A Magazine Curated By is a fashion magazine that explores the universe of a chosen fashion designer in each issue. We invite a guest curator – an international fashion designer, group or house – to develop innovative, personalised content to express their aesthetic and cultural values. Each issue celebrates this designer’s ethos: their people, their passion, their stories, emotions, fascinations, spontaneity and authenticity.

N°A featuring Dirk Van Saene was the first A Magazine, initiated by Walter Van Beirendonck and art directed by Paul Boudens for the 2001 Landed Geland fashion festival in Antwerp. It was followed by N°B, N°C, N°D and N°E Magazines before A Magazine Curated By Maison Martin Margiela was released in 2004. Originally conceived as Belgium’s first fashion magazine, A Magazine Curated By quickly gained international acclaim for its intimate perspective into the minds of the world’s inspiring fashion designers working today.

Left: N°D Olivier Theyskens, Right: N°B Bernhard Willhelm

Issues

2001 – 2004
N°A Dirk Van Saene, N°B Bernhard Willhelm, N°C Hussein Chalayan, N°D Olivier Theyskens, N°E Viktor & Rolf

2004 – present
A Magazine Curated By

N°1 Maison Martin Margiela N°2 Yohji Yamamoto N°3 Haider Ackermann
N°4 Jun Takahashi N°5 Martine Sitbon N°6 Veronique Branquinho N°7 Kris Van Assche
N°8 Riccardo Tisci N°9 Proenza Schouler N°10 Giambattista Valli N°11 Rodarte
N°12 Stephen Jones N°13 Iris Van Herpen N°14 Delfina Delettrez N°15 Thom Browne
N°16 Alessandro Michele N°17 Eckhaus Latta N°18 Simone Rocha N°19 Kim Jones
N°20 Pierpaolo Piccioli N°21 Lucie and Luke Meier

N°1 Maison Martin Margiela

N°2 Yohji Yamamoto

N°3 Haider Ackermann

N°4 Jun Takahashi

N°5 Martine Sitbon

N°6 Veronique Branquinho

N°7 Kris Van Assche

N°8 Riccardo Tisci

N°9 Proenza Schouler

N°10 Giambattista Valli

N°11 Rodarte

N°12 Stephen Jones

N°13 Iris Van Herpen

N°14 Delfina Delettrez

N°15 Thom Browne

N°16 Alessandro Michele

N°17 Eckhaus Latta

N°18 Simone Rocha

N°19 Kim Jones

N°20 Pierpaolo Piccioli

N°21 Lucie and Luke Meier

Contributors

As A Magazine Curated By’s guest editor changes each issue, as do the magazine’s contributors. From fashion’s most accomplished creatives to art world stars and internationally acclaimed writers and researchers, A Magazine perpetuates the intimate narratives of an elite level of diverse global collaborators.

Lutz Huelle in A Magazine N°1 Curated By Maison Martin Magiela

Guinevere van Seenus photographed by Paolo Roversi in A Magazine N°2 Curated By Yohji Yamamoto

Steven Klein in A Magazine N°3 Curated By Haider Ackermann

Jun Takahashi & Yasutomo Ebisu in A Magazine N°4 Curated By Jun Takahashi

M/M Paris in A Magazine N°5 Curated By Martine Sitbon

Kim Peers photographed by Serge Leblon in A Magazine N°6 Curated By Veronique Branquinho

Asia Bugajka photographed by Sybille Walter and styled by Mauricio Nardi in A Magazine N°7 Curated By Kris Van Assche

Beatrice Dalle photographed by Karim Sadli in A Magazine N°8 Curated By Riccardo Tisci

Roe Ethridge in A Magazine N°9 Curated By Proenza Schouler

Sasha Pivovarova in A Magazine N°10 Curated By Giambattista Valli

Kirsten Dunst photographed by David Armstrong in A Magazine N°11 Curated By Rodarte

Nick Knight in A Magazine N°12 Curated By Stephen Jones

Hanne Gaby Odiele photographed by Pierre Debusschere in A Magazine N°13 Curated By Iris Van Herpen

Nadja Auermann photographed by Matthew Stone and styled by Robbie Spencer in A Magazine N°14 Curated By Delfina Delettrez

Pamela Berkovic in A Magazine N°15 Curated By Thom Browne

Giovanni Attili in A Magazine N°16 Curated By Alessandro Michele

‘Denim & Friends’ photographed by Zoe Ghertner and styled by Avena Gallagher in A Magazine N°17 Curated By Eckhaus Latta

Sara Grace Wallerstedt photographed by Leslie Zhang in A Magazine N°18 Curated By Simone Rocha

‘Bloomsbury’ photographed by Brett Lloyd and styled by Dan Thawley in A Magazine N°19 Curated By Kim Jones

Lesley Houenou photographed by Charles H. Traub in A Magazine Curated N°20 By Pierpaolo Piccioli

Brice Marden’s studio photographed by Adrianna Glaviano in A Magazine N°21 Curated By Lucie & Luke Meier

Digital

The complete catalogue of A Magazine Curated By past issues is available to discover on the ‘Collection’ page. Each issue is introduced by the Editor’s Letter and a selection of print content.

The ‘Curated For’ page features news, stories and editorial projects from the worlds of fashion, art and culture. Edited by the A Magazine Curated By team, it is an extension of the A Magazine Curated By world with exclusive content created by our contributors.

For more content, find us on Instagram and Facebook.

amagazinecuratedby.com is art directed by Meiré und Meiré, Cologne.

 

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A further look at the methodology of styling itself, in a visual portfolio by Paris-based stylist Imruh Asha photographed by long-time collaborator Carlijn Jacobs.

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By unearthing the all but forgotten works of the American artist and writer Joe Brainard, Jonathan Anderson presents a trio of insightful dialogues ft. Jim Jarmusch, Paul Auster and more, complementing Loewe’s Autumn Winter 2021-22 men’s collection with nostalgic memories from the New York School.

 

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