Ruven Afanador is an internationally renowned photographer of limitless imagination, powerful vision and profound sense of self. After graduating from school, he spent two years in Washington, DC, gaining distinction as a fashion photographer of audacious taste, as well as a portraitist with an original and inventive eye. In 1987 he moved to Milan to broaden his vision and to hone his technical skills. He returned from Italy in 1990 with an impressive portfolio and since then, his distinct fashion editorials, signature advertisements and iconic portraits of the emblematic beauties and powerful male figures of the worlds of contemporary art, literature, music and film, have constantly appeared in the world’s leading fashion, celebrity and portrait magazines. ‘The Eccentrics’ is a collaboration between Forty Five Ten and Ruven Afanador, showcasing the uniqueness of 10 creative individuals each celebratory for their own sense of style and vision.