Editor’s letter: spring 2024

Deputy Editor Olive Pometsey on THE FACE's latest cover stars Charli XCX, D-Block Europe, Dominic Sessa, Nia Archives and Kristen McMenamy.

Editor’s letter: summer 2023

Editor Matthew Whitehouse on THE FACE's latest cover star, Lourdes "Lola" Leon, and all the sexy, sinful stories that fill the pages of our new print issue.

Halle Bailey is ready to stand

Halle Bailey knew that, as a Black woman, her presence would add extra significance to her role in The Little Mermaid. What she didn’t expect was the way in which her and Ariel's journeys would run parallel.

Editor’s letter: winter 2022

“What better way to cap off a horrorshow of a year for UK politics than an issue packed with all manner of strange and haunting things?” asks Editor Matthew Whitehouse.

Wednesday star Jenna Ortega: I love things that are disturbing”

Jenna Ortega is the star of Wednesday, Netflix’s Addams Family reboot. Olivia Rodrigo is… well, you know who she is. The old Disney pals chat about fame, Tim Burton doing plaits and being asked for autographs while peeing. Individually they’re scarily talented. Together? So cool it’s frightening.

Geezers need excitement: a history of drugs in football grounds

Violence, racism and verbal abuse are on the rise in Britain’s football grounds. Many blame cocaine. But a number of illegal drugs have been popular among fans at one time or another, with each having an impact on the atmosphere around the sport and the country. Sam Davies takes a deep dive into footy’s druggy underbelly.

Let the Skiifall

He’s the sound of young Montreal via Saint Vincent: a mix of drill, dub, dancehall and Drake that’s grabbing the ears of fans far beyond Canada and the Caribbean.

These women are the future of TV and cinema

Chase Sui Wonders, Rachel Sennott, Myha’la Herrold, Thuso Mbedu, Whitney Peak and Rain Spencer are starring in some of the most exciting projects on screens big and small over the coming months.

The turbulent story of Young Thug and YSL

Young Thug shaped contemporary rap and conquered the US mainstream. Now he's awaiting trial alongside 27 others because his record label, YSL, is accused of being a criminal street gang. With lyrics being used as evidence against him, is this the biggest ever case of rap on trial?

Editor’s Letter: autumn 2022

Editor Matthew Whitehouse on this issue's 40-page cover-story, shot by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott and featuring clothes made entirely by new designers.

The Great British Festival: what are you wearing?

Getting pissed in a field is officially back for summer 2022. From moshers to drum and bass heads to rap fans, here’s what the youth will be wearing at Wireless, Latitude, Reading and Leeds and more. We told you subcultures aren’t dead!

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