Around the world in 80 styles is a visual style odyssey around the planet. Since 2012, we've been discovering the world through the people who populate it. Solely guided by our eyes, from silhouette to silhouette, from encounter to encounter, each person's style tells a story of a culture. Every portrait is both a human encounter and a discovery of a place, an invitation to travel.

Our approach focuses on style in a broad sense. The criteria has been that one’s style must call out to us, whether it is traditional, fashionable or eccentric. We attempt to give an original touch to our street style work by capturing both the person and the setting where we meet them. To do this, we chose a wide-angle lens, allowing us to have the background and the person in the foreground both in focus.

Style-wise, each region of the world still keeps its distinctive features: the fabric, the design, the motif, the cut - all these style elements portray a culture and how, for instance, it has been shaped throughout history by foreign influences. Nowadays one can see the impact of globalisation that leads to a certain homogenisation, sometimes resulting in interesting mixtures of tradition and modernity. We hope you'll enjoy discovering the world through our eyes!

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Maria, Villager In Her Everyday Clothes. Pinchollo, Colca Canyon, Peru

Maria, Villager In Her Everyday Clothes. Pinchollo, Colca Canyon, Peru

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Yvonne Bernal 3 years ago

Proud Peruvian... I LOVE THIS

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Gloria, 'Professional Cigar Smoker'. La Habana, Cuba

Gloria, 'Professional Cigar Smoker'. La Habana, Cuba

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Luis Milian 3 years ago

azucar...

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Matumoto Kousuke, Student. Shibuyia Crossing, Tokyo, Japan

Matumoto Kousuke, Student. Shibuyia Crossing, Tokyo, Japan

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Krystyna Chojnowska 3 years ago

he looks so cool..

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Chan And Lili, Having A Drink. Hanoi, Vietnam

Chan And Lili, Having A Drink. Hanoi, Vietnam

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S. 3 years ago

They're such a cute pair!

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Wui Bing, Buddhist Monk And Guardian Of The Temple. Yungang Grottoes, China

Wui Bing, Buddhist Monk And Guardian Of The Temple. Yungang Grottoes, China

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Luis Milian 3 years ago

from the temple of the wind.

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Kori, The Most Photogenic Fake Authentic Tribal Child. Puerto Maldonado, Peru

Kori, The Most Photogenic Fake Authentic Tribal Child. Puerto Maldonado, Peru

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Ana T. 3 years ago

made out of tree bark ?

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Saya, Candy Seller. Harajuku District, Tokyo, Japan

Saya, Candy Seller. Harajuku District, Tokyo, Japan

Harajuku district is considered as center of Japanese youth culture & fashion.

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Yvonne Bernal 3 years ago

This child is rockin' her OWN style. I love it! I'd like to see more kids with her confidence!

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Akihiko, Daisuke And Hiroki. Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto, Japan

Akihiko, Daisuke And Hiroki. Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto, Japan

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Melody Lanzatella 3 years ago

Love these guys! What flair!

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Kanitha, Student At Happy Chandara. Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Kanitha, Student At Happy Chandara. Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The school for girls is run by the charity Toutes à l'école.

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Intensive Panda 3 years ago

doesn't look that happy...

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Aghata, Performance Artist, Midsumma Festival (Jan 2014). Melbourne, Australia

Aghata, Performance Artist, Midsumma Festival (Jan 2014). Melbourne, Australia

Aghata is a performance artist & confessed 'weirdo life lover'. She dresses 'freak chic' every day.

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Teresa W-S 3 years ago

she looks like a doll :P

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Catherine, Amriitha And Sam, Opera House Bar. Sydney, Australia

Catherine, Amriitha And Sam, Opera House Bar. Sydney, Australia

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Paulina 3 years ago

Smart casual at its best :)

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Huri, Taxiboat. Rangiroa Atoll, French Polynesia, France

Huri, Taxiboat. Rangiroa Atoll, French Polynesia, France

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Yz Haciyev 3 years ago

Tattoo grandfather

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Braulia, Farmer. Titicaca Lake, Bolivia

Braulia, Farmer. Titicaca Lake, Bolivia

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#14

Suu, Owner Of A Gothic Reading Cafe. Shanghai, China

Suu, Owner Of A Gothic Reading Cafe. Shanghai, China

Suu owns a gothic reading cafe and fashion store 'for Lolitas, Ladies, Hermits, Mages and the present-day Knights'.

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Teresa W-S 3 years ago

This is a more modern Chinese Lolita-Style, but it's cute too :P

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Carmen, 'La Quinceñera'. La Habana, Cuba

Carmen, 'La Quinceñera'. La Habana, Cuba

Quinceañera (Spanish pronunciation: [kinseaˈɲeɾa]; feminine form of "fifteen-year-old"), also called fiesta de quince años, fiesta de quinceañera, quince años, quinceañero or simply quince, is a celebration of a girl's fifteenth birthday in parts of Latin America and elsewhere in Latin American communities. This birthday is celebrated differently from any other as it marks the transition from childhood to young womanhood.

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Luis Milian 3 years ago

Weepaaa

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Juan, Farmer-Turned-Tourist Guide. Viñales, Cuba

Juan, Farmer-Turned-Tourist Guide. Viñales, Cuba

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Laura Ingles. 3 years ago

The real Indiana Jones!

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Tomisakea, Sumo Wrestler. Ryogoku, Tokyo, Japan

Tomisakea, Sumo Wrestler. Ryogoku, Tokyo, Japan

He's just been eliminated from the biggest annual sumo tournament (Jan 2014).

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Laura Ingles. 3 years ago

Not the kind of guy you'd want to upset....

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Jorge, Livestock Farmer At His Estancia. Olavarría, Argentina

Jorge, Livestock Farmer At His Estancia. Olavarría, Argentina

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#19

Lydia, Ready For The School Ball (No Parents Allowed!). Uyuni, Bolivia

Lydia, Ready For The School Ball (No Parents Allowed!). Uyuni, Bolivia

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Ana T. 3 years ago

dear Krystyna Chojnowska for ignorant people like you is why young women had eating issues, but i doubt you really going to understand of what i trying to said, since your comment sound like it came from someone with a rock as a brain.

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#20

Elliott Hammond, Singer. Sydney, Autralia

Elliott Hammond, Singer. Sydney, Autralia

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Misty Pal 3 years ago

very cool sir.. very cool indeed ????

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Naomi, Heils Taxis For Clients Of The Hotel She Works For. Sydney, Australia

Naomi, Heils Taxis For Clients Of The Hotel She Works For. Sydney, Australia

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Joan Balmania 3 years ago

Katy Perry?

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Annie, English Girl Tubing In Van Vieng, Laos

Annie, English Girl Tubing In Van Vieng, Laos

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Laura Ingles. 3 years ago

Very ' 50's'....

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#23

Ayakamay, Artist Performing 'Mimikaki'. Tokyo, Japan

Ayakamay, Artist Performing 'Mimikaki'. Tokyo, Japan

Ayakamay is a conceptual performance artist, born in Nashville TN, NYC, based in Japan. 'Mimikaki' means "ear-cleaning".

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Melody Lanzatella 3 years ago

She is...AMAZING!!!

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Kevich And Leakena, At Their Wedding. Silk Island, Cambodia

Kevich And Leakena, At Their Wedding. Silk Island, Cambodia

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Laura Ingles. 3 years ago

Gorgeous Turquoise colours....Wow!

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Khan, Camel Safari Guide In The Thar Desert. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

Khan, Camel Safari Guide In The Thar Desert. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

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Noho And Clement, Cousins And Tourist Guides. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Noho And Clement, Cousins And Tourist Guides. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Every day they accompany tourists to swim with stingrays and every day their uniform's color changes.

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Teresa W-S 3 years ago

Watching these colorful guys makes me already happy!!!...Can you imagine the feeling of meeting them in person, in Bora Bora?

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Martha, 'Cholita'. Yampupata, Bolivia

Martha, 'Cholita'. Yampupata, Bolivia

Martha partying at her village's party. 'Cholitas' are Aymara Indian women who wear traditional dress, which includes patterned shawls and bowler hats.

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Ana T. 3 years ago

not indian from india , they are indigenous women and The use of that hat has a meaning in Bolivia , which represents the "honor and authority " within an indigenous community , so often use within groups of elders who are generally are seem as figures of wisdom.

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Sam And Ken, Lifeguards. Agnes Water, Queensland, Australia

Sam And Ken, Lifeguards. Agnes Water, Queensland, Australia

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Anna Jei 3 years ago

Can't be more visible :)

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Bruno, Traveler. Isla Holbox, Mexico

Bruno, Traveler. Isla Holbox, Mexico

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Ana T. 3 years ago

really?

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