"Hypebeast Magazine #32: The Fever Issue" focuses on showcasing individuals from the worlds of fashion, art, and music who either embrace the intense and fast-paced nature of contemporary culture or reject it in favor of a more timeless and unconventional approach. The issue features a diverse range of creatives.
Jun Takahashi, the founder of UNDERCOVER, an artist, and the cover star, represents those who have chosen to unveil their art to the public after years of anonymity. His faceless portraits grace the cover, and inside the magazine, readers can delve into his creative process, the decision to share his art after a decade, and how his artwork influences his unique perspective.
The Los Angeles-based rap duo Paris Texas is also spotlighted, known for their energetic and lively music. THUG CLUB founder Yeong Min Cho discusses his unconventional approach to riding the hallyu wave (the Korean wave) on his own terms and the viral success of his brand's clothing.
Small Talk Studio founders Nick Williams and Phil Ayers shed light on the process behind their hand-illustrated garments and their plans for expansion. Benny Andallo, a Filipino-British hatmaker, shares his mission of creating bespoke hats and showcases some of his favorite designs.
Additionally, the magazine explores the evolution of London-based brand Mowalola, with founder Mowalola Ogunlesi discussing how her provocative designs shine a spotlight on her Nigerian heritage. Overall, "Hypebeast Magazine #32: The Fever Issue" offers a glimpse into the worlds of these diverse and creative individuals, each with their unique perspectives and approaches to art and culture.