THE HERO SUMMER ZINE 5 has arrived – summer’s officially here.
ON THE COVER – actor Tanner Buchanan stars in this summer’s blockbuster He’s All That, a reimagining of 1999’s coming-of-age epic, She’s All That. Tanner is in conversation with the film’s director Mark Waters (who was also responsible for Mean Girls…) and is photographed by Drew Jarrett and styled by Cece Liu.
Plus: Kenzo cover
Felipe Oliveira Baptista’s final collection for Kenzo is captured for posterity in all its colourful, oversize, spontaneous glory – shot by Szilveszter Makó in Milan
As Season 2 of Love, Victor hits Disney+, star Michael Cimino is shot by Michael Avedon in Los Angeles, and styled by Sharon Chitrit.
Netflix summer escape Outer Banks also returns for a second season, its lead Madelyn Cline chills out in the balmy LA air, and refreshes in a pool nestled in the Hollywood hills. While two posters, one by Walter Pfeiffer and one by Paul Jasmin, unfold gorgeously to adorn your forlorn walls.
And it wouldn’t be the HERO Summer Zine without sun-soaked, colour-filled, sea-salt enriched editorials – this year Yann Faucher and Steve Morriss capture the endless chill of summer, Malick Bodi plays football on the beach in Sardinia, Matt Kelly shares an archive of his black and white images of summer journeys, Akila Berjaoui shoots her boyfriend Swann Guerrault on a yacht around Hydra and Trevor Stones shoots surf vibes down under. Winter Vandenbrink and Paul Sinclaire take a stroll through the Tuileries in Paris, Jorge Perez Ortiz and Adrian Bernal spend a day at the coast and HERO editor in chief Fabien Kruszelnicki documents boys on bikes sitting (literally) on the edge of their seats, swerving between traffic and living each moment.