Photography Sam Rock. Styling Max Clark. Neil wears Rollneck John Smedley. Necklace Cartier. Scarf Costume Studio. Earring and nose ring model’s own. Olau wears trousers Louis Vuitton. Hat Lock & Co. 

what does it mean to be a man in 2019?

Once didactic and restrictive, the definition and parameters of 'masculinity' are more fluid than ever. For The Voice of a Generation Issue, photographer Sam Rock and i-D Senior Fashion Editor Max Clark uncover a new, modern, fresh take on manhood.

by i-D Staff
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28 June 2019, 12:50am

Photography Sam Rock. Styling Max Clark. Neil wears Rollneck John Smedley. Necklace Cartier. Scarf Costume Studio. Earring and nose ring model’s own. Olau wears trousers Louis Vuitton. Hat Lock & Co. 

What does it mean to be a man in 2019? From cybergoths to squat punks, soul boys to drag queens, we undertake a survey of the all the different ways you can perform masculinity right now. Wear a dress. Wear a uniform. Wear make-up. Work out. Be yourself.

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Maks wears dress Gucci. Nose ring model's own.
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Inti wears all clothing Loewe. Shoes Manolo Blahnik.
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Olau wears trousers Louis Vuitton. Hat Lock & Co.
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Michael wears top and shorts Polo Ralph Lauren.
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Logan wears blazer Dunhill. Shirt Brooks Brothers. Rollneck John Smedley. Tie Celine by Hedi Slimane. Dan wears blazer Dunhill. Shirt Brioni. Rollneck John Smedley. Tie Boss.
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David wears all clothing Celine by Hedi Slimane.
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Mica wears Dress Blindness. Socks Pantherella. Shoes Grenson.
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David wears all clothing and shoes Celine by Hedi Slimane. Rings model's own.
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Neil wears Rollneck John Smedley. Necklace Cartier. Scarf Costume Studio. Earring and nose ring model’s own.
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Louis wears top Balenciaga. Trousers and belt Martine Roe. Hat Lock & Co.
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Julien wears coat Maison Margiela. Trousers Paul Smith. Shirt and scarf Dunhill. Hat Bates. Shoes Grenson. Jahmale wears suit and shirt Dunhill. Rollneck John Smedley. Socks pantherella. Hat Lock & Co. Shoes Manolo Blahnik.
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Samuel wears blazer, shirt and scarf Ede & Ravenscroft. Rollneck John Smedley. Hat Bates.
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James wears top and shirt Margaret Howell.
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Louis wears top Balenciaga. Trousers and belt Martine Rose. Socks Pantherella. Shoes Grenson.
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Tom wears Dress and Veil Vetements. Tights Falke. Gloves dents. Boots Lewis Leathers.
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Sam wears jacket Blindness. Rollneck and trousers Raf Simons. Hat Lock & Co. Gloves Hermés. Socks Falke. Shoes Manolo Blahnik.
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Eun wears head scarf JW Anderson.
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Scott wears suit Tom Ford. Dress Molly Goddard. Rollneck John Smedley. Earring model's own. Socks Pantherella. Shoes Guiseppe Zanotti.
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Adewale wears briefs Sunspel. Boots Moschino.
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Rio wears shirt and trousers Prada.

Credits

Photography Sam Rock
Styling Max Clark

Hair Kiyoko Odo at Bryant Artists using Amika.
Make-up Lynsey Alexander at Streeters using Lancôme.
Photography assistance Darren Gwynn and Simon Wellington.
Styling assistance Louis Prier Tisdall, Joe Palmer, Caterina Ospina, Gemma Cole and Freya Monro Morrison.
Hair assistance Kachi Katsuya.
Make-up assistance Phoebe Brown and Kate O’Reilly.
Production Carmel Reeves at 1888 production.
Casting Gabrielle Lawrence at People File.

Models Sam Bador, Jahmale, Julien, Mica, Louis Goodall, Olalu, Jay Jay, Jan, Felix, Simon, Eun Sang and Scott at Tommorow is Another Day. James, Neil, Anders, Muhammad Majeed, Logan, Dan, Spike, Maks, Rio Thake at Next. Inti Wang, Samuel Holts, Adewale Baloguni, Michael Otteson and Tom.

This article originally appeared on i-D UK.