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In conversation with one of our in-house models, Jordan Rand

Author Editor - 2 minute read

We caught up with one of our favourite French Connection in-house models, Jordan Rand, who has been busy shooting some of our spring summer collection at home, to discuss what it’s like WFH as a model, her lockdown go-to look, plus what she’s looking forward to most this summer.

Jordan, tell us a little bit about yourself…

I grew up in Colorado where I was a competitive figure skater, then I studied in NYC, and I currently live in London. I’m a Leo, an adrenaline junkie, I ride and race motorcycles, and I love my job.

What did you enjoy the most about the SS21 French Connection shoot?

Definitely the fiery energy! You guys let me move, be free, be wild, be myself. I love that!

Did you have a favourite look from the shoot?

The grey oversized suit with the white tank top. I felt so powerful!

You’ve been shooting at-home for us recently. What’s it been like working from home during these strange times?

It’s been strange honestly. I missed working with people. Also doing ALL the jobs myself, styling, photographer, hair, and makeup, made me really appreciate all the hard work that a full team puts into shoots when we are all able to work together.

How have you been keeping positive during lockdown 3.0?

Horse riding has been my saving grace. It’s been incredibly beneficial for my mental health! Being in nature, and being with animals, it’s like therapy.

What has been your go-to look for lockdown style?

I pretty much wear the same things I would wear in normal everyday life. I’m not big on sweatpants. I’d rather just lounge around in my underwear if I’m gonna have a lazy day at home.

What are you looking forward to most this summer?


Quick fire questions...

Spring summer or autumn winter… That’s a hard one, I LOVE SKIING!! Growing up in Colorado definitely made me LOVE winter. But now that I live in the UK, I prefer summer because quite frankly, winter in London is pretty dreary.

Currently binge-watching… F1 on Netflix! Soo good!

I can’t wait to… see my mom! It’s been over a year and a half.....and just freely travel in general.

After work, you'll usually find me... HOME! I'm not a partier, I'm a grandma, always in bed by 10pm.

What's the one thing you can't live without? Adrenaline.

Career highlight so far… The French Connection SS21 shoot and the Altuzarra SS21 campaign, shooting in the sand dunes of Dubai.

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