Mango Kids has often frustrated me with the difficulties I’ve encountered trying to find an origin for collections on its own site or Facebook: and in fact they still don’t have a dedicated Facebook account for the kids branch. This pretty set (interesting since it includes a wide range of different beach attire – not just swimsuits) is present on a number of blogs (here, for example – and Pinterest): but on the site itself you can’t even find beachwear, let alone the 2016 collection. I really wanted to know who the photographer was: beautifully styled and posed – and piquing your interest a little with the off-beat compositions featuring large empty spaces and cropped figures.
Then, by sheer chance, I happened on one of the images on Pinterest with the Sugar Kids agency’s familiar logo – and with the captioning they include on their relevant board I was even able to name a model: the girl in most of them is called Nicole. The photographer? Doesn’t say, but from similar work with the same colour palate I’d hazard a guess at Anouk Nitsche (also featuring Nicole):