If you haven’t yet heard of Clay, there’s a chance you may have already seen her. The musician and activist has a look not easily forgotten, a crop of violet hair and a penchant for brightly embroidered denim. An L.A.-based San Franciscan native, with a voice like Etta James, she sings of ancient myths and great escapes, and we just can’t get enough.
It seems Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg never really separated. The iconic lovers – she the girlish ingénue, all doe eyes and Bambi limbs, he the man described by French President Mitterrand after his death in 1991 as “our Baudelaire” – are enmeshed in the French psyche, and Birkin isn’t one to shatter illusions. Here, she tells the stories of “the most perfect of partnerships”.
Then and now, Flume has our sleepless nights covered. In celebration of his Grammy win for latest album Skin, we take it back to our interview with the Australian electro maestro in the early moments of his career – talking horror films, caffeine addiction and the story behind his moniker.
She’s the girl from Kansas City – a Capricorn with flaxen hair and sun-speckled cheeks. An industry icon, she’s faced campaigns for Calvin Klein, Christian Dior and Chanel and played muse to Hans Feurer and Steven Meisel, but this environmentalist’s passions lie in the depths of nature and realms of meditation.
“When I’m swimming naked in the ocean or alone in a cabin in the woods or dancing at a rave at 4:59 am.” These are the moments musician Kelsey Lu is at her freest. A cellist and singer who sounds like nothing and noone you’ve ever heard before, her music follows a track out to the edges.
Read my lips. Rianne van Rompaey gets creative with Chanel’s new La Rouge Crayon de Couleur.
Designer – Christopher Esber
Designer – Camilla and Marc