Talia Zoref He started out as a cartoonist, but he didn’t meet any of the criteria required by this field. focus on making a name for yourself in the world of work.
In recent years, the films and films of Talia Zoref have been recognized Vogue and Elle, and he worked with big names in the same way as FEndi, Gucci and Chanel.
He is happy with his meteoric rise because as he says “I just did it.”
“It’s been long and crazy,” he said in a recent interview. He is only 25 years old.
Talia Zoref has a Canadian mother and an Israeli father. He grew up in Israel but spent a lot of time in Canada, quickly adapting to both cultures.
Maybe that’s why he can bridge the gap between aliens; with his kindness and sincerity, he became friends with everyone he met.
Talia Zoref says that she has been interested in fashion since she was young, “always drawing on the table”, since she was a child. He attended George Brown University in Toronto, then the Shenkar College of Design in Tel Aviv.
At first, she thought she would become a fashion designer, but what he was most interested in was the combination of nature and art.
She started drawing and started a fashion blog in 2013 as a hobby, never thought it could become a business.
For the whole year, he posted his photos but nothing happened.
On a whim, he decided to attend Tel Aviv Fashion Week in early 2014.
He doesn’t have an invitation but that doesn’t stop him.
“I went to the guard at the door and told him I was a fashion blogger and he said, ‘ Yes, you can enter”“, Zoref recalled.
Inside, he began to meet people and talk to them;
he uploads and publishes his cartoons on other people’s blogs with more followers.
He took another chance, flying to New York for a week of work.
That’s when it “came alive,” he said. send photos in real time, showing different moments from photo shows.
Rather than just snapping a photo of the model’s clothes, her photos added a personal touch of her look and “vibe.”
He worked quickly, like a stenographer taking notes.
He always uses a black marker and watercolor paints.
Sometimes he had a cup of water in his brush; other times, he has a portable watercolor set.
His style is like the colors he uses: red, green, purple and blue.
Talia Zoref is a medic in the Israel Defense Forces, and she draws pictures every year during her two weeks.
Later, he posted his photos of Valentino and Versace clothes, for example, on Instagram when he was a child.
“Businesses share my photos on their Instagram accounts thousands of followers “, he said.
“These days, everyone is thinking big and these companies have social media consultants. more simple and innocent.”
The character of Talia Zoref is known and popular, and in 2015, art directors started contacting him and paying him commissions.
“It is important to emphasize that I must go first“, he said.
“ I didn’t stay at home. I take risks and go places, talk face to face with people and make my own connections. I did a lot of advertising and some people didn’t get back to me, but that didn’t stop me. “
At art shows, Talia Zoref was allowed backstage where she met famous legends like Celine Dion and Mariah Carey. He took a quick photo, then gave them his photos.
“It’s very difficult to approach something as famous as that,” he said. “I need to develop my confidence. It takes a lot of courage. »
“Looks like you’ve got a nerve,” I said.
“I think that’s my Israeli side,” Talia Zoref said with a laugh.
“It’s fun to meet people doing interesting things and talk to them and listen to them,” said Talia Zoref. “But I’ve learned that they’re only human like everyone else. That’s the biggest lesson.”
Her passion for working with A-List celebrities in the fashion world slowly began. She began to feel that the fashion world was looking at her with “judging eyes“.
“I don’t have the right lifestyle and I don’t look like a fashionista”said Talia Zoref.
Although Forbes named him among the 30 Israelis under 30 for his work in 2019, He thought “it’s strange to have to prove myself”.
“On the other hand, I want to be a part of this fun and colorful world as a female artist,” she said. “On the other hand, I felt judged for my character.”
That is the meaning of Eye of Fashion “birth Two years later, he met Assaf Sela.
It is a clever and clever flowerbecause Talia Zoref always uses her own eyes and her unique talent to capture artists and at the same time she wants to oppose the eyes of others, of the people to judge him. Everything is in the eyes.
Now, instead of drawing the faces of the models, He frowned boldly. Sometimes one face, five or six.
His eyes are of Fashion Not content to reproduce the style of others, it becomes a symbol in its own right, with increasing power, producing the following signal: “My path to healing and excellence is to create these faces“, said Talia Zoref.
Eyes of Fashion’s mission is to help other women enter the world of fashion. The company plans to organize online courses and has launched podcasts on Twitter.
Talia Zoref wants to push the boundaries of the fashion world to expand the group, not only in the world of traditional clothing, but in the metaverse, where he is one of the precursors of couture fashion.
“I asked to participate in an art exhibition at the NFT/NYC event in June,” said Zoref. “This is the largest NFT event [jetons non fongibles] to the world.”
The event attracts thousands of people from finance, technology, art, music and exciting games on the new frontier of the metaverse.
“Out of thousands of artists, I was one of about 200 artists selected for an exhibition called Diversity of NFTs.“, said Talia Zoref. “I think I’m the only Israeli” With other winners, His photo appeared on a large billboard in Times Square.
“It’s something I couldn’t even dream of,” said Talia Zoref. “Or I dreamed about it, but I thought, ‘Okay, in 10 years’, and now I’m there. It’s very interesting.”
Six months before NFT/NYC, Talia Zoref sold 8,888 units of her digital artwork Eyes of Fashion on OpenSeathe largest NFT market. The whole process is completed in two minutes.
Be fair to yourself
Talia Zoref believes that Eyes of Fashion gives the truth not only to herself but to others.
“We don’t have to judge ourselves by a normal picture. It’s important to be yourself. We can be very happy and live our true nature,” he said.
One of the highlights of her career so far has been walking the catwalks at fashion shows. The first time he did it, he didn’t go as a model. But he walks like an artist.
“I never dreamed of becoming a model but The only thought of a girl like me ending up on the catwalk!” said Talia Zoref.
“I’m very happy to be there. It’s funny and fun. I can go on the road as I am, without changing anything about myself”