Fleurs du Mal
PostOctober 19, 2016January 15, 2017

Fleurs du Mal

Sensual. Macabre. Liberating. Translated as ‘Flowers of Evil’ the poetry of Charles Baudelaire deals with themes of decadence, desire, and sexuality. In 1850’s France, his work caused outrage and saw both the author and his publisher prosecuted by the Imperial regime. We argue that the familiar tropes of the decadent vampire in modern storytelling is largely taken from...

Alter Egos
PostAugust 11, 2016January 15, 2017

Alter Egos

Model Joni Kim embraces the dark side in this story inspired by a psychological thriller film about a group of strangers who arrive at an isolated location which becomes temporarily cut off from the rest of the world, and are mysteriously killed off one by one. You soon learn that the characters are split personalities...

Lone Wolf
PostAugust 11, 2016April 7, 2017

Lone Wolf

Aidan Smith (Family Management) stars in a story from photographer, Roberutsu, taken at Iona Beach in Vancouver. Chosen for its vacant landscape, the location provides a contrasting backdrop to the irresistible offering of looks, tackling a mix of elevated sportswear and trim tailoring. Photography: Roberutsu Styling: Thor Villagomez Grooming: Jerry Kuo Model: Aidan Smith (Family Management)  

The State of Being Subtle
PostMay 19, 2016January 15, 2017

The State of Being Subtle

Reminiscent of classic film noire and the moody aesthetics of cinema, Roberutsu invites us into a world of timeless style as new face Nick Avender shines in our latest editorial. Outfitted in sleek menswear suiting and a soft no-frills aesthetic, stylist Thor Villagomez creates moments that are both of the past and present as we...

Soft Edge
PostApril 21, 2016January 15, 2017

Soft Edge

Inspired by the 90’s Minimal trend, this editorial features an array of soft, structured lines in monochromatic fabrics and oversized pieces. Finished with a natural, dewey make-up look and finger-combed hair for a fresh look. Photography: Roberutsu Styling: Thor Villagomez Hair + Make-up: Jerry Kuo Model: Sydney (Family Management)  

Take a Stroll in the Nocturnal Gardens
PostApril 1, 2016March 3, 2017

Take a Stroll in the Nocturnal Gardens

Darkness creeps into the garden, where the scent of the nocturnal blooms begins to fill the crisp night air. The Serpentine collection by Atelier Grandi evokes a quiet romance with it’s signature mix of soft structured lines, satin sheen, and a touch of scintillating details inspired by the work of Austrian painter, Gustav Klimt, who was known for using...