We asked creators around the world to interpret the meaning of latitude through the ultimate language of self-expression: fashion. The result? A global tapestry depicting modern-day culture and identity, woven together by threads that feel as universal as they do unique.
50°51′1.62″ N, 4°20′55.61″ E Brussels, Belgium
“Freedom is the ability to be yourself and to be surrounded and protected by people who value you and push you further. The culture I show here is a bit utopian, but it is my reality. All of my subjects are young, aspiring artists. They represent freedom and the future to me. The utopian subtext for all of the images presented here is the idea of togetherness on a better planet.” Pierre Debusschere
MODELS Alphonse, Dylan, Edouard, Emiel, Gabriel, Ian, Juliet, Mathias, Sasha, Sebastien, Vinnie, Violette, Wolf PRODUCTION AND RETOUCHING 254Forest PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT Gretar Gunnlaugsson
In the face of the climate crisis, one thing is clear: we will only get to an ecologically just future by way of working together. If humankind is to heal its relationship to the rest of creation, it must restore harmony—which cannot exist without collaboration. And what could be more emblematic of holism and harmony than a hive?