For Spring/Summer 2013, Twin proudly presents actress Jane Levy, photographed in Los Angeles by Thomas Giddings. And meet Aluna Francis and George Reid, the duo behind the infectious pop of AlunaGeorge.
Plus, venture into the Nevada desert for Myla Dalbesio’s special performance, documented exclusively for Twin, and take a revealing look into artist Cameron Jamie’s creative process.
Elsewhere, dive into sumptuous fashion shoots starring models Daphne Groeneveld and Yumi Lambert. See what’s inspiring prolific fashion talent Simone Rocha and get to know the young creatives fuelling London’s cultural scene. It’s all here, in Twin Issue VIII.
The Autumn/Winter edition of Twin stars supermodels Eva Herzigova and Frankie Rayder (photographed by Cass Bird with her daughter Sunny). Meet music newcomers Miranda and Elektra Kilbey, the twin sisters behind the irresistible, sultry pop of Saint Lou Lou.
Elsewhere, enter the dark world of Paul McCarthy via a vivid collection of artworks created exclusively for Twin, and photographer Danielle Levitt introduces the wild and wicked New York gang who invented their own ghetto brand of goth.
You’ll also find lively chats with the author Hanna Rosen, who talks about her controversial book, The End of Men, feminist photographer Cynthia MacAdams and the bounteous duo behind the Opening Ceremony brand.
The summer edition of Twin smoulders. It’s an exploration of sex and self-love starring IMOGEN POOTS, the English rose taking over Tinseltown, Montreal beauty GRIMES and steely starlet VICKY MCCLURE who meets her match in writer STEPHANIE THEOBALD.
Delight in the ways of the tomboy with AGYNESS, FREJA and ALICE. Explore the nature of desire with writers JACKIE KAY and HELEN SCHULMAN, and read SLUTEVER’s findings on female masturbation.
With visual contributions from RYAN MCGINLEY, TARA DARBY, QUENTIN JONES and JASON PIETRA. Plus twin covers by BEN WELLER, who shoots sublime Lithuanian supermodel EDITA in purest white, and JASON KIBBLER who captures fashion’s floral frenzy on Slovenia’s rising star VALERIJA.
Get back to nature. Twin’s cover debut comes in the form of rebellious blonde Agyness Deyn. The northern star turned LA woman tells Twin about outdoor living California style. In Meet the Misfits, New York photographer Danielle Levitt heads to the sticks to shoot the American teens whose alternative looks prove that the kids aren’t always what they seem. Face of feminism Marsha Rowe talks to Twin about starting Britain’s most influential women’s magazine, Spare Rib and why it is important for women to go back to nature. While musician in the making Pixie Geldoff takes a trip to the English countryside with photographer Niall O’Brien in On the Road. Immerse yourself in Twin’s nature issue.
Embrace the age of rebellion. Twin’s Spring/Summer issue is charged with the power and expectation of youth. In ‘The Year of Discontent’, photographer Clare Shilland shoots the young women who are fighting for their educational rights, in ‘She bangs the drums’ modern rebel Alice Dellal is celebrated by her closest collaborators and photographed by Paul Wetherall. Elsewhere, two prolific design duos – Rodarte and Meadham Kirchoff – share their inspirations, from rugged terrains to Riot Grrl, and we enter the homes of two downtown New York renegades – artist Aurel Schmidt in, ‘There’s something about Aurel’ and actress Chloe Sevigny in, ‘Kick ass’. Last but by no means least, for, ‘The Letter Set’ Costa-winning poet Jo Shapcott showcases the women who are igniting the form in a specially curated Twin poetry portfolio. It’s our very own rebel yell.
The times they are a-changing. The third issue of Twin is all about ambition: We ask Immodesty Blaize, Sloane Crosley, Simon Rich and Kristin Hersh to consider the meaning of female ambition, mega-model Dree Hemingway takes a ride in Simone Rocha’s winter collection, musician Alison Mosshart reveals the secrets of life on the road, set designer and artist Gary Cardsculpts an irresistible gang of bijoux-loving sloths, grande dame of fashion photography June Newton discusses life after Helmut, and Gia Coppola – the granddaughter of Francis Ford and niece of Sofia who’s next in line for Coppola fame – shoots an exclusive photo diary.
Issue one of this hard back bi-annual features a poetry portfolio curated by the first female poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, Miranda July’s imaginings on a female future, and photography by Todd Selby, Boo George and Garance Doré.