The Photographic Journal

Incongruous Shades

Essay 260 • Jan 12th 2018

In this story we made different interpretations of fashion in the subcultures of the 70s and 80s, by introducing Victorian elements. We wanted to create a stylistic mix, integrating references to different classes, that may be incompatible at times. For us, this was the key task around which the concept of the shoot was built.


Vitalik Melnikov
22 years old. Odessa, Ukraine. I shoot only on film!

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Styled by Sasha Kutovoy

Make up and hair by Yevgeniya Kozlova

Make up and hair assistant – Olena Mudrak

Models: Laura Tserkovnaya and Marina Filipchuk (L-Models)