July 25, 2017

#Meetthemodel Joel Mignott at AMCK

By Cristina Planelles In Blog, Carbon Copy, Editorials, Fashion, Meet the Model, Menswear

Joel Mignott at AMCK models, photographed by Dario Vazquez and styled by Emilija Milušauskaité, join our series #meetthemodel. Discover more about him in the interview below.

Turtleneck: Samsoe Samsoe – Top: Daniel W. Fletcher – Trousers: MTWTFSS Weekdays

Full Name: Joel Mignott
Age: 21
Height: 6ft 1
Place of origin: Leeds, England
Birth sign: Pieces

Turtleneck: Samsoe Samsoe – Top: Daniel W. Fletcher – Trousers: MTWTFSS Weekdays

What did you want to be growing up?
For the longest time, I wanted to be a patisserie chef, until working in a kitchen and I realised in that capacity it was not for me. But I can bake a mean cake!

How & where were you discovered?
I was discovered on Instagram by a wonderful photographer named Daniyel Lowden. After shooting my agent Patrick hit me up.

What would you be doing if you weren’t a model?
Pursuing a creative career.

Cooking, Art, styling, creative direction.

Favourite music/band?
R&B – Bashment – Reggae – Dancehall – House.

The first album bought?
Lauryn Hill – MTV Unplugged 2.0

Favourite gig you have attended?
Probably Boomtown Festival 2014

Next gig you are going?
Lost Village Festival in August

5 top favourite songs?
Ex- Factor – Lauryn Hill
Dreams – Cosima
Anytime, anyplace – Janet Jackson
Cupid – Amy Winehouse
Life without you – LSK

Vest: Our Legacy – Shirt: Samsoe Samsoe

Album/song that’s on repeat right now?
All My Best Pals music, COSIMA’s !!

The brand you would like to model for?

Best/hilarious/curious modelling experience ever?
My best modelling experience was driving around in the Desert on dune buggies until the sun went down

What would you choose between working on a photo shoot or catwalk?
I love the adrenaline rush of Big scale Runway shows.

Top and shirt: Samsoe Samsoe – Trousers: Our legacy

Is there someone in the fashion or photography world who you specifically admire?
I think my friends around me are the most inspiring.

Favourite place in the world?
Favourite place I have visited would be Mykonos or maybe Morocco for the food.

Currently obsessed for
Canal (narrow) Boats and Game of thrones.

Your own perfect look would be…
A celebration of gender fluidity, Maybe a Dash of Westwood, Diesel and Palomo Spain.

Social media profile: Instagram and twitter:


Top and shirt: Samsoe Samsoe – Trousers: Our legacy