Strangers and the tide

Disruptive visions of dramatic, new menswear. Photography by Osma Harvilahti, styling by Bobby Hook

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Johan stands in the surf zone of the beach. All his clothes are by Balenciaga.

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Left, Filip, doused by a rainshower, wears a coat by Maison Margiela and a jumper by Raf Simons. Right, standing in a Whitstable street, all of his clothes are by Maison Margiela.


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(Centre) Filip wears a jacket and jumper by Vetements from, while Johan (bottom right) wears a jumper by Raf Simons from


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Left, on the foreshore of the pebble beach, all of Johan’s clothes are by Prada, and right, Filip wears an apron and trousers by Dries Van Noten and boots by Jimmy Choo.


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Johan wears a jumper by MSGM. Seagulls have become a problem in Kent as they move further and further inland.


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Top left, all of Johan’s clothes are by Prada. Bottom left, Filip wears a jumper and trousers by Raf Simons with his own ring. Right, all of Filip’s clothes are by Maison Margiela.


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On the left, all of Johan and Filip’s clothes are by Prada. Right, they both wear trousers by Xander Zhou. Huts throng the shoreline, once storage for fishermen, today they are mostly owned by beach-going families. 

Grooming: Ammy Drammeh using Chanel Le Rouge Collection Nº1, Chanel Le Lift V-Flash and Bumble and bumble / Videography: Elizabeth Black / Video editing: Jordan Tallis / Styling assistant: Gabriele Rizzi / Models: Filip at Select Model Management and Johan Kroon at Supa