Oliver Cheshire

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Oliver Cheshire
Oliver Cheshire 2013.jpg
Born Oliver Luke Cheshire
(1988-06-03) 3 June 1988 (age 30)
London, England, UK
Partner(s) Pixie Lott (2010 - present)[1]
Modelling information
Hair colour Light brown
Eye colour Brown
Agency Select Model Management

Oliver Luke Cheshire (born 3 June 1988)[citation needed] is an English male fashion model.

Cheshire was scouted by Select Model Management at 15 years of age while studying drama. Soon after Cheshire became an overnight success as the new face for Calvin Klein. Cheshire gave up drama studies for a career as a model. In 2008 he did an advertising campaign for Jack Wills in Rajasthan, India. Cheshire has also modelled for Dolce & Gabbana, Missoni, Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, Vivienne Westwood, Gap and Marks and Spencer.

Marks and Spencer announced a 50% increase in the sale of men's swimwear whilst Cheshire was fronting their campaign. He has reported on Men's Fashion Week for GQ magazine and writes a fashion blog in his spare time.[2][3] In 2015, he was named one of GQ's 50 best dressed British men.[4] In an interview with iNews, Cheshire admitted that being a model is not as exciting as some people would think. He had chances traveling to beautiful places and wearing expensive suits. But these are for working purposes only. He said "Usually I’m walking to Sainsbury’s wearing a pair of horrible tracksuit bottoms and a hat. I do get flown to all these amazing places but sometimes you only see the inside of a studio before you’re flown home again.” He notices that in fashion modelling is one of the few industries where women get substantially higher pay than men. But he has long accepted it as a way the business works and won't lodge any complaint on it.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Cheshire has been in a relationship with singer-songwriter Pixie Lott, reportedly since 2010. The pair got engaged in November 2016.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pixie Lott and Oliver Cheshire get engaged". BBC. 14 November 2016. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  2. ^ OFlaherty, Mark C (April 29, 2013). "A tale of two models: how male modelling has changed". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  3. ^ Kirkova, Deni (May 16, 2013). "The Midas model touch: Oliver Cheshire helps Superdry achieve record sales just months after boosting M&S profits by posing in his trunks". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  4. ^ "50 Best Dressed Men in Britain 2015". GQ. 5 Jan 2015. 
  5. ^ Pascale Hugh"Oliver Cheshire on life as a male model: it’s not as glamorous as you think",iNews,January 19th 2018
  6. ^ "Pixie Lott and Oliver Cheshire get engaged". BBC. 14 November 2016. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 

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