Life as a Model: according to Beck Hume

A look behind the glamour and the Instagram filters.

We’ve all had those moments where we take a selfie and have that 30-second daydream that mayyybe we look good enough to be a model. Sadly, reality comes crashing down pretty quickly and we realise that just ain’t going to happen anytime soon. It never hurt anyone to dream though, right?

Keen to get a slice of the action, we thought we’d tap the minds of some up-and-coming models. Here’s a look behind the glamour and the Instagram filters to see what life as a young model is really like.

My name is… Beck Hume

I have been modelling for… nearly a year

I was discovered by… Stacey Hendrickson (Azalea model management) at Adelaide Fashion Festival last year

My go-to outfit when I’m off duty is… jeans and an oversized jumper

My favourite snack before a show is… Would definitely have to be fruit

If I weren’t a model, I would be… a student 

My favourite TV show at the moment is… House Husbands 

My hidden talent is… it’s not very surprising but I can play netball haha

My guilty pleasure is… WILD by Troye Sivan 

My style icon is… Brooke Hogan 

My fave thing about Adelaide is… the atmosphere

The best place to shop in Adelaide is… West Lakes Shopping Centre

My fave cafe/restaurant is… Bocelli’s in Rundle Street

A beauty product I can’t live without… a good mascara

The wardrobe staples I can’t go without are… skinny jeans, black boots and a good cardi

The best advice anyone has ever given me is… don’t look back, you’ll forget to embrace the now

My most embarrassing model moment is… when I met Miranda Kerr’s agent and I couldn’t talk because I was so overwhelmed

If I could have any superpower it would be… shape-shifting

Gigi Hadid or Kendall Jenner… Gigi Hadid. 



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