We caught up with the delightful Thomas Barry for a quick chat!
Nationality: British and Australian
Hometown: London / Brisbane, Australia
How were you discovered? I was actually a model when I was a baby, and when I was in university (and not really enjoying it), my parents said to try modelling again. So I was encouraged by them to return, and now here I am - halfway across the world!
What were you doing before you were a model? I was at university studying science
How is 2016 shaping up for you so far?
Amazing, it’s been a rollercoaster ride, and I've loved every minute of it
How excited are you to be a part of the Nevs Fam?
I’m really excited to of joined Nevs, everyone is so nice
What makes you tick?
Going to art exhibitions, the theatre, exploring different parts of a city on foot, and finding new places to eat, drink and shop
What are your super essential items you carry with you to castings?
Headphones and a good book, depending on how long the casting is going to be
What do you enjoy most about your job?
The fact that I get to meet new people from all over the world, and travel for a living
What is your most treasured possession?
Couldn’t live without?
Currently on your playlist?
BANKS, Bishop Briggs, and Sleigh Bells
What makes you smile?
The small things in life
Most recent purchase?
Fresh pair of Converse shoes!
Fave movie of all time?
Midnight in Paris
Highlight of your career so far?
It would have to be shooting for L’Officiel China with fifteen other models, that was such a fun shoot
From Russia with Love; Ian Fleming
Spiders (shudders violently)
Biggest challenge to date?
Probably moving away from my friends and family
Whats your secret to a happy life?
Enjoy every moment, good or bad, as it only happens once. We don't live long enough to regret things
Your mantra is?
Running water never grows stale, so you just got to keep on flowing
Obsessed with right now?
Kung Fu movies
Sum yourself up in three words;
Suave, Relaxed and Quirky
What do you think is the key to a good work / life balance?
I think that if you enjoy what you do as work then it’s not really working - So I never really feel like I'm working :)
What does the rest of 2016 hold for you - anything exciting in the pipeline?
I’m not sure at the moment, but hopefully more travel, working, and meeting new people!
Follow Thomas on Instagram: @thomas_barryarmstrong