10 Questions: Leigh Lezark On Wishing She Was Taller & The Items She Can't Live Without

02 January 2014

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Leigh Lezark attends the Zac Posen fashion show in September 2013

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Leigh Lezark at the Sportmax show in September 2013

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Leigh Lezark during Paris Fashion Week in September 2013

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Leigh Lezark at the Chanel show in October 2013

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Leigh Lezark at CFDA Fashion Fund event in November 2013

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Leigh Lezark at Veuve Clicquot Style Party in November 2013

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Leigh Lezark at a Swarovski dinner in December 2013

Leigh Lezark at Giambattista Valli Paris Fashion Week February 2013

Leigh Lezark at Kenzo Paris Fashion Week

Leigh Lezark at Karl Lagerfeld's Concept Store Opening Paris Fashion Week February 2013

Leigh Lezark at H&M Paris Fashion Week February 2013

Leigh Lezark at Jean-Charles De Castelbajac, Paris Fashion Week front row, February 2013

Leigh Lezark at Carine Roitfeld Cocktail party Paris Fashion Week February 2013

Leigh Lezark at the Chanel show Paris Fashion Week March 2013

Leigh Lezark at Fendi Milan Fashion Week February 2013

Leigh Lezark attends the Noon By Noor Fall 2013 fashion show February 2013 in New York Fashion Week.

Leigh Lezark at Alexandre Herchcovitch, New York Fashion Week, February 2013

Leigh Lezark at Altuzarra New York Fashion Week, February 2013

Leigh Lezark at Zac Posen New York Fashion week, February 2013

Leigh Lezark at Christian Siriano at New York Fashion Week, February 2013

Leigh Lezark at Herve Leger By Max Azria at New York Fashion Week, February 2013

Leigh Lezark at Viktor Rolf Paris Fashion Week Spring Summer, September 2012

Leigh Lezark Paris Fashion Week, Spring Summer, FROW September 2012

Leigh Lezark at Paris Fashion Week, Spring Summer 2013, FROW September 2012

Leigh Lezark at Paris Fashion Week, Spring Summer 2013, FROW September 2012

Leigh Lezark, at Felipe Oliveira Baptista Paris Fashion Week, Spring Summer 2013, FROW, September 2012

Leigh Lezark at the Christian Dior show Paris Fashion Week, Spring Summer 2013, FROW September 2012

Leigh Lezark at New York Fashion Week September 2012

Leigh Lezark FROW at New York Fashion Week September 2012

Leigh Lezark FROW at New York Fashion Week September 2012

1. Who are you closest to?

Leigh Lezark: A lot of people – my boyfriend, my friends, designers I work with and, of course, my DJ partners. We’ve spent so much time together travelling the world DJ-ing ever since we met when we were teenagers in a nightclub in New York.

2. What is your earliest memory?

Leigh Lezark: Going to New York as a child and feeling very drawn to the city.

3. What's your biggest fear?

Leigh Lezark: Home invasion.

4. What is relaxation to you? 

Leigh Lezark: I am always travelling for work, so when I do get a chance to relax, it is normally in a spa having a few treatments or lying on the beach, usually somewhere in Bali with a fruity cocktail.

5. What are you best at?

Leigh Lezark: First and foremost I’m a DJ, and this coming year Misshapes will release our first CD. It will be the first in a series of seasonal compilations, with remixes by us, and musical contributions from our friends and artists we love. I am also quite good at taking photos, but it’s more of a personal interest. I’ve never tried to do it professionally.

 10 Questions: Leigh Lezark On Wishing She Was Taller & The Items She Can't Live Without

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6. What do you value in a partner?

Leigh Lezark: Someone who can make me laugh.

7. What's the one thing you would change about your life?

Leigh Lezark: I’d like to be taller. Heels are a must for me. The higher, the better!

8. What item can't you live without?

Leigh Lezark: My Leica camera – wherever I go around the world, I make sure I take photos to keep as memories. My iPhone and a pair of sunnies – at the moment my faves are my limited-edition Sportmax and Cutler And Gross.

9. Describe the last time you remember feeling really happy?

Leigh Lezark: Today! I’m in São Paulo right now, attending Chanel’s The Little Black Jacket book launch and exhibition of the photos Karl Lagerfeld took and Carine Roitfeld styled. I love the photograph of me from the project. It’s the third time I have been to Brazil and I love it here – the people, the music, the natural beauty of the place, the art and, of course, the carnival.

10. Tell us something about yourself that will shock us.

Leigh Lezark: My hair colour is naturally blonde but I have been dyeing it since the age of 10. I have had blue tips, purple streaks, pink, bleached, and My So-Called Life’s Angela Chase red. Then came the black bob, which has stayed.

Leigh Lezark is brand ambassador for the Sportmax and Cutler And Gross eyewear collection


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