HERO is an antidote to the stuffy and over-thought cultural dryness that has gripped menswear publishing. It has quickly become widely recognised as the most relevant, fashion-forward destination for a switched-on, intelligent and demanding readership.
HERO #36 / Summer-Fall 2020, cover: Hedi Slimane
A journey of surrealism and the unknown: the twilight in between logic and the abstract.
Hedi Slimane photographs Alex Evans from rising UK band Lumer for the cover of HERO 23, documented as part of a portfolio of some of the most exciting and relevant UK musicians photographed by Slimane in London.
Actor Toby Wallace reflects on his journey from small-town dreams to winning Best New Talent award at the Venice Film Festival. Legendary NYC Club Kid Walt Cassidy takes us back to the scene’s heyday, tracing its enduring legacy alongside exclusive imagery.
We travel to rising singer-songwriter Alex Sampson’s house in the middle of Southwestern Ontario, documenting the social media phenomenon around his hometown.
Broadway star Isaac Powell takes us through the emotive spectrum of treading the iconic boards as the lead in the new adaptation of West Side Story, while New York designer Emily Bode takes us inside her first brick-and-mortar space to discuss the rise of her eponymous menswear brand. Ten LA musicians take us through the exhilaration of placing performance at the core of their practice.
Plus over 300 pages of fashion and photography