Mert Alas

life lessons

Life Lessons from Anne Hathaway

March 25, 2022

“I may not be the best in the world, but I love my craft more than just about anything, and I will give everything I have to it, whatever the cost.”


Lindsay Lohan Is, Like, Really Pretty

October 2, 2020

Get in loser, we’re going back to 2009.


Jamie Dornan Knows What You Did This Summer

September 2, 2020

And that’s absolutely nothing.

Puff pieces

October 15, 2015

Over 30 of the world’s greatest photographers. One iconic quilted winter coat. And a force for good.

Face Time: Kim & Mert

August 31, 2015

Kissy Face with Her Selfishness, Kween Kardashian West.

Face Time: Miley & Mert

August 31, 2015

Mert Alas shares a few of his sexts with the fearless and self-possessed princess of pop.


November 26, 2014

By reinventing herself and reimagining our ideas about gender, performance, and presentation, she changed music, changed the way we think about sexuality and the iconography of pop. In doing it again and again, Madonna redefined the culture in her own image.

Naomi Campbell by Mert & Marcus

August 25, 2014

Creative and former romantic partners Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott met in Hastings, England, in the mid-’90s and began working and living together almost instantly.

The Photographersâ?? Portfolio

August 24, 2014

Welcome to the Photographers’ Issue.

The Covers

August 20, 2014

Six photographers. Six cover stars.

Jamie Dornan

May 29, 2014

As one of the top male models, he was the very image of the ideal man. But since booking his first acting gig over eight years ago, Jamie Dornan has built a reputation for taking on roles that play more with the mind than with the body. He’ll get to flaunt both after landing one of the most coveted leads in Hollywood. So can the Irish lad handle another dose of being the stuff of sexual fantasies? Dornan seems to have it under control.

American Hustle

January 22, 2014

Leather, denim, skin: ’70s classics mix with ’80s decadence and overt sexuality. Sometimes nothing is the best accessory.

The Originals

August 16, 2013

“Beauty really has to do with the way a person carries it off,” Andy Warhol once wrote. “When you see beauty, it has to do with the place, with what they’re wearing, what they’re standing next to, what closet they’re coming down the stairs from.”

Christy Turlington

August 12, 2013

“I never looked at magazines before I started modeling.”

Naomi Campbell

August 12, 2013

“When I started out modeling, there weren’t casting directors and there weren’t stylists, so you just dealt directly with the designer. We were all much closer back then.”

Amber Valletta

August 12, 2013

“My mom was proud but very hands off. She didn’t really know enough about the industry, and she didn’t have the time to stop her life to go chaperone me… she was probably a little naïve.”

Kate Moss

August 12, 2013

“I lived in New York for seven years, although I was always in denial about it. Even though I had an apartment there, I always pretended I was just visiting. I do love New York. But I’m a Londoner at heart.”

Stephanie Seymour

August 12, 2013

“I would like to see fewer actors modeling—or if they’re going to model to the extent that they are modeling, then I think that models should be actors.”

The Covers

August 9, 2013

Amber, Christy, Daria, Kate, Linda, Naomi, and Stephanie: seven supermodels, seven covers. Welcome to the model issue. Styling Karl Templer and Ludivine Poiblanc.

linda evangelista

August 9, 2013

“I love everything about fashion . . . I used to stay with Azzedine Alaïa until four in the morning, letting him stick pins into me because it was a dream.”