Cover 1: Abby Brothers in Gucci and vintage Eddie Bauer, photographed by Michael Donovan in North Cascades National Park. Cover 2: Alexis Schuster in 3.1 Phillip Lim and vintage Nordstrom, photographed by Charlie Schuck in Olympic National Park.
Pacific Standard Magazine celebrates a selection of the best and brightest of the Great Northwest. The first issue features photography by Kyle Johnson, Charlie Schuck, Robin Stein, Michael Donovan, and Julie Cheek; a short story, "Seattle Burlesque," by Jack Kerouac; architect Tom Kundig's work for photographer Carol Bobo; artists Ashley Helvey, Victoria Haven, Matt Lifson, Izzie Klingels, and Jay Clark aka FaNKULT; an interview with photographer Eirik Johnson; previously unpublished Polaroid stills from the movie Streetwise by Mary Ellen Mark and Martin Bell; interviews with Palaceer Lazaro, Tiny Vipers, Phil Elverum, Morgan Henderson, Karolyn Kukoski of Witch Gardens, and five more of our favorite Northwest musicians; a remembrance of Seattle legend Gordon "Gordini" Brown by Javas Lehn, Hubert de Givenchy, and others; a story by Laura Cassidy; a large fold-out poster by fashion designer/textile artist Lily Raskind; a poem by Spencer Moody; beautiful oysters; Washington wine; Sausage Skateboards; a report on the future of that huge white NOAA research vessel parked by the Ballard Bridge; and an exclusive Pacific Standard theme song by Seattle trio Flexions, pressed onto a clear vinyl flexi-disc which is bound into the magazine.
Pacific Standard is 220 pages and available with two gold and silver foil-stamped covers (pictured above), in editions of 500 each, for $40 + $4 shipping. Release date is June 23, 2012.
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