The darker side of menswear

A rock-star worthy attitude meets the darker side of fashion in a dramatic photo shoot captured by Niklas Hoejlund for Client Magazine. The black and white picture story evokes a sense of savagery that is effortlessly delivered by model Henrik F through a series of deep artistic moments exuding feelings of oblivion.

Going back to the roots, Niklas Hoejlund found inspiration in the primitive simplicity that he chose to feature afterwards in an uncomplicated shoot, playing mostly upon the gentle collision between toughness and softness. The masculine elements are being balanced by an array of subtle feminine accents that succeeded in complementing the moody atmosphere. Nothing looks misplaced in the striking concept.

henrik by niklas hoejlund

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Henrik by Niklas Hoejlund Client Magazine
Henrik by Niklas Hoejlund Client Magazine
Henrik by Niklas Hoejlund Client Magazine
Henrik by Niklas Hoejlund Client Magazine
Henrik by Niklas Hoejlund Client Magazine
Henrik by Niklas Hoejlund Client Magazine
Henrik by Niklas Hoejlund Client Magazine
Henrik by Niklas Hoejlund Client Magazine

The fantastic styling envisioned by Barbara Gullstein managed to further accentuate the dark character of the unexpected photo shoot. From the edgy aesthetic highly represented by the black and leather combo, to the impeccable hair and make up created by the talented hands of Sam Shimoun, everything in the shoot echoes the raw unworldliness of the wild and primal era. You can witness the entire shoot by Niklas Hoejlund (www.niklashoejlund.com) by clicking on the thumbnails and proceeding through the gallery.

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