Scandinavian beauty Maya Leroux escapes to her beloved summer house in Tisvilde for a week of Nordic seaside bliss.
Where are you right now and what are you doing?
On the beach enjoying the sun in in my summer house in Tisvilde, where my grandfather lives. It’s a place that means a lot to me.
How would you sum up what you do in a sentence?
Taking time to be creative. I do photography and painting, and for a living I do modelling.
Where are you from?
My father is French and my mother is Norwegian with Caribbean roots. I grew up mostly in Denmark, but travelled a lot as a kid. Part of my childhood was also spent living in India, Spain and England.
What’s your greatest ambition?
To become a great photographer that inspires people with my personal aesthetics.
Do you have any phobias?
I really don’t like snakes.
If you could do anything without fear of repercussion, what would you do?
Nothing really. I don’t think too much about what other people think.
If you could ask anyone a question, who would you ask and what?
I would ask Neil Armstrong if he actually was on the moon.
Describe yourself in three words...
… Hedonistic, reckless and loyal.
The perfect night out?
Going horseback riding with my friend Fransiska.
The funniest person you know?
“Describe yourself in three words… Hedonistic, reckless and loyal.”
One thing you can’t live without?
My summer house.
Favourite thing to eat?
Least favourite thing to eat?
Hotdogs and broccoli.
What was your first job?
I was a bartender.
The best advice you’ve ever been given?
To be yourself.
Séquences by L'Impératrice
Q Lazzarus by Goodbye Horses
Larme à Gauche by Vendredi sur Mer
Baby Forgive Me by Robyn
Lungomare by Lust for Youth