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Inside our March-April Issue

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Here’s a sneak peek into our 2016 Fashion issue, now out on stands. From a Master designer who is taking gender out fashion and a Booker-winner’s journey in the world of drugs to a comic icon’s witty musings and a filmmaker who is making the Gods dance, here are some reasons to reach out for Platform’s latest edition on the stands.

Retrospective
Alessandro Michele
We take you through The Alessandro Effect, the story of how the new chief Gucci is changing the brand’s beauty from oversexed to ambiguously rebellious.

Interview
Marlon James
Burnin’
‘There can be no word such as ‘should’ for anynone who creates art, but to go beyond that ‘should’ was a scary thought for me…,’ confesses the author as he takes us through the making of his Man Booker-winning title.

3 Minutes
Kunal Nayyar
The Big Bang Theory star says he is still living life like a little boy, and reveals more about that side in our fun rapid-fire section.

Photography
William Dalrymple
The Writer’s Eye
A photo essay that takes you through the master writer’s powerful visual musings, with an equally moving curatorial note by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi.

Film
Sanjay Patel
Sanjay’s Super Team
A super animator at Pixar gives the Gods some fun moves with his new feature, and the Oscars a good reason to nominate him.

Extract
Jhumpa Lahiri
In Other Words
Six months before she moves to Rome, the author stops reading English and starts her romance with Italian. Like all good love affairs, this one isn’t easy. We share a chapter from the much-awaited book that marks her debut in non-fiction.
 
And that’s just the first little looksie; stay tuned for more soon!

 

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