Having now been a part of the Nevs family since January (yay!), we thought it was about time to catch up with the lovely Grace Ming, and find out what shes been up to these last few months...

Age: 22

Nationality: Chinese

Hometown: Beijing 

How were you discovered? 

When I was studying in Spain, a photographer stopped me on the street and asked if I was interested in modelling

What were you doing before you were a model? 

I started backpacking when I was 15 years old, until only recently

What makes Grace tick? 

A big blue sky and beautiful clouds - coffee and cigarettes 

What is your most treasured possession? 


Favourite Designer?  

Vivienne Westwood 

Couldn't live without? 

My private space, and music

Currently on your playlist?  

Erykah Badu, Alabama Shakes, bsd.u, Robert Johnson, Jefferson Airplane, Toe... 

What makes you smile?  

My friends 

Most recent purchase? 

A pair of Marc Jacobs boots, a bookshelf and 8 apples!

Fave movie of all time? 

Chungking Express

Highlight of your career so far? 

Purple Magazine in Paris, walking for KYZ during LFW, and the Monki Campaign in Stockholm

Can you sum yourself up in three words? 

Can't . be . summed

What are your model must haves?

My headphones, many different lip balms, and good energy

Currently reading? 

Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami

Biggest fear? 

The dark (boo!)

Whats your secret to a happy life? 

I don't think there is such a thing as “a happy life”, but moments of happiness, when friends and music are around me, then i'm happy!

Your mantra is? 

Keep it real

Obsessed with right now? 

Boxing, painting, FaceTime, Bojack Horseman

What do you think is the key to a good work / life balance? 

I'm still learning about it, if anybody has any good advice, please let me know!

What does the rest of 2016 hold for you - anything exciting in the pipeline? 

I am excited to explore Brazil and visit New York this year, and just generally living in London! I LOVE LONDON

(London loves you!)


Follow Grace on Instagram: @graceming123