The Boys of Milan : AW15

28 January 2015

Fashion week is a unique connundrum. Periodically, boy upon boy floats from city to city, ready to don the latest keepsake fashions. No stanger to this, deep in the heart of Italy, every 6 months long legged, elfin eared boys flock to the city of Milan, their breath fresh with excitement and their toes itching to run the length of the catwalks.

Searching to capture the honesty of these boys as they touch down in Milan, photographer Marta Colli captures the boys of AW15 in this portrait focused feature. Capturing some of our favourite boys of the season including Ton Heukels (Elite Milan), Piero Mendez (I Love Milan Models) and Konan Hanbury (Why Not Models). As Marta encapsulates their personalities in short periods of time, the fleeting moments of adrenaline that channels during the buzz of fashion week remains framed as show after show runs on replay.

Pulling faces and grinning mischieviously for the camera, these boys are captured as full of life with a twist of endearing charm. Stylist Luca Termine pulls the strings of this fun loving aura with classic pieces by Paul Smith and vintage vibes from Levi's, empthasising a sense of casual-cool crossed with laid back simplicity.

Ton Heukels at Elite Milan wears Jacket by LEVIS.

Caoimhin at Fashion Models wears Jacket by COMEFORBREAKFAST.

Piero Mendez at I Love Milan Models wears Sweater by AMERICAN APPAREL.

Finnlay Davis at Elite Milan wears shirt by PAUL SMITH.

Franz N at Urban Models wears Shirt by Ports 1961.

Emil Andersson at Elite Milan wears T-shirt by COMEFORBREAKFAST.

Viktor at 2morrow Models wears Shirt by Iron Maiden.

Lasse at Boom Models wears Jacket by LEVIS.

Konan Hanbury at Why Not Milan.

Stockists:
AMERICAN APPAREL
COMEFORBREAKFAST
LEVIS
PAUL SMITH
PORTS 1961

Words by Sophie Mayanne.

Ton Heukels_Elite Milan
CAOIMIHIN_Fashion Milan
CAOIMIHIN_Fashion Milan
Piero_ILove Milan
Finnlay Davis_Elite Milan
Franz_N_Urban
Emil Andersson_Elite Milan
Bbgirls1254_copy
Lasse_Boom Milan
Konan Hanbury_Whynotmilan
Follow us on Instagram @boysbygirls
View Clarity of vision, sweeter than a caged smile. The Book of Happiness brings together @_farhaannnn_ and @timgnk_ in this colourful... View What would a smile be if we caged it? Sour. Sweetness quickly rots when it can’t dance and a tooth’s... View ‘Try to hold it in your hands and watch it slip away like water from your palms - too fast... View In collaboration with @aceandtate, photographer and editor @cecilieharris presents you with the key to unlock joy: The Book of Happiness... View Close your eyes and breathe it in. Closer to ‘glede’ with every new frame. The Book of Happiness: an exclusive... View Senses delight in a purple explosion as we transport you across fields of endless lavender with an exclusive @aceandtate collaboration... View Growing up as a female, @krowwithak walked a fine line between self-love and self-hate. Now, he embraces himself wholly and... View ‘One of my favourite moments was the first time I was able to use the men’s washroom. I was always... View In a homely studio in London, we are taken down @krowwithak ’s road to ‘glede’, and learn that beauty can... View For model @krowwithak , Cosplay and music are the guiding lights during times of darkness. Discover the beauty in both... View It’s a name I chose for myself when I was 12 years old. It came to me one day when... View @krowwithak found the confidence to transition after immersing himself in the Cosplay community. @cecilieharris talks to the model about his... View Running free amongst the open fields, sheep and stunning views, memories of childhood flood the senses as we find cover... View ‘Having previously told me about how he loved to roam freely in nature as a kid, letting him run free... View Closer to the ocean, yet not quite there. A secret hideout - that kind of hideout we all need sometimes... View Cecilie Harris captures cover boy Louis Baines for BBG Issue 15. A boy that pulls at the human strings in... View Allowing ourselves to escape sometimes is key to our happiness. In our fashion cover story with @louis.baines , we rediscover... View ‘I didn’t see the Dylan I see now or really come into myself until I was 23. I hid everything... View ‘I think you should put some pressure on yourself in leaving behind a good legacy. I think you owe it...