ORIGAMI


PHOTOGRAPHY AKIRA TREES - FASHION YURIKO HIRATSUKA - MAKEUP KITE CHUANG AT SUQQU - HAIR MAKOTO TSUNODA - SET DESIGN CALUM WRIGHT - PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT ALFIE BUNGAY - STUDIO MYRTLE STUDIOS







London-based photographer Akira Trees and stylist Yuriko Hiratsuka came together to create F Word's latest fashion story that explores the beauty of authentic Japanese culture, which in Trees words differs from "these obviously done “Japanese” shoots by non-Japanese people".


Initially taking the idea of origami, this transcended into both the location and clothes, take the the folded set with dotted lines and a hat that was made origami-style by Yuriko Hiratsuka. With other elements of Japanese culture soon following such a traditional belt named 'obi' modelled on Elexa Tanner at PRM.



OPENING IMAGE Elexa wears top VINTAGE NOIR KEI NINOMIYA by RELLIK; earrings SLIM BARRETT



Elexa wears top COMME DES GARCONS ACHIVE by THE ARC; skirt LUCILE GUILMARD; underskirt STYLIST'S OWN shoe 223 AGENCY; bracelets PEBBLE LONDON; earrings and broach SLIM BARRETT; socks STYLIST'S OWN



LEFT Elexa wears top VINTAGE GIVENCHY by RELLIK; trousers STYLIST'S OWN; sandals & belt RELLIK; socks and origami hat STYLIST'S OWN



Elexa wears top COMME DES GARCONS ARCHIVE by RELLIK; obi belt & jeans THE ARC; tights STYLIST'S OWN



Elexa wears top VINTAGE LA PERLA by RELLIK; obi belt THE ARC; necklace SLIM BARRETT; shoes COSTUME STUDIO; tights STYLIST'S OWN



Elexa wears gillet & petticoat COSTUME STUDIO; skirt RELLIK; necklace SLIM BARRETT