Amanda Gorman, a young American poet, is shown in this Numéro; Poppy, a singer and Viktor & Rolf’s muse, is encountered; Poppy also poses for Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello. a picture of French R&B’s newest face, Lala &ce; The book “Ça va, cher Karl?” authored by Sébastien Jondeau, the personal driver of Karl Lagerfeld; the autobiographical writings of Shane Haddad, whose debut novel Toni tout court was released this year; a large-scale picture of Virgil Abloh, the creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear seasons and a unique representative of diversity in the fashion industry; an interview with the 24-year-old designer Charles de Vilmorin, who was named artistic director of the Rochas house; the extraordinary journey of choreographer Mehdi Kerkouche; the secrets of chef Mory Sacko, the head of the restaurant Mosuke; the confessions of Richie Hawtin, a significant figure in the electro music scene; the explosive rise of Omah Lay, the future star of Nigerian music; the bizarre tale of American singer Bri Steves, supported by rapper Kendrick Lamar; the collages created by artist Kandis Williams, Virgil Abloh’s new collaborator; the stunning return of the ceramic-loving artist Johan Creten; an exclusive portfolio by photographer Juliette Agnel, who captures Sudan sublimely; and fashion shoots by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Koto Bolofo, Mariya Pepelanova, Yulia Gorbachenko, Lee Wei Swee, and Sonia Szóstak.
- The April 2021 Numéro 222 spotlights Virgil Abloh’s influence as the creative director of Louis Vuitton, emphasizing his role in diversifying the fashion industry.
- The magazine explores diverse creative realms, featuring an interview with 24-year-old designer Charles de Vilmorin and showcasing collages by artist Kandis Williams, a collaborator of Virgil Abloh.
- Literary works, including Sébastien Jondeau’s “Ça va, cher Karl?” and autobiographical writings by Shane Haddad, are featured alongside insights into the music scene, such as the rise of Nigerian star Omah Lay and confessions from electro music figure Richie Hawtin.
- A visual extravaganza unfolds with fashion shoots by renowned photographers like Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Koto Bolofo, Mariya Pepelanova, Yulia Gorbachenko, Lee Wei Swee, and Sonia Szóstak, as well as an exclusive portfolio capturing Sudan by photographer Juliette Agnel.