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WE ARE 55EMPLOYEES AND WE ARE DOING THIS BECAUSE WE WERE BORED. 55pages comes to you from 55factory 55factory is two storeys underground, like a large nuclear bunker with no day light and frequented by 55employees. 55employees _An organization with a number of people working across various mediums. All Articles within the magazine are accompanied with interviews on 55tv 55tv_ Producing interviews for 55pages of people. People_ homo sapiens 1


Womens fashion Gil Ichiyama The Moccasins Bert Š GIRLS AND BOYS Mens Fashion LesboPop Burger Kim Francesca Marotta Yeah Trixie Nick Thompson Charles of london SICK BOY 2


Styling Sara Darling Hair and Make up Monica Swiatek using Mac and Bumble Photography Assistants Nick Thompson and Kieron Allender Fashion Assistant Natalie Davis Model Kate C at M and P Models

Leather hand piece commissioned by stylist Spike bracelet- Eastern Mystic Necklaces - Eastern Mystic

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Long brass necklace- James Hock Boots- Kurt Geiger

Short necklace- Eastern Mystic

Black patent leather cuff- Michelle Lowe-Holder

Printed catsuit- Neurotica


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Printed catsuit- Neurotica

Short necklace- Eastern Mystic

Long brass necklace- James Hock


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Glass bead bangle- Saskia B

Bodysuit- Ell & Cee

Promise bangle-Laura Gravestock

Large ring- Ute Decker

Black and grey leather jacket- Rachel Freire

Cuff- Laura Gravestock


8 Leather hand piece- commissioned by stylist Boots- Kurt Geiger

Spike bracelet- Eastern Mystic

Necklaces- Eastern Mystic

Woollen stockings- Tabio

Bodysuit- American Apparel


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bra top- James Hock

Silver cuffs- Ute Decker

Leggings- Neurotica


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Big knickers- Lascivious

Feather headpiece- La Cav Du Bon (showpiece)

Silver clip necklace- Culietta

Bra top- American Apparel (cutsomised by Stylist)


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Born: May, 1971, half French, half Japanese Gil is a Japanese manga artist, animator, and director……….. His manga books and anime TV series have been hugely popular in France and Japan. So far none of it’s been translated into English… We dunno why……………. We’re told he always wears masks for interviews. We dunno why……………. THE TV INTERVIEW IS ON 55FACTORY.NET

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Apparently everyone’s going to love their music ‘cause it’s people music… She’s the boy……… he’s the girl, is what we were informed. He does sing like a girl………. A good girl……………………… as in a girl who can sing good……… She plays synth but we don’t know much about that as she didn’t bring it with her…… Their debut E.P is out soon……….

the moccasins

One of them thinks they’re alright the other one thinks they’re really good………….

We really like the Moccasins, especially after they spent a drunken night with us in 55factory talking politics, society, and general shit that I now can’t remember as we drank a jumbo size bottle of really cheep vodka and 29p tonic waters. Then Mehdi treated us to an impromptu acapella which can of course be seen on 55factory.net Mehdi Rafael Vismara: guitars, vocals and shopping. Katrine Paridon: keyboards

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THE BELL JAR FAMILY BERTŠ

It had been a very exciting week... The evil children had aquired some delightfully rare aquisitions for their specimen room.

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Speciman 1 was discovered in a beautiful garden flat in east london he had been trying unsuccessfully to lick some crumbs off his

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finely manicured moustache, unfortunately the wind changed and he was frozen like this. They captured him and bottled him immediately,


Speciman 2 was found dead in this state after he had eaten a small mountain of lemons in a mental frenzy after a particularly stressful day.

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Speciman 3 they were particulary excited by due to the distorted horrendity of its features and had still not worked out what exactly it was. man,woman or beast ? they were pleased to add it to their bell jar family.

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Rasmus at M+P Andy M at M+P Jed at Elite

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Boys

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Girls

Cat B at M+P Sophie W at M+P

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Photographer- Christopher Sims Fashion Editor- Sara Darling Fashion Assistant- Amy Still

Photography Assistant- Nick Thompson

Grooming- Philipp Ueberfellner using Mac and Dermologica Model- Patrick @ Next

Biker jacket- Diesel Black

Rabbit necklace- AEM

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Black zip up cardigan- Izzue

Black jeans- Diesel

Brothel creepers- Underground


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Black leather trousers- Asger Juel Larson

Black studded jacket w/hood- Eleven Paris

Black suit jacket (worn on top)- Numumm

Arm bracelets- Stylist’s own


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Vest – Pringle

Trousers - Calvin Klein

Belt - and leather arm

accessories - Stylist’s own


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Studded collar shirt- Eleven Paris

Black hat- Agnes B Homme

Shorts- Hugo Boss

Shoes- Agnes B

HommeBelt- Stylist’s own


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Braces (around neck)- Stylist’s own

Jacket- Belstaff


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Necklaces- Sam Ubhi

Black leather apron- Pringle


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Black vest- Agnes B Homme

Black jeans- Lacoste

Leather Arm pieces- customized by stylist

Black leather belt- D & G


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Jumpsuit- Agnes B Homme

Boots- Belstaff


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MEAT BURGER KIM THE NEW KOREAN WHOPPER Burger makes incredible accessories and objets d’art inspired by toys and pop culture, or was that pub culture. …. Speak up Burger……. He likes to see toys in ways that they haven’t been used before……. A sweet guy…………………………….. Q: What do your parents think of what you do? A: They’re generally accepting, although my mother is a bit concerned where I wear them and who I hang out with.

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“CUTTING HORSES IN HALF AND CUTTING UP DINOSAURS IS KIND OF THE THINGS I LIKE TO DO“

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Francesca Marotta is ready to conquer London We don’t think she’ll mind us saying this, but Francesca Marotta is not a new face on the fashion scene she has been working in the industry for near enough two decades. !"#$%$&'()*+'*+'()$',&+('(*-$'+)$'*+' showcasing at London Fashion Week. Her Spring Summer 12 collection is entitled ‘A la Recherche du temps perdu’, the searching of a lost time. A huge fan of comics, Francesca’s collection is inspired by powerful women. Think of the Hitchcock heroines with the superpowers of Marvel characters.

Nathalie Queir at M+P Models

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Yeah Trixie karl grady He tells us it’s about “people getting over their fucking problems” It stars Trixy a lifestyle tranny who could talk the hind legs off of an African beefeater, and is a regular visitor to 55factory for portfolio work that some might call saucy... ./00"+$123'$%$&3"4$'*4'()$',2-' was, “right fucked up, spiritually, emotionally and even physically some of them”……… I wouldn’t know I haven’t seen it, but there were some 55$-02"3$$+'*4'()$',2-'+"'()*+'*+' probably true, Yeah, fucked up! Grady has been working with motion for some time on experimental pieces. 6&"-'7',4$'7&('879:;&"/41<',2-'+$$-+' to have taken his attention more and more.

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charles of london

Independent rock n roll fashion label! Being cheap comes at a price. Punks, slags, creeps, romantics, pimps, aliens, teds, retards, monsters and motherfuckers have all been shopping at Charles of London for quite some time now………………… After following the career of Charles of London for a while now, we’re never quite sure what is going to happen at any of their events, shows, riots, or “tea” parties (“tea” parties was a joke). From Mark Charles throwing himself off 7'+(7;$'*4("'7'8"=*4;'&*4;')$71',&+('"&' the pair setting up a rendezvous/booze in Soho for afternoon drinks and being slaughtered before the afternoon was over. Pulling their team together and stripping off outside the Houses of Parliament, there’s not really any holes barred, and the only certainty is that there will be general mayhem. One thing is for sure, the clothing range )7+'74'*1$4(*(3'()7(>+'1$,4*($?'9"0*$1'83' others, honest and independent. Nathalie Queir at M+P Models

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SICKBOY

“No galleries means no rules”

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Stockists Eastern Mystic www.easternmystic.com Kurt Geiger www.kurtgeiger.com La Cav du Bon www.lacavdubon.com Tabio www.tabio.com Culietta www.culietta.com American Apparel www.americanapparel.net Amber Sakai www.ambersakai.com Michelle Lowe- Holder www.lowe-holder.com Ute Decker www.utedecker.com Rachel Freire www.rachelfreire.com Laura Gravestock www.lauragravestock.com Saskia B www.wolfandbadger.com Neurotica www.thisisneurotica.co.uk -./012(3145146 77789./012:1451468;/. Bling Dennie www.wolfandbadger.com James Hock www.jameshock.co.uk Ell & Cee www.ellandcee.co.uk Lascivious www.lascivious.co.uk

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Eleven Paris www.elevenparis.com Diesel www.diesel.com AEM www.notjustalabel.com Agnes B Homme 40-41 Marylebone High Street W1U 4QH LONDON Phone: 44 207 935 55 56 Belstaff www.belstaff.com Calvin Klein www.calvinklein.com Pringle www.pringlescotland.com Izzue www.izzue.com Underground www.underground-england.co.uk Lacoste www.lacoste.co.uk Asger Juel Larson www.asgerjuellarsen.com Sam Ubhi www.samubhi.com Numumm 11 Long Acre London WC2E 9LH Tel: 020 7836 3444 Hugo Boss www.hugoboss.com D&G www.dolcegabbana.com


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