At 15, Willow Smith is the sum of many things and conformity is none of them! The youngest child of box-office legends Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, she’s a Hollywood progeny, a musical wunderkind, a science whiz kid and with her recent appointment as Chanel’s new ambassador, she is an official style icon-in-the-making.
Willow speaks of their connection with her brother as kismet — “We’re like binary stars, like two parts of one thing,” she explains. “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.”
Three things we learnt from Willow Smith in her Teen Vogue interview:
- Willow Smith sews clothes
- She hosts underground teachings in quantum mechanics
- She is also studying to produce songs from mathematical equations!
While interviewing her, she lunged into an impassioned soliloquy about the disturbing lack of female representation in male-dominated fields. “There is such a need for more female photographers, physicists, astronauts, doctors.…”
Read up on her full interview here.