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Talking Heads – Leon Elliot

Shot by Ryan Croxton – Fashion Editor Asier Rodriguez – Model Leon Elliot at Models1 – Hair by Kanae Kikuchi – MakeUp by Seunghee Yoo – Casting by Isadora Banaudi – Interview by Chelsea McPartlon // Total Look Jil Sander

The life of a model is a bit chaotic, not always knowing when, or even where, you‘ll have your next booking. How has that impacted your daily life?
It can definitely build stress up, because I’m unable to plan in advance sometimes.
What do you do to manage stress? Do you practice yoga, blast music or take a walk?
I watch Youtube videos to relax.
Small rural town or big city?
Big city.
Are you a big food enthusiast? What would your ‘last meal’ be?
I am! Although I’m now a pescatarian, if it was my last meal it’d be a rare steak (Smiles, E.D).
What’s your biggest fear in the world?
Not fulfilling my potential.
What was the very first modeling gig you had? Were you scared and uncomfortable?
It was a shoot for ASOS. I was a little nervous, but the staff were extremely kind and they helped me relax and feel good.
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever been asked to do while modeling?
I was asked to chase a flock of sheep (Laughs, E.D.).


Top and Trousers Kenzo – Sandals Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello // Total Look Lanvin

If you opened your phone to show me, what app’s would I find? What application do you use the most?
You’d find a vast array, but I use Twitter, BBC Sport and Snapchat the most.
Texting or calling?
What’s your favourite book?
‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ by Hunter S. Thompson.
What’s the last thing you do at night before going to sleep?
Set an alarm to wake up.
If you could only live in one place for the rest of your life, where’d it be and why?
There’s so many locations I absolutely adore, but I’d have to choose the UK due to the security and education it can offer my future children.
Favourite guilty pleasure?
Singing in the shower (Laughs, E.D.).


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What items are on your fashion wish list?
A Rolex.
What three values would you say are engraved in you?
Protect those that need to be protected, show compassion towards others. And stay true to yourself!.
If you could jump back, or to the future, what era would you choose to live in?
The 60’s or the 2000’s because of the opportunities and freedom, the caveman era so I could lead my own tribe or very far into the future to explore space.
Do you have a ‘celebrity crush’? Who is it and why?
Zendaya, because she’s beautiful and also a wonderful actress.
What zodiac sign are you? Does it resonate with you at all?
I’m a Virgo and, no, not really.
Do you see yourself in the future doing something besides modeling? Or would you like to continue with it for the rest of your life?
I see myself becoming a diplomat and also an entrepreneur. I’d like to continue modeling for as long as I can though.
What’s your favourite song?
That’s hard, I love way too many songs.


Total Look Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello // Total Look Dries Van Noten