Discovered at the age of 13, Whitney Coble soon gave up her dreams of being a 4th grade teacher and became a full-time model. With her all-American beautyfreckles, bee-stung lips, doe eyesthis Texas native has been working non-stop, shooting editorials for Marie Claire and walking in a slew of runway shows. It was only a matter of time before Abercrombie & Fitch came knocking. Here, the self-proclaimed nomadic New Yorker reveals her secret skills, beauty tips and preferred body part (lets just say shes no shrinking Violet).
Birthday: June 8th
Where were you born: Riverside, California
Where do you live: Im currently a nomad in NYC
How were you discovered: At a high school performance when I was 13 in my SMALL town in Texas.
Dream job: 4th grade teacher!
What’s your daily uniform: One thing I wear every day? My great grandpas necklace. Oh, and my Celine bag.
I can’t leave home without my: Audrey Hepburn style sunglasses.
Best beauty secret you’ve learned on the job: Elizabeth Arden 8 hour cream fixes everything!
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received: Growing up, my dad always said “Don’t sweat the small stuff.. And its all small stuff!” Or just watch Hope Floats with Sandra Bullock 🙂
What’s the last text you sent: Checking on my brother who has the flu.. Awww
Morning must-have: My snooze button!
Favorite place in the world: At the dinner table with my parents and brother!
What’s on your iPod: Everything from a little ACDC to Billie Holiday.. But about 75 percent country!
Most embarrassing fashion moment: How about frolicking nude through a cornfield?
Secret skill: Im a surprisingly impressive cook. I took after my dad, definitely not my mother 🙂 And, Im a closet poet.
Currently reading: The Catcher in the Rye. Who knew it was this good when we were forced to read it in school?
Style icon: Julia Roberts… She is just a class act!
What are you obsessed with at the moment: Rosebud lip balm. Tube form!
Most indulgent fashion purchase: One too many Pradas!
Fitness routine: Yoga. The only thing that works!
Coffee or tea: “Not my cup of tea”.. Coffee!
BlackBerry or iPhone: BlackBerry
Childhood dream: Figuratively: a reoccurring dream of the big bad wolf! Literally: to be my mother.
Average amount of sleep per night: I need 9 hours!
Are you on twitter? No, I’m not that cool.
Favorite piece of clothing: My go-to shirt is a friends old pearl snap flannel.
Most memorable shoot/job: Well, Abercrombie summer camps are always interesting!
Favorite body part: Tits!