A KALTBLUT exclusive menswear editorial. Photographer Lexi Laphor captured Kelly Dezart Smith andSam Lebib for us. Makeup by Nafisah Alkatiri. Lexi Laphor is a photographer and stylist whose work is deeply rooted in the queer underground as well as within online subculture and community. Having lived in Melbourne, London, San Francisco and NYC, she is now based in Sydney Australia. She teamed up with Cocaine Slim to showcase his newest designs. Cocaine Slim is an artist that straddles scenes in bothLA and Sydney alike. His mixed race heritage combined with his immersive art experiences create an exploration of culture and identity through the intersection of low and high art and fashion. Whether it’s murals, pop up spaces, parties or fashion garments, Slim’s work raises questions of authenticity and belonging in a colonial capitalist system.