Milan-based Japanese artist Keisuke Otobe reinterprets a series of images from inside (and outside) the 2021 limited edition reprint of A Magazine Curated By Maison Martin Margiela.
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.
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
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.
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.
amagazinecuratedby.com is art directed by Meiré und Meiré, Cologne.
As is often the case in Miuccia Prada’s universe, any easy reading of narrative or reference was thrown off at every turn with her Autumn Winter 2021-22 collection for Miu Miu. Brooklyn-based photographer Zora Sicher documented the lookbook and film project in an exclusive portfolio of behind-the-scenes imagery revealed here.
In a new show at Berlin’s Museum Frieder Burda, Paris-based artist Matthew Lutz-Kinoy creates portals into not-quite-other worlds: scenes, landscapes or events tied to our present or past reimagined.
In Tokyo, Comme Des Garçons’ Junya Watanabe staged a faux rock concert for his Autumn Winter 2021-22 women’s collection, collaborating with Versace on archive rococo prints.
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.
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.