A phenomenal story highlighting the significance of water within the face of the worldwide water disaster.
information: Multiple billion folks wouldn’t have entry to scrub water and greater than three billion folks wouldn’t have entry to sanitation – Alexandra Cousteau, Rising Explorer from Nationwide Geographic.
Scroll by the checklist to learn our query and reply session with Christina Kapongo and watch an fascinating video on the worldwide water disaster.
Q & A with Creative Director and Vogue Designer Christina Kapongo:
JS: Can I ask what impressed the story?
CK: African youngsters
JS: Isabel and you probably did analysis on the topic?
CK: Isabel is Afro-Portuguese. My origins are African and Spanish. So it was very simple to inform this story. This can be a every day scenario by which, in lots of international locations, youngsters have to look and stroll for a very long time to seek out the water they drink.
Nevertheless, they’re children they usually additionally play with water, they create their very own video games with what they’ve round them.
JS: Have you ever ever labored with Isabel?
CK: No, it's the primary time and I hope it's not the final!
JS: What led you to work with Isabel on this venture?
CK: Isabel contacted me and my instincts led me to need to work together with her on this theme that’s near my coronary heart.
JS: Are there any moments to recollect from the picture shoot, that’s to say, enjoyable recollections of the session?
CK: One of the crucial enjoyable moments is the group picture (the principle image) of all dressed up youngsters. With the props, they gave the impression to be beings from one other planet and all of us laughed!
JS: How lengthy have you ever been a stylist and artwork director?
CK: I've been a stylist for 25 years and I've all the time managed the artwork course, it's very a lot about type.
After I determined to go away trend as a mannequin, a private scenario introduced me to type, the thought of dwelling trend because the creation even appeared far more fascinating. Creativity is a part of my life.
Thanks very a lot, it's a pleasure to have the ability to collaborate with you. I feel trend is a vital manner of expressing extra than simply promoting garments. I feel it's the start of an extended story to inform.
Watch the Nationwide Geographic video on "Why maintain water" under.
Credit from the artistic water crew:
Idea and photographer: Isabel Pinto. Click on right here to seek out out extra about Isabel Pinto's work.
Creative course and stylist: Christina Kapongo for kapOandCo
Fashions: Addis @ Sugar Youngsters, Fluvia, Dylan, Denzel, Claugenia, Midley
See Milk one other editorial on Junior Type by Christina Kapongo & Eva Bozzo.
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