"Today's female identity is complicated. Media's instant social praise or rejection create a vacuum where individuality once naturally evolved. Now rather, one is conditioned. To be, to wear, to do, to like, to hide whatever. She doesn’t even know who she is, and she might not even know that she doesn’t. The contrast of makeup and a girlish outfit, of crisp and saturated Ektar; the series reflects on a quiet dilemma, in a pretty picture." (Words by Dave Mentzer)
From Keds to Air Jordans, Chuck Taylors to Poworamas, sneakers have come a long way in their rise from athletic footwear to the centerpiece of urban fashion. Today, some of the most cutting-edge designers create stylish “kicks” with an appeal that extends beyond the streets and onto the runway.
A very refreshing take on streetwear by Ismael Villa.
These photographs shows the union, confienza and brotherhood that exists between them. We did this shoot to show something very natural. They complement each other under the Spring sun.