What Do You See?

The Rorschach test rests on one basic premise: seeing is an act not just of the eye, but of the mind; and not just of the visual cortex or some other isolated part of the brain, but of the whole person. What we see is made up of who we are

Le Chat Noir

Some moods dictate actions, some are just slight changes in disposition. Some come in short bursts, others last for months. The times have been heavy, so we take your black dressing mood to a lighter place

New Ways Of Seeing: Favianna Rodriguez On Social And Cultural Justice In Print

California-based artist Favianna Rodriguez holds many roles and titles. What they all have in common is the aim to empower fellow creatives disrupt the status quo of social and cultural justice

New Ways Of Seeing: Adrian Brandon On Police Brutality In Colour

In this powerful series dubbed “Stolen”, Adrian Brandon features Black individuals whose lives have been cut short by police brutality. He uses time as a medium to define how long each portrait is coloured, with one year of life equating to one minute of colour

Hats Incredible

Oscillating between the invincible and the invisible, with the power to reveal or conceal, to surprise or disguise, there’s a transcendent quality to this amorphous accessory that appears to offer us a portal to another persona

New Ways Of Seeing: Donna Bassin On Grief Through Film

Drawing from her experience as a clinical psychologist, award-winning artist Donna Bassin explains how she came to capture the portraits of people who feel “invisible and un-entitled to their place in this American moment.”

New Ways Of Seeing: Safwat Saleem On Belonging With Graphic Design

Safwat Saleem has known many home countries across his lifetime. Inspired by a sense of belonging, his “Concerned But Powerless” series combines many different mediums to create satirical work that explores the social issues foregrounded by the election of Donald Trump

HONEST CONVERSATIONS ABOUT SEX, CONNECTION, AND THE YEAR WE DIDN’T TOUCH ANYBODY

Experts on what happens to us when we quite literally lose touch

Burano Cubano

Why limit yourself to dressing for your mood when the colour of your clothes can change your life?

A Refined Palate

From Rome to Istanbul, and decorated by Bulgari’s most exquisite collections, we tempt the senses and savour the flavour

Expensive Taste

Culture and cuisine are inextricably linked. We desire one as insatiably as the other. So, if this intoxicating duo is innately ingrained, is it possible our most luxurious tastes are simply part of human nature?

New Ways Of Seeing: Sharon Walters On Under-Representation Through Collage

For the London-based artist, her ongoing series “Seeing Ourselves” is as much about an exploration of under-representation than it is about celebrating her own “Blackness”. Here, she discusses creating hand-assembled collages to empower fellow Black women

Languid Form

If proprioception has been the sense that has kept us upright when we’ve closed our eyes and dreamt of the future, then Ferragamo is the sartorial way forward

The Quietest Hour

Blouson jackets and jewel-encrusted tunics make up Louis Vuitton’s Fall/Winter 2021 collection, one teeming with life and ready for us all to live out the fantasy of the flâneur once more. From the still, tranquil moments of the early morning to the return of the loud, bustling working hours, GRAZIA shoots a sonic, sartorial journey across 24 hours in Venice

New Ways Of Seeing: Peter Drew On White Australia In Street Art

Australian born Peter Drew rose to prominence thanks to his art that depicted victims of the “White Australian Policy”. Speaking to GRAZIA, he reflects on how his work has evolved into street art and his hope to connect different identities

Body Language

The strength of effort employed in movement is one of our greatest senses – and best served when elegantly armoured

The Gospel According To Phoebe

She’s been dubbed the “Chanel of our generation” – so what can we expect from the long-awaited return of Phoebe Philo? And why, even after a four-year hiatus, is she still the most deified figure in fashion?

An Extension Of The Self

How much of our childhood conditioning helps develop our sense of location, movement and actions? How do we navigate when we step foot inside the fairytale?

Anything Goes

Camo print, velour, butterfly motifs, and bejewelled accessories… 2021 has ushered in an unexpected fashion trend: the return of bad taste. But don’t worry, it’s nothing to fear. In fact, it may be the best thing to happen to your wardrobe in years

New Ways Of Seeing: Daniel Arzola On Gender Rights With Digital Illustration

By using digital tools, Daniel Arzola has discovered how to share his work on gender and LGBTQI+ rights from his home in Venezuela, without the work ever being destroyed. “That is ‘Artivism’ for me,” he tells GRAZIA

New Ways Of Seeing

German poet Bertolt Brecht once said, “Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it.” In GRAZIA’s latest cultural series, New Ways Of Seeing, we explore the work of seven creatives who, through art, attempt to decode the changing world we find ourselves in

Wonder Vision

“Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision” – Stevie Wonder

You Just Need R.E.S.T

As GRAZIA's 10th biannual edition "7 SENSES" releases, international director Marne Schwartz looks at the duality of sensory overload and sensory deprivation

Is Freedom As Easy As We Remember?

GRAZIA's 10th biannual print edition is dedicated to the reignition of seven of our senses as we return to socialising. But how will our quarantined-conditioned receptors cope? And is reality more complicated than we recall?

Touch Me, Feel Me

Explore Cartier's iconic collections, as lensed by Paul Morel and featured in GRAZIA’s 10th international print edition

Cartier + A History of Icons

It’s the impossibility of engineering the avant-garde into the perpetually classic. For the Cartier Maison it’s a practice that starts and ends with flawless, intuitive design – because when trends fade and times change, the articulate nature of iconic hardware is evermore

Extra Extravagance

Charming and eccentric styles are the prelude to the new season of fashion. Press play to enter an operatic and dreamlike world

Emporio Armani Turns 40

A look back at four decades of Emporio Armani, and how the early beacon of democratised luxury came to be

A Material Masterpiece

As Armani celebrates the 40th anniversary of their iconic Emporio Armani brand, GRAZIA celebrates its history and travels to the Cava Michelangelo – the marble quarry where the Italian artist acquired the stone to create the iconic statue of David

Compose Yourself

As a banquet of sounds returns to our lives, making your own music will still have its place

The Eye Of The Beholder

A living room matinée of over the top styling worthy of an OnlyFans subscription

A Matter Of Taste

Fellini’s dolce vita makes a return in this sybaritic display of style in Capri

Eau de Lavende

Structured tailoring and vibrant colour meet at the heady lavender plateau in Provence

Precarious Situations

Fan Bingbing is one China's biggest movie stars. Here, she pours drama into GRAZIA's 10th international print edition