|Editor||Isabella Burley |
|Fashion Director||Emma Wyman|
|Art Director||Jamie Reid|
|Based in||London, England|
Dazed (Dazed & Confused until February 2014) is a bi-monthly British style magazine founded in 1991. It covers music, fashion, film, art, and literature. Dazed is published by Dazed Media, an independent media group known for producing stories across its print, digital and video brands. The company's portfolio includes titles AnOther, Dazed Beauty and NOWNESS. The company's newest division, Dazed Studio, creates brand campaigns across the luxury and lifestyle sectors. Based in London, its founding editors are Jefferson Hack and fashion photographer Rankin along with former art director Ian C Taylor.
Dazed was begun by Jefferson Hack, Ian C Taylor and Rankin in collaboration with the photographers Jamie Parissis and Marshall Aver while they were studying at London College of Printing (now London College of Communications). Beginning as a black-and-white folded poster the magazine soon turned full colour and was promoted at London club nights. The Norwegian photographer and later Hells Angel Marcel Lelienhof was involved with the magazine in the first editions, as was the stylist Katie Grand .
Today it is an independent youth culture magazine, distributed globally, covering fashion, art, music and lifestyle. There has been some discussion regarding the choice of title, but it is generally considered to have been inspired by the Led Zeppelin song of the same name.
Dazeddigital.com launched in November 2006 with a dedicated editorial and video team covering news, fashion, culture, music and art. Its editor is Anna Cafolla. Each year it publishes the Dazed 100, a list of the hundred most influential people shaping youth culture. The Dazed 100 ran in partnership with Calvin Klein CK One in 2016 and 2017, in 2018 the launch event was in partnership with YouTube Music, the 2020 list was in partnership with Converse. The list is interactive and ranked by readers. In 2020 Dazed and Converse have partnered to establish the Dazed 100 Ideas Fund, no longer highlighting a single winner the online votes will fund creative and philanthropic ideas from the Dazed 100 list.
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