Keywords: Darlinka, Heidi Harrington-Johnson, Next London
Place of Origin:
Born in South Africa, grew up in Hong Kong and Sydney, Australia
½ Zimbabwean, ½ Zambian with grandparents from London
On the street in Hong Kong.
My Chinese and English versions of Mao’s Little Red Book and my silver basket-hatch ring from Portobello Market.
Favorite music, band:
The Whitest Boy Alive – they’re an amazing band from Berlin. I’m also a big fan of The Smiths and Cut Copy.
Collecting old, broken watches, and black & white vintage pornographic postcards. Traveling to experience culture from a local perspective. My mum is an artist and taught me to look at life a little differently.
Favorite piece of clothing:
Rubber leggings and 80′s orange blazer – sometimes together, not always. Throw a bit of rubber and cashmere in the mix and I’m a gonner ;)
What’s your idea of fun?
It’s best not to put some things in writing!
Favorite modeling experience so far?
Channeling Marilyn Monroe for the Modern Marilyn Story for Tush Magazine
What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
The bush in Africa, dim sum in Hong Kong and seafood on Christmas Day in Sydney.
Favorite artist (any kind):
Place you would love to visit:
Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
Old Penguins (not the animal variety), art deco furniture, Helmut Newton, reading “Grub Street” (a New York food blog), and Darlinka Hooverova (she’s my thinspiration)