Everything that happened, happened before: Part 01

  • Photography and video  Mara Palena
  • Styling and Creative Direction  Patricia Villirillo
  • Words and poetry  Max Wallis
I believe that the majority of what we think and feel goes unspoken. All of us have thought of the moment when a relationship might veer off the well-thrashed track, and into the unknown. In fact, a lot of individuals in marriages apparently fantasize about the idea of their partners dying. Why? Because they want to be alone for a bit – the very act of being in love, being in a relationship, of giving 50% of yourself up to someone else, can be stifling. But it’s also the most rewarding feeling. My poems here look at the assemblage remains of relationships. Of what you remember, of strangers, of the secrets we keep. And it’s about that tiny moment, that intimate moment when everything hangs waiting.

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Félix wears hoodie, embellished overcoat and trousers by Junya Watanabe, Mexican boots from Cenci Vintage, and pendant earring by SLIM BARRETT

LEFT TO RIGHT Félix wears poet shirt from Rokit, oversize jacket by CERRUTI 1881, wide leg trousers by COS, platform moccasins by ADIEU, and round snake chains and ball chain necklaces by SLIM BARRETT. Embellished t-shirt and double breasted jacket by COMME des GARÇONS from Vintage Clothing Paris, flared trousers by Acne Studios, and sunglasses form THE GENERAL EYEWEAR.

Félix wears shirt from Cenci Vintage, single pleated trousers by RAF SIMONS, platform moccasins by ADIEU, pendant earring by CONOR JOSEPH, and long chain necklace by SLIM BARRETT

This feature first appeared in The Do or Die Issue

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