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The Matt Trethe for Domingo Rodriguez Shoot is Sensual and Suave

— March 17, 2012 — Fashion
Matt Trethe was lensed for the Domingo Rodriguez line of casual suits. Captured by Enokae, the series boasts a moody weight. The photos take advantage of highly contrasted lighting, emphasizing the angsty expression of the model. The photographic technique is juxtaposed with playful posturing by Trethe. The model’s straight and narrow facial expression is upheld as he jumps into the air in a spontaneous outburst, his neat hair becoming elegantly disheveled. The series feels like a gorgeously rendered scene of stress release.

The model is adorned with Domingo Rodriguez’s sartorial apparel. Each featured look is simplistic and charming with sensual attributes. The editorial was captured by Enokae, an Irish photographer based out of London. He has the ability to take highly simple conceptual suits and lend them depth and complexity.
Trend Themes
1. Contrasted Lighting - Leveraging highly contrasted lighting techniques in photography can create moody and dramatic visuals, offering opportunities for innovative storytelling.
2. Playful Posturing - Exploring playful and unexpected postures in fashion photography can generate unique and eye-catching visuals, opening doors for creative expression.
3. Simplistic Charm - Embracing simplistic and charming aesthetics in apparel design can appeal to consumers seeking understated elegance, leading to disruptive innovation in the fashion industry.
Industry Implications
1. Photography - Incorporating highly contrasted lighting techniques in photography can revolutionize the fashion and advertising industries by creating visually captivating images.
2. Fashion - Integrating playful posturing and simplistic charm in apparel design can drive disruptive innovation in the fashion industry, catering to consumers who desire unique and elegant pieces.
3. Advertising - Utilizing contrasting lighting and playful posturing in advertising campaigns can capture consumers' attention and create memorable brand experiences, sparking disruptive innovation in the advertising industry.
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