Who doesn’t love wading through a stack of the world’s most interesting magazines, with their odd shapes, thick stocks and artfully arranged layouts? In fact, you can do this yourself at any of our Standard Shops in New York, Los Angeles or Miami. Here’s what we’ve enjoyed in the Summer issues so far …
Some clever pics by a young photographer named Maggie Cepis in Dear Dave.
Admittedly, we still haven’t made it to Prada’s show at The Met yet, despite attending the after party, but this profile in Love Magazine makes us want to hop in a cab. “The future of beauty lies in all those things that are inelegant, awkward, and wrong,” she says. Preach!
In Bullett’s Sin Issue, bestselling biographer Tom Folsom stumbled upon the world’s largest collection of Charles Manson memorabilia. Miuccia would approve.
We didn’t know much about underground feminist erotic painter Anita Steckel, who passed away last March, until we read Richard Meyer’s excellent profile in Artforum. She apparently had quite the life: she dated Marlon Brando, founded an anti-censorship collective, was voted Mambo Queen of California, and had a particular knack for dirty limericks. Here’s one: “Riding subways to school wearing socks / I developed a knowledge of cocks / Every week I’d see four / Sometime five, sometime more / Sometimes one every two or three blocks.”
[There’s nothing like a little vintage Testino to perk you up. Also in Love Magazine.
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