Tim Van Riel has landed in London folks and we caught up in between LC:M castings for a quick chat!

Age: 19

Nationality: Netherlands

Hometown: Purmerend

How were you discovered? Facebook

What were you doing before you were a model? 

I was a furniture maker!

How excited are you to be in London for LCM? 

Thrilled to the bones :)

What are you most looking forward to for the weekend ahead? 

To hopefully get selected!

What would you personally like to see coming out of LCM SS17? 

To see all the new designers, and explore my network

Who is your one to watch this season?

Calvin Klein 

What are you super essential items you carry with you to castings?

Kindness, and a good mood!

What makes you tick? 

The whole model industry 

Most interesting shoot you have done to date and why? 

A shoot with photographer Caper van der Linden, because it was a freestyle session 

What do you enjoy most about your job? 

Meeting so many new people and getting to travel!

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

I’m only just starting out but I have a good feeling about my model agency! 

Dream Vacation? 


Favourite Designer? 

Calvin Klein & Hugo Boss

Couldn’t live without? 

My family <3

Currently on your playlist? 

Rap music, and techno 

What makes you smile? 


Most recent purchase? 

My Antony Morato shoes 

Fave movie of all time? 

Wolf of Wall Street 

Ultimate Style Icon? 

Leonardo DiCaprio 

Biggest inspiration in life and why? 

Music. It gives me different emotions 

Biggest fear? 


Obsessed with right now? 

Music Festivals 

Sum yourself up in three words? 

Happy, excited & self-confident


Follow Tim on Instagram: @timvanriel19

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