New Model Army – Glass meets Aly Turska


In the latest in our series, Glass catches up with 21-year old model, Aly Turska from Wroclaw, Poland who is with Profile Model Management London.

How did you become a model?
I went with my mum to an agency that she had worked with.

Who is your favourite designer?
Alexander McQueen was a real genius and creative mind.  Now I really enjoy Alexander Wang’s work.

What do you wear on your days off?
Leggings/ jeans with a t-shirt, leather jacket and some cool sneakers.

What book, movie or song means the most to you?

I cannot not pick just one. There is so many amazing ones.

Who are your heroes in life?
I appreciate anyone who’s honest and humble, works hard in life and tries to achieve something by themselves.

What is your present state of mind?
Positive but still a little confused.

What is your idea of happiness?

Just being able to enjoy my life  – travelling as much as I can and trying new things. Also doing something that matters and having great people around me that I can share my experiences with.

How would you like to be perceived by others?
Funny, intelligent, someone nice to be around to.

If you were not a model, what would you be?
An athlete or art director maybe. Actually, I can still be anything.

What advice do you have for other models?
Always be professional but don’t take it too seriously though. Enjoy it as much as you can.

by Justin van Vliet

All images by Justin van Vliet

Alys can be found on Facebook and Instagram