What to know: Sean made his major debut in skate label Fucking Awesome’s short film ‘Cherry’, where he stood out with his California-style short trousers and painted nails. Since then he’s modelled for Supreme and been sponsored by HUF, Stereo and Supreme.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/_streethassle/?hl=en
What to know: He’s a busy man: he’s modelled for Kanye, styled Rae Sremmund, runs his own label and has a debut album out. His personal style is part-street, part-grunge – namely battered combat boots, braided topknot and heavily distressed separates.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/shottaspence/?hl=en
What to know: He’s a bohemian, chilled new age rapper with the style to match. His iconoclastic personal dress sense is built around a signature floppy straw hat, giving him a look that’s a little bit hayseed meets Andre 3000.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/raury/?hl=en
What to know: The half Lebanese south London native has a style that’s takes 60s wideboy and combines it with modern pieces. Once Palace’s youngest ever skater, he now rides for Adidas and runs his own label, Thames.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/blondeymccoy/?hl=en
What to know: ‘The internet’s coolest teenager’ was off to a pretty great start with a Mum who was a Galliano stylist and a dad who was a designer. He’s gone on to craft his own style and has modelled in features for Vogue and ID, and for brands like Hood by Air, Stussy and Off White.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/lukasabbat/?hl=en
What to know: This gab toothed influencer has gone from instagram star to model with his work for beloved brands like Gosha Rubinski and Marcelo Burlon. Alongside his very Parisian style – a mixture of contemporary pieces and classics – he’s also a DJ and a member of the Parisian party crew YARD.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/pabloattal/?hl=en
What to know: This 20-year-old Atlanta rapper is the up and up. Known for his singles ‘broke boy’ and ‘fetti’, he’s signed to A$AP ROCKY’s label and has worked with Skepta and Frank Ocean.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/playboicarti/?hl=en
What to know: Twitter philosopher and all around weirdo, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s son has made a name for himself with his unhinged antics and odd views. Anyone who’s seen him in After Earth knows he doesn’t have much of a future in Hollywood but he’s got great style no matter what.
Where to find him: https://twitter.com/officialjaden?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
What to know: The self proclaimed ‘King of the teens’. His music is pretty questionable if we’re honest, but his dress sense – a colourful take on classic streetwear – is set to be pretty influential. The hair is great as well but we’re not sure if we’d recommend it for anyone that isn’t Lil Yatchy.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/lilyachty/?hl=en
What to know: Another skater with a great sense of style, Sage Elesser made his name riding and modelling for Supreme and Fucking Awesome. Mysteriously, he’s also got two song writing credits on Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ album, so maybe watch out for some music from him as well.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/sageelsesser/?hl=en
What to know: Streetwear socialite John Ross has modelled for OVO and used his connections within the industry to build a burgeoning career around being a trendsetter and tastemaker.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/interlockshorts/?hl=en
What to know: Lucky git Tom Holland gets to play the next Spiderman and, having seen a little preview of him in Civil War, we couldn’t be more excited to watch him in Spider Man: Homecoming next year. He’s no slouch in the style stakes either, with a good mix of chilled looks and slick red carpet style.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/tomholland2013/?hl=en
What to know: Unreasonably attractive model Lucky Blue Smith is the fashion world’s new ‘It Boy’, and has walked runways for everyone from Fendi to Jeremy Scott and featured in campaigns for major players like Tom Ford. With a classic American style, good looks and rabid fanbase, he seems set to be the next big male supermodel.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/luckybsmith/?hl=en
What to know: Actor Asa Butterfield is one of Britain’s hottest young talents. Having made his debut in he charming ‘Son of Rambow’, he’s gone on to star in blockbuster films like ‘Ender’s Game’ and ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’. His style brings together streetwear with classic new pieces, and he’s even been rocking a Mohawk of late.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/asabopp/?hl=en
What to know: Bas Luhrman’s musical Netflix series ‘The Get Down’ might not have been that great, but Skylan still seems set to be a break out star. His style is classic New York: think flat peak caps, Addidas trainers, trackies, the lot.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/skylan_b/?hl=en
What to know: If you didn’t watch Stranger Things, well, shame on you. One of the best bits of original programming Netflix has done, it was packed with fresh talent like Caleb McLaughlin who, although only 15, has been showing off a pretty great sense of style on the red carpet.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/therealcalebmclaughlin/?hl=en
What to know: Scottish DJ and producer Sam Gellaitry is signed to LA Label/Collective Soulection and looks set to be a big thing on the electronic music scene. Style wise, he’s one of the few guys who can pull off a bucket hat without looking like he’s about to go fishing.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/djsammygee/?hl=en
What to know: Apparently raised on a strict diet of underground rappers like MF DOOM and Madlib, Chester Watson has impressed with his mature sound experimental mixtapes (including one released exclusively on cassette for some reason). He’s got the dress sense to match, with a mouth full of gold teeth, wild dreadlocks and a taste for progressive streetwear.
What to wear: https://www.instagram.com/chesterwatson/?hl=en
What to know: 19 year-old jailbird Kodak Black (real name Dieuson Octave, apparently) has made a real name for himself despite his impressively lengthy rap sheet. His style is, as you can see, unique but distinctive.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/kodakblack/?hl=en
What to know: We’ve loved Chicago rap freshman Kweku Collins for a while now – we even had him play at our Boiler Room night. To find out more about him and his style, read our interview with him.
Where to find him: https://www.instagram.com/kwekucollins/