Beyond being beautiful to look at, Daniel and Clement’s images provide an alternative consideration for how African masculinity is defined. Challenging gender norms, male models pose in suits paired with bold, golden drop earrings: sunshine falls on sculpted stomach muscles visible under a cropped top.
Whether working independently or together, their fashion stories are often steeped in concept. Their latest as a team is titled ‘Page Boy’ and along with the images, Daniel writes, “If I stayed too long in 1975, maybe I would forget too soon what the Carnation Revolution felt like…opening doors and serving rich white guests as they spilled secrets about a war yet to come. Playing the dutiful role of a lobby boy across these old vintage landmarks…Come quick boy! More sugar please!”
Here they answer questions about their unique approach and freedom above all: