The Ones 2 Watch 'Banana Flowers' Image Series is Gender-Bending

By: Jana Pijak - Apr 12, 2016
References: ricardo-rivera & theones2watch
Photographer Ricardo Rivera captures 'Banana Flowers,' an editorial that is lensed for style publication The Ones 2 Watch. Starring models Arthur, Sheck, Sean and Taaj, this series features gender-bending portraits of expressive menswear looks.

Posing amidst a tropical setting, this photoshoot's model cast dons floral and tapestry-clad tops and coats that make an androgynous statement when worn. Exuding an opulent air, this editorial highlights fashions from labels like Philip Lim and Dries Van Noten among other names.

Creative direction for The Ones 2 Watch Banana Flowers series is courtesy of photographer Ricardo Rivera who collaborates with wardrobe stylist Lutfi Janania. Hair and makeup for this series is the work of Yuui Vision and consists of male cosmetics like bright lipstick applications and vivid blush powders.