Camouflage has received much exposure these past few seasons as fashion brands high and low are offering their take on the iconic print styles that were originally created to aid the survival of the fittest. Now, it seems that camo is being worn in an effort to make the most fashionable impact and gain street style kudos. Fashion is best when it is both practical and aesthetically appealing, despite trends. In this exclusive editorial for Complex, DPM (Disruptive Pattern Material — camouflage’s formal name) combines both elements of camouflage as classic combat patterns and modern styling are juxtaposed in surroundings where practicality is a necessity.
Shot on location in the Cheltenham Badlands, Ontario, Canada.
Photographer: Jennifer Toole
Stylist: Megan Ann Wilson
Make-up + Hair Artist: Bronwen Weiderick
Models: Omari H. + Dara V.
Omari: Shirt and pants - Adam Kimmel at NOMAD. Leather Sneakers - Converse at NOMAD. Bracelets - Esency at Proper Reserve. Sunglasses - Spectacle. Chain - stylist’s own.
Dara: Tank top - American Apparel. Scarf (worn as shirt) - Missoni at I Miss You Vintage. Pants - Magma by Iris Reissue Program. Boots - Klaxon Howl. Sunglasses - Spectacle. Black horn necklace - Love of Mine. Earrings - stylist’s own.