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    The Pure.

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    My name is Agustin Farias, I was born in San Antonio de Areco, a small beautiful town outside of Buenos Aires.
    My family is from Italy, but I don’t really have a strong connection to that history. I’ve always been curious about their life there and i wished that i had witnessed how it changed once they moved to Argentina.
    I’ve been taking photos since I was 18 and right now i enjoy the most shooting portraits, but as a kid my dream was to direct films
    Travelling has a strong influence over my work, Although my greatest adventure was 4 years ago in Vietnam my best memory taking photos was in Berlin. It was just on my phone, but because of the light it looked like film.
    When i am taking pictures i am mainly focusing on the light.
    This series was shot in Berlin after Elaine contacted me on instagram. She was visiting from London and asked me if i could take her picture.
    I reached out to Keke on In...

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    The Modernist.

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    It's not often that we hear from the stylists behind photoshoots. But whenever we get the opportunity we love to interview Mariano Oviedo; the stylist and creative director at The Villa Stylist. Mariano is sharing his newest publication for The Villa Stylist called Charles.

    NM: How did you first get into styling and fashion?

    MO: Ever since I was child I loved playing with my mother's clothes. I loved dressing up and and assembling outfits. At 17 I started studying to become a Fashion Designer. After graduating, I presented my thesis at the Museum of Architecture of Buenos Aires (Argentina). I realized that I most enjoyed generating styling and publishing fashion production. I decided to start with my project The Villa Stylist. As the creative director I develop editorials and work for clothing brands in the world of fashion styling and production.

    NM: What was the main theme or inspiration behind this...

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    Ginoó

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    NM: The photo used in this series looks vintage. Did you know this person or did you find a random photo that you were inspired to work with? Do you know the year and place this photo was taken?
     
    CT: I found the old photograph at a flea market in Manila. It was most likely taken in the 1960s and it shows a man in his late 30s, with markedly Filipino features, posed against the iconic skyline of New York City.
     
    NM: What did you see when you first acquired the photo?

    CT: Ginoó is a Tagalog word for “sir”, “mister”, or “gentleman”. The man in the photograph was most probably an overseas Filipino worker in the United States, on a day off perhaps, on a trip, posed here as a tourist. I was struck right away by his mirth, his posture and self-assured bearing, his clothes, but even more so by how familiar he looked, how distinctly and undeniably Southeast Asian his countenance was, in contrast to the foreignn...

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    Jus Vun finding creativity through spontaneity.

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    Zhang tao, Shen Dian, Leng Chuan and James photographed by Lu Yang.

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