HOW DID YOU GET STARTED MODELING?
I started getting seriously tattooed a couple of years ago, and I love walking round tattoo conventions checking out other people's work. Whilst at them I had a couple of people wanting to take my photo so I thought I had nothing to lose by applying to an agency. Luckily for me they said yes!
WHAT EXCITES YOU ABOUT MODELING?
Having an alter ego! It gives you the freedom to unleash your inner exhibitionist! I get to wear beautiful and unusual outfits that I wouldn't normally get to go out in. Its always exciting to see what can be achieved when working with an amazing photographer and I love receiving that email with the first edited images. I spend hours poring over them.
DO YOU COME FROM A BACKGROUND OF TRAINING IN THE ARTS?
Not at all, before joining my agency I was a complete newbie. I actually come from a medical background.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE TYPES OF OUTFITS TO MODEL IN?
My personal style is very much influenced by 50's fashion and I love to bring that into my modeling. Anything with a vintage or retro theme is always a winner for me.
I also love to wear latex and fetish inspired pieces, they can be so flattering to my form.
WHAT ARE YOUR LEAST FAVORITES?
I don't pose fully nude, I might do implied topless but I like to keep some of the mystery! I'm also not keen on anything too mainstream or conservative like high street fashion. I prefer to be challenged and create something showstopping.
I hate to be cold too so if I'm shooting outside I'd rather wait for the summer!
HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN FETISH/BDSM?
A few years ago I was invited to a fetish club with some friends, I went along for a laugh but I just loved it. The whole community is full of non judgmental, colorful and interesting people. I enjoy being in their company and find the scene so exciting. There's always something new to be tried or to watch!
ARE THERE ANY OTHER CREATIVE MEDIUMS YOU WORK IN?
Not currently with regards to performing. I'm a very creative person at home, I make a lot of my own things at home like jewelery and I love to create art. Not always successfully though!
WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DO YOU LIKE?
My ipod is the most eclectic thing ever. I have everything on there from Mariah to Metallica. I love something that I can sing along to when I'm alone in my car, screaming my head off. That's when Mariah and Britney come in!
But generally I love everything, I enjoy seeing live bands and camping at festivals. My all time favorite though is Panic at the Disco. I'm just a little emo at heart!
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO FOR FUN?
Being at home. Its awesome when I don't have to set the alarm or be anywhere. I am very creative, I bake and sew and spend a lot of time in the kitchen. I spend time with my family and dog and just chill out. Best evening ever is ordering in and watching a movie.
Getting tattooed is a big hobby that me and my boy do together. We visit conventions together and spend ages discussing what we are gonna get next! I've just had the outline done on a huge chest piece that I'm yet to get photographed.
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