New Model Army – Glass meets Lily Barker

Name: Lily Barker
Agency: Elite London
Age: 17
Nationality: British

Lily-Barker_1Lily Barker. Photograph: Camilla Glorioso

How did you become a model and why?
I got scouted through Instagram and because it was a dream.

Have you always wanted to be a model?
Not until I was scouted but now it’s a dream job. I love it!

Who are your heroes in life and in modelling?
Lana Del Rey, Magdalena Frackowiak and Kate Moss.


Lily-Barker_7Lily Barker. Photograph: Camilla Glorioso

What is your present state of mind?
Happy and excited for the future.

What is your idea of happiness?
Being around my friends and family. And having a fabulous career.

Lily-Barker_2Lily Barker. Photograph: Camilla Glorioso

How would you like to be perceived by others?
Happy and friendly.

If you were not a model, what would you be?
I’d be in college.

What do you miss most when you’re travelling?
My family and George, my labradoodle.

What is your favourite song to walk to?
Blue Jeans by Lana Del Rey.

Lily-Barker_3Lily Barker. Photograph: Camilla Glorioso

What would you say is the biggest myth or misperception about being a model?
That the fashion industry is not nice but every single person I’ve met so far has been super friendly.

by Camilla Glorioso

All photographs: Camilla Glorioso

Casting: Sara Hesikova

Lily is on Instagram here.

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