Elizabeth De La Piedra... Girl Boss
Everyone is talking about the the Peruvian born, Chicago-based photographer Elizabeth De La Piedra. Her work spans diverse and exciting projects; her first personal exhibition which opened to the public in NYC late last year was a collaboration with ASOS and displayed her intimate photographs of Rashida Renee, a transgender women of colour living in Oakland, California. In addition to her incredibly stalk-worthy Instagram she has shot campaigns for the likes of Major Lazor and her personal style is crazy amazing with undertones of the 90s mixed with Barbie.
She’s pretty fucking rad, so we grabbed her for a quick Q&A to see if we could squeeze anymore inspo out of her…
Where would we find you when you’re not working?
Thrifting or hanging with my family.
What inspires your style and how would you describe your image?
My day to day activities inspire my style but I guess there’s always an under current of 90s silhouettes.
Ultimate Fashion icon?
Barbie cause she had all the fits for every occasion.
If you had to pick one subject to photograph forever and why?
People. We are interesting creatures.
What is next on your bucket list?
Out earn my husband
Current favourite song to turn up to?
Lil Bibby - You Ain’t Gang
Do you have a favourite festival and festival memory?
Watching Skrillex next to Beyonce and Jay Z at Coachella 2014.
Career highlight so far?
My first solo show was the one.
What is your favourite brand on 18montrose?
Sum up your 2016 in 3 words….
work, pregnant, work