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The Summer Mix

The Summer Mix

Listen to our exclusive Summer Mix, available now on SoundCloud. Curated especially for long days at the beach, by the pool, or on the pier with friends.  The Summer Mix was made in collaboration with Miwand. Miwand, 26, is based in Brooklyn and has been mixing music over the last year. He primarily mixes house and techno music, sharing mixes on SoundCloud and playing for friends’ parties. His latest mix for Sean & Val was inspired by the film “La Piscine,” a 1969 thriller set in the south of France.

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Summer Stories: Photographer Rob Tennent

Sean & Val spoke with Sydney-based photographer Rob Tennent. His beautiful work for the latest 2022 collection is featured in The Zine Vol. 2. Sean & Val: Tell us about yourself.  Rob: I was born in Cambodia and lived there for seven years before moving to St Lucia, Papua New Guinea, then settling in New Zealand. I studied fashion for three years which is where I discovered my love for imagery making. I would design collections and conceptualize shoots. I realized how much more fun capturing images of the collection was.  Sean & Val: What inspires you in your work? Rob: I...

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Photo collage from Maxwell Poth's summer photo shoot in Malibu.

Summer Stories: Photographer Maxwell Poth

Sean & Val recently caught up with Los Angeles-based portrait photographer and photojournalist, Maxwell Poth. Maxwell spent the day with models Daniel Ralph and David Thomas in Malibu for the Sean & Val Summer 2022 campaign, and his photo story is featured in The Zine Vol. 2. Sean & Val: Tell us about yourself.  Maxwell: I grew up in Utah, where I was raised Mormon. Growing up queer in the Mormon community eventually led me to pursue photography as an art form, as photographing male bodies and finding beauty in the male form was something I was initially shamed for. I now work in Los...

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