Portraits Of Ryan At Storm

19 November 2014

Ryan’s beautiful classic jawline is captured as if sculpted by the hands of Donatello in this monochrome series. The light casts beautiful shadows on Ryan's face, encapturing his strong yet graceful personality. Taking us on a visual journey, enhanced by his ability to move with purpose. Only scouted last year he has spent the past five years as a Junior Premier League football captain. His ability to juggle several different hats makes Ryan a bit of a mystery. His expressions range from stern, to pensive and jovial.

Sophie Mayanne easily captures the balance between beauty and strength in this series. Her beauitful direction and exciting framing, combined with Ryan's beauty and strength, form a synergy that brings the story to a beautifully mysterious and inspiring close.

Grace Alexander's styling shines through with a subtle yet strong selection, including Topman, Nike and Acne Studios. The classic yet casual styling reflects his youthful, yet refined aesthetic. His strength is enhanced by the simplicity of the tailoring. The power of the minimalistic.

Above Outfit: Jacket by ABSOLUTE VINTAGE, Top Stylists own, Trousers by TOPMAN and Shoes by NIKE.

Above Left: Shirt by SOULLAND, Hat by MM6-MARGIELA.
Above Right: Jumper by ABSOLUTE VINTAGE.

Above : Jacket by ABSOLUTE VINTAGE, Top Stylist's Own, Trousers by TOPMAN and Shoes by NIKE.

Above Left: Jumper by ACNE STUDIOS, T-Shirt by AMERICAN APPAREL, Necklace Stylist's Own, Ring Model's own.
Above Right: Jacket and Jumper by ABSOLUTE VINTAGE.

Above Right: Shirt by SOULLAND, Hat by MM6-MARGIELA.
Above Left: Jumper by ACNE STUDIOS, T-shirt by AMERICAN APPAREL, Trousers by TOPMAN and Shoes by NIKE.



Words by Shannei Rae Brown.

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