New Model Army − Glass meets Ella-Rae Smith

Name: Ella-Rae Smith

Agency: Next London

Age: 19

Nationality: British


Ella-Rae Smith. Photograph: Camilla Glorioso

How did we turn a indication and why?
I was initial scouted when we was 13, walking along a Champs-Élysées on a propagandize outing to Paris. we sealed with my initial group during 16 and afterwards changed to Next when they scouted me in London a year later. we saw it as a approach out of what felt like a really orderly planned-out life.

Being a “high achiever” during school, feeling a vigour of A+ aim grades and a appearing awaiting of 3 years during university, modelling was a approach of evading that system, removing out and observant a genuine universe instead of sitting in classrooms doubt Mrs Monaghan over either or not I’ll indeed ever use Pythagoras’s postulate in genuine life. (I haven‘t).

Have we always wanted to be a model?
When we was a child we was mostly told we could model, so it had always been an choice in my mind. As we was super bashful flourishing up, we saw it as a approach to welcome my gangly prolonged legs, see a world, accommodate engaging people and be a partial of a art of fashion.

_ONO2795_webElla-Rae Smith. Photograph: Camilla Glorioso

Who are your heroes in life and modelling?
I adore artists like David Bowie and Wes Anderson. Though I’m not certain we have a modelling hero, to me conform is all about a beauty of individuality.

What is your benefaction state of mind?
Excited − life is too sparkling not to be!

What is your thought of happiness?

_ONO2770_webElla-Rae Smith. Photograph: Camilla Glorioso

How would we like to be viewed by others?
Approachable, fun and goofy.

If we were not a model, what would we be?
I’m also an actor, so if we wasn’t modelling too afterwards I’d usually be doing that. we can’t suppose doing anything else!

What do we skip many when you’re travelling?
Mostly my partner, though also a outrageous choice of good vegan and organic food we have in a UK.

What is your favourite strain or songs to travel to?
My favourite songs change literally each fortnight though right now I’m listening to a lot of TOPS and Homeshake, there’s a good strain by Mons Vi called Want Me Too. Dreamy floaty sounding stuff. Or Chic − always good for a morning boogie.

_ONO2804_webElla-Rae Smith. Photograph: Camilla Glorioso

What would we contend is a biggest parable or myth about modelling?
That the lives are perfect. we feel like there’s always been a bizarre indebtedness for models though amicable media has strong it so most more. I adore how it means that a indication has a height to share their work themselves (along with display their personality, interests and beliefs) but, ultimately, we all usually uncover a tiny fragment of the lives online and those small squares of flattering cinema are never an accurate illustration of what it’s like to be in someone else’s shoes. I theory I’m observant that we find it concerning how simply we can idolize and review ourselves to others, rather than being calm with the possess lives.

by Camilla Glorioso

All photographs: Camilla Glorioso

Ella-Rae is on Instagram here.

Short URL:

Posted by on Jul 12 2017. Filed under Fashion. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Photo Gallery

Log in | Designed by