Sampler: Cactus magazine

by Grace Wang in December 2016

We love seeing independent titles push the boundaries of what a fashion magazine can consist of. Packed with novel editorial narratives and bursts of quirkiness, Cactus magazine is a fashion-themed photography publication, weighing one kilo and containing 200 pages of surrealist goodness.

If you’re looking for left-field inspiration, be it in graphic design or editorials, this Dazed-approved imprint from Milan will have you covered. Scroll through some spreads and contents below, and head over to our Sampler page to order a copy for free shipping and 10% off.

In this issue:

mirror-cactus-magazine— Notorious Qatar duo Christto Sanz and Andrew Weir, recently spotlighted by VICE Netherlands and renowned for their curious, humorous editorials, does their magic with iconic Japanese brand Kenzo

— Weird sexual tensions are inquired through a fashion narrative by Cactus’ editor Luca Smorgon and photographer Timothy Schaumburg

pool-cactus-magazine— ‘Twin Palms’: Artist Matt Henry explores the 60s through hysterically posh wives in glamorous, surreal suburban scenes

— Immersive “alienated realism” through a sort of ongoing retrospective by artist Geert Goiris

geometrics-cactus— Fantastical graphic designs created based on music lyrics by Bureau Mirko Borsche

— And ‘Hurry Up’: A series showcasing the most interesting projects and characters in art, fashion, architecture and visual culture right now


Ordering Cactus magazine from us gives you 10% off with free shipping to the US, UK, Europe. But there are limited copies available, so head over to the Sampler page now to secure your copy.

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