Volume 21 Issue 2
The Evolution of Black Masculinity Through Fashion
Photographer Awol Erizku and writer Wilbert L. Cooper investigate how black men have shifted the way they represent their masculinity through their style.
Scally Lads Are Gay Brits Who Like to Smell Stinky Socks and Have Sex in Tracksuits
One guy who tried to cruise me requested that I don’t shower for a week before our meet, telling me that he loves “stinky socks” and a “cheesy cock” because it’s “fucking manly."
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...
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.