"Stronger Ties" unfolds as a fashion editorial that transcends the boundaries of style to communicate a profound message of unity. This project harnesses the symbolic power of ties, transforming them into emblems of strength and connection.
The ties are more than mere accessories; they become conduits for a deeper exploration of solidarity. Every intricately styled knot and carefully chosen detail communicates a collective call to stand together in the face of adversity. The project challenges the recognition that unity is not merely a concept but a powerful force that can reshape collective consciousness.
Through this visual exploration, the project aims to inspire individuals to reconsider the strength that lies in harmony with one another. "Stronger Ties" is more than a fashion editorial; it is a visual manifesto, a celebration of togetherness, and a reminder that, in our shared journey of humanity, individuals are bound by ties that are stronger than realized.
In "Stars Unleashed," adoptable dogs take center stage, becoming the true stars of this fashion editorial. Here, dogs aren't just featured; they emerge as the focal point, embodying the essence of companionship and resilience.
Star motifs are seamlessly incorporated into the styling and makeup artistry as a tribute to an undeniable truth: when dogs grace fashion editorials, they are the genuine stars. "Stars Unleashed" champions their needs by harnessing the power of fashion to cast a spotlight on these lovable pups, aiming to find them the loving homes they truly deserve.
Each image in this editorial celebrates these four-legged companions with the end goal of connecting with a broader audience and inspiring action toward helping the stars of this project find their forever homes. Through this synergy of fashion and compassion, the aspiration is to affect change in the lives of these fashion forward pups one adoption at a time.
In this fashion editorial, a white male model transforms into a canvas for a compelling message of unity and defiance, adorned with looks featuring safety pins as symbols of solidarity. Beyond being a model, he embodies an opportunity to construct bridges and foster alliances with those impacted by racism, homophobia, and misogyny.
Throughout the imagery, safety pins embellish apparel, subtly nodding to their punk origins and ethos, conveying a contemporary message of solidarity. “Ally” is a call, not only for rebellion, but for empathy, togetherness, and action in the face of societal challenges.
The safety pin, once a symbol of punk rebellion, now stands as a beacon of hope for progress, reminding us that collective strength is undefeatable.
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Lwany is a Los Angeles–based creative director focused on fashion photography and video.
Born and raised in Guadalajara, she has cultivated a diverse background in the fashion industry over the course of 15 years. Her experiences encompass product development, art direction, styling, and digital marketing, providing her with a profound understanding of the ever-evolving complexities in fashion.
With a refined sense of aesthetics, a strong vision, and unwavering conviction, Lwany excels in orchestrating the creation of elevated, inspiring, and message-driven imagery. Her extensive experience uniquely equips her to conceptualize and develop impactful creative solutions.
Compassion is at the heart of Lwany's work, shaping her perspective and influencing the visuals she creates. Committed to crafting fashion imagery that transcends mere aesthetics, she aims to evoke strong emotion within her work, inspiring conversation and creating a space for ideas of progress and social change to flourish.
Lwany has collaborated with notable photographers, including Daria Kobayashi Ritch, Brad Elterman, and Yu Tsai, depicting the likes of Sofia Richie, Gabriette, Olivia Holt and Peyton List for publications such as Teen Vogue, Flaunt, and Interview.