The Fashion Issue 2014

  • The Chauffeur

    Photos by Logan White and styling by Krissie Torgerson.

  • Coming Soon: Clothes That Disappear When You’re Horny

    In 2012, Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde unveiled his Intimacy 2.0 dress—a haute couture outfit made of leather and smart opaque e-foils that becomes more or less transparent in response to the wearer’s heartbeat. Put simply, this dress becomes see...

  • Robert Mapplethorpe - Early Polaroids, 1970–1975

    Unearthed early work, courtesy of the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation.

  • Marie Antoinette Was the First Fashion Martyr

    A history professor argues that the much-maligned queen of France attempted to win influence at the royal court through her transcendent sense of style only to be decapitated as a result.

  • Skinema - Dress-Up Dolls

    Regardless of how much I enjoy sporting a Hitler mustache and making jokes at the expense of old Hitzy, there was never a time when I was mildly interested in the KKK, even for comedic value; I hate white people just as much as the next guy.

  • Some Cat from Japan - The Genius Behind David Bowie’s Best Costumes

    Many of Bowie's most eye-popping outfits—avant-garde kimonos and billowing structural pantsuits—were made by Kansai Yamamoto, a Tokyo-based designer who had no idea that his creations would become such important visual markers in the history of rock ’n...