The cult of Proteus
/Simon Lipman + David Hawkins

Asa wears Dogtooth jacket KRISTIAN STEINBERG, hoodie CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN

Asa wears Dogtooth jacket KRISTIAN STEINBERG, hoodie CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN

Barney wears Blue hooded jacket BERTHOLD

Barney wears Blue hooded jacket BERTHOLD

From left to right, Jacob wears shiny grey long jacket LOU DALTON. Dennis wears matte grey jacket with pink zip and matching shorts KRISTIAN STEINBERG. Borja wears cream jacket and matching shorts KRISTIAN STEINBERG. Carlos wears black trousers BLK DNM, leather jacket JUST CAVALLI

From left to right, Jacob wears shiny grey long jacket LOU DALTON. Dennis wears matte grey jacket with pink zip and matching shorts KRISTIAN STEINBERG. Borja wears cream jacket and matching shorts KRISTIAN STEINBERG. Carlos wears black trousers BLK DNM, leather jacket JUST CAVALLI

From left to right, Barney wears shiny trousers KRISTIAN STEINBERG, top LOU DALTON, trainers LOUIS LEEMAN. Asa wears peach print shirt KATIE EARY, shorts HENTSCH MAN, trainers LOUIS LEEMAN

From left to right, Barney wears shiny trousers KRISTIAN STEINBERG, top LOU DALTON, trainers LOUIS LEEMAN. Asa wears peach print shirt KATIE EARY, shorts HENTSCH MAN, trainers LOUIS LEEMAN

Carlos wears dungarees ADA + NIK

Carlos wears dungarees ADA + NIK

Borja wears long black jacket and trousers ADA + NIK, white body armour and shoes KTZ, necklace YAOYAO

Borja wears long black jacket and trousers ADA + NIK, white body armour and shoes KTZ, necklace YAOYAO

From left to right, Borja wears black trousers BLK DNM. Rui wears red and black suit HANNAH FICKLING. Carlos wears black leather dungarees ADA + NIK

From left to right, Borja wears black trousers BLK DNM. Rui wears red and black suit HANNAH FICKLING. Carlos wears black leather dungarees ADA + NIK

From left to right, Carlos wears jacket ISSEY MIYAKE. Dennis wears silver top and black shorts JOAO ZABALETA, sunglasses, THOM BROWNE. Rui wears red and black suit, HANNAH FICKLING. Borja wears black shirt and trousers ADA + NIK, head necklace KTZ, black boots JOHN VARVATOS. Jacob wears black jacket KARL LAGERFELD

From left to right, Carlos wears jacket ISSEY MIYAKE. Dennis wears silver top and black shorts JOAO ZABALETA, sunglasses, THOM BROWNE. Rui wears red and black suit, HANNAH FICKLING. Borja wears black shirt and trousers ADA + NIK, head necklace KTZ, black boots JOHN VARVATOS. Jacob wears black jacket KARL LAGERFELD

From left to right, Barney wears red jacket and blue trousers LOU DALTON. Asa wears orange embellished top KTZ

From left to right, Barney wears red jacket and blue trousers LOU DALTON. Asa wears orange top KTZ

Jacob wears white jacket and grey trousers BERTHOLD, white top LOU DALTON, glasses KTZ

Jacob wears white jacket and grey trousers BERTHOLD, white top LOU DALTON, glasses KTZ

From left to right, Dennis wears black smock ADA + NIK. Jacob wears white trousers, jacket and hoodie LOU DALTON. Carlos wears leather jacket BLK DNM, trousers KARL LAGERFELD

From left to right, Dennis wears black smock ADA + NIK. Jacob wears white trousers, jacket and hoodie LOU DALTON. Carlos wears leather jacket BLK DNM, trousers KARL LAGERFELD

Asa and Barney wear Shirts and shorts ISSEY MIYAKE

Asa and Barney wear Shirts and shorts ISSEY MIYAKE

Photography Simon Lipman / Styling David Hawkins At Frank Agency / Creative Direction and production Martin Perry / Hair Styling Ben Hards and Jordan Leigh / Make-Up Cassie Steward / Models Dennis Nyero Okwera, Borja and Rui Costa at Amck, Jacob Dyson at Elite, Carlos Ferra at Established, Barney at Milk and Asa at Next / Photographer’s Assistant Sofi Adams / Stylist’s Assistant Rachel Pearce / Location Me London

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