Ten Top Tips from the New Health Workshop for LFW Models

BY Judy Johnson for Get The Gloss


As a top fashion model launches the Be Well Collective, a health event to help fashion week models learn how to stay well, we find out the top ten tips that everyone could benefit from.

The wellbeing of models has long been a topic of debate, from the size zero controversy to the party-girl lifestyle that the likes of Kate Moss have been known for - but it’s only now that an initiative has launched in order to educate the models themselves on how to stay well.

The Be Well Collective is the first ever event, created by Burberry model Sarah Ann Macklin, designed to help models understand and learn how to stay healthy.

With partners including Select Models, Farmstead, a sustainable restaurant who are providing nutritious meals for the event, as well as London Meditation Centre’s Jillian Lavender and organic skincare brand VOYA, the event will take a ‘360 approach’ to achieving a healthy lifestyle.

Taking place today at Select Model’s London Office, the workshop will set the precedent for a far healthier Fashion Week. So what will the capital’s leading models be advised on in order to live well? We asked Sarah Ann Macklin to share the top tips that will be shared before they hit the catwalks this Friday…


This is vital. Once fashion week starts, you won’t have any time, as girl’s schedules are back to back. So, the week before, make sure you have stocked up on healthy nourishing food, cook batches of dinner to freeze that you can pull out and defrost at any time. Have your bags packed with all your essentials, and make sure your room is a sanctuary for sleep. Try to make your life as easy as possible - even prepare your casting outfits. 

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