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Grunge is the new action hero

by Stephen T., 26 year old Student, blogger, and stylist from The California Bay area, United States

4 comments · August 18, 2013

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Stephen T - Army Surplus Combat Boots, Joe's Jeans Dark Wash Lightly Distressed, Joe's Jeans Chain Embedded Leather Belt, Joe's Jeans Grey Linen Henley, Forever 21 Sleeveless Hooded Button Up, Homemade Bracelets, Silver And Turquoise Necklace - Grunge is the new action hero
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  1. Combat boots

    Army Surplus

    , in Boots
  2. Dark wash lightly distressed

    Joe's Jeans

    Joe's Jeans

    , in Joe's Jeans Jeans
  3. Chain embedded Leather belt

    Joe's Jeans

    Joe's Jeans

    , in Joe's Jeans Belts
  4. Sleeveless hooded button up

    Forever 21

    Forever 21

    , in Forever 21 Sleeveless Tops
  5. Homemade bracelets

    , in Bracelets
  6. Silver and Turquoise Necklace

    , in Necklaces

I am really happy I got to pull this look off; it has been a long time coming. It was inspired originally by every every grunge movie ever made but it came to life after I watched 'Hemlock Grove' on Netflix. The way the costumer/stylist dressed the character 'Peter' was sublimely gypsy grunge, making parts of my fashion brain work like never before. I mean, I liked grunge on women, but I had never been too excited about it for guys 'til after that.

Anyway, why I say "originally" is because after I posted the photo on Facebook, a friend of mine saw an amazing story behind it I hadn't yet realized. It had depth and meaning in every pixel, the graffiti like wings, my body poised in a tense wary state, hands wrapped around some lost weapons, eyes latched to some unseen danger. The way she described it made me wish that that was exactly how I planned it. So now the look is inspired by her, her words, and the power of genres grunge and action together.

Photography by Lisa Fagerskog
To see her other work or to contact her, message her on her Facebook page. The link is below:
facebook.com/pages/D4rkness-F4lls-photography/190794647711354

#men #style #menstyle #falltrending #greyongrey #grunge

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Javi Capuno
Stephen, I totally love your style :)
Stephen T
Thanks for the compliment Javi.
Lo Pascual ⚓
so stylish! :D
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