The 'Dark Knights' Editorial by Christian Rios for Runway Magazine

By: Ryan Hinkson - Published:   Updated: Jul 5 2011 • References: christianrios.us & designscene.net
The 'Dark Knights' editorial by Christian Rios for Runway Magazine mixes haute fashions with punk influences and achieves great results.

The shoot features models Rina, Kyle Ledeboer and Nick Lacey in rugged and dark setting, clad in leather, suits, dresses and spikes. Huge spikes, on bracelets, masks and on some of the clothing. For a look at the rest of 'Dark Knights' by Christian Rios, check out the gallery.

Implications - Consumers are looking for darker styles that will make them stand out from their peers. Products that feature an edgy aesthetic are appealing to those who aren't looking to blend in with the crowd. Companies could develop more of their items with this in mind to draw in more shoppers.

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