Beatrice Brown

photography Nicolo Terraneo

realization Concetta D'Angelo

Issue IX

featuring singer BEATRICE BROWN and her husband LEROY PIERRE, aka KING ROCK

hair NORIKO TAKAYAMA using BUMBLE & BUMBLE and makeup JOANNA BANACH both at UNTITLED ARTISTS

set designer DOM CHINEA



BROUGHT UP LISTENING TO ELVIS, BEATRICE BROWN IS AN ETHEREAL, MAGNETIC CREATURE WHOSE MULTIPLE IDENTITIES FLOW TOWARDS A TRANCE STATE CAPABLE OF ALTERING OUR GRASP ON REALITY.

MUSICIAN, POET, PAINTER, ACTRESS AND MUM, SHE DISCOVERED PUNK AFTER BEING ILLUMINATED BY THE LEGENDARY, NOW DEPARTED, STEVE NEW – KNOWN AS STELLA NOVA – WITH WHOM SHE FORMED THE BAND BEASTELLABEAST DURING EAST LONDON'S CUTTING-EDGE SCENE OF THE EARLY 2000s.

This blood-red wool cardigan is woven with a barbed wire jacquard motif and belongs to the VIVIENNE WESTWOOD ANGLOMANIA collection. The check-patterned denim shirt worn underneath is by JOE'S. The gold necklace and earrings worn throughout the editorial are Beatrice's own.

AS LYRICIST AND VOCALIST SHE CO-WROTE “WHIP GOES THE CRACK” WITH SELFISH CUNT AND IS CURRENTLY FINISHING HER SECOND ALBUM WITH WARRIOR CHARGE, AN EXPERIMENTAL TRIP-HOP BAND. SHE'S ALSO BEGINNING A NEW PROJECT WITH PRODUCER ROBERT HARDER IN LONDON AND GFR IN HONG KONG. This burgundy wool turtleneck from DIESEL BLACK GOLD men's collection is complimented by the olive green loose pants, made of jersey and silk, by ESCADA SPORT.

Strokes of color adorn these stretch gloves worn with the iconic “Orb” ring made of silver and rhinestones, both from the VIVIENNE WESTWOOD ACCESSORIES collection. Beatrice's fingers are wrapped by brass and silver rings, dazzled by rhinestones, from IOSSELLIANI. The grey cashmere sweatshirt is designed by MARKUS LUPFER.

IN 2005 BEATRICE ACTED IN ALLISON MURRAY'S INDEPENDENT MOVIE “MOUTH TO MOUTH,” ONE OF THE MOST ACCOMPLISHED ARCHETYPES OF PUNK CINEMATOGRAPHY. This cotton dress with bondage details by VIVIENNE WESTWOOD ANGLOMANIA features pop drawings on a red-based check pattern. The look is accessorized with a mustard cashmere beanie, intrigued by a black birdcage veil, by BERNSTOCK SPEIRS, and with a ring set by IOSSELLIANI.

On the right, a pierced heart embellishes the black cashmere sweatshirt by MARKUS LUPFER. The punk check-patterned dress worn underneath is by PREEN. The black silk socks are by MARIA LA ROSA. Beatrice is hidden by a candid cat mask exclusively created by KATSUYA KAMO for UNDERCOVER. On the left, Leroy wears his own clothes and a hand-made mask designed by MASQUE THE RAGE using recycled materials and teeth.

BEATRICE CARAVAN IS A PORTABLE TOURING ART SPACE FOR PERFORMANCES TOWARD ASCENSION, RECENTLY FEATURED AT THE CORNWALL ART BIENNALE. Red roses flourish in an intricate arabesque on this stiff bustier-gown by ALICE + OLIVIA. The look is strengthened by the striped cotton and wool hoodie by DIESEL. photographer assistant Cornelius Klaus, stylist assistant Merilin Kook, Alessandra Conti and Jaime Moreno Jil.

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