Style means more than just following trends. A photographer documents urban style innovators the world over in the wake of the threatening homogenization of fashion.
“The street is the theater of life,” says photographer Daniele Tamagni, and admits it’s in the streets of the global south that you can discover fashion’s most vibrant subcultures.
The internet and social media like Instagram has given rise to a uniform hipster aesthetic which subcultures reject by curating a style mixture of personal & local mosaics.
Individuality and style exists, even though it's far from any trendy boutiques or runways in Paris, but it has to be sought out.
97In a world where appearance is very important
With art openings and publications that talk about the rise of subculture street style it seems that the fashion tribes are having a moment.
With Africa's recent creative renaissance outsiders are “rediscovering” Africa. The continent’s artists and designers are increasingly raising their voices to speak to a global audience on their own terms.
Shantrelle P. Lewis who's traveling curatorial initiative The Dandy Lion Project, examines Global Black Dandyism through photography and film with the photographer.
200A Congolese sapeur is a happy man even if he does not eat
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