We introduce you to a raw photo story of Navarone Cole and David Toko, two go-getters who have used their own creative perspective to visualize our story. Keep an eye on our Instagram page @diversitefootwear to experience the story yourself.
The purpose of their story was to make an electric mix of different methods. Individuality, authenticity, art and culture are elements which they have processed into the photos. These are also elements that you will find in our shoes, forms and vision.
'' There is more to it than just an idea ''
Navarone Cole is a 21 years old creative director & stylist from Rotterdam. He is fascinated by fashion, art and music. This manifests itself in the amusing of clothing, directing shoots, styling and concept development.
Navarone: 'Besides the transfer of ideas, there is more to it than just an idea. I'm a concept developer specialized in analyzing and researching trends, or trend forecasting, and visualizing this'. He tries to apply this working method in collaboration with David during photo shoots, fashion shows and films. This is where the aspects of art-direction and set-dressing comes together.
'' I make my ideas visually ''
David Toko is a 26 years old art director & photo/videographer. He expresses hisself freely as an individual with a detailed eye for fashion.
'With my art direction, I always try to make my ideas visually, resulting from a concept', says David. In his period as a freelancer he worked during Amsterdam Fashion Week, Concrete Amsterdam and worked out editorials for various magazines including Indie Magazine & The Latest Magazine.
- Photography, styling and creative direction: Navarone Cole
- Set Design and Art Direction: David Toko
- Productshots: Jari Nuno
- Models: Mirdith Valentine and David van Hagen