Purple #35: The Island Issue
230 x 320 mm, hardbound
Paris, France (English-language)
Editor-in-chief & Creative director: Olivier Zahm
Purple has morphed a fair bit since its 1992 inception as a rejoinder to all that late-80s airbrushed glamour and fashion fromage. The significantly smaller Purple Prose gained some serious heft and took the fashion bull by the horns in the ensuing decades, dropping the ‘prose’ and growing not just in terms of scale and pages, but in its significance among the heavyweight bi-annuals.
This is the Island issue.