Naleye & Haegan For Issue 6

6 March 2019

There's something about New York. I'll always remember my first time there, its freedom and contagious youth that hit you in the face and turn you into a New York Kid.

Continuing from her issue 5 editorial with Jakob Morton, a lot of you would already be in love with Ira's effortles and natural approach to photography. In this series, NYC based photographer Ira Chernova photographs two models from New York Model Management, Naleye and Haegan. Completely unstyled, set in a New York flat, she tells the story of two New York kids. These two fresh faces boys embodies everything that is cool, young, urban and efforless, just like the city. Her digital meets polaroid approach to photography is again a perfect combination, in this beautiful black and white intimate image series.

Captured in the intimacy of a home environment, the boys look like they're waiting for something. They don't try to act, they're just there, living their life. We are almost expecting Naleye to play music from his electronic music collective, Illuminati AMS or Haegan to show us the drawings he told us about in his interview. They are cool kids.

To see the full story of "New York Kids" in Issue 6, make sure to get a copy here.

Photography IRA CHERNOVA
Models NALEYE DOLMANS & HAEGAN O'ROURKE (New York Model Management)


Words by Maxime Anselin.

BBGIssue6_153
BBGIssue6_11062
BBGIssue6_11071
TOADD
BBGIssue6_11092
BBGIssue6_1562
BBGIssue6_1113
Follow us on Instagram @boysbygirls
View “My mind works so much better in nature. It flows better. When I was young, I used to write poetry... View Young actor @jackdgrazer has two major movies this year; comedic superhero flick Shazam!, which is in cinemas 5th April, and... View Supported by a backdrop of Pipe and Brick, the performers take a final bow. . . Photography by @messinaphotos Fashion... View Micromovements give the game away; fake smiles don’t reach the eyes. Reading faces to calculate an oppositional move, the villain... View Casting shadows across the stage, shapes and silhouettes rise and fall. . . Photography by @messinaphotos Fashion by @rcolestevens Model... View Act II begins with a midday hush. The show goes on to hit the hero’s redemption and save the day... View Stylist Cole Stevens dresses Azure to steal the show on the streets. The sunny city serves as the audience to... View Curtains close on Act I and the actors exit stage left. Backstage the chaos rules as loud as a Monday... View Masked by costumes, the spotlight highlights our truths. . . Photography by @messinaphotos Fashion by @rcolestevens Model @azu_figgy at @heffnermanagement... View Observing movements from between a smile and a frown. If the brick could whisper and the tarmac could murmur, what... View This week’s exclusive Instagram editorial is ‘Pipe & Brick’ featuring model Azure Figueroa at Heffner Management. Photographer Allegra Messina shoots... View View “...we are all equal in the end. View You may recognise @harryhains from 'American Horror Story: Hotel' as well as upcoming roles in the action feature ‘Chase' and... View It is a rare and beautiful thing to live in alignment with your true purpose. Minutes into conversation with musician... View @harryhains / @theantiboy on gender: View @harryhains has a unique awareness of what it means to be human - which is just that: human. Not a... View Coated in a fine layer of sand, tired legs rest. Remnants of sand still stuck to swim shorts that are... View Salty skin and hair begin to dry. Gooseflesh prickling on the skin with faint breezes drawn with every wave greeting... View The smell of wax mixed with sea salt and burning wood from beach fires are caught in the wind. Paddling...