For our annual The Yes Issue, there could be no other cover star than the model Ajak Deng. Captured in the season’s best by the photographer Georges Antoni, Deng embodies the maverick spirit that shapes this issue, whose pages are dedicated to the disruptors and rebels who dare to ask the difficult questions and spark change.
Bottega Veneta’s Matthieu Blazy shares his style evolution in pictures, the photographer Bharat Sikk captures refined spring fashion, shaped by expertly draped dresses and silk separates, while the writer Alexa Brazilia asks why a time-consuming confection (beloved by Queen Elizabeth I) is making a sweet, sticky comeback.
In beauty, Alison Izzo hits the gym – delving into their transformation from spartan sweat boxes into holistic wellness and social hubs and, increasingly, a place to flex interior design prowess. T Australia’s resident drinks expert Fred Siggins turns his gaze to gin – and the savoury and umami flavours making their way into your martini – and we turn back time for Watches & Jewellery, celebrating modern interpretations of vintage timepieces.
Plus, we introduce our first luxury travel special. Lee Tulloch steps aboard Silversea’s “game changer” Silver Nova cruise ship, and Craig Tansley sets sail for the majestic Kimberley. To grab a copy of Issue 14, either order the mag online, subscribe or pick up a copy at newsagents nationally.