In the heart of Santo Domingo, where the vibrant pulse of the Caribbean beats with a rhythm of its own, LEBLANCSTUDIOS has risen as a beacon of creativity and resilience.

The latest collection from the brand is a testament to the power of clothing as a medium for storytelling. It is an homage to the marginalized youths of the Global South, whose stories are often lost amidst the cacophony of mainstream narratives. The garments are more than just fabric and thread; they are a canvas for the expression of global political discourse, antique aesthetics, and the rich tapestry of local lore.

This collection delves into the shadowy world of espionage, drawing inspiration from the duality of undercover agents who walk among us. The lines between civilian and spy blur, as everyday individuals—a software engineer, a fashion professor, a restaurant runner—could very well be the guardians of secrets. The clothing plays a crucial role, acting as a disguise that melds seamlessly into the backdrop of daily life.

Check it out below:

Creative Directors: Angelo Beato and Yamil Arbaje
Design Team: Erick Lemos, José Anibal Duluc
Photographer: Phi Vũ
Models: Malle, Marcos Gutierrez, Alla Eizenberg, Anbarasan Kuppusamy
Make Up: Kaia Shi
Hair: Nathan Juergensen
Production: Ojeras