Hazel was shot exclusively for MODELS.com by Clark Franklyn, with styling by Laetitia Mannessier, and hair and makeup by Amy Wright. Big thanks to Fanny Zakrisson.

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Name:
Hazel Willow Townsend

Agency:
Storm Management (London)
Also with: MP Management (Milan) / MP Paris (Paris)

Age:
22

Height:
5ft10 after I’ve done some yoga

Instagram:
@hazel_townsend

Place of Origin:
New Forest in the South of England

Ethnic Origin:
1ā„2 Irish 1ā„2 English

Birthsign:
Aries, so don’t mess with me

How discovered:
Sarah Doukas is basically my Dad’s neighbour, so I was scouted in a field.

Favorite things:
Climbing and being up high (literally). And food, food is a big priority.

What are you listening to at the moment?
I sing Grimes in the shower

Favorite movie, tv show:
Adventure Time is my one true love

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
Cover me head to toe in Hillier Bartley and I will be luxuriously boyish till the end. My beauty regime is pretty minimalistic, oil cleansing and all that.

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
Either a superhero or a spy or a clown or a politician or indiana jones or a neuroscientist or a mountaineer or a performance artist

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
My life <3 but things are cool because you love them OMG PARADOX Favorite modeling experience so far?
The best jobs aren’t always the big ones but when you make a good connection with who you are working with. Walking for Vivienne Westwood was big deal for me though.

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
Trees, fresh air, mud, faeries

Which brand would you really love to model for?
Iā€™m starting to actually understand what is going on in fashion and these designers have captured my interest – Johnny Coca and his first collection for Mulberry ā€“ a great British brand, and I really love what Nicolas Ghesquiere is doing at Louis Vuitton.

Place you would love to visit:
That island that has pygmy sloths

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
Metaphysics, writing and being a weirdo on stage

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