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