T H E  E S S E N C E  I S  W H A T  R E M A I N S

published by Domenico Kang
3 October. 2020
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OF PAP MAGAZINE

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My grandmother and I have always had a very special relationship.

In fact, my mother says that she has always thought that I love her the most but since is her mother, she does not care.

Two things I can say. The first is that she is wrong, there is only one mother. And the second one is that she is right, I cannot choose one.

The thing is that whenever she tells me stories, they are all from when she was young. She repeats them with the same enthusiasm, and I listen to them with the same attention.

 

Although I am still in my twenties, there is something that makes me feel identified with her a lot. When I see photos or videos from when I was younger, I hallucinate, because I can only see a physical change, I feel the same. 

 

My grandmother doesn't like looking in the mirror, she says she looks very old. When groomed, she takes her green eyeliner and squeezing the eye gets painted and her lips by tightening more. It frustrates her because she feels the same inside and she does not associate wrinkles with beauty. But he is wrong, her body changes, but the essence remains, which makes her as pretty as ever.

With this photo report, I wanted to portray the union with our younger side and the need to be connected to the experience at the same time.

The connection between Pino and Sofia was real and they reminded each other very important values. Actually, the whole team felt that union, we talk, we laugh, share, cry and have a lot of fun. It was not just a day of work. Coincidentally, the shooting was on women's day, and I mean casually, because we did not choose it on purpose thinking what that day was. And so, it seems even more exciting to me. But I must emphasize it, because my summary of the day is that the union makes the force by celebrating our differences. Pino said to Sofia in one of our conversations: "I admire that what I it took me fifty years to learn, you prove it with only twenty years old” And there is no rush, the marks and wrinkles are just a map of what has been learned.

Photography by Alejandra Flo Styling by Lidia Vaquerizo Makeup by Laura Echevarria Model by Sofía Toledo, Pino Montesdeoca Location by Estudio Moss

Fashion by manémanéStradivariusBijou BrigitteGombau, For time, ZaraCalzedoniaZalandoMon patronParfoisHucksters & HucksTurQueshClaire’sLa Mona ChecaEl Corte InglésBlau Bloom, ReveligionFraileAsos and La Loupe’s Vintage