For our Spring Style issue, we combed the earth for the bangingest shorts, skirts, skorts, vests, carry-alls and Cavalli pumps this season could possible offer. This fashion scouring sojourn had us clocking our usual frequent flier miles in places like Santo Domingo, DR, and Teotitlan del Valle where we photographed Banda Jimenez, the marching band our back cover star Zach Condon bka Beirut collaborated with for March of the Zapotec. On the front, Natasha Khan, leader of Bat for Lashes, strikes a balance between passionate changeling and deeply style inclined, as evidenced by the wolf mask she is wearing for a beret. We are spending the next 38 days with her crystalline second album Fur and Gold on repeat, and you should join us. Well, that and the rest of the bananas features we packed into this issue: Nicki Minaj! Brick Bandits! Assassin! Girls! Nite Jewel! Menswear designer Patrik Ervell! Sholi! SO much more, and SO free for download below. Keep clicking TheFADER.com for extended stories and bonus rounds, and in the meantime, read issue 60 for style inspiration or make an actual digital outfit out of it — It's 2009!
The FADER Issue 60 Free Download
February 24, 2009