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THE MARCH ISSUE
Inside Paolo Roversi’s Enduring Creative Collaboration with Rei Kawakubo

The famed photographer gives Surface an exclusive look at his ongoing exploration of a fashion...

Personal Uniform
Yoon Ahn on Her Deeply Personal, Genre-Defying Style

The Ambush cofounder and Dior Men jewelry director instinctively samples clothing of all kinds....

Objectified
Spring’s New Shoes and Bags Veer Toward the Sculptural

The season's accessories take shape to a new dimension.

Fashion
Architect James Wines Remembers Willi Smith, the Fashion Maven Who Was His Close Collaborator

In the 1980s, Wines created the stores for Smith’s pioneering label, WilliWear. Now he’s...

Extreme Beauty
Bewitching Heels, Informed by Strip Clubs

The British designer Sarah Ansah fuses chemical experiments and a fascination with sci-fi, pop...

Cover Story
The Free Agent

Equal parts designer and disruptor, the Pyer Moss founder Kerby Jean-Raymond is turning his fashion

Fashion
At Loewe’s Fall 2020 Presentation, Radical Pottery Hides in Plain Sight

Creative director Jonathan Anderson collaborated with the Japanese artist Takuro Kuwata, whose...

Art
Designer Duro Olowu Brings His Maximalist Sensibility and Cosmopolitan Eye to Chicago Museum Show

The Nigerian-born British fashion innovator is borrowing art from public and private collections...

Architecture
David Adjaye on His Majestic, Grapefruit-Colored Design for The Webster L.A.

For the multi-brand clothing and design boutique’s new outpost, the architect created a...

Fashion
Matthew Williams’ Moncler Genius Collection Fuses Expert Craftsmanship with Beekeeper-Grunge

The closely watched American designer’s line incorporates ultrasonic welding, vulcanized rubber,...

MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE
Benjamin Shine Sculpts Feminine Faces Out of Tulle

Cosseting ballerinas and society swans, tulle has long been admired for its ineffable delicacy....

PERSONAL UNIFORM
The Fashion Bricolage of Job Smeets

The Dutch provocateur wears his irreverence on his sleeves.

UPSTARTS
Don’t Want No Scrubs?

Direct-to-consumer brand FIGS is giving the health care industry a dose of millennial cool.

EXTREME BEAUTY
Meet Tokyo’s Most Daring Florist

Floral artist Makoto Azuma pushes the boundaries of art, fashion, and nature with his experimental...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Lauren Manoogian

Lauren Manoogian’s natural-hued knitwear line, which makes use of responsibly sourced fibers and...