Nina was born in Graz, Austria and in 2005 ventured west to Munich to study photography and hone her craft. After a dissatisfying stint as a product photographer, she turned to the fashion and beauty industry, where she has been making a name for herself as a freelancer, while taking pleasure in travelling around the world and connecting with like-minded, creative types. The 24 year-old up-and-comer shot our female shoot this issue, capturing a melancholy that resides in all of us and the nonconformist fashion attitude that it inspires. After graduating from the University of Cape Town with distinctions in financial accounting and classical piano studies, Eugene made an unlikely career switch into branding and communications, eventually building a business as an awardwinning writer. He has now written for over 70 different publications around the world and, last year, accomplished his personal goal of reading the 100 greatest books of all time before he turned 30. In this, issue, he speaks to one of the world’s most purpose-driven entrepreneurs, Jochen Zeitz.