Riccardo Tisci explores his obsession with checks. These exclusive lumberjack prints and tartans come in black/red or brown, in garments and accessories. Shirts play with graphic patches of multiple checks, with matching ties. Trainers, pouches, and scarves alternate plain versions and others mixed with stars.
Cover story art directed by Nicola Formichetti with actor and singer Olly Alexander, an openly gay singer who doesn’t use ambiguity in his lyrics to make him pass for straight, in order to entice a legion of screaming girls. FY! also analyse various points of view of what an outsider is through editorials, texts and interviews with among others Ahmed Abdelrahman, Demna Gvasalia and Henrik Silvius.