Inside W

1 season, 111 episodes

Go behind the scenes and on set of W magazine's fashion stories, cover shoots and special features.

Inside W

Art & Design Terry Jones's Hands On Approach to W's September Issue As the guest editor of W's September 2016 issue, the legendary British art director Terry Jones went back to his roots, using hand graphics and manual typewriters to create the special collector's edition. "My role has been that of taskmaster and creative agitator," Jones explained. Watch him in action here.
Celebrities Behind the Scenes of Selena Gomez's W Magazine Cover Shoot Selena Gomez gets real on the set of her W Magazine cover shoot. Find out what the actress thinks about her personal style--and her very personal recent album.
Fashion Inside the W Magazine March 2016 American Fashion Issue, Featuring Selena Gomez Visit wmag.com/getw today to get this issue guaranteed.
Celebrities Behind the Scenes of W's February 2016 Cover Shoot The photographer Peter Lindbergh traveled the globe to shoot the actors and actresses for W’s annual “Best Performances” portfolio — featuring Richard Gere, Cate Blanchett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Charlize Theron, Brie Larson, Amy Schumer and Eddie Redmayne, among many others. Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the adventure in this short film.
Art & Design Alex Prager Captures Giorgio Armani for W’s September Issue For W’s September 2015 issue, fashion photographer Alex Prager captured the legendary fashion designer Giorgio Armani in his new museum, the Armani Teatro in Milan. Go behind the scenes of the photo shoot here.
Fashion Irina Shayk Reveals the Secret to Looking Great in Photos For supermodel Irina Shayk, it’s all about being confident. Find out her secret to feeling comfortable on camera, having a healthy body image, and more here.
Fashion Chrissy Teigen Talks About Posing Topless Supermodel Chrissy Teigen talks about why she's more comfortable being nude in a photoshoot than in high fashion.
Celebrities How to Take a Selfie Like a Supermodel, Part 3 Top models like Irina Shayk, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and Joan Smalls share their favorite filters, angles, and poses to get the best selfie.
Beauty How Supermodel Super Fans Act IRL With millions of followers on social media, top models like Anna Ewers, Joan Smalls, and Chrissy Teigen are bound to run into fans IRL. Here, they share their favorite encounters.
Celebrities Where Social Media Stars Keep Their Phone at Night Supermodels like Lily Aldridge, Anna Ewers, and Barbara Palvin are just like us: they keep their phones close at all times. Here, supermodels reveal how often they check social media.
Beauty The Craziest Things Supermodels Have Done For Fashion Modeling isn’t easy. Here, top models talk about all the wild experiences they’ve had on set, from posing with cheetahs to reptiles.
Fashion Who Doesn’t Have a Crush on Rihanna? Joan Smalls, Doutzen Kroes, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and more reveal their celebrity crushes.
Beauty The Beauty Secrets of Supermodels Chrissy Teigen, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and Bella Hadid share the tricks of the trade they’ve picked up on set.
Celebrities What Supermodels Wear to Bed What do the world’s sexiest women wear to bed? Not what you might think. Here, top models reveal what they wear when no one’s watching.
Fashion Supermodels Talk About On-Camera Nudity Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Joan Smalls, Irina Shayk, Chrissy Teigen, and more supermodels talk about the secret to feeling comfortable in a nude photoshoot.
Fashion Allison Williams Loves Grace Kelly, Being Comfortable on the Red Carpet The Girls actress--and Giambattista Valli muse--talks about her style icons, the most amazing dress she's ever worn, and the best piece of style advice that she's ever received.
Fashion Diane Kruger Doesn't Know What it Means to Be a Muse The actress--and Giambattista Valli muse--talks about being a fashion icon, the best piece of fashion advice she's ever received, and what makes her feel beautiful.
Fashion Nicola Peltz Loves Rihanna's Style The young actress--and Giambattista Valli muse--talks about her style icons (Hi, Grandma!), the best dress she has ever worn, and what it means to be a muse.
Fashion Allison Sarofim Never Says No to a Fashion Trend The actress, producer, and Giambattista Valli muse talks about her favorite dress ever (can you guess the designer?) and why she never says never when it comes to fashion.
Fashion Vanessa Moody Doesn't Have a Style Icon The model--and Giambattista Valli muse--talks about personal style, her favorite runway moment, and more.
Art & Design A Teaser of Artist Chloe Wise's Comedic Video Series for Daata Editions, Part 2 A teaser of the video series by the Canadian artist Chloe Wise, who has always had a knack for taking the piss out of the fashion and art worlds, for Daata Editions.
Art & Design A Teaser of Artist Chloe Wise's Comedic Video Series for Daata Editions, Part 1 Part of a video series by the Canadian artist Chloe Wise, who has always had a knack for taking the piss out of the fashion and art worlds, for Daata Editions.
Fashion Apocalypse Wow: A Story in Pictures Peter Lindbergh’s story “Apocalypse Wow,” comes to life in this short film, starring models Sasha Pivovarova and Natalie Westling, a crew of martians, and the best of the Spring 2015 collections styled by Sarah Richardson.
Art & Design Stefano Tonchi Talks About the Power of the Selfie On Thursday evening, W’s Editor in Chief Stefano Tonchi sat down with Leandra Medine, the blogger better known as The Man Repeller, at the Apple store in Soho, to talk about fashion, art, and the process of making a magazine in the digital age. “Social media has become like the clothes you wear—it’s the image you want to give of yourself,” Tonchi observed. “It’s a way to represent yourself.” Watch a clip of the interview here, and see the full video on iTunes.
Art & Design Tilda in de Menil Land Tilda Swinton's art-filled adventures in the home and museum of art collectors Dominique and John de Menil ("The Surreal World") come alive in a short film by the photographer Tim Walker.
Fashion How To Take a Selfie Like a Supermodel: Part II The cast of W’s September 2014 issue knows how to strike a pose.
Beauty Model Beauty Secrets Mariacarla Boscono, Raquel Zimmermann, Meghan Collison and more of the supermodel in W’s September 2014 issue open up about their routines
Fashion What is Normcore? The super normal supermodel cast of W’s September 2014 issue tackles the question on everyone’s mind.
Art & Design Who's Who W salutes some of the fabulous folks who make up the art world—here, there, and everywhere.
Fashion Behind the Scenes: Shooting Spring’s Fashion Essentials Fashion stylist Patrick Mackie offers a behind-the-scenes look at “Spare, Me,” a fashion editorial from W’s February 2014 issue shot by photographer Patrick Demarchelier and featuring models Joan Smalls and Jourdan Dunn. See all the hard work that went into creating the shoot and find out what inspired him here.
Parties The Plate W and Bon Appetit present The Plate in collaboration with Lincoln Motor Company
Art & Design Forest for the Trees A couple of New York City art collectors have found their calling—cultivating a magnificent plot of land in the Hudson Valley. In an exclusive video for W, the photographer Jason Schmidt tours their green acres, highlighting some of the more unusual installations that have cropped up.
Fashion Suspension of Disbelief W contributor Tim Walker's short film, inspired by his story "Far, Far From Land," is no Disney tale. Wearing clothes that would make Ariel squirm with envy, supermodel Kristen McMenamy gracefully floats in a human-size fish tank and washes up on a rocky beach.
Fashion Naomi Campbell Goes to Ghana Go behind-the-scenes of Naomi Campbell's trip to Ghana with W's Fashion and Style Director Edward Enninful and photographer Willy Vanderperre.
Fashion In One Word Describe Moscow Moscow’s new style setters describe Russia in one word.
Beauty Olivia Bee: Untied Young photographer Olivia Bee gives us a glimpse into her world.
Fashion Carmen Carrera: Showgirl An extension of Steven Meisel's September shoot by the same name, the film features Carmen Carrera, the fashion world's favorite burlesque personality, seducing a slew of black-tie clad male models.
Beauty Cara Delevingne: Come and Find Me In a short film by Ruth Hogben, British model Cara Delevingne explores her dark side.
Travel Voodoo Daddy It’s true that he now lives in New York, but Dr. John—born Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.—remains a New Orleans original, no matter where he hangs his familiar snap-brim fedora. The pianist and singer-songwriter was raised in the Mid-City neighborhood and got his start playing studio sessions and French Quarter strip joints. His music, a mash-up of rhythm and blues, rock and hoodoo funk, is deeply anchored in the city’s musical past.
Fashion Giovanna Battaglia See W Contributing Fashion Editor Giovanna Battaglia on the job in the first installment of our new video series featuring behind-the-scenes glimpses of fashion's most intriguing personalities.
Fashion Givenchy Spring 2012 W goes backstage at the Givenchy spring 2012 runway show in Paris withmodels Gisele Bündchen, Natalia Vodianova, Mariacarla Boscono, and Natasha Poly. Film by Kloss London and music by Swing Down Low, with special thanks to Riccardo Tisci.
Celebrities The Devil in Miss Jones by Craig McDean Craig McDean takes us inside W's May 2011 cover shoot with January Jones. The actress strikes a pose in spring's hard-edged looks, styled by Lori Goldstein.
Travel Karen's Boogie Bruce Weber’s New Orleans: Karen's Boogie
Celebrities Summer Camp: Fashion Field Trip The gang piles into a yellow school bus for a field trip to legendary vintage shop C. Madeleine's.
Travel Animal Rescue After Katrina, approximately 50,000 pets were left to fend for themselves when their owners were forced to flee their homes. Existing animal welfare groups saved more than 20,000 of them, but a month after the storm, ongoing need led to the founding of a new organization, Animal Rescue New Orleans.
Music The New School: Cults Sit down with Brian Oblivion and his girlfriend Madeline Follin, who together formed the Brooklyn indie band Cults last year, and hear them play live at Music Hall in Williamsburg.
Fashion On Set: Who's Who Shooting more than 100 of W's biggest fashion, art, and society icons for November's "Who's Who" was no small feat, but photographer Anna Bauer managed the whirlwind multi-country project largely thanks to her come-as-you-are approach. See how it all came together in a film by W's Senior Photo Editor Jacqueline Bates.
Celebrities Scenes from Summer Camp Get up close and personal with the designers (and get into bed with Kate, Daria and Lara).
Music The New School: Plan B Ben Drew, aka East London rapper Plan B, breaks down the success of his soulful record The Defamation of Strickland Banks.
Celebrities Kate Moss: At the Hammam When the W crew shot Kate Moss in an ancient Istanbul bathhouse it was a steamy scene of bare flesh, jangly jewelry and totally drenched eveningwear.
Fashion Life on Neptunes: Pharrell Take a tour with Pharrell of his contemporary art-filled home, forty stories above Miami- surrounded by a mess of Murakamis, a closetful of kicks and enough Vuitton trunks to sink a steamer.
Fashion The Season (Trailer) Everywhere, from New York to London to Milan to Paris, editors, stylists, buyers, and anyone with a remote interest in fashion have been wondering what we will wear this fall.
Celebrities Summer Camp: Meet the Designers Meet all 17 of the young designers.
Fashion Alexander Wang - The Opening of a Flagship Alexander Wang gives W a tour of his first store in NYC. The designer discusses inspiration behind the decor, picks out his favorite pieces of the season and shares the story behind the infamous mink hammock.
Beauty Backstage Beauty: Proenza Schouler Watch the hair and makeup teams behind Diane Kendal for MAC and Paul Hanlon for Fekkai transform model Maria Bradley from bare-faced beauty to runway ready in a time lapse film, shot backstage at the Proenza Schouler spring 2012 collection show.
Fashion Being Naomi Catch up with fashion legend and supermodel Naomi Campbell behind the scenes of Emma Summerton's shoot for "Luxe Be a Lady."
Fashion BOFFO + Michael Bastian Designer Michael Bastian explains his creative process in BOFFO’s Building Fashion. The annual art-meets-fashion series pairs designers with architects to transform spaces around New York City into concept-driven pop-up shops.
Art & Design Design Talks: Diane von Furstenberg At W's annual Design Talks series at Art Basel Miami, Editor in Chief Stefano Tonchi sat down with friend and fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg for a candid discussion on career, family and becoming the woman she always wanted to be.
Fashion Week On Set: Model Mania As if by some sort of fashion magic, 23 of today's top models convened for a two-day shoot in the midst of their chaotic NYFW schedules for November's "Model Mania." Go on set with photographer Michael Thompson and W's Fashion and Style Director Edward Enninful in a film by Kloss London.
Travel Closer Walk with Thee Bruce Weber’s New Orleans: Closer Walk with Thee
Celebrities On Set: Ain't it Rich Crystal Renn stars in a film directed by W's Jacqueline Bates shot on the set of Max Farago's "Ain't it Rich".
Fashion Women in the Art World Stylist Patrick Mackie explains the merging of fashion and art on set of October's Gen W: The Artist is Present story featuring some of today's most influential, and yes female, artists.
Fashion Week The Inspiration Equation Fall 2012 What were designers thinking about while dreaming up their fall collections? W's Deputy Editor Armand Limnander examines the season's references in an animated film inspired by his regular column.
Fashion A Modest Proposal Shot on a farm outside Portland, Oregon, with a cast of local characters, the fashion story 'A Modest Propsal' comes to life in a behind the scenes film by W Senior Photo Editor Jacqueline Bates, featuring photographer Michael Thompson and W's Fashion and Style Director, Edward Enninful.
Fashion Veiled Threads Part 2 Saudi fashion is more than the abaya. Travel to a fashion photo shoot in Riyadh where the models come from abroad, but the designer and the photographer are both Saudi. Directed by Marian Lacombe.
Fashion Veiled Threads Part 1 In Riyadh, the Arts and Skills Institute is Saudi Arabia's first fashion school and where ambitious young designers work towards a college degree and a yearly exhibition. Directed by Marian Lacombe.
Fashion Dame of Thrones Tim Walker directs Kristen McMenamy in a short film inspired by W's September story, Dame of Thrones.
Fashion Backstage Beauty: Rag & Bone Watch the hair and makeup teams behind Gucci Westman for Revlon and Guido Palau for Redken transform model Mirte Maas from bare-faced beauty to runway ready in a time lapse film, shot backstage at the Rag & Bone spring 2012 collection show.
Travel Big Easy Roller Girls Five dozen women tart up in fishnet stockings and glitter lipstick in their free time as members of the Big Easy Rollergirls. Split into teams with such names as the Crescent Wenches and the StoryVillains (a play on Storyville, New Orleans’s old red-light district), they dish out trouble in full-contact, flat-track Roller Derby competitions to benefit local charities.
Music Beyoncé: Fierce, Fearless, Female Behind the scenes with Beyoncé and photographer Patrick Demarchelier at the cover shoot for W's July music issue.
Celebrities On Set: Into the Wild Go on set with actress Chloe Sevigny, artist Rob Pruitt, and W's Contributing Fashion Editor Giovanna Battaglia during their surreal fashion shoot for "Into the Wild."
Fashion On Set: Best in Class Models Cara Delevigne, Nyasha Matonhodze, Jourdan Dunn, and Lily Donaldson star in a Kloss London film documenting the "Best in Class" shoot. Featuring music by Alpines.
Travel Harlequin Bruce Weber’s New Orleans: Harlequin
Art & Design The Making of Enforced Disappearance The making of "Enforced Disappearance" an exclusive collaboration with artist Ai Weiwei photographed by Max Vadukul. Written and narrated by W's arts and culture editor Diane Solway.
Fashion LA Artist Profile: Pae White Director Claudio Conti films Montecito Heights-based artist Pae White as she discusses her latest work.
Art & Design LA Artist Profile: Henry Taylor LA painter Henry Taylor gives a tour of his studio, his latest works in progress, and discusses some of his favorite subjects to paint in a film by Claudio Conti.
Fashion LA Artist Profile: Elad Lassry Multimedia artist Elad Lassry reveals some of the work he plans to premiere at the Venice Biennial in a film by Director Claudio Conti.
Music The New School: Twin Shadow Meet Brooklyn-based George Lewis Jr. (Twin Shadow), who takes his musical inspiration from Seventies film scores and his style cues from James Dean.
Fashion Christina Louboutin Paris An intimate and rare look behind the scenes at the Parisian atelier of the legendary Christian Louboutin.
Fashion David Webb Fall 2011 Go on set and behind the camera with Terry Richardson as he photographs Eniko for David Webb’s fall 2011 ad campaign. Styled by Carine Roitfeld.
Music Plan B Top 5 Things for Summer Ben Drew, aka East London rapper Plan B, shares his top 5 things for summer.
Fashion Carine Roitfeld: The Client Carine Roitfeld made a triumphant return to Paris Couture Week - and W's cameras went along for the ride, following the charming editrix to more than 20 fashion shows, to fittings with couturiers from Jean Paul Gaultier to the reclusive Azzedine Alaïa, and, finally, to a two-day shoot with photographer Paolo Roversi.
Music Twin Shadow Top 5 Things for Summer Brooklyn-based George Lewis Jr. (Twin Shadow) breaks down his top 5 things for summer.
Fashion Siblings Models Ashley and Cecily Scott, actor Lukas Haas and his brothers Nikolai and Simon, and more are featured in a film by directors Jon Beasley and Isabelle Albuquerque for OSK Studio inspired by sibling relationships.
Fashion Summer Camp: Indian Summer Kate, Daria, Lara, picketers, the cast of a Bollywood film and our designers mix it up in Miami. (July 2008)
Fashion The Inspiration Equation Fall 2011 What have designers been obsessing about lately? Armand Limnander gives his interpretation of fall collections from Bottega Veneta, Givenchy and Prada.
Music Cults Top 5 Things for Summer W chats with Brian Oblivion and his girlfriend Madeline Follin, who form the Brooklyn indie band Cults, about their top five things for summer.
Beauty Chopped: Christina Han's Haircut Watch W's Associate Beauty Editor Christina Han get buzzed. Hair guru Garren transforms her shoulder-length locks into an edgy skater-boy-inspired 'do.
Fashion Alexander McQueen Bird's Nest Headdress Celebrating Savage Beauty, the Alexander McQueen retrospective curated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, milliner Philip Treacy and jeweler Shaun Leane take a closer look at an exhibition piece they worked on with McQueen.
Fashion Behind the scenes Rodarte F/W 2011 Backstage at their New York show, Kate and Laura Mulleavy discuss the story behind Rodarte’s fall collection—how they looked to variations on daylight in the American Plains and why they slipped in a Wizard of Oz reference.
Fashion Alexander Wang Confessional: Aymeline In the second installment of Alexander Wang’s video confessional series, French model Aymeline Valade opens Wang’s Fall 2011 runway show & unwinds at home on a giant swing as she discusses approaching fashion like an actress. Directed by Peter Szollo
Fashion The Remaking of W Editor in Chief Stefano Tonchi takes you inside the new W magazine. Meet the writers, editors, photographers, models, and celebrities who bring each issue to life.
Art & Design The Curator is Present The Artist is Absent The Curator is Present The Artist is Absent. Artist Marina Abramovic needed only 20 words to create an intimate, knowing and hilarious portrait of curator extraordinaire Hans Ulrich Obrist.
Fashion Sunday by Alex Prager Artist Alex Prager directs an exclusive film for W magazine based on the surreal world of her November fashion story.
Fashion His is Hers by Craig McDean A film shot on location during W's "His is Hers" fashion story, directed by Craig McDean and styled by Alex White.
Fashion Terry Richardson: Lunch Break Behind the scenes with Terry Richardson and models on the streets of New York.
Celebrities Julianna Margulies The star of "The Good Wife" goes glam for the May cover of W.
Fashion Made in Marfa Travel down to Marfa, TX for a behind-the-scenes look at Mario Sorrenti's blistering fashion portfolio "Field of Dreams."
Celebrities Rihanna The pop princess proves that looking hot is the best revenge. (February 2010)
Film & TV In Search of Ingmar Ingmar Bergman lived, worked and found inspiration on the windswept Swedish island of Faro. Here, for the first time, a view into his deeply personal realm.
Fashion Maurizio Cattelan: Linda Evangelista A behind-the-scenes look at the November 2009 portfolio, the provocative artist finds his latest muse in the iconic supermodel.
Fashion Paolo Roversi: Dream Sequence A behind-the-scenes look at the fashion portfolio, "Dream Sequence," photographed by Paolo Roversi.
Fashion Academy The inspirations behind September's "Academy," shot by Steven Klein and styled by Camilla Nickerson.
Art & Design Nina Chanel Abney A studio visit with the painter, one of the six emerging artists featured in the 2008 W Art Issue.
Travel New Orleans: Introduction Creative Director Dennis Freedman discusses the inspiration behind Bruce Weber's project. (April 2008)
Travel Petite Fleur Bruce Weber’s New Orleans: Petite Fleur
Celebrities More Scenes from Summer Camp The designers reveal how they broke into the industry. Kate nuzzles a puppy; Lara bares all; much ice cream is eaten.
Celebrities Robert Downey, Jr: Piano Man The star tickles the ivories, poses with a stuffed dog, and throws a few punches. (March 2007)
Music Naomi Campbell: Doing the Dance Say what you like about the supermodel - the girl can dance, even in six-inch heels.
Art & Design Jessica Chastain: The Muse Actress Jessica Chastain plays human canvas to four leading artists of the day. Watch the making of W's January covers.
Travel Welcome to New Orleans Bruce Weber’s New Orleans: Welcome to New Orleans