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Encens magazine - issue 51 - Reading Room


Encens / 51

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Scenes from the best possible life. The title open the pages of ENCENS with an essay by ANGELO FLACCAVENTO on GIORGIO ARMANI’s visual bond for ALDO FALLAI photographs spanning over more than two decades. A title that summarize this new issue, intersected with memories fraying their breeze in each and every story. From NADJA AUERMANN walking the look 23 in a tour de force collection designed by KOJI TATSUNO back in 1993, and seen as a wonderful pretext to delve into what a fashion critic should possibly be. Page 26, CHRISTIAN LACROIX recollect his fascinating trajectory, from the unknow esthetic nerd born in Arles to the upper scale sunlights in a captivating interview. CHRISTOPHER ANDREWS reflect on ELSA KLENSCH, the pioneer of television journalism on CNN, and remember her singular way of bringing onto the screen glimpses of the unattainable world of fashion. Artist perfumer BARNABE FILLION encounter RHYS EVANS for a talk on melancholy, permanence, and his relentless journey around the globe for the sake of beauty. LAUREN MANOOGIAN is the alien of NEW YORK fashion week. Her clothes encapsulate a high dose of never seen before craft with an equal sense of ease and minimalism. Interview page 56. The magazine ends in a nostalgic note. With a portfolio of CONSTANT ANEE. Photographic documents that resonate with a long gone idea of Paris in the early 2000’s. And encompasses the first steps of ENCENS, also shown in this n°51 issue.




Published twice a year since 2002, Encens is focused on fashion as artform from the perspective of designers rather than trends. The magazine investigate new forms of dressing from past to present with probing interviews, extensive use of photography and vintage, and dynamic layout.

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