This issue’s shoot embraces the aesthetic of Dark Academia. Complete with tweed suit jackets, creamy cashmere and luxurious wools, the style is rooted in literature and the pursuit of knowledge. Set in the University of Miami Law Library, vintage neutrals meet with the height of intelligence.
The smell of old books and the squeak of chalk accompany the “dark academia” aesthetic popularized on TikTok. | Allegra Rosa is in a cream colored wool Zara knit, Houndstooth ankle length pants and nude leather loafers. Griffith and Rosa lounge against volumes of classic literature.
Myles Griffith lazes about the law library in a burgundy cable knit sweater with a cream collared shirt poking out from underneath. Earthy brown slacks complete the look.
Myles Griffith and Brittney Mensah embody gothic inspiration in their outfits and stares. Dark Academia is all about self-discovery. | Juan Lopez indulges his inner erudite in a cable knit sweater. Brittney Mensah embraces her studious environment in a tweed blazer and wool jumper.
photo_teagan polizzi. design_avani choudhary. styling_keagan larkins & erika pun.
This article was published in Distraction’s winter 2020 print issue.