Erin O’connor Best Quotes

Erin O’Connor is an English model. Enjoy Erin O’connor’s best quotes below.

“I’ve been on both sides: the victim and the villain. I was the victimised model, and everything from my weight to my fertility was held up for discussion. And then I was the person that could garner some kind of positive outcome, by taking on the role of vice chairman of the British Fashion Council and becoming an activist of body image.”
“It makes me cross when I hear people say, ‘It’s so last season.’ I always say, ‘It’s vintage.’”
“I’m too diplomatic. I tend to edit my mind before I speak – it can be incredibly draining.”
“Cycling is a great way to learn about your city. I love being outdoors, especially in good weather, but I’m not a fair weather cyclist. I’m happy to get a red nose in the cold.”
“I am rubbish at the gym. I prefer to exercise by moving around – it doesn’t matter whether I am dancing on a Friday night or on my bike getting from A to B.”
“Winter is my favourite season.”
“For my last meal, I’d want an Irish breakfast with soda bread and one of my dad’s omelettes with three or four eggs.”
“I lead a very busy life and don’t have a lot of time, so my skincare needs to be easy and portable.”
“I take my mentoring responsibilities very seriously.”
“Caution is the key to safe cycling. I’m aware that cars are bigger than me, but I feel quite safe. I’m in control, liberated and free, when I’m on my bike.”
“With high fashion, it’s a performance. You’re trying to interpret a fantasy in a very physical way, and you really are playing a character. I’ve played men, dead people, famous people, historical icons, and it’s no mean feat. It’s quite an insular experience even though the crowd is in front of you and there’s an expectation.”
“My plan growing up was to leave home and try not to panic. I always knew that to strive to be self-sufficient was an important ambition.”
“As a child I wanted to be a ballerina, ice-cream van owner, wife of George Michael, a nun, and a music conductor.”
“I’m utterly androgynous, and I truly love it. It’s been part of my identity for so long. I’ve never been that pretty girl, and I wouldn’t want to be.”
“It’s not about hiding your imperfections on a shoot; it’s about embracing them and being unapologetic about them.”
“The great outdoors is a theme with me; a walking holiday in Scotland is perfect – Culloden and the forests of Aviemore are both favourites.”
“I’m like a tourist when I’m in London.”
“A girl must have an indefinable magic, real character, a strong sense of self. Her role is to respond to the brief of a photographer or communicate the vision of a designer – while making whatever she does look utterly effortless and whatever she wears utterly seamless.”
“As I began to get a deeper understanding of the vital life-saving work Save the Children does, I felt compelled to help in any way I could. This is about safe-keeping, inspiring and empowering a future generation – to facilitate them to make their own lives a little bit better.”
“Fashion is intoxicating, and it plays a part in all of our everyday lives. A lot of people use it as a form of escape, of realising a fantasy, and in some ways that becomes an unobtainable norm.”
“I am aware it’s easy and may be fashionable to pose with a slum child, and the irony of getting the media along means that it can come across as disingenuous. But you take these things on board, and you hope you mean it whenever you get stuck into something.”
“I think most models fear growing old, but from a tender age I had always chosen to play someone grown up. I am slowly but surely catching up with the people that I have spent the last decade and a half trying to portray.”
“I’ve been cycling ever since I was a kid. I remember taking my cycling proficiency test aged seven – I got to school at 7:30 A.M. to practise, I was so nervous. After that, I always cycled to school.”
“My style has been nurtured over time. It’s more about knowing what doesn’t suit you. I love suits and anything sharp, and I know that shape suits me. I don’t feel feminine in floaty dresses with spaghetti straps – I feel more like Freddie Mercury in drag.”
“When I first began modeling, I was very conventional looking. I had hair down to my waist in a side parting – almost church-like. But beneath the sheath of hair lay this Amazonian, strong-looking frame.”

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