On why his family opinion of his work is so important:
My family is my biggest support system and my inspiration, and my work is a gift back to them.
[Mondo has several of his closest friends coming to New York to help him with the finishing of his garments and even has original music being created for Sunday’s show by one of his closest friends, a local artist from Denver who shares his love for music.]
On last minute touches to the collection:
The collection hasn’t settled yet, but I can visualize what I want because it’s all in my head. Every piece has a different meaning to me and a different personality. By Sunday, everything will be complete and paired with accessories that will pull every look together.
On why having HIV doesn’t define him:
You can still live out your dreams and create success for yourself, but you must be responsible for your health when living with HIV.
Learn more about Mondo’s HIV activism at idesignproject.com.