“Yo, Taylor, I’m really happy for you, I’ma let you finish… But Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time.”

Kanye West is known just as much for his petulant outbursts as he is for, well, pretty much anything else he’s ever done be it producing music or designing clothes. If you were alive in 2009 you’ll instantly recognise the above quote without the need for explanation; such a blip in the annals of pop culture did the MTV Awards moment make.

So what does all this seeming divergence have to do with the accompanying shoot by Sanjog Rai of model Alejandro Sanjuan who, admittedly, bears little resemblance to the hapless Mr West?

sanjog rai man child

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Man Child by Sanjog Rai
Man Child by Sanjog Rai
Man Child by Sanjog Rai
Man Child by Sanjog Rai
Man Child by Sanjog Rai
Man Child by Sanjog Rai
Man Child by Sanjog Rai
Man Child by Sanjog Rai

Rai’s shoot cites Kanye as a key source of inspiration. It’s title will give you an inkling of why. Man Child. It’s about the child within us all, the child that likes to play dress-ups and have the occasional unscripted outburst. “We wanted to show a childish version of a successful grown up man,” says Rai. To that end the styling by Jacky Parker Jiao mixes playful colour and print with the ostentatiousness of all-out luxury. Bring on the Louis Vuitton bags, the plush furs, and the Jeremy Scott for Adidas winged sneakers.

Mixing the sophisticated with the fun, Sanjog Rai‘s shoot can be seen in full at the gallery above.

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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.