This serie of pictures about the traditional celebration of the “Quince Quinceañeras”, shows the shifting from the childhood to the womanhood for the 15 years old latin girls. So the Quinceñeras are ready to be educated to become a good future wife. The photos attests of the theatralized integration of the old-world formality however by a generation from a contemporary society.
Best known for their poised and meticulous portraiture and travel imagery, Trujillo – Paumier’s work embodies an old-world formality with modern wit to make for the perfect integration of theatricality and contemporary style.
Over the past eight years their images appear frequently in numerous publications and periodicals including Travel & Leisure, Food & Wine, New York Times Magazine, GQ, Elle, Newsweek, and Los Angeles Magazine.
Text: mariko takei