JH: How did you get discovered? SL: I was stopped in an airport with my family when I was 14. The agent had me come meet with the rest of the agency, and a year later I decided I wanted to give modeling a try and signed with them!
JH: Are there any models that you look up to? SL: I admire Victoria's Secret Angels because of how much self-discipline and hard work they go through to maintain their bodies and careers. Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel, and Rosie Huntington-Whitely are my favorites.
JH: You have over 1.6 million followers and such a great engagement rate. What’s your secret to a successful Instagram? SL: I don’t know what the secret to a successful Instagram is, but I think people follow you when they’re interested in your life! I try to post a variety of photos and not be too repetitive, as well as keeping it organic, natural, and being myself. I don’t really have a planned out feed. I pretty much just post what I like, and try not to post too much of the same thing.
camera, I love wearing men’s jackets, hoodies, t-shirts and even sweats.
JH: What are your favorite places to shop in your city of LA? SL: I’m more of an online shopper. I like seeing clothes on someone without having to try them on. Every now and then I’ll go shopping at the Third Street Promenade, Beverly Center, or Rodeo Drive if I feel like splurging.
JH: What’s your beauty regimen like? SL: My beauty routine is all about moisture. I moisturize constantly, usually after I wash my face with a gentle cleanser, before bed and when I wake up. I also try to use simple products like aloe, jojoba oil, and other natural moisturizers.
JH: Do you have any beauty secrets? SL: I put Vaseline on my eyelashes at night. It makes your lashes grow like crazy and they don’t get brittle after wearing mascara all day.
JY: What is your favorite way to stay fit?
JH: Which Instagram accounts do you love? SL: @Shitmodelmgmt @overheardla and more like that... I love funny accounts!
SL: I love taking exercise classes because it pushes me harder than disciplining myself at the gym. I love hot yoga and barre classes.
JH: Describe your personal style in 3 words.
JH: How do you treat yourself ?
SL: Easy, comfortable, versatile.
SL: I love to treat myself by ordering in Thai food and watching movies in bed!
JH: What’s one item in your closet you would never throw away? SL: A plain black body suit. It’s my go-to under jeans when I want something easy.
JH: Who are your favorite fashion designers? SL: Right now I love Vetements, Celine, and Tommy Hilfiger.
JH: What do you like to wear both on and off-camera? SL: Boy clothes! I’ve shot in men’s wear a couple of times and it looks really cool and high fashion. Off-
JH: What are your goals for your modeling career? SL: There are a few brands specifically that I aspire to work for, but my goal for my modeling career is to work as hard as I can and see how far it takes me. I want to start walking in more shows, shooting more editorials and large campaigns.
JH: What would be your advice for someone who wants to start modeling? SL: My advice is to work hard and take care of yourself! Health, happiness, and confidence are the most attractive traits to have and they will get you far. ■
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