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Who Wore It Better: Nature vs. Fashion Edition

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Is your wardrobe looking a little drab? Are you sick of turning to fashion magazines for inspiration? Next time, why not whip out a National Geographic instead?

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Photographer Joseph Ford seems to be one step ahead of us with his delicious mashups of fashion and the great outdoors. The Brighton-based artiste captures aerial shots of Sicily, Mauritius and Morocco, from rolling deserts to sprawls of urban rooftops.

Ford then juxtaposes each image with a close-up shot of a clothing item, illuminating the unexpected patterns that emerge through both. Never before would we have imagined a close-up coogie sweater would have so much in common with a bird's eye view of a dusty terrain. Mixing and matching the micro and macro, Ford explores the threads that make up all images, no matter the subject:

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