YUMI LAMBERT

What you need to know about Yumi Lambert

She is obsessed with retro video games and old Britpop. Meet fashion’s prettiest geek, Belgian sensation Yumi Lambert.

When Yumi Lambert was 15 years old, she decided to take fate into her own hands, and walked into a modelling agency. Only two years later, Yumi was one of the fastest rising stars on the fashion week catwalks. In her SS13 breakthrough season, she walked in shows for power players such as Prada, Fendi, Dior and Chanel – and she also starred in Chanel’s Spring/Summer campaign. Fast-forward a few years later, and Yumi Lambert is still one of the It-faces in fashion, and currently ranks as one of the Top 50 models in the world on models.com. Read on to learn her top model secrets. 

MY FAVOURITE PHOTOGRAPHER IS… 
”There are many photographers who touch me through their work. Tim Walker for example is a huge artist to me.”

IN MY CAREER, I AM MOST PROUD OVER… 
”Always being myself.”

MY MOST MEMORABLE SHOOT WAS… 
”My campaign for Hermès is a special memory. It was shot in Bali – paradise!”

THE SONG THAT ALWAYS GETS ME GOING AT A SHOOT IS…
”Alright by Supergrass  or some Ben Howard, depending on the mood.”

My de-stress trick is a good old video game!


YUMI LAMBERT
 

MY CREATIVE OUTLET IS…
”My imagination and anyone I can talk to or anything I can write on.”

MY BEAUTY SECRET IS…
”A healthy way to live, eating well and being active. Also sleeping – a good old trick”

I KEEP IN SHAPE BY…
”My grandmother always told me ‘You don’t eat to stay alive but you’re staying alive to be able to eat’, so eating well isn’t a necessity but a real pleasure for me.”

FOR A QUICK HAIR FIX, I…
”I usually just brush it back into a ponytail.”

MY DE-STRESS TRICK IS…
”A good old video game!”

MY SECRET TALENT IS…
”Cooking.”

I SMELL LIKE…
”Iris Poudre, Frédéric Malle.”

MY FAVOURITE OFF DUTY LOOK IS…
”A large sweatshirt, skinny jeans and sneakers – but in summer it’s more about being barefoot, shorts and t-shirts.”

An elegant woman takes care of her hands.


YUMI LAMBERT
 

RIGHT NOW, I AM OBSESSED WITH…
”Legend of Zelda for Nintendo Entertainment System.”

THE BEST BEAUTY TIP I’VE EVER RECEIVED IS…
”An elegant woman takes care of her hands.”

MY FAVOURITE RESTAURANT IS…
”Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York is one of my favourite restaurants. Since I travel so much for work, I have been to many different and wonderful places in the world. I even think about doing an online ‘travel diary of a fashion model’.”

FOR BREAKFAST, I ALWAYS HAVE…
”Orange juice, coffee and a piece of fruit.”

FOR A LONG FLIGHT, I ALWAYS PACK…
”A small pillow, noise-cancelling headphones, my Game Boy Color and some games.”

WHEN I HAVE SOME FREE TIME, I…
”Research new food recipes or read comic books.” 

THE BEST ADVICE I’VE EVER RECEIVED IS…
”Never change.”

MY FAVOURITE THING TO SHOP WHEN I AM AWAY IS…
”Small things I can bring back home and give to everyone.”

BEING A MODEL, I’VE LEARNT…
”To grow up.”

POST-MODELLING, I WOULD LIKE TO…
”Start up my own business.”

MY FAVOURITE TV SHOW IS…
”How I Met Your Mother.”

MY GOAL IN LIFE IS…
”To have a house somewhere with my family.”

 

 

YUMI LAMBERT

CITY: Paris

AGENCY: IMG Models

INSTAGRAM: @yumilambert 

TWITTER: @YlaUrMai 

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