He is Versace's it boy and a presence in some of the most important runway shows of every season. This week's model has been in the fashion industry for quite a while and I'll reveal some of his personal preferences. Believe me when I say that it was worth the wait to know a little more about one of the top 50 male models. :)
Name: Ryan Barrett
Date of birth: 30/12/1985
How did you start modeling? I got scouted when I moved to London for university when I was 20.
Who is your reference in the fashion industry? I think John Galliano was one of my all time favourites, he had such a creative flare and I loved doing all his shows. He had a huge influence on designers today.
Favorite brand/designer? Well I love Versace of course but for myself I love wearing some All Saints mixed with a bit of Jcrew : )
What do you like the most about you? That I keep busy all the time I never sit still.
How often do you go to the gym? I actually just joined the gym recently and have started getting into it more and more, it's all about frame of mind.
How’s your nutrition? I eat everything! Apart from spicy food and raw food, yes I hate sushi lol
Any superstitions? I never walk under ladders! Never!
Do you believe in zodiac? Of course! Hahaha
What was the last dream you remember? A naughty one ; )
If you could meet one person, dead or alive, who would that be? Steve McQueen
Favorite movie? That's tricky I have so many. I love films, I recently watched "Lawless" which was amazing I must say!
What's playing on your iPod at the moment? Anthony Hamilton, Lauryn Hill and Jay-Z
Favorite dish? An Irish beef stew, yummmm
What annoys you the most? Being stuck in traffic, it makes my blood boil!
If a genie gave you three wishes what would they be? To be on a boat in the Maldives scuba diving with all my friends and to not have to worry about anything, oh and to give me wings so I could fly too hahaha
The most beautiful place you’ve been? India, it is one of the most amazing places I have ever been to.
Guilty pleasure? Tea, I drink English tea like it's water on a tap. I love tea!
You can’t live without… My laptop and camera I take them both everywhere!
The worst misconception about models? That we don't eat!
Favorite drink? Guinness
Favorite book? I'm dyslexic so I don't read very much
Favorite painting? Mark Rothko room at the Tate modern, I could sit in there for hours.
Tell me something most of the people don’t know about you... I enjoy horse riding and love animals!
What do you want to accomplish as a model? To keep going for along as possible : )
Thank you so much Ryan for answering this interview. I wish you the best of luck!
You can follow Ryan Barrett on Twitter (here)
or visit his website and check his work as a photographer (here).