Photographer Mark Aghatise and stylist Ian McRae explore what it means to be a male of color in today's world, processing their ideas on sexuality and masculinity through the work of some of menswear's best young designers. "It's important to take pride in being different," says McRae, "even through all the chaos happening around us."
Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson helm the five-year-old design studio Apparatus, renowned for its undeniably sexy chandeliers and unimpeachable aesthetic. The duo has also been known to throw a killer party and their latest, a fundraiser for The Center with MC Justin Vivian Bond, just might be its best yet.
We visit fashion blogger Ryan Dziadul, "an XXL dude living in a slim fit world," to get the inside scoop on sizeism, sexiness and the kindness of strangers.