Institute Magazine's Punk Not Dead Editorial is Rocker-Themed

By: Jana Pijak - Dec 26, 2014
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Photographer Christoph Kostlin captures this punk fashion editorial for the pages of Institute Magazine. Titled 'Punk Not Dead', the image series highlights conceptual and theatrical accessories that pay tribute to the music genre's tough and edgy aesthetic.

Punk rock is often associated with mohawks, spikes and studs, all elements featured in this striking editorial. Institute Magazine's 'Punk Not Dead' story highlights dynamic and sculptural headpieces that rival some of Lady Gaga's most elaborate stage costumes.

Paying homage to the mohawk hairstyle, the headpiece range from leather harness face masks to wood and leather headpieces that are reminiscent of those worn by ancient gladiator fighters. Whether referencing armor or constricting fashions, this photoshoot celebrates the daring and rebellious nature of the punk rock movement.