Represent Clothing SS18 Highlights from NYFW: Men’s 2017

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The Represent Clothing SS18 line, titled “Wide Awake”, was designed by brothers Michael and George Heaton. Their inspiration came from a vintage Winston Churchill propaganda poster for WWII. They used this “Wide Awake” theme and stitched it into sweaters and various other pieces. Another continuous trend throughout the SS18 show was the British-streetwear feel. The siblings brought […]

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How to Work With Agencies

Start working with agencies. Learn how to work with talent agencies and professional models in this article from Allegra Messina.

Once you’ve gotten to a certain point in your portraiture work, it can be really fun to start working with agency models. This can be intimidating at first, but super worth it: signed models are generally more experienced and have a level of comfortability in front of the camera. But, how do you actually approach […]

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Why Stylists Are Important

Learn the importance of stylists and how they work to make a shoot come together.

At times stylists are disregarded or even looked down upon because “they just pick out clothes,” but I can assure you that is the furthest thing from the truth. Stylists do much more than just ‘pick out’ clothing. They have significant roles in making a successful campaign come together and work to help facilitate the relationship with photographers and […]

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The Anthony Trevino Interview

Fashion photographer, Anthony Trevino, has a rare style using simple backgrounds while incorporating structures to give his photos depth and appeal. As the head of the photography team at RSVP Gallery in Chicago, Anthony has shot for brands and artists including Travis Scott, Kanye West, Young Thug, Fear Of God, Raf Simons, and many more. (Travis Scott shot […]

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The Allegra Messina Interview

An interview with fashion and lifestyle photographer Allegra Messina.

Allegra Messina is a Los Angeles based photographer with a Seattle-native style. Taking images of signed and unsigned models all across America, she captures all of the details and beauty in her clients. From vibrant, popping colors to dark, melancholy tones, Allegra is able to capture any mood or emotion by working with her models and […]

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