Spend 5: Alannah Walton

Success just took on a whole new meaning. Meet Alannah Walton, the 16-year-old blue-eyed muse who has been taking over the modelling world one Mario Testino shoot at a time. Scouted by the world’s most recognisable modelling agency IMG in 2015 through, you guessed it, Instagram the statuesque model has since been gracing the catwalks for some of the nation’s most celebrated labels. Scoring 10 shows during MBFWA earlier this year, the rising star caught our attention and we simply had to know more. Get to know the name set to become a permanent fixture in your favourite fashion bibles.

Name: Alannah Walton

Occupation: Student and Model

It all started when: I was scouted via Instagram by IMG Models

Career highlight: Shooting with Mario Testino for Vogue

I’d love to work for: Victoria’s Secret

Growing up I thought I’d be: A Marine Biologist and an Olympic Swimmer

Daily uniform: A fitted t-shirt, jeans, and boots

On health and fitness: Health and fitness is an extremely important part of my life. I’m obsessed with yoga and green smoothies!

Can’t go a day without: Talking to my Dad

Comfort food: Pizza

First thing I do before getting outta bed: Have a little cry because I need to get out, and then roll over and catch ten more minutes…. haha

Goals: To be a role model to younger women, and help make the world a better place

Biggest life lesson: Family is everything

Always in my bag: Paw Paw cream

Favourite city: New York

Next destination: Paris

All time favourite song: ‘ Ain’t no other man ‘ – Christina Aguilera

Must read: ‘ The Alchemist ‘

Worst technology habit: Always checking Instagram

On speed dial: Dad

Days off look like: I wake up, make a green smoothie, go to the gym, and then come home and jump into bed with a cup of hot green tea

I am grateful for: All of the oppurtunities I have been given

I am looking forward to: Modelling overseas

Life motto: When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it

Follow Alannah here: @AlannahWalton

Alannah shot by Mario Testino for Vogue