Richardson #A9

Erotic publication label Richardson has launched A9 the magazine's 20th anniversary issue fronted by Kim Kardashian West and captured by acclaimed photographer Steven Klein.

The editorial portion of the issue spotlights the reality TV personality/entrepreneur in a unique perspective inspired by Satoshi Kon's Japanese adult animated psychological film Perfect Blue, which is also celebrating its 20th anniversary.

For the accompanying cover story, Kim Kardashian is interviewed by author and screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis, as they delve into topics ranging from sex, sex tapes, on being a sex goddess and a mother, Donald Trump and more.

Announcing the issue, Richardson founder and creative director Andrew Richardson said: “It’s been twenty years since Richardson A1, a lot has changed since Glen Luchford and I sat nervously in the lobby of the Raleigh Hotel in Miami waiting for Jenna Jameson. Thanks to everybody who’s contributed to and supported the magazine since its inception.”

As well as Kim’s cover shoot  Issue A9 also includes work by Jordan Wolfson, Darja Bajagic, Hajime Sawatari and more.