Hero of the beach

A KALTBLUT exclusive fashion editorial. Hero of the beach is about a nerd who aspires to be a surfer but struggles with the ridicule from the local beach body builders. Wanting to finally be one of the cool kids, he pushes himself to learn how to surf. Using the ridicule as inspiration he teaches himself how to surf and earns the respect of the beach community. Photography by Jason Bennett. Art direction and styling by Quannii Bell. Model is Connor John Keith signed to Scout Model Agency.

Vintage Heroes Shirt – Scotch and Soda, $85
Vintage Printed Vest – Academy of Art University Styling Closet
Tye-Dyed Shorts – Academy of Art University Styling Closet
Black Round Glasses – Stylist Own.
Red Suspenders – ACT Suspenders

Wet Surfing Suit Rental – Aqua Surf Shop, $35
Tye-Dyed Shorts – Academy of Art University Styling Closet
Stripped Suspenders – ACT Costume Rental
Burgendy Suspenders – Stylist Own

Hawaiian print button down: ACT Costume Rental $15.00
Tye-Dyed Melange T-Shirt – Scotch and Soda $49.00
Owen Pinstriped Trousers Wide Fit – Scotch & Soda, $145
Vintage Round Glasses – ACT Costume Rental
Surfing Shoes – Academy of Art University Styling Closet.

Raffia Hat – Scotch & Soda, $58.00
Green Bird Sweatshirt – Scotch & Soda, $125
Green Button Down Shirt – Scotch & Soda, $98
Printed Trousers – Academy of Art University Styling Closet
Black Rounded Glasses – Academy of Art Styling Closet
Black Lace-up Shoes – Stylist Own
White Tube Socks – Academy of Art University Styling Closet

All over printed cotton shirt – Scotch & Soda, $125
All over printed shorts- Scotch and Soda $115
Isabel Marant Blazer- $175
Black Rounded Glasses – Acadeny of Art University Styling Closet
Black Lace-up Shoes – Stylist Own
White Tube Socks – Academy of Art University Styling Closet

Art Director/Stylist –  Quannii Bell Instagram – @_quanniibell
www.quanniibell.com

Quannii Bell was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She moved to San Francisco, California in 2015 to broaden her aesthetics and pursue her Bachelor Degree in Fashion Styling. She now focuses on editorial, product, and personal styling.

Photographer – Jason Bennett Instagram – @jcbphotos
www.jasonbennettphotos.com

Model Agency – Scout Model Agency Instagram – @Scout Model Agency and www.scoutm.com
Model – Connor John Keith Instagram – @connorjkeith

Makeup Artist: Jason Yapching Instagram – @iamjasonalex

Assistant Stylist – Brianna Garcia Instagram – @stylingbybriii
Assitant Stylist – Ashley Bridges Instagram – @zana.marquez.bridges

 

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