All falls down

Class portrait

illustrations: Ian Moore

Billie JD Porter on how social media images celebrating luxury lifestyles are perpetuating dangerous misconceptions about wealth and poverty

Linda McCartney’s Unseen Polaroids

by Chrissie Hynde · illustrations: Linda McCartney

In an excerpt from Linda McCartney. The Polaroid Diaries published this Autumn, the former NME writer and frontwoman of The Pretenders, Chrissie Hynde reflects on a photoshoot with her late friend

Gaby Sahhar

by Rebecca O’Dwyer

Why the South London multi-disciplinary artist is refusing the gentrification of queer spaces in London.

Martina Cox

by Kathryn O’Regan

The New York-based designer subverting the traditionally feminine language of homemaking and crafts through playful, upcycled and bespoke garments.

The Fall of the Wall

by Sirin Kale

A new exhibition at C/O Berlin looks at the impact of the fall of the Berlin Wall on the city’s techno scene

Between Palestine and Israel

by Angela Waters

A new fashion trade route

Louise Trotter

by Grace Banks

The new creative director of Lacoste is responsible for bringing the classic heritage tennis brand to a new audience through laid-back knitwear, a new view on the brand’s crocodile logo and military tailoring, to name a few things. Here, she talks with SLEEK Editor-in-Chief Grace Banks about how it all comes together

Farah Al Qasimi

by Kathryn O’Regan

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Bahçe

Following the success of her novel, Walking on the Ceiling, published in April, Turkish-born, Paris-based author, Aysegül Savas presents a short story, Bahçe (The Garden), in Turkish and her own translation in English

Noor Tagouri

by Grace Banks · illustrations: Mayan Toledano

As Trump continues to attack journalism, new methods of reporting are coming to the fore. From exposing the domestic realities of sex trafficking in the US to her podcast Sold In America and calling out Vogue on Instagram, Noor Tagouri is using digital storytelling to change the way we get news

Double up

illustrations: Jorge Perez Ortiz

We took Uniqlo’s new Cocoon trousers to the Ebro Delta on the Mediterranean Sea in Spain, and asked dancers Candela Capitán and Rocki Salam to dance in them, proving their curved wide-legged seams create flexibility, art and community

Flower freak show

illustrations: Felicity Ingram

The verve behind Jean-Paul Gaultier’s iconic Eighties’ campaign imagery is having a renaissance. From his Fashion Freak Show to a revival of his corsets made famous by Madonna, the style he pioneered is back in vogue. To launch his new floral scents, La Belle and Le Beau, we decided to create a tribute to JPG’s enduring sensual aesthetic

Chi Cao Hanh

by Marc Krause

Berlin restaurateur Chi Cao Hanh of the iconic Asian- fusion DUDU franchise takes the CUPRA Ateca for a drive around her favorite places in the German metropolis

In Paris with you

illustrations: Wilfried Wulff

The stately boulevards of Paris play host to the new BMW i3s Edition RoadStyle - rendered in black with the new and exclusive colour shade E-Copper, this sporty car sets the agenda

Francesca Allen x Tin Gao

illustrations: Francesca Allen

For me, the images feel more about breaking down boundaries between myself and Tin, getting to know each other through the medium of photography and becoming friends through that. A story of two strangers who would not otherwise be friends, meeting and learning about each other. I like to explore the idea of whether a photograph can be a true representation of someone. Tin styled herself using her own clothing, and also a few items from my own wardrobe. I feel like we got to know each other very intimately and in a very quick period of time