Hero, stylized HERO, is a men's fashion magazine based in the United Kingdom and distributed worldwide.
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HERO is a fashion and culture magazine, founded in 2009 by Editors in Chief Fabien Kruszelnicki and James West. It is based in London, UK and distributed globally.
The Managing Editor is Tempe Nakiska and the Fashion Director is Gro Curtis.
The magazine is published twice a year in April and October and also has a Chinese and Japanese edition, published at the same times.
The latest issue's cover and main story is shot by Hedi Slimane (HERO 12: DARKNESS FALLS) and features musician Justin Bieber.
Recent interviews include Roberto Cavalli, Maison Martin Margiela, Tommy Hilfiger, Italo Zucchelli (Calvin Klein), Kris Van Assche, Christian Louboutin, Silvia Fendi, Adrian Joffe (Comme des GarÃ§ons)
Contributing photographers include Hedi Slimane, Matthew Brookes, Chad Pitman, Paul Jasmin, Danielle Levitt, Pierre Debusschere, Michael Avedon, Doug Inglish, Sebastian Mader and Christian Ferretti.
Contributing fashion editors include Nicola Formichetti, Gro Curtis, Elizabeth Fraser-Bell Elgar Johnson, Anders SÃ¸lvsten Thomsen and Jean-Michel Clerk.
Contributing writers include Rod Stanley (ex-Editor of Dazed & Confused) Murray Healy (LOVE, Industrie), Matthew Schneier (style.com), Lou Stoppard (SHOWstudio), Anders Christian Madsen (i-D).
- Issue 1 (Summer/Fall 2009): Ryan Koning
- Issue 2 (Winter 2009/Spring 2010): Paddy Mitchell
- Issue 3 (Summer/Fall 2010): Isaac Weber
- Issue 4 (Winter 2010/Spring 2011): Luka Badnjar
- Issue 5 (Summer/Fall 2011): Simon Nessman
- Issue 6 (Winter 2011/Spring 2012): Colton Haynes
- Issue 7 "DARK + STORMY" (Summer /Fall 2012): Arthur Gosse
- Issue 8 "VOLATILE OPULENCE" (Winter 2012/Spring 2013): Matt Ardell
- Issue 9 "SUBURBAN HEAT" (Summer /Fall 2013): American Cowboy by Hedi Slimane
- Issue 10 "CALIFORNIA FUTURE" (Winter 2013/Spring 2014): Cover: Dane DeHaan shot by Hedi Slimane
- Issue 11 "SHIFT ZERO" (Summer/Fall 2014): Cover: Bill SkarsgÃ¥rd shot by Hedi Slimane
- Issue 12 "DARKNESS FALLS" (Winter 2014/Spring 2015): Cover: Ansel Elgort shot by Hedi Slimane
- Issue 13 "TRUE BLUE / PRINCE OF POP" (Summer/Fall 2015): Cover: Justin Bieber shot by Hedi Slimane
- HERO Official website