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With acting, if I’m any good at it, my modeling career would never be a hindrance but would rather be a help. And if I’m…
There’s an inherent contradiction between appreciating the beauty of clothes and creativity and individuality, and the waste around the ideas of trends and seasons.
There is a degree of role-playing in modeling, for sure, and you’re also in a high-profile job – there are lots of similarities for sure.…
The average Londoner knows just one neighbour. I travel a lot, and I’m always surprised by the strong sense of community in some countries. We’ve…
I’m not against people buying clothes; I think clothes are wonderful, and I’m very materialistic myself – but there’s a way of finding a compromise.…
I think models have a lot less power than they did in the ’80s, when there were, like, only 10 supermodels who could dictate the…
I think a lot of the most interesting work in art and in films are often kind of polarized opinions and affect people in very…
I started modeling at 14. It’s simple. You respond to what the photographer wants and wear other people’s ideas. I got bored with it, though,…
I part-own a bookshop for some strange coincidence of reasons, and it is one of the best things I part-own in my life, or own…
I paint – I tend more to abstraction – but not as much as I would like to because of time. I would love to…
I love beautiful things; I like having nice clothes, and I can appreciate why other people do – but I’ve also started to learn more…
I don’t personally follow trends; I don’t even like the idea of trends. I think it’s kind of absurd that you have to change every…
As the generalization goes about the art industry, people can be really challenging and thought-provoking in their thinking and questioning the status quo, and it’s…
America has had an influence on me, as has going out with a Cuban-American guy and having lots of American friends. But I am still…
Acting is something I’ve done since I was six years old, performing for my mum and my family in the living room, and I do…
Marilyn Monroe and Vivienne Leigh are real icons of mine. In terms of visual culture, they are both so iconic. There weren’t any paparazzi shots…
It was a scandal when I did French ‘Playboy’ in 2008, though I was never actually nude in it. I think it’s really funny that…
There are so many great, great vintage clothes to find; there’s a whole territory unexplored there.
The need to protect the environment has emerged as an undeniably important priority for me.
Talent is crucial. It needs to be driven by motivation, but blind ambition isn’t the key.
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