A BY P.P. BEING A MAGAZINE CURATED BY PIERPAOLO PICCIOLI. HE BEING SIGNOR VALENTINO SUPREMO AND EVERYONE'S FAVOURITE FASHION DESIGNER. THIS IS HIS MAGAZINE. THESE ARE HIS FRIENDS. HIS INFLUENCE AND INFLUENCES, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, THIS IS HIS CREATIVITY ON EVERY PAGE.
A by P.P. The deconstructed cover. That's Frances McDormand in the Valentino cape and Philip Treacy pink feather hat.
And straight into the truly treasurous pages - Cahiers de Défilés. 26 double pages from Pierpaolo's scrapbooks are photographed by Joel Meyerowitz. Joel Meyerowitz!! Absolute gold.
Guido! Inspired by a Steven Meisel 1992 Italian Vogue shoot, Pierpaolo shoots his team and collaborators, models and muses with the Philip Treacy pink feather hat.
Dragon's Dream - a fantastic fantasy section (and fashion collection) drawn from Roger Dean and Hieronymus Bosch artworks and photographed by Alessio Bolzoni.
Pat McGrath! Interviewed by Pierpaolo's daughter Benedetta. These pages photographed by Yi Tuo.
Oh yes. The Michel Gaubert and Ryan Aguilar musical inspirations illustrated by Gwenaël Rattke (one of the world's greatest illustrators and co-creator of Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller). These are epic pages.
And always, always there is fashion. Everywhere. Wherever you look. This shoot by Charles H. Traub. His first book Beach was published in 1978 and Dolce Via in2014. Now he is 74 and on the most amazing form. Colour never looked so colourful!
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