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Winter 2015

Do you believe in magic? Meet the creatives taking us a step closer to the unknown

Don’t explain it, just believe it – the new issue of Dazed is a close encounter with unknown pleasures. Launching her global album campaign, R&B talent Tinashe reveals how her passion for the paranormal inspires her supernatural sound; alt-rock heiress Coco Gordon Moore gives us her first-ever in-depth interview; and Rianne von Rompaey and Julia Nobis lead the new generation of model singularists in our Collier Schorr-lensed casting portfolio.

Elsewhere, Nicolas Ghesquière lifts the lid on the horror movies that fuel his hyperactive imagination at Louis Vuitton; Beth Ditto transforms into an Old Hollywood diva as she reflects on encounters with Marc Jacobs, riot grrrls and UFOs; cult photographer Nobuyoshi Araki shoots enigmatic actress Rila Fukushima; Mya Taylor and Grace Dunham tell the story of the unsung transgender heroines of the Stonewall Riots; Richard Kern shares never-before-seen images from his X-rated New York Girls sessions; and Anjelica Huston tells us how a lifetime of playing witches has fuelled her feminism. In fashion, Jeff Bark subverts nude portraiture with the season's most self-indulgent accessories; Pierre Debusschere and Katie Shillingford explore modern censorship through the medium of couture; Brianna Capozzi and Emma Wyman raid the dressing-up box; and beauty anarchist Isamaya Ffrench puts freakish fetishes under the spotlight.

Tinashe shot by Sean + Seng, fashion Robbie Spencer
Rianne von Rompaey and Julia Nobis shot by Collier Schorr, fashion Robbie Spencer
Coco Gordon Moore shot by Collier Schorr, fashion Robbie Spencer

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