The beautiful Zoe recently took time out of her busy schedule to answer our 15 get to know question. Having started modeling at 23, Zoe was initially to shy to pursue a career in modelling but since taking the plunge has gone on to feature in London Fashion Week. To find out more about Zoe read on…
1.When did you first realise you wanted to be a model?
I was always told at university I should be a model then spotted by a scout at the clothes show by a top agency. I was shy and embarrassed so I turned the scout down. Months later I went it alone after much encouragement
2.At what age did you first start modelling?
3.What was your first big break and how did it arise?
London Fashion Week
4.What would you say is your biggest achievement so far?
London Fashion Week
5.How do you like to stay fit?
Half marathons and gym
6.What’s your favourite food?
Curry and chocolate
7.Any advice for people wanting to start modelling?
Only a small few models make decent money out of it. Most models I know do other jobs.
8.What is the funniest thing that has happened to you recently?
I worked with other models. They were eating lettuce leaves. I pulled out my Dr Pepper, sandwich and crisps. They all freaked out. Seriously life’s too short.
9.What’s song best describes you?
Happy, I try my best to smile whatever
10.What would you be if you weren’t a model?
11.Tell me something about you not many people know?
I am double jointed (known as ehlers danlos syndrome) this had led to me breaking my hips 3x so far. I’ve had to learn to walk 5x.
I have a degree and two masters.
12.What do you like doing in your free time?
Running and gym
I speak fluent Spanish
13.What do you think is the most interesting thing about you?
I love sport especially F1
14.What was your nickname at school?
Bo (after Bo Derek, yes I had to look it up too)
15.What three things do you need to be successful in this industry?
Good networking skills
Modelling these days are about who you know so get connected
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