The Art of Fading
I’ve always been intrigued by the sharpness and masterful blending of a fresh fade. It is a subtle artform that is a significant part of the community and culture I grew up in.
But the barber’s artistry extends beyond the hairline, the barber is a visionary helping men of color reimagine themselves more fully. A fade is more than a self-expression. It is a boost of confidence, a fresh perspective, a new beginning.
photo / creative direction:
hair: wade menendez
stylist: christiaan choy
grooming: fatimot isadore
Perhaps the mission of an artist is to interpret beauty to people—the beauty within themselves.