A heavy metal tee casually peeping out from under a cutaway Versace showstopper. Satin jogging pants slung low to reveal hip bones and a hi-cut bodysuit. Backwards caps, fingerless gloves, graffiti prints and biker jackets, all styled by June Nakamoto with the ’90s references they imply and the luxurious overtones the spring 2014 fashion trends implore.
Perhaps we most think of Benjamin Kanarek as excelling in the art of photographing couture gowns and soft beauties, but his latest work for the South China Morning Post is born of the street. Model Maud Le Fort is Gang Star: tough, sexy, of another era meeting the now.
With attitude-laden bouncy waves, smokey eyes and strong brows (hair by Tie Toyama and makeup by Topolino at Calliste Agency), Maud is the kind of girl you would notice in the street – but wouldn’t want to mess with.
View the full shoot by Benjamin Kanarek (benjaminkanarekblog.com) at the gallery.