The lungin is easy but the squatin is hard
It’s been a hot second and took a rare blue sky day for me to realize that – fuck! – I haven’t shot anything in a while. Since the dawn of 2017, I’ve been invigorated to do more, shoot more, see more. I moved to Beijing in August and the past 5 months have passed by faster than delivery men on 11.11. I’ve been work-working and enjoying the transition into adult life, but I have definitely missed doing personal projects or things just because. So here I am. Back at it. ELLO.
I shot these with Dong Liang veteran turned photographer, En Tong 恩同. A mix of Chinese designer Lucien Wang (previously featured here), Song for the Mute dress, and my new obsessions – the Alyx hiking boots that I got myself for Christmas. I’m less into complicated get-ups these days, more into combining larger pieces that are individual in their own right but fit together like Legos – chunky and fun. When the only color you wear is black (and you don’t want to look completely like a Fall Out Boy – which I admit is not a bad look) you’re almost encouraged from enrolment to experiment more with furs, leather, lace, prints…. It sounds like I’m on the verge of transitioning into a life of burlesque but, you know, small doses LOL.