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Girl of the Season: Binx Walton

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Binx Walton in AnOther Magazine S/S14
Binx Walton in AnOther Magazine S/S14 Photography by Willy Vanderperre, Styling by Olivier Rizzo

With her androgynous style and sharp undercut, Leona 'Binx' Walton is Tennessee's best export

Dubbed last year as one of fashion’s brightest new faces, Binx Walton is currently enjoying the successes of her third major fashion season. Real name Leona, she was given her nickname by her brothers after the Star Wars’ amphibian Jar Jar Binks, and originally wanted to be a footballer before NEXT snapped her up in 2012. Famed for her androgynous style and A-symmetrical undercut coiffure, Binx has walked for a host of major fashion houses and stars in the S/S14 Céline campaign, wearing the season’s galactic Triangle-Heeled Mule. Ahead of the Céline show in Paris, AnOther speak to Binx about home comforts and her favourite fashion moments so far.

What is your favourite item of clothing at the moment?
My Vans and my Bape sweatshirt.

Binx Walton for Céline A/S14
Binx Walton for Céline A/S14 Photography by Juergen Teller, Styling by Camilla Nickerson
Have you discovered any new shops lately that you would recommend?
Urban Jungle is a good thrift shop in Brooklyn.

What keeps you going when you are travelling?
Just drive, I guess. And I always take my stuffed snake CP with me.

Binx Walton for Céline A/S14
Binx Walton for Céline A/S14 Photography by Juergen Teller, Styling by Camilla Nickerson
What is the most listened to song(s) on your playlist at the moment?
At this moment: Lauryn Hill, and Orange Soda by Vic Mensa.

What was the last thing that gave you a fright?
A creepy Barbie I saw on the street, I felt like it was looking into my soul.

Binx Walton for Bottega Veneta A/W14
Binx Walton for Bottega Veneta A/W14 Photography by Giacomo Cosua
Do you have any brothers or sisters?
Yes, two brothers, Basil and Sonny and a sister, Tatiana

Do you have a favourite memory from fashion week last season?
There is so many. I think doing the Louis Vuitton show with Marc for his last season was pretty memorable.

Text by Mhairi Graham

Mhairi Graham is fashion coordinator at AnOther Magazine and Another Man. A regular contributor to AnOthermag.com, she came runner-up in the 2011 Vogue Talent Contest.

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