Photographer turns his 85-year-old farmer grandpa into hipster fashion icon

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Photo: Ding Guoliang/weibo user: 小野杰西 Photo: Ding Guoliang/weibo user: 小野杰西

An 85-year-old farmer who lives in South China’s Fujian has been gone viral on China’s social media after his photographer grandson dressed him up and shot a series of the GQ-style fashion pictures.

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Photo: Ding Guoliang/weibo user: 小野杰西

Ding’s grandfather. (Photo: Ding Guoliang/weibo user: 小野杰西)

Ding Guoliang, or 小野杰西 on weibo, said this series of photos was a tribute to his grandfather who lived alone on his farm in Fujian province.  He said he hoped this could also remind others to care for the elderly.

Photo: Ding Guoliang/weibo user: 小野杰西

Ding Guoliang takes his grandpa to shoot the GQ-style pictures. (Photo: Ding Guoliang/weibo user: 小野杰西)

Photo: Ding Guoliang/weibo user: 小野杰西

Photo: Ding Guoliang/weibo user: 小野杰西

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