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One to Watch ¦ Neelam Johal


Classic beauty Neelam Johal came into the agency, and we couldn’t resist having a little chat with the model, who was recently shot for Vice Magazine in her first editorial, by  photographer Tom Beard. With her distinctive face, enviable hair, and those endless legs, Neelam is a New Face well worth watching!


Models 1: How did you get into modelling?

Neelam Johal: A few people told me I should try it out so I did. I came to Models 1 for a walk-in and was signed on the spot.

M1: Who is your Favourite model?

NJ: Gia Johnson-singh at models 1

M1: Who’s your favourite photographer?

NJ: I love Mario Testino’s work he really captures emotion. His images look very natural and it almost feels like your there, in the picture. I would love to be shot by him.

M1: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

NJ: I defiantly want to progress with my modelling and hopefully get a top campaign.

M1: What campaign would you love to model for?

NJ: I have always wanted to get the Topshop campaign or Burberry

M1: How would you describe yourself in a few words?

NJ: Shy at first, but when you get to know me I’m really talkative and giggly.

M1: Did you always want to be a model?

NJ: To be honest I hadn’t really thought about until I had a people asking if I was a model and said I should get into it so I took it more seriously.

M1: What other profession would you like to do apart from modelling?

NJ: I would like to be a fashion editor at Vogue or Elle

M1: What do you love most about your job?

NJ: I get to meet a lot of new people and travel to lots of new places. I love going to shoots and dressing in  the clothes.

M1: What do you do besides modelling?

NJ: I have just finished my GCSE’s and will be going on to sixth form next year. I love reading magazines and working on my blog.

M1: What is your proudest achievement?

NJ: Being signed to models 1 because a lot of people didn’t think I could do it.

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