The Main Stories
130 Cartoon King: Jean-Charles de Castelbajac The French designer talks about dressing the Pope, getting inspiration from Daft Punk, and why, after years of being stranded in the fashion wilderness, his cartoon character designs have turned him into a modern youth style icon.
138 Filthy and Gorgeous: Selma Blair A gorgeous anomally in the Hollywood aesthetic, Ms Blair has a no-frills demeanour that makes her a favourite with the big guns. Here she is, before her latest movie Waz is released, talking extremism, poise, and toilet bowl licking.
146 Animal Magic: Animal Collective The leftfield quartet invite Dazed into their Portuguese rehearsal lair to talk about growing up, image misconceptions, and, err, musical strawberry jam.
152 Facing Off: Miles Marshall Lewis The author of “The Wu-Tang Candidate” writes about the state of hip hop, inspired by one rapper’s controversial endorsement of blackface.
156 Photography MARIANO VIVANCO Styling NICOLA FORMICHETTI
168 Photography MIGUEL REVERIEGO Styling SARAH COBB
176 Photography AMY ARBUS Styling ANDRE WALKER
208 Photography MARIANO VIVANCO Styling KATIE SHILLINGFORD
Fashion Forward: YSL / Givenchy Photography LUIS VENEGAS Styling KAREN LANGLEY