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L'OFFICIEL USA

L'OFFICIEL USA

Art Spring - Fashion - Art - Design

L’Officiel USA share its international vision with a US audience. Combining both men’s and women’s fashion in a bi-monthly publication in conjunction with its digital platform, lofficielusa.com— which features daily, exclusive multi-media content—L’Officiel USA provides readers with the very best that fashion, art, music, film, and culture have to offer.

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Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Les Editions Jalou
Frequency:
Bimonthly
$7.01
$37.46
6 Issues

in this issue

1 min
in this issue

Kleaver CRUZ WRITER “Legends Deserve Flowers” “Celebration is better late than never, but it is imperative to nurture and support us Black artists throughout our lives in order for us to be able to fully stop and smell the roses.” Alexi LUBOMIRSKI PHOTOGRAPHER “Growing Up Andra Day” “Andra Day was incredible! We shot in and around an old Hollywood hotel, mixing high fashion with more relaxed looks. She was so relaxed, so beautiful, and so much fun… We spent most of the day laughing.” Tina BARNEY PHOTOGRAPHER “Twin Set” “This story was like a candy store! Too many delicious looks to choose from.” Donatien GRAU WRITER “Life as a Sitcom” “We have all lived with sitcoms, whether we know it or not.” Gwen THOMPKINS WRITER “Growing Up Andra Day” “Andra Day has a knack for telling stories that are colorful, frank and funny, which is also the best way…

8 min
free bird

Before Phoebe Bridgers was smashing guitars in custom Gucci on Saturday Night Live and collaborating with indie legends like Conor Oberst, she played bass in Sloppy Jane, the alt-rock outfit fronted by her high school best friend, Haley Dahl. Though Dahl has since expanded the band to include 11 members—often taking the stage herself wearing nothing but blue paint—the two musicians spent their formative years in a state of constant experimentation, eventually finding a sound and performance style all their own. Growing up in Los Angeles, the pair had their own remedies for fighting teenage boredom and suburban ennui. “We would ditch class and do absolutely nothing,” says Dahl. “We never actually did anything cool; one time we just sat in Phoebe’s car and ate a tub of cookies.” Bridgers interjects:…

7 min
legends deserve flowers

Some of us are born to be bridges—connections between what came before us and the futures we are destined to create. James Barnor is one of the most important bridges of our time. He is a living archive, a link between the birth of photography in West Africa and the development of the discipline for the modern era. In the almost 92 years Barnor has spent on this planet—living mostly between Ghana and the UK—he has captured aspects of African and Black life that are meaningful to the people who live it, and often may not have been recorded otherwise: everyday moments such as merchant women selling wares in the market, people getting on and off the bus, teenagers hanging out together, early images of Kwame Nkrumah (Ghana’s first President),…

1 min
come together

I ALWAYS TRY TO GIVE OTHERS the SPACE TO EXIST WITHOUT IMPOSING my OWN IDEAS.MOHAMED BOUROUISSAI FIND IT HARD to DECIDE WHEN A SONG IS FINISHED; I could WORK ON IT FOREVER. I ONLY MOVE ON WHEN it’s TIME to TURN IT IN.LALA &CEFASHION IS A BIT of A ROLE PLAY. It ALLOWS YOU TO REINVENT YOURSELF.LALA &CECREATING ART and speaking TO OUR OWN EXPERIENCES IS A way of BEING POLITICAL without PLAYING POLITICS directly.MOHAMED BOUROUISSA…

1 min
pattern play

1 min
brief encounter

I WAS ALWAYS FASCINATED by the WORLD of THEATER and THE POSSIBILITY of PLAYING with DRAMA, LIFE, and DEATH.LORENZO VIOTTIEACH ROLE COMES ALONG for A REASON, IF ONLY to DISCOVER A NEW PART of OURSELVES that WE DIDN’T KNOW EXISTED. THAT’S the BEAUTY of THIS JOB.GAIA WEISSThe STRENGTH of CINEMA IS BEING ABLE to TURN NEGATIVE life EXPERIENCES—the UGLY STUFF—INTO something BEAUTIFUL.GAIA WEISS…