Lily Cole Quits Modelling To Pursue Acting Career

That’s right, ginger model extraordinaire Lily Cole has quit modelling! We can actually hear the fashion world weep.

Lily announced this week that she wishes to concentrate more on her acting work: “I’m not modelling any more. It’s been a crazy journey since first being spotted, but modelling never felt like a long term plan. I’ve wanted to act since I was a child.”

The natural redhead was ‘discovered’ when she was just 14, by Benjamin Hart in Soho. Since then, she’sĀ modeledĀ for top designers such as Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Louie Vuitton, and Alexander McQueen.

To commemorate Lily’s modelling work, and the wonders she’s achieved for the promoting the sexiness of redheads in the fashion world (go away silly blondes and brunettes), we’ve picked our favourite Lily Cole modelling photos for you to gawp at.





Italian Vogue




Harper’s Bazaar


Carter Smith for Vogue Nippon


By Emma


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