The Dazed 100

Redefining style and youth culture in 2015 and beyond

Dazed 100

Voted for by Dazed's network of contributors, the Dazed 100 is your guide to the creatives redefining the future of style and youth culture. Expand the profiles to learn more about each person and to discover a wealth of exclusives. You can also make your voice heard by clicking the "Upvote" button to decide the ranking of the Readers' 100. You never know, you may pick a future cover star...

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From striking nude portraits of his mother (see a clothed shot of Engman Sr above) to contorted models for Dazed, Chicago-born Engman is pulling the rug from under conventional fashion photography. Colourful and high-contrast, his work displays a real flair for the off-kilter, and overflows with playful touches like models clutching plastic shopping bags (rather than the latest accessories) and the edges of rolled-up backdrops cheekily left in shot.

What was your defining pop culture moment of 2014?

Charlie Engman: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Williams and Joan Rivers.

How would you sum up what you do in a sentence?

Charlie Engman: Look and share.

What’s your favourite song and movie of 2014?

Charlie Engman: “Runaway” by Electric Youth and Bears by Disney.

How do you think style and pop culture will change in 2015?

Charlie Engman: People will get bored faster, and everyone will wear jeans, because what else is there?

What new skill did you learn this year?

Charlie Engman: Pushing past regret.

What’s the most surprising thing we’d find out if we looked at your phone?

Charlie Engman: So many puppy pics. But maybe that’s not surprising.

Instagram: @charlieengman

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