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Helena Christensen on style, family and her favorite Mother’s Day gifts

Supermodel Helena Christensen could have gotten her stellar model from her mom, Elsa — however lately, it’s her mother who’s doing the borrowing.

“My mother had nice model after I was rising up and I’d positively be influenced, however we by no means talked style,” Christensen instructed Web page Six Model. “Now she inherits my garments.”

As Mother’s Day approaches, the style mainstay mirrored on how her mother and father have at all times remained “supportive and excited” for her all through her catwalk profession.

“My mother and father had been with me lots after I began touring the [world], and after I moved to Paris and New York they might come stick with me usually,” she recalled, including that her family could have predicted her passions for style, images and philanthropy. 

“I believe all of us regarded this profession as a stepping stone to one thing else, and I assume we had been proper,” continued Christensen, who has since “branched out” from modeling by co-founding her Staerk & Christensen label and serving as artistic director for Strangelove fragrances.

She most not too long ago teamed up with Pandora, reflecting on the facility of affection and motherhood whereas starring alongside Elsa within the jeweler’s “An Exploration of Love” Mother’s Day marketing campaign.

“My mom was such an enormous assist. Any individual who has already been by way of it,” the supermodel gushes within the model’s video. “Provide help to and assist you, be there for you. It was the most important present I may have been given.”

Now a mom herself — to 21-year-old Mingus Lucien Reedus, whom she shares with ex Norman Reedus — Christensen stated her son has mastered the artwork of the Mother’s Day present, usually presenting her with drawings and “candy artwork items” she likes to border or have printed onto T-shirts.

Mingus clearly inherited Christensen’s modeling chops, having made his runway debut for Calvin Klein in 2017, strutted his stuff at London Vogue Week and starred in a Victoria’s Secret marketing campaign.

Helena Christensen shared a sweet snap with her son Mingus on Mother's Day 2020.
Helena Christensen shared a candy snap with her son Mingus on Mother’s Day 2020.

Simply don’t anticipate him to pursue style full-time; Mingus is at the moment “very targeted on music,” in accordance with his mom.

“Mingus is in faculty and makes music,” Christensen stated. “He’s doing the odd modeling job now and then, however that’s it.”

“We don’t speak about [the fashion industry] in any respect,” she added. “We speak about music, meals, touring, canines and family.”

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