Laura Bailey is a model, writer, cultural ambassador for the British Fashion Council and contributing editor at British Vogue. Born in Oxford in 1972, Bailey sat for artists during her school days before becoming a model after she was scouted on the Kings Road, London at the age of 21. Bailey has previously modelled for Guess Jeans, L'Oreal, Jaguar, Jaeger, Marks and Spencer, Bella Freud and Temperley London, and highlights Chanel as her favourite label to work with for its "old-school glamour". She has been photographed by Alasdair McLellan, Angelo Pennetta, David Bailey, Marc Hom, Mario Testino, Stephane Sednaoui, Glen Luchford and Manuela Pavese to name a few. Bailey trekked up Kilimanjaro mountain in aid of the charity Kids Company. She also works with Oxfam and Hoping Foundation charities. A brand ambassador for Chanel, she collaborates with Sheherazade Goldsmith on jewellery label Loquet London, as well as continuing editorial and commercial work. In 2013, Bailey produced and starred in short fashion films (alongside other modelling projects) for Bella Freud, Solange Azagury Partridge and Radley to name a few. Bailey loves bike-riding in London, cocktails at Claridges, movie matinees and stolen nights in Paris, and sights insomnia, instruction manuals and hair brushing as her weak points She currently lives in London with her partner Eric Fellner and their two children: son Luc and daughter Lola Tiger.