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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Edie Campbell


By Holly O'Neill
08th Apr 2016

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Edie Campbell walks the runway at the GILES show during London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016/17 on September 21, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Edie Campbell

Smart, articulate, charming and beautiful… these days it takes a lot more than looks to be a supermodel, but as we‘discover in the April issue of IMAGE, Edie Campbell – queen of the insightful sound bite, is the perfect package.

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PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 30: Model Edie Campbell walks the runway during the Valentino show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 30, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

She’s not just a pretty face

Edie Campbell has tried her hand at writing, contributing to Harper’s Bazaar UK and acting as contributing editor to Love Magazine’s 2014 autumn/winter edition. She also loves to read, “I don’t like biographies; I read a lot of novels, a lot of 20th century novels.”

She has recently become a vegetarian, but she doesn’t follow a diet

“I don’t follow a diet per se, but I’m conscious of what I eat”, says Campbell. ?”I’m a vegetarian, which is a new thing, so no meat, but there’s nothing else I don’t eat as such. I love chocolate. That’s my favourite thing.”

Her signature hairstyle is definitely not effortless

“I’m a bit lazy, and in truth, there are other things I’d rather be focusing on. My hair is definitely not effortless. It comes from a lot of time spent sitting in hair salons. My go-to hairstylist is Guido, so I love it when I might be working on a show that he’s on. I’ll get onto his assistant and see if we can cross paths.”

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: Model Edie Campbell attends the 2015 Tiffany Blue Book dinner on April 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Tiffany & Co.)

She prefers a night in to a night out

Her perfect night, she says, would be “with all my closest friends. We’d listen to music – a bit of disco and David Bowie – and there’d be dancing. It’d be chilled; in a big house with loads of girls, and it’d be fun.”

She has an interesting take on the definition of beauty, considering she’s a model

In Edie’s eyes, the definition of beauty is “the happiest or funniest person in the room, or the most interesting.”

Front cover IMAGE April 2016

Read the full interview in the April issue of IMAGE, on shelves now.