Future Love: A new fashion story exploring modern family in 2k18

Reassembling the nuclear family.

[I]nterracial, same-sex parenting, single-parenting: our modern era has (mostly) waved goodbye to Stepford wife-style stereotype of the ideal famille (man, woman, 2.4 children and white picket fence) and accepted that love and family is fluid. Menswear editor Stevie Westgarth and photographer Petros celebrate this in Future Love, an editorial that reassembles the modern family to mirror our new world.

“It’s exploring the idea of male and female roles in families of the future and destroying the idea of the nuclear family,” Westgarth says. “A future where gender and race no longer play a part in defining a family unit. As the shoot evolved the futuristic world we created developed a dystopian feeling…”

[left to right, standing] coat MAISON MIHARA YASUHIRO hoodie and trousers PALM ANGELS glasses GREY ANT; jacket and trousers MAISON MIHARA YASUHIRO; [model on top of the TV] hoodie UNIQLO trousers MODEL’S OWN [left to right, sitting] emergency blanket COTTWEILER vest MODEL’S OWN; coat XANDER ZHOU trousers and top MANUEL FACCHINI shoes CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN

[left to right] all clothes and accessories MARNI ring TOM WOOD shoes PAUL SMITH; all childrenswear MODEL’S OWN; coat and trousers JOHN LAWRENCE SULLIVAN shirt and boots PAUL SMITH bag FENDI

jacket and tie FENDI shirt MSGM glasses GREY ANT hoop earring MODEL’S OWN ear cuff LES HOMMES watch TUDOR ring TOM WOOD towel MSGM

all clothes and accessories PRADA child’s top PETIT PLI

[left to right] all clothes and accessories PRADA; boy’s trousers PETIT PLI socks MODEL’S OWN; all clothes and accessories MIU MIU

[left to right] leggings GAP KIDS; jacket, shirt and trousers XANDER ZHOU tie PAUL SMITH shoes NEIL BARRETT left to right] dress DKNY KIDS headpiece HOUSE OF MALAKAI

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