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Watch ‘The Art of DE’ by Adrien Sauvage (Think Jorgen Leth’s ‘The Perfect Human’)

Watch 'The Art of DE' by Adrien Sauvage (Think Jorgen Leth’s 'The Perfect Human')

Adrien Sauvage is a young Ghanian-born British stylist, designer and photographer. His label is ironically titled “This is not a Suit” (ironic because he specializes in suits, like that other Ghanaian British designer, Ozwald Boateng). 

The below short film/campaign titled “The Art Of DE” (or Dressing Easy) was created, co-written, co-directed and stars Sauvage himself. He’s usually directly responsible for his ad campaigns, I read. 

But I really dig this… it’s, for lack of a better phrase, cool! I love the simplicity of it (though also effective), as well as the black & white cinematography (I’m a sucker for black & white film, especially today, when it’s so very rarely used).

This immediately made me think of Jorgen Leth’s short film “The Perfect Human,” which I also included below.

Here’s Sauvage’s short film/ad (underneath it is Leth’s “The Perfect Human” if you haven’t seen it).

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