In the Moment This Mother’s Day with Nicole Trunfio

This Mother’s Day we’re building on Autumn’s optimism and celebrating making time for fun and being in the moment. With a free-spirited sentiment in the air, who better to bring our campaign to life than model, entrepreneur and mum-of-three, Nicole Trunfio.

Rotate dress, Veja sneakers

Briefly back at home from her base in the U.S., discover how the Australian-Italian beauty is finding herself through motherhood as she takes to play with her children, inspiring us to escape life for a few hours in the best of AW 21.

David Jones’ theme of the season is “In The Moment”, how do your children ground you in the now?

The only way to connect with children is to be in the now, getting down to their level, understanding their passions and motivations, it’s all so wonderful.

What’s one parallel you can draw between yourself and your own mother?

Our love for cooking and gardening.

Acler dress

Camilla and Marc jacket and jeans

What have you learned about yourself through motherhood?

That this is what I was born to be and do, this is where I thrive and feel the most myself, the most comfortable, being a mother is my comfort zone. I didn’t realise I had this much tolerance and patience.

Since having children, how have you approached your career?

Balance, working smarter and keeping my priorities straight.

Alémais boilersuit

The fashion from our Mother’s Day campaign was playful, vibrant and unexpected; sentiments that feel childlike in themselves. As a mother of three, how has your relationship with fashion changed over the years?

I dress with timeless ease and for comfort, adding a spark in there to make my kids think I’m a cool mum.

What does making time for yourself look like as a mother?

Organising and planning, I keep a tight schedule now, which makes everything flow and gives me peace of mind.

Isabel Marant knit, Remain pants, Jimmy Choo shoes
Aje dress

What can we learn from our kids?

Everything if we tune in.

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