With her carved-from-stone features, statuesque six-foot frame, and flawless cropped cut, it's no surprise that Walsall's own Erin O'Connor continues to reign as one of Britain's premier models, some 16 years after making her official debut in the December '96 issue of i-D.A leading figure on the London fashion scene, the swan-like beauty is also making waves abroad, with her long-awaited return to the New York City catwalk this past September and a big-deal campaign in the works (sorry, we've been sworn to secrecy). Despite all this success, O'Connor is still just a British girl at heart, as our tour of her charming South London abode attests. Showing off a stunning selection of divine designer outfits plucked from her own closet, the brunette beauty welcomed us into her eclectic digs while opening up about her personal style, favourite London haunts, and memorable modelling moments. In fact, the only question of ours she didn't answer: Can we move in?
Photographed by Mark Sanders
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