HIGHSNOBIETY ISSUE 16 SPRING/SUMMER 2018 "FTP"
-Highsnobiety Issue 16 will explore the theme of “Awakening”. In a post “fake news” world, where influencers—and wannabe influencers—curate their lives to appeal to Instagram’s almighty algorithm, Lil Miquela jolts us from our dead-eyed scroll and gives us a one-way ticket to the uncanny valley. At over 760K Instagram followers (and counting), she is the world’s biggest computer-generated influencer. Her mere existence challenges our assumptions of
As the founding principles of the genre continue to be watered down for the masses, FTP (FUCKTHEPOPULATION) are militantly dedicated to streetwear’s underground, uncomfortable roots. They’re as far from the Paris runways today as Supreme was in 1995, and they wouldn’t have it any other way. We asked FTP to “hijack” our cover. Their approach? A “rest in power” tribute to the departed Chicago drill pioneer Fredo Santana. A portion of proceeds from this cover (and the sales of an accompanying Highsnobiety/FTP Fredo Santana T-shirt) will go to support Santana’s child.
- Sticker set featuring A BATHING APE, ACRONYM, NOAH, and N. HOOLYWOOD
- Raf Simons
- Calvin Klein
- Helmut Lang
- Stone Island
- Rick Owens
- LQQK Studio
- Martine Rose
- Reginald Sylvester
- Supreme graphic t-shirts archive
- 260 Full colored pages