On the heels of his participation in the TEDxHackney Radical Beauty program last month, Shaun Ross spoke with i-D about the origins of his talk and emerging organization. Shaun’s inspirational slogan turned advocacy group “In My Skin I Win” grew out spontaneous social media moment. “I was on a plane when a lady sent me a picture of her daughter who has albinism. I thought she was so cute and I wanted to post it but I couldn’t figure out what to say in the caption. I had to come up with something really fast before take off and I wanted to make my own hashtag, something inspirational.” The rest is history.
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Credits include: Publication, i-D.co; Date, 1 May 2014; Title, “Shaun Ross, in His Skin He Wins”; Photography, Matthew Stone; Styling, Matthew Josephs; Hair, Teiji Utsumi at David Coffin Management; Makeup, Daniel Sallstrom using Illamasqua; Photography assistance, Rachael Ciandella.