Here is my favourite inspiration to this point, photographer Benny Horne. Not only are his shots incredible, the stylist he works along side of is just phenomenal. Between The King Benny Horne, the stylists and the models, this is heaven.
p.s. It took me so long to choose what to include, you need to go and have a look for yourself... http://benny-horne.com/e-d-i-t-o-r-i-a-l