Hanne Gaby Odiele and her traveling buddy -a my little pony from Duane Reade.
When I was a young teenager living out in the country in Australia, every month a glossy Sportsgirl catalogue would arrive in the letterbox and I’d sit on my bed pouring over the pages, dreaming about how I could be the girls in the catalogues. I especially remember the model Erica Baxter (who is now Mrs James Packer) and the image of her jumping on the beach looking so effortlessly cool and sporty, which has stuck with me all this time.
One year for christmas I received a signature striped Sportsgirl towel, and although we lived no where near a beach, I would lay it out in the garden, throw on a pair of sunglasses and dream I was lying on Bondi beach or somewhere in the French Riviera. So when I received an email recently from the team at Sportsgirl asking me if I would cover my journey through NY fashion week for them, I remembered the girl who would pour over those pages dreaming she could dive in… and it made me really smile… I of course jumped at the chance!
Read and see more from day one here!
Today I am featured on the homepage of Style.com, amazing!