"This issue is full of weird and wonderful kinds of individualities, forged in pursuit of the unknown and the uncomfortable.
Hiroshi Fujiwara speaks to us about the influences of his youth, without which the current culture of high-end and streetwear collabs, such as his latest project with Moncler - along with humble establishments like yours truly - would not be what it is today. We have Blondey McCoy, who takes us into his grandparents’ home and talks about the growing pains of an old soul. This year’s LVMH Prize winner Masayuki Ino of doublet tells us about his inter-generational influences and the importance of being everywhere and nowhere for his label.
We visit the studio of designer Kiko Kostadinov in East London, one of the rare souls who is an unabashed individual through and through. Sheck Wes, on the cusp of releasing his debut album Mudboy, speaks to us about his past and what the word “mudboy” means. Guillermo Andrade speaks about his label 424 and what he hopes the label will continue to symbolize for LA culture and communities."