Act Like a Man

Your monarchs wore ruffles.

Everyone bowed, called them kings.

Your rulers wore silk.

No one dared say a thing.

Rosy cheeks for royal portraits.

Gold to showcase wealth.

Powder for pale youth.

Forever porcelain health.

Button your blouse.

Slip your gloves over hands.

Raise your head, honey.

Act like a man.

Creative Direction/Concept: Morgan McKensey

Art Director: Nick DiGuilio

Stylist: Luke Eckl

Production Designer: Ivan Garces

Makeup: Hana Mahle

Photographer: Liam Haehnle

Models: Corey Hall and Daniel Claypoole

Poem: Ka’Dia Dhatnubia

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