i-d's ones to watch new zealand: part one

For i-D.co's official launch in NZ, we asked awesome Kiwi photographer and long time i-D contributer Derek Henderson to photograph i-D's favourite young talents from his home country. Pass us the sunglasses because the future is looking bright.

by Briony Wright
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19 November 2014, 12:40am

amberley colby

Age?
16.

What's your occupation?
Model/student.

What's been your proudest achievement?
Being signed to IMG worldwide.

What makes you hopeful for the future?
Knowing there are so many incredible countries I haven't yet visited, and will hopefully get to.

What's the best thing about being young and creative in 2014?
The abundance of cool and inspiring people I get to meet on a daily basis and the amazing projects I get to be part of.

Who or what inspires you?
My mother, she is always so positive and keeps me grounded.

Amberley wears Eugenie shirt and Topshop skirt.

annabel liddell

Age?
20.

What's your occupation?
Medical student/musician.

What's been your proudest achievement?
Being exactly where I hoped to be by age 20 and loving it.

What makes you hopeful for the future?
The future makes me hopeful for the future.

What's the best thing about being young and creative in 2014?
Having everything at your fingertips with the Internet age.

Who or what inspires you?
Everything I experience in life is an inspiration, whether I like it or not.

Annabel wears her own clothes.

thistle brown

Age?
22.

Occupation?
Designer and stylist.

What's been your proudest achievement?
My legs.

Whats makes you hopeful for the future?
Our generation.

Whats the best thing about being young and creative in 2014?
Global access.

Who or what inspires you? 
New landscapes and that Cher is still alive.

Thistle Brown wears his own label.

Chelsea Jade

Age?
25.

What's your occupation?
Song architect/professional smart alec.

What's been your proudest achievement?
Seeing my record on shelves in Japan with a note that read 'this image was taken at the most powerful record store in Tokyo' from my Japanese label. That and not knowing when to quit.

What makes you hopeful for the future?
Tavi Gevinson.

What's the best thing about being young and creative in 2014?
The camaraderie of open forums.

Who or what inspires you?
Anything overheard. Delusions of grandeur. Repetition.

Chelsea wears Georgia Pratt coat.

literal fuck

Name?
Veronica Crockford-Pound

Age?
Have you seen my childhood?

What's your occupation?
I'm searching for that wonder in my youth, like fantastical stories to share.

What's been your proudest achievement?
The way you make me feel.

What makes you hopeful for the future?
"The dreams I would dare, watch me fly."

What's the best thing about being young and creative in 2014?
Life isn't so bad at all if you live it off the wall.

Veronica wears Stolen Girlfriends Club jacket, Zambesi top, Eugenie trousers and Gucci loafers.

Name?
Claire Duncan

Age?
The funk of forty thousand years.

What's your occupation?
I made a vow to keep it in the closet.

What's been your proudest achievement?
Every musician's fan after the curtain comes down — she waits at backstage doors.

What makes you hopeful for the future?
I want to go too far. I'll be your everything if you make me a star.

What's the best thing about being young and creative in 2014?
There ain't no rules, it's up to you — it's time to come alive.

Claire wears NOM*d jacket and Stolen Girlfriends Club top.

Credits


Text Briony Wright
Photography Derek Henderson at M.A.P
Styling Karen Inderbitzen Waller
Make-up Chay Roberts and Lochlain Stonehouse for M.A.C
Photography assistance Anton Maurer.
Styling assistance Ju Park.

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