Thursday, August 21, 2008

Dandy does it: Look 1

Preparing six looks for a menswear shoot. Concept is the dandy, whom I think doesn't need to belong to any particular genre or era.

I do not see him as excessively foppish or fastidious. Rather, he is more strongly attuned to his personal predilections. Hence, prone to flourishes.

For this first look, I see him coasting down a neighborhood lane, not particlarly to fulfill a task or do anything. He is on a scooter, or maybe a Harley. Listens to lots of pure jazz, but swings to acid. The refined version of the Raf Simons and Dior Homme male combined.

Add two or three decades, and he may look like this:

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