Inspiration

Future Forward photoset by Digital Darkroom

Visual, creative, style, and fashion inspiration. Our reoccurring Inspiration feature with eye catching photographs and looks.

photographer / creative director : Steven Anthony Roe
fashion stylist / makeup artist / model : Tiffany Trezzo

Photographer Steven Anthony Roe and makeup artist Tiffany Trezzo have teamed up under the name Digital Darkroom to create stunning images together. We’re bringing you some of them for the relaunch of our Inspiration photoset feature.

Artist Statement

These images represent a sign of unknown times and looks at how fashion and function will come together in a post-pandemic world. We imagine and manifest a new time when fashion plays on themes that resemble films like The Matrix, outer space and the inclusion of pieces that also serve a function: clothing that protects our bodies and sunglasses to shield our eyes from airborne viruses. Futuristic protective fashion covers the whole body with shiny patent leather, latex, and similar materials created to keep the wearer safe and essentially becomes your avatar. Beauty now is expressed by your chosen uniform (avatar) and in this interpretation is form-fitting, sleek, light reflective ready-to-wear fashion.

How will beauty look when we are all at risk?

These images showcase their vision for how fashion, form, function, and the future will come crashing down together into a glimpse of a new era. As creative partners on a number of projects, this particular shoot was special for them because of their shared love of thought-provoking dark art. They love the energy that they get from stepping into a deeper and darker understanding of today and tomorrow and what may unfold in the world.

About Digital Darkroom

Tiffany is a Los Angeles based, Chicago born makeup artist whose skills have taken her all around the United States. Tiffany has been in the industry for fifteen years where she has specialized in fashion, music, editorial, bridal, headshot, and lifestyle makeup. Her skills run the gamut of makeup artistry and she is passionate about lending her knowledge to others. Her clean, edgy, and inventive makeup style can be found in numerous music videos, on multiple digital fashion platforms, and always working with established photographers and creative teams to capture a story.

Steven attended the Arts Institute in San Francisco and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in film and video production. Growing up In the San Francisco Bay area, he was exposed to a wide range of expressions in art making him an extremely versatile director and producer. With this knowledge he has led projects from nationally syndicated car commercials, producing and directing major label music videos to shooting product shots for fashion brands and even household products. Having such high expectations in his work, Steven took it upon himself to learn all the ins and outs that make for a great product. He is proficient in film equipment, Photoshop, video editing software, lighting, gaffing, location scouting, and overall production operations. As a great communicator he understands the importance of executing a vision in ways you never thought possible.

Follow @digitaldark_room on Instagram and revisit our past Inspiration features from years ago or check out some of our online fashion editorials for more.

Elizabeth Rhodes
Elizabeth Rhodes is the Associate Editor of Auxiliary. Based in Los Angeles, she is a writer, DJ, modern mystic and astrology junkie.
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