Dazed – Autumn 2019
Dazed – Autumn 2019 | Saddle up! Dazed goes west to uncover the current obsession with the cowboy in youth culture. Leading the rodeo is Lil Nas X, the 20-year-old country-trap superstar who lit the fire under a phenomenon. He’s joined by fashion’s most wanted cowgirl, Adut Akech, lensed by Viviane Sassen.
LIL NAS X The hip-hop outlier who brought Nashville to its knees sparks one up in a cover story shot by Charlotte Wales
ADUT AKECH The South Sudanese model – and a variety of cowboy hats – under the inimitable lens of Viviane Sassen
COWGIRLS OF COLOR – Meet the new queens of the rodeo putting women of colour in the saddle
LAVENDER COUNTRY – Country music’s first openly gay musician reflects on a lifetime of activism, joining the singer he inspired, masked balladeer Orville Peck, in conversation
HONOR SWINTON BYRNE – Shot by Jack Davison, a rare interview with the breakout star of The Souvenir – a toxic relationship drama inspired by director Joanna Hogg’s own 20s
THE WILD BUNCH – In cahoots with radical playwright Jeremy O Harris, runway outlaws Telfar Clemens and Babak Radboy confront the historical whitewashing of the cowboy figure for Telfar AW19
VIVEIK KALRA – The Blinded by the Light star talks Springsteen, the vitality of south Asian cinema, and making the great British coming-of-age drama his own
KANESHA & KORTNEE – Meet the mother-daughter duo breaking down historic barriers in rodeo, at the Bill Pickett championship and beyond
LOVE ME TENDER – Photographer Clémentine Schneidermann reveals touching portraits of the people who live to love Elvis, from Memphis to South Wales
AISLING FRANCIOSI – The Italian-Irish actress opens up on the controversy circling The Nightingale, the dark new thriller from Babadook director Jennifer Kent
BIG COUNTRY – Photographer Hugo Scott shares cinematic stills from his odyssey through the American heartlands
TREASURE STATE – Surrender author Joanna Pocock pens an essay exploring how the American west was lost through mining – and how it might be won again shot by Viviane Sassen, styled by Robbie Spencer
…and much more.