HOW DID YOU GET STARTED MODELING?
Well, I always wanted to do modeling since I was an ickle and had this hidden talent while I was in school so I became self taught with modeling after discovering Glamour by a Gamour model called Jennifer Ellison when one of my friends who I use to baby sit found a nuts magazine with Jennifer Ellison pictured on the front as the cover girl of Nuts and I was like "WOW I never knew she did Modeling.
So, I was very intrigued because she was well known as playing Bad Girl "Emily Shadwick" in Brookside back in the 90's and was a fan of her there. Her pictures really inspired me so much because she has such symmetrical features and a fabulous personality and just something about her portrays me. Everyday at home after school I always walk around the house just in my lingerie and when I get bored I just have my camera out and take as much pics as possible in my lingerie but that was my territory that time just before I joined a modeling school with " Taya's Oblique" after my grandad found the advertisement in response of Rhyl's journal newspaper founded by my grandad and Stepping stones agency in 2009. I then had another tog who wanted me to work with on a regular basis which helped me became more successful with my career by shooting with loads of different photographers around the UK. It changed my life forever as this is what I always have in my dreams!! Totally feel privileged!! :D
DO YOU COME FROM A BACKGROUND OF TRAINING IN THE ARTS?
Yes, I did When I was in school I was a very shy girl and I was constantly bullied and just didn't help me stand out in the crowd or anywhere at all. When the teachers asked me what I wanted to do in the future, I didn't wanna say modeling because people might laugh at me or something. Three of my half brothers have done karate when they were younger and only one has made it to black belt and that was my oldest brother. He is still involved in martial arts by doing jiujitsu and is a gym bunny like me and when I came to watch him in the grading that time, It made me feel like I should do the same to overcome my fears and problems in school and to stop getting myself into any bad situations were it knocks all my confidence.
Since I was in martial arts, my life was totally different and had changed me into a better person because everything we got taught was about fighting against bad situations that has happened in our lives and how to overcome bullying and that has improved my mentality and confidence and it had got me out of my shell completely. It got me everything for what I wanted to achieve and made me become a successful person. when I left school I started revealing my pics on facebook, twitter and all them social networks and one of the people from my school my year said to me " Omg Della this wasn't you when you were in school, I wish I wasn't the person for who I was with you." It made me feel extremely privileged for the amount of people who bullied me wanted to remain friends with me in the end after discovering my modeling photos from previous shoots!! Its was amazing and I thanked my brother for making me become a fighter because now hes my true inspiration!!
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE TYPES OF OUTFITS TO MODEL IN?
Well, because I am classified as a Glamour model, the fave type of outfits for me has to portray my looks and style which is classy, versatile, sexy, elegant and has to have laced and silk materials with warm, basic colors I can bring out true colors on every picture I produce with my style. We all Glamour Models in society say that Less is more and its a fact because that's what Glamour is all about right?? ;) Lingerie and teddies are totally tasteful to sell in every types of shoots in the industry for marketing so they are definitely my fave to wear for any shoots. I was shooting in Aberystwyth last weekend and I got suggested to wear a lingerie set designed by Dolce and Gabbana with a top designed by the same designer itself and it was so cool because I always dreamed myself of modeling Dolce and Gabbana outfits :D
WHAT ARE YOUR LEAST FAVORITES?
I will never want to see myself wearing tassels on the nipples or any outfits made out of spandex and Lycra such as club wear types. Its something what I see in most continental stuff such as pornography and If I wore those type of outfits, I wouldn't be feeling like who I usually am in shoots. I'd feel like a totally different person and the nipple tassels are what I describe as too "fetishy" for me so them type of outfits is a complete no no!!
WHAT IS IT ABOUT TATTOOS THAT INTRIGUES YOU?
Oh my God I am such a tattoo lover, I mean I have three tattoos on me and all of them has its meanings. All of my tattoos has to have its meanings!! I think tattoos are something very unusual for pictures with the creativity of all designs and patterns and its just a total unique thing to have in life. Whats really important about modeling is you gotta make yourself stand out as much as possible and tattoos gives you a great idea to help you pop out but too much of it doesn't as you need to look as versatile as possible and be different. It all depends on what parts of the body the tattoos are inked on people that's whats really important to me.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER CREATIVE MEDIUMS YOU WORK IN?
Not at the moment no but I have a casting in October to audition for a sexy comedy film companies by the NEC which is gunna be cool because I have done Drama in school and have been featured in numerous famous plays such as Who's afraid of Virginia of Woolf as Martha, School of wives as Beline, Annie as the french maid and more. I would love to host a show as well possibly game shows because I am a huge fan of game shows ever since I was small and being a presenter is one of my ambitions and acting also. I just like to maintain my performing skills alongside my modeling career and to get the best out of me :)
WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DO YOU LIKE?
My taste of music has to be bang bang banging, energizing, and makes me feel loud and proud.
I gotta say Dance, techno, electro, drum and base, house, trance always wins my interested of music.
My influences are Deadmau5, David Guetta, Tiesto, Gareth Emery, Benni Bennassi, The Freemasons, Calvin Harris, Anything that keeps me awake and keeps my shoes dancing and my shimmies shaking is what has to keep me happy, You just have to live for the creamfields style as creamfields is what I call my "Home" !! :D
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO FOR FUN?
I spend quality time in the gym to keep myself fit and get me out of the house when I'm not working. I like to keep my body in good shape and toned. I do a lot of circuit training, boot camp, track running, weights and swimming. I like to keep myself very energized and never get myself on the low, I just Like to keep myself on the flow with my lifestyle. Gym is what I can't live without. I also love going out on the razz with my friends and meet great new people. Just everywhere I go when I get drunk is what I call brilliant!! :D
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