An Afternoon With Haakon

7 January 2015

As this feature begins you are greeted by a boy, slightly hard on the exterior, his gaze discerning and powerful. But as you progress the softness and beauty of this boy takes over a little bit; you are let in more intimately and you come to notice the sculpted jawline, the feminine pout, the deep storytelling of his eyes. This is Haakon.

"We're all atoms, pieces of stardust."

Illustrated in a mixture of monochromatic and colour images, photographer Sophie Mayanne, creates a narrative around Haakon, light spilling through the panes of glass, moving from room to room, slowly revealing Haakon layer by layer.

Haakon (Elite Model Management and Heartbreak Management), really is the epitome of the contemporary young man. Stylist Dasha Kova tremendously captures this, styling him in the likes of Kit Neale, Majestic and CMMN SWDN, including some amazingly futuristic looking trainers by James Long X Kurt Geiger.

Above: T-shirt by KIDDA, Trousers by CMMN SWDN and Trainers by JAMES LONG x KURT GEIGER

Above Left: Shirt by NATURAL SELECTION and Trousers by JAMES LONG
Above Right: Top by SCOTCH & SODA and Trousers by NATURAL SELECTION

Above Left: Shirt by KIT NEALE and Jumper by SCOTCH & SODA
Above Right: T-shirt by MAJESTIC, Trousers by CMMN SWDN and Trainers JAMES LONG x KURT GEIGER

Above Left: Top by SCOTCH & SODA and Trousers by NATURAL SELECTION
Above Right: T-shirt by MAJESTIC

Above: T-shirt by KIDDA, Trousers by CMMN SWDN and Trainers by JAMES LONG x KURT GEIGER

Above Left: T-shirt by SNCL, Trousers by BERTHOLD and Trainers models own
Above Right: T-shirt by KIT NEALE, Jacket by BERTHOLD, Jeans NATURAL SELECTION and Trainers by ADIDAS

Above Left: Shirt by NATURAL SELECTION and Trousers by JAMES LONG
Above Right: T-shirt by MAJESTIC, Trousers by CMMN SWDN and Trainers JAMES LONG x KURT GEIGER

Above: T-shirt by KIDDA, Trousers by CMMN SWDN and Trainers by JAMES LONG x KURT GEIGER

Above Left: Vest by THE WHITE BRIEFS and Jeans by NATURAL SELECTION.
Above Right: Shirt by KIT NEALE and Jumper by SCOTCH & SODA

Above: Shirt by KIT NEALE and Jumper by SCOTCH & SODA

Stockists:
CMMN SWDN
JAMES LONG
KIT NEALE
KIDDA BY CHRISTOPHER SHANNON
MAJESTIC
NATURAL SELECTION
SCOTCH&SODA
THE WHITE BRIEFS

Words by Molly Baker.

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