Acne Paper Book
Thomas Persson (Ed.)
Acne Studios, 2021
The Acne Paper book celebrates some of the best work from the magazine’s archive, accompanied by new essays by Sarah Mower, Vince Aletti and Robin Muir written especially for this lavishly produced 568 page edition, edited by Thomas Persson, Acne Paper’s editor-in-chief and creative director.
With archive material that runs chronologically, with Paolo Roversi’s epic photos of Tilda Swinton depicted as Marchesa Casati from Issue No. 9, contributions by Irving Penn, Snowdon, Bill Cunningham, Alex Katz, Richard Prince, Louise Wilson, Viviane Sassen, Eric Boman, Sarah Moon, David Bailey, Kim Jones, o.a.
Acne Studios is a Stockholm-based label that is wide considered one of the industry’s most treasured tastemakers. Founded in 1996, Acne Studios (A.C.N.E. = Ambition to Create Novel Expression) was a graphic design and advertising collective. A year later, co-founder Jonny Johansson produced 100 pairs of jeans that caught the attention of Vogue Paris. Today, the brand boasts an expansive offering of ready-to-wear, footwear and accessories for men, women and children.