Portraits showcasing the pared back beauty of professional models working in major markets across the globe. Who are these people? What do they think about? Our questions give an insight into the issues on models’ minds.
Fearless Dasha on Velvet Underground and her childhood ambition. Photographed by Paolo Simi in Milan.
Kate Upton, Jules has something he wants you to know. Photographed by Nil Hoppenot in Paris.
Model/stuntwoman Kalia Prescott on kangaroos, baby brothers, and Metallica. Photographed by Dawn DiCarlo in Los Angeles.
Estonia’s Maria Pilliroog confesses to a love of classical music and recommends a pianist you just have to hear. Photographed by Javi Dardo in Barcelona.
Black nail polish and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream makes this Danish delight happy. Photographed by Tom Betts in London.
Batman fan Arvid is a Swede who is seriously into sports. Photographed by Anton Östlund in Stockholm.
Vita misses her ballet family back in Uzbekistan, but other than that she is always happy. Photographed by Anya Holdstock in London.
From her hometown of Montego Bay to the runways of Paris, Tsheca’s all about keeping it real. Photographed by Nil Hoppenot in Paris.
Sweet and charming Gabi reminisces about traveling with her mum and chasing her dreams. Photographed by Javi Dardo in Barcelona.
Surfing, Serge Gainsbourg, and Nancy Sinatra are the things that interest Russia’s Anna Suponeva. Photographed by Paolo Simi in Milan.
Lena, a former wannabe cargo ship captain, wants hang out with Barney Stinson, but only if Obama and Goethe are there too. Photographed by Dawn DiCarlo in Los Angeles.
Find out more about Londoner Chris, who was training to become a chef last year, and has had Alicia Keys stuck in his head for a week. Photographed by Javi Dardo.