A KALTBLUT exclusive. Photography and Creative Direction by Alex Radota. The model is Tameisha Edwards. Styled by Zlata Mechetina. Hair by Toni-Ann Malcolm. Make up by Mia Beckhelling. Brands and designers used are Neon Lee, Simone Rocha, Found and Vision, Naked Wolfe, Blumarine, MISBHV, Vivienne Westwood, Comme des Garçons, and Damla Urun.
“I’m a young emerging photographer and creative director based in London. Through my projects, I value the story shown behind every work. The story that speaks to the audience. The word “Pili Pala” is derived from Welsh and refers to a butterfly. In my vision, the word “Pili” refers to a gentle creature that I imagine is related to the moment when a butterfly opens its wings. Pala represents the butterfly’s journey and the meaning of transition. This editorial explores the concept of transition through the life of a butterfly.
My assistant Simran Kaur was also involved in the research as she was the one who pitched the idea of calling the project “Pili Pala”