Purple Magazine
— F/W 2016 issue 26

Night Pictures

pictures by OLIVIER ZAHM
with a portfolio by KARLHEINZ WEINBERGER

In 1958, the Swiss photographer Karlheinz Weinberger (1921-2006) — renowned for his homoerotic photographs under the pseudonym -Jim — discovered a microcosm of Zurich teenagers inspired by Elvis Presley, James Dean, and American bikers. He called them “Halbstarke,” half-strong girls and boys who rose out of the mountain landscape to join the circus of rock ‘n’ roll gladiators. They laced up the crotches of their jeans like pirates’ pants and, like legionnaires, slung their hips with buckles emblazoned with their heroes.

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F/W 2016 issue 26

Table of contents

purple NEWS

purple BEST of the SEASON

purple INTERVIEW

purple FASHON WOMEN

purple FASHION MEN

purple DOCUMENT

purple BEAUTY

purple ARCHITECTURE

purple TRAVEL

purple PHILO

purple SEX

purple NIGHT

purple STORY

purple VISUAL ESSAY

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