The Style Issue, November 10, 2022

Basketball player-turned-fashion model Saiyan Marley, son of Cedella Marley and grandson of music legend Bob Marley, has landed his second feature in

Marley, who is shaping up to be a trailblazer in the fashion industry, was featured in the mag's November 2022 issue for a spread titled "Firecracker". In the feature he talks about his court-to-runway transition as well as his famous family lineage.

"I am a basketball player at heart, but in my senior year of high school, I suffered a career-ending injury, which made me pretty sad. While I was injured, I felt like I had nothing to do, so my mom told me I should get into modelling. I was like, why not? A couple months later, in New York, I was at one of my brother's [Skip Marley] photo shoots, and I met with the Marilyn Agency. They saw me, we talked, and the rest is history," he shared.

Meanwhile, Jamaican-born New York-based jewellery designer Matthew "Mateo" Harris, who helms the luxury brand Mateo New York, is getting his fair share of highlights in GQ as well. American-Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira, best known for her starring role as Michonne on the AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead and now Wakanda Forever, graced GQ's November 2022 issue wearing Mateo's East West Pink Topaz Ring.

Plus, New York-based Saint International model Winston Lawrence lends his charm to the Connor McKnight Spring/Summer 2023 collection. The campaign was shot in Brooklyn by New York-based photographer Elliott Jerome Brown Jr.

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Look At Me NowModel Saiyan Marley rocked a Dickies denim jacket over a stripe button-down shirt from Brixton. (Photo: Nicole Wilson)


Saiyan Marley

Photographer and Creative Director: Nicole Wilson

Photographer's Assistant: Peter Leonardo

Stylist: Karilyn Prisco

Stylist Assistant: June Medrano

Hair and Make-up: Margarita Allen

Danai Gurira

Photographer: Ashley Peña

Stylist: Shibon Kennedy

Hairstylist: Vernon Scott

Nails: Tracy Percival

Make-up: Kim Bower using Dior Sauvage Face & Beauty Moisturizer

Winston Lawrence

Photographer: Elliott Jerome Brown Jr

Casting Director: Chuy Medina

Hairstylists: Junya Nakashima & Yukie Nammori

Make-up: Tayler Treadwell

Set Design: Carolina Vogt Lopez

Lounge ActAmerican-Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira rocked Mateo's East West Pink Topaz Ring with a white dress from Et Ochs for GQ magazine.Ashley Peña
Saint International model Winston Lawrence leaned into the athleisure trend for Connor McKnight Spring/Summer 2023.Elliott Jerome Brown
Sport ModeModel Winston Lawrence sports Look 3 from the Connor McKnight Spring/Summer 2023 collection.Elliott Jerome Brown
[USE WITH Feel Alright]Nicole Wilson
Feel AlrightThe model showed out in a floral denim jacket from Los Angeles-based streetwear brand MNML.Nicole Wilson
[USE WITH The Lounge Act]Mateo's East West Pink Topaz
On Your Mark!A field jacket from Unsued and pants from Leovici completed Marley's look.Nicole Wilson
That's HautEMarley delivered his best angle.Nicole Wilson

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