Dangerous Youth

Louis Vuitton x Supreme, Saint Laurent and Kit Butler – special edition covers for the new HERO
10 March 2017

HERO 17 – Dangerous Youth limited edition covers

This article is part of Print Edition

The new issue of HERO comes with three very special edition covers, capturing the spirit of the issue theme – DANGEROUS YOUTH.

Louis Vuitton x Supreme and Saint Laurent are two highly limited editions, with only 100 copies of each available worldwide, exclusively in Dover Street Market London and New York, Collette and Comme des Garçons Trading Museum in Paris. Male supermodel Kit Butler stars on our collector cover, complimenting the 32-page zine inside. The special issue is available globally, but in limited numbers.

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HERO 17 Kit Butler Collectors Edition cover. Photography Fabien Kruszelnicki, fashion Steve Morriss

Kit Butler

Male supermodel Kit Butler stars for our collector cover and in a special 32-page zine inside. The shoot was captured between London and upstate New York, shot by Fabien Kruszelnicki with fashion by Steve Morriss.

HERO 17 Louis Vuitton x Supreme Limited Edition cover. Photography Dexter Navy, fashion Ben Schofield.

Louis Vuitton x Supreme

Inside the issue, Kim Jones, artistic director of men’s ready to wear at Louis Vuitton chooses filmmaker and photographer Dexter Navy to shoot one of the highlights of FW17 fashion week – the Louis Vuitton x Supreme FW17 collection. The pair are also exclusively in discussion for the issue.

HERO 17 Saint Laurent Limited Edition cover. Aaron Curry photographed by Fabien Kruszelnicki, fashion Gro Curtis.

Saint Laurent

We shoot an exclusive Saint Laurent FW17 menswear story – in print just nine days after being shown on the runway in Paris. Model and skater Aaron Curry stars on this limited edition cover and alongside Nic, a dancer, Fisher, a basketball player, Dylan, a baseball player, Joshuah, a filmmaker, and Riccardo, a budding chef in the shoot inside, photographed by Fabien Kruszelnicki with fashion by Gro Curtis.

Also in the issue

Legendary photographer Ari Marcopoulos captures his son Cairo on our main cover. Inside he presents a 32-page project featuring his sons Ethan and Cairo, who he has been documenting for more than twenty years; old photos appear alongside completely new images, telling the story of three lives intertwined.

Having kicked off in the latest issue of HEROINE, we continue our ongoing series of interviews State of the Union – current affairs through the voices of leading thinkers in their respective fields. Here that includes leading art theorist Nicolas Bourriaud, reflecting on the environment that young artists work in today; Huw Price, who as academic director of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence works to highlight the issues artificial intelligence poses to society; and teenage drone inventor George Matus.

Photographer Paolo Zerbini travels to Poland for a story spanning HERO and HEROINE, shooting high-octane kids and their souped-up cars; we talk to actor Dacre Montgomery about becoming the new Red Power Ranger, and actor Cole Sprouse, star of hit Netflix series Riverdale, about graduating NYC and escaping the trappings of being a kid star. Artist Sue de Beer collaborates with stylist Paul Sinclaire on a dystopian vision of the future and hacker-turned-rapper YTcracker lurks in a chat room to discuss cyber authenticity on TV with fellow coder David Kennedy. Also featuring smooth-singing musician Zak Abel and introducing young Parisian label AFTERHOMEWORKDanielle Levitt shoots a group of dirt bike riding friends in LA, and Daniel King travels to Niagara Falls to street-cast and document kids with fashion director Gro Curtis. Plus actors to watch: Joe Cole and Austin Abrams.

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