A Pineapple on my Head.

ruth crilly youtuber company magazine

I told you I was in Company Magazine wearing a pineapple upon my head! Proof displayed above! It’s the January issue, out now, and you can watch some behind-the-scenes footage by either clicking here or pressing play on the video screen below, if you can see one. Sidenote: the t-shirt I have on here is by Zoe Karssen and can … Read More

Ruth CrillyA Pineapple on my Head.

The Youtube Generation

Company Magazine Front Cover Youtube Generation

I’m on the front cover of Company Magazine – can you see me? I’m the one holding half a plastic pineapple over the top of my head! I have been featured in Company as part of their social media special issue and there’s a little interview in there as well as picture with aforementioned pineapple hat. I haven’t read it … Read More

Ruth CrillyThe Youtube Generation

“Get The Gloss” on Ruth Crilly!

model blogger interview

This week I’ve been interviewed by the lovely Anna Hunter from Get The Gloss - she grilled me on everything from beauty bugbears to my ultimate fantasy guest blogger (spoiler, it’s Henry VIII). If you want to find out more about what I do all day, how I choose the products that feature here on A Model Recommends and lots of other little morsels … Read More

Ruth Crilly“Get The Gloss” on Ruth Crilly!

TWO Magazine: July Issue

pixiwoo two magazine

The new issue of TWO Magazine is out, featuring another one of the gorgeous fashion shoots that Sam Chapman (from Pixiwoo) and I did in Palm Springs. I think that it might be my favourite one yet – I love the styling and the curly hair. The dress above is from TK Maxx Gold Label – if you haven’t seen … Read More

Ruth CrillyTWO Magazine: July Issue

Want That Job…

a model recommends blog

I did an interview with The Muse TV for their Want That Job section. If you’d like a little more insight into my modelling life then this should do the trick! (I haven’t talked about actual modelling for a while now but I have something exciting in the making, so if you’re after behind-the-scenes tales and industry secrets then do not despair. Hopefully this little project … Read More

Ruth CrillyWant That Job…

Lovely Bit Of Press…

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I was delighted to see this lovely write-up on A Model Recommends – it’s on Refinery29.com which is a new discovery for me. I’ve just spent about two hours trawling the archives when I should have been doing something completely different! You can read the full-size mention here.

Ruth CrillyLovely Bit Of Press…

Doing the “Innocent Look”

Ruth Crilly TWO Magazine article

I’ve written a rather tongue-in-cheek feature for TWO Magazine – it’s about model posing. In particular, that faraway, wide-eyed, innocent look that you see in many a beauty campaign. (Think Kate Moss in the Obsession campaigns of the nineties, or otherwise, think Bambi.) In the feature I run through a few steps towards achieving the “innocent look” – ones that you can practise … Read More

Ruth CrillyDoing the “Innocent Look”

My Youtube Trailer

ruth crilly youtube trailer

Youtube has changed its channel page format (to something really quite annoying and ugly, but hey-ho) and when people arrive at my channel who haven’t subscribed, Youtube plays them a little video. Youtube have called this a “trailer”. Because I couldn’t bear the thought of having to record an “all about me!” introduction, I decided to find the cheesiest piece … Read More

Ruth CrillyMy Youtube Trailer

Press: A Model Recommends in The Guardian

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Thanks so much to Hadley Freeman for my lovely mention in The Guardian last week along with Meg from Lips So Facto and Zoe from The London Lipgloss. Apparently, this site is like Ronseal – it does what it says on the tin. That pleases me greatly, despite the fact that I now have at least three people calling me Ronseal … Read More

Ruth CrillyPress: A Model Recommends in The Guardian

I Won a Prize!

winner jj joumalism awards

I’m really proud to announce that last night I won a prize at the Johnson & Johnson Journalism Awards 2013. I won in the “Best Independent Beauty Video Blogger” category for one of my skincare videos. (I honestly can’t remember which one I submitted, now, but you can find all of my videos (beauty, style, random) by clicking here.) Many … Read More

Ruth CrillyI Won a Prize!