September 18, 2021

Brandon Taylor Turns His "Science Brain" to Short Stories

After the success of his début novel 'Real Life,' the former biochemistry doctoral student returns with an electrifying collection of short stories about the bewildering experience of living life surrounded by others in 'Filthy Animals.'

Fashion
Dion Lee

Dion Lee at 11 Mercer

After five years in New York, the Australian designer is preparing to set up shop in Soho with a store and events space that will bring together his creative community.

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Nensi Dojaka

Nensi Dojaka Is the Winner of the 2021 LVMH Prize

Taking inspiration from the Nineties fashion she saw on television while growing up in Albania, the London-based designer is preparing for her first solo show with her trademark assertive, artfully feminine designs.

LVMH Prize 2021
Rui

The 2021 LVMH Prize: Rui

The Chinese designer leads a celebration of the human body through a combination of carefully placed cutouts and architectural, elastic knitwear.

Events
Cero Magazine Launch Party

Celebrating the Launch of Cero Magazine at PUBLIC

Drinks and dancing helped us kick off our very first party during one of New York City's busiest weeks in years.

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Bianca Saunders

The 2021 LVMH Prize: Bianca Saunders

In just a few short years, the London-based menswear designer has established herself on the strength of her inventively "classic" designs and the larger artistic vision she presents.

LVMH Prize 2021
Charles de Vilmorin

The 2021 LVMH Prize: Charles de Vilmorin

With his namesake couture line and his new role as creative director of Rochas, the young French designer is shaping his own answer to the industrywide question of fashion's future.

Music
Holly Humberstone

Holly Humberstone Wants to Connect

After over eighteen months spent building up her career through the course of the pandemic, the young English singer-songwriter is ready to finally meet her fans in real life on her first American tour this fall.

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Conner Ives

The 2021 LVMH Prize: Conner Ives

With a graduation collection from Central Saint Martins called "The American Dream," the young designer explores the archetypes his homeland offers from across the ocean.

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Christopher John Rogers

The 2021 LVMH Prize: Christopher John Rogers

The New York designer is building a world of his own with his inclusive vision of "pragmatic glamour" with vivid rainbow palettes and floor-sweeping, doorway-blocking gowns.

Generation Next
Amandla Stenberg
Photography by Anonymous

Generation Next

For our inaugural issue, we have assembled over two dozen young activists from six continents who are all making a mark in their own way on some of the most pressing issues we face today.

Amandla Stenberg Is Working to Reform Hollywood

A "family reunion" between the star and the author of 'The Hate U Give' touches on Black Lives Matter, representation in Hollywood, and online feuds.

Nathan Law Is Paving His Way Home

Now living in exile in London, the Hong Konger has become one of the world's leading champions of democracy.

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Amandla Stenberg Is Working to Reform Hollywood

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Kika Vargas

The 2021 LVMH Prize: Kika Vargas

Taking inspiration from her lifelong loves of art and fashion, the Colombian designer is pulling the spotlight to her own continent and community as the first Latinx finalist for the LVMH Prize.

Sports
Race Imboden Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Loneliest Olympiad in History

In an exclusive essay and photo diary, two-time medalist and our sports editor Race Imboden reflects on an Olympic experience unlike any other.

Film
Hailey Kilgore

Hailey Kilgore Breaks Through On Screen

As she makes her film début as Carolyn Franklin, sister to Aretha, in 'Respect,' the Tony-nominated actress is eager to find her next role to throw herself into.

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KidSuper

The 2021 LVMH Prize: KidSuper

Colorful, vibrant, and confident clothing designs are just one aspect of the creative collective Colm Dillane is building with his collaborators and partners in Brooklyn.

Photography
Kirsten Owen

Sylvan

Model-turned-photographer Guinevere van Seenus visits her longtime friend Kirsten Owen at her home in rural Vermont to capture a lyrical essay on womanhood.

Design
Minjae Kim

Minjae Kim Took a Winding Path to His Art

On the occasion of his début solo gallery show, the designer and artist reflects on his journey as a multi-disciplinary creator.

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Lukhanyo Mdingi

The 2021 LVMH Prize: Lukhanyo Mdingi

The South African designer mourns and celebrates his late friend with a collection that redefines luxury in terms of craftsmanship and human connections.

Generation Next
Jordan Reeves

Generation Next: Jordan Reeves

Born with a limb difference, the fifteen-year-old founder of Born Just Right is reframing the conversation around disability with her infectious positivity and sparkling sense of joy.

Fashion
Daniel W. Fletcher Margate

Daniel W. Fletcher's Seaside Pop-Up

The London-based designer celebrates community close to home with a summertime shop in Margate on the English coast.

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Generation Next
Zuzanna Karcz

Generation Next: Zuzanna Karcz

A longtime leader of student government and active participant in her country's recent women's movement, the eighteen-year-old is a prime example of Poland's new liberal youth.

Design
Heven

Heven Is Home for a Couple of Glassblowing Neophytes

Breanna Box and Peter Dupont have turned their pandemic hobby into a serious new venture with cheeky and colorful designs all blown by hand.

Generation Next
Autumn Peltier

Generation Next: Autumn Peltier

At just sixteen, the chief water commissioner of the Anishinabek Nation has already spoken before the United Nations, the World Economic Forum, and Justin Trudeau about environmental justice for First Nations communities.

Fashion
Stella McCartney sunglasses

Stella McCartney's Brighter Future

The environmentally-focused British designer finds new innovations to reduce plastic in her latest eyewear collection.

Film
Julia Fox

Julia Fox Does It All

The breakout star of 'Uncut Gems' returns to the screen in Steven Soderbergh's new heist film, but acting is just one of her many creative endeavors.

Television
Rachelle Vinberg

Rachelle Vinberg Is Now a Writer As Well As One of the Skateboarding Stars of 'Betty'

After years of playing a fictionalized version of herself, the actress is now an official co-writer for an episode of the HBO series, paving the way for a new future behind the camera.

Music
Tinashe

Tinashe Makes Her Own Way

With her new album '333,' the musician continues her independent streak, offering a collection of summer-ready songs on her own terms.

Generation Next
Maureen Muketha

Generation Next: Maureen Muketha

The founder of Tule Vyema is using her studies in nutrition and dietetics to offer women and families in her native Kenya a solution to malnutrition.

Generation Next
Finn and Jack Harries

Generation Next: Finn and Jack Harries

Years after first coming to YouTube fame with JacksGap, the British twins have shifted their focus to educating their followers about the climate crisis with Earthrise Studio and a new web series, 'The Breakdown.'

Travel
Marni Marine

Marni Marine Brings Mediterranean Fun to Shelter Island

A summerlong installation offers a chance to escape as the Italian house reimagines the shoreside Sunset Beach Hotel.

Generation Next
Karin Watson

Generation Next: Karin Watson

Now pursuing her master's degree in Barcelona, the Chilean design student situates her work at the intersection of Latinx women's rights and environmental justice, with a new focus on mental health.

Generation Next
Joela Rivera and Qween Jean

Qween Jean and Joela Rivera Are Making Space for Black Trans Lives

The two founders of the year-old weekly Stonewall Protests are pushing a long-marginalized group to the forefront of the larger movement for Black lives.

Generation Next
Nia Dumas

Generation Next: Nia Dumas

The president of the Spelman chapter of Fair Fight U takes inspiration from Stacey Abrams and the generations who came before her in the long fight to increase voter access for all in the battleground state of Georgia.

Generation Next
Generation Next

Generation Next

For our inaugural issue, we have assembled over two dozen young activists from six continents who are all making a mark in their own way on some of the most pressing issues we face today.

Film
Janicza Bravo

Janicza Bravo Lets #TheStory Speak for Itself in 'Zola'

The director of one of this summer's most highly anticipated films recounts the tale of a tumultuous long weekend of sex work by putting power in the hands of her actresses and, most importantly, the woman who originally lived through it.⁠

Music
Cautious Clay

Cautious Clay Offers Up Connection and Healing

On his début album, Joshua Karpeh spotlights his voice as the key ingredient in a captivating mixture of pop, indie, and R&B touches.

Generation Next
Photography by Anonymous

Nathan Law Is Paving His Way Home

Now living in exile in London, the Hong Konger has become one of the world's leading champions of democracy.

Generation Next
Jamie Margolin

Jamie Margolin Makes Her Next Move

After coming to prominence as the co-founder of Zero Hour and the Youth Climate March, the environmental justice activist looks to her next endeavor, creating space in Hollywood for LGBTQ+ narratives.

Generation Next
Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg Is Working to Reform Hollywood

A "family reunion" between the star and the author of 'The Hate U Give' touches on Black Lives Matter, representation in Hollywood, and online feuds.

Fashion
Guinevere van Seenus by Hanna Tveite and Melissa Levy

Guinevere

In our inaugural digital cover story, the iconic model Guinevere van Seenus stars in a study of contour and texture dressed in some of Spring's most intriguing designs.

Fashion
A bag from MM6's upcycled patchwork capsule collection

MM6's Patchwork Pieces

MM6 releases a collection of iconic accessories reconstructed from upcycled fabric scraps.

Culture
Charlie Knepper and RJ King

[Non-essential] Finds a New Purpose

After delivering thousands of meals to healthcare workers last spring, model-couple RJ King and Charlie Knepper's nonprofit initiative pivots in support of LGBTQ+ youth.

Television
Thuso Mbedu

Thuso Mbedu Is the Beating Heart of 'The Underground Railroad'

As Cora, an escaped slave making her way to freedom, the South African actress journeys across an alternate antebellum South in Barry Jenkins's new series.

Photography
Slate Studios

A Full-Service Experience at Slate Studios

The Long Island City studio offers 360° content solutions for its numerous clients.

Art
A photograph by Ming Smith

Nicola Vassell Sets Up Shop

A new Chelsea gallery space from the all-around art world expert opens with an exhibition that expands the legacy of the photographer Ming Smith.

Film
Trances

In a Trance

A new Criterion Collection edition of the cult 1981 documentary 'Trances' reintroduces the Moroccan avant-pop band Nass El Ghiwane to the world.

Culture
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Introducing Cero Magazine

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