When boyhood draws to a close, we’re thrown into life at full speed. There’s a path to find, somewhere in the haze that we call our future, and there’s a lot of pressure to find it. Decisions are thrust upon us, and there are so many opportunities that it can be hard to see the ones that could be magical; that could be just right. It’s tough. It’s confusing. And it’s fucking scary. It’s important to realise that not all decisions need to be made right now, that we will be a different person next week and we don’t need to define who we are at this moment, or ever. But, maybe most importantly, we need good people around us; people that will hold us up and keep us together through this strange, indefinite time.

In this editorial series, Kim Jobson welcomes Joe (AMCK), John (Milk) and Henry (Wilhelmina) in front of her camera. She captures the boys’ individuality through these portraits, but despite them never standing in shot together, the series evokes a sense of mutual support and strength, just in the knowing that they’re all there. They’re a diverse trio, each boy different to the next - but perhaps that’s what works so well.

Sarah-Maria Booth pushes the diversity into the styling with an eclectic wardrobe. John sits in an almost spiritual, scarlet Marcelo Burton two-piece as his piercing blue eyes stare to the distance. Joe sits in a suit-hoodie combo that evokes street style and enginuity. And Henry oozes autumn in the countryside in a wood-cutter-esque Wrangler two-piece. The styles are unpredictable, yet it feels comfortable. I guess that’s what leaving boyhood is all about. Taking life’s twists and turns, while feeling comfortable knowing there are people by your side, no matter where you end up.

 

Photographer KIM JOBSON
Fashion by SARAH-MARIA BOOTH
Grooming by SARAH HUBBAUER using MAC Cosmetics and Anthony Skincare 
Hair by SHARON ROBINSON using Bumble and bumble
Fashion Assitant PHOEBE BRANNIC
Models JOE WEISBERG at AMCK Models, JOHN BARROW at MiLK Model Management and HENRY at Wilhelmina Models

The Good Guys

Above left: John wears Jacket by SENSE OF DANGER and Jumper by ICEBERG.
Above right: Henry wears Tracksuit by DIESEL and Jacket by SENSE OF DANGER.

Above left: Henry wears Top by Filippa K, Jumper by MAISON KITSUNE, Trousers by QASIMI and Shoes by PALLADIUM. 
Above right: Joe wears Jumper by ICEBERG and Jeans by LES AMINAUX.

Above left: John wears Jumper and Trousers by MARCELO BURLON.
Above right: John wears Shirt by OLIVER SPENCER and Jumper by BLOOD BROTHER.

Above left: John wears Suit and Top by YMC and Shoes by Giuseppe Zanott. 
Above right: Same as above. 

Above left: Joe wears Suit by PALM ANGELS and Polo Shirt by BEN SHERMAN. 
Above right: Same as above. 

Above left: Same as above. 
Above right: Joe wears Suit and Shoes by OLIVER SPENCER and Hoodie by TOURNE DE TRANSMISSION.

Above left: Henry wears Jacket by WRANGLER and Rollneck by BERTHOLD. 
Above right: Henry wears Top by LES ANIMAUX, Shirt by MAISON KITSUNE, Trousers by QASIMI and Shoes by YMC. 

Stockists: 

BERTHOLD
BEN SHERMAN 
BLOOD BROTHER
DIESEL
FILIPPA K
GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI
ICEBERG
LES ANIMAUX
OLIVER SPENCER
PALLADIUM
PALM ANGELS
MAISON KITSUNE
MARCELO BURLON
QASIMI
SENSE OF DANGER
TOURNE DE TRANSMISSION
WRANGLER
YMC 

 

Words by Joseph Shields.