The Global Issue

Willow Smith covers the May 2016 issue of Teen Vogue’s Global Issue.  Willow Smith was photographed by Emma Summerton with makeup by Lottie using Chanel Ligne Graphique de Chanel and Nails by Tracey Sutter for Cloutier Remix .  Willow’s clothing was styled by Ondine Azoulay and hair done by Lacy Redway .  Check out her behind the scenes video footage for the global issue above.

On her brother Jaden: “We’re like binary stars, like two parts of one thing. I know what he’s thinking at all times. And he knows what I’m thinking. We’re not identical twins, but it feels like that in a lot of ways.”

On if and when she felt less empowered: “Yes. One hundred percent. After ‘Whip My Hair’ and all the publicity, after going on tour in the U.K., after saying no to the Annie film, all of this crap was going on in my life, and I had to sit down and say, ‘Who are you? On a real note. Are you this or this?’ During that time of figuring it out, I was lost and super insecure. But then I stopped trying to find myself in these other inanimate objects, people, and ideas. I realized it isn’t about finding yourself—it’s about creating yourself.”…



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