We caught up with the delightful Thomas Barry for a quick chat!

Age: 21

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? 

My memories

Dream Vacation? 

South America

Favourite Designer? 


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

Currently reading? 

From Russia with Love; Ian Fleming

Biggest fear? 

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