British Vogue – February 16 & 17, 2012
Fashion Week Survival
Edie Campbell, model
“I try to avoid thinking about it all too much and try not to have any expectations. The one thing I couldn’t live without? Underwear — it might get a bit embarrassing changing backstage without, like a recurring nightmare.”
– British Vogue, 16 February 2012
Edie Campbell has her sights set on one of New York’s biggest shows next season. The model made her Big Apple debut last season at Thakoon.
“I’d love to walk for Alexander Wang,” she told us. “Although I find the shows a bit impersonal — you don’t really get a lot of time with the designers or stylists — so I’d rather shoot with them and get more time to speak to them about what the creative processes are.”
Although now a seasoned model, a long-standing favourite of Burberry and Karl Lagerfeld, Campbell isn’t immune to pre-show nerves.
“Yes — I do get nervous, just on the basis of wanting to do a good job,” she explained. “Mostly it’s because I feel like an imposter, so I don’t want to stick out like a sore thumb!”
And how will she unwind once it’s all over?
“I’ll run away to the countryside to ride my horse and go for walks and cook nice food — basically become a farmer’s wife,” she laughed.
– British Vogue, 17 February 2012