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