Twisting Toye

6 March 2019

Look up, let the brief wind blow across your face and lightly through your hair, feeling every stroke. Walk with confidence, let your body fall, shake your head as fast as you possibly can. Be a crazy cat, because you can be whatever and whoever you want to be. Put your headphones in and pretend you’re in a music video. Shut the world out for a moment and replace any negativity. Rebel against the norm, you know you want to.

Photographer Sophie Mayanne captures Sam Toye at AMCK Models through a string of characters maintaining a soft motionless expression throughout this portrait series. Sam breezes through each frame that incorporate elements of a contemporary dance. It’s time to soak up the sun. Run. Push. Twist.

Stylist Harshad Gadhvi integrates a neutral colour pallete with a dash of orange tone. In this sequence of black and white images intertwined with the subtly saturated, he dresses up the chilled sweats and denim with a classic trench coat. The tailoring of The White Briefs shirt and Christopher Shannon shorts are paired with bulky boots and a backpack that reacts as statement pieces to the outfit.

Above Left: Shirt by THE WHITE BRIEFS.
Above Right: Coat by BONEVILLE, Sweatshirt by ALBAM and jeans by NATURAL SELECTION.

Above: Vest by THE WHITE BRIEFS and Jacket by HENRI LLOYD.

Above Left: Jacket by BONEVILLE, Sweatshirt by ALBAM and Beanie by MA. STRUM.
Above Right: Shirt by THE WHITE BRIEFS, Shorts by CHRISTOPHER SHANNON, Backpack by JOHN CHAPMAN and Boots by CAT.

Above: Jacket by CHRISTOPHER SHANNON, Shorts by JAMES LONG and Shoes by SAUCONY.

Above Left: Top and Jeans by MA. STRUM, Sunglasses by KIRK ORIGINALS and Jacket by BONEVILLE.

Stockists:
ALBAM
BONEVILLE
BROOKHAVEN APPAREL CO. BY JD SPORTS
CAT
CHRISTOPHER SHANNON
HENRI LLOYD
JAMES LONG
JOHN CHAPMAN
KIRK ORIGINALS
MA. STRUM
NATURAL SELECTION
SAUCONY
THE WHITE BRIEFS

Grooming by Erin Kristensen.
Words by Vilija Kasiginaite.

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