If you’re like us, you’ve been obsessed with every photo we’ve seen of English model Jacqueline Ilumoka in HOF!
We chatted to her about her impeccable style, life on the tall side and being a content creator.
Occupation: Model, Marketeer and Content creator.
What does a typical day look like for you?
As I’m self employed I can work anywhere so I usually work from home or I could be going into a clients’ office. My day goes from managing social media and marketing campaigns for clients, to modelling or shooting content for my own Instagram page. No two days are the same it’s always different!
If you had to describe your style in three words it would be:
Classy, Stylish & Edgy.
How did you feel about your height growing up?
I’d always loved it! Both my parents are above average and they would always tell me to walk with my head up, not to slouch and hide my height. My mum is 5ft8 and she always wore heels to look taller, to her being tall was always something to be proud of.
I would notice other tall girls who slouch or felt awkward about their height, trying to make it less notable. So when I was younger I promised myself I wouldn’t look like that and wouldn’t let people use it against me.
I also had this mentality that people are going to see you anyway so you might as-well own it! Now it seems everyone wants to be tall! People always say to me “I wish I was your height” so it’s funny how being a tall girl has become more widely accepted and desired.
The perfect white shirt with a twist: The White Dot Shirt. Jacquline styles it with slick leather leggings and a wide brim hat.
If there is one piece of advice you’d tell your younger self it would be? Own everything about yourself, take time to discover what works for you and never compare yourself to others.
Another thing I would’ve said to my younger self is when it comes to finding fashionable shoes for tall women, shop around! You never know where you will find fashionable tall shoes, sometimes they’re on sites that you would least expect!
What’s your go-to look?
My go-to look is a casual glam: Jeans, heels and a nice white blouse.
What’s your favourite Height Of Fashion piece?
Definitely the leopard print dress it’s so cute and easy to style.
Chilling with my friends watching a film with some good food.
The Hate U Give and Man on Fire.
The Sassy Leopard Spilt Dress, styled with a sexy biker jacket and heels. This dress is equally cute with strappy sandals a big hat.
Who’s your role model?
I don’t really have one right now, but growing up I loved Tyra Banks! Because she was a tall black model killing it ,but also paved the way for lots of new models to come up through America’s Next Top Model.
Any piece of clothing you wish you could find for tall women?
Knee high boots and more blazer dresses.
What’s something you’ve achieved recently that you’re proud of?
I recently signed to a fantastic influencer agency called Camel London Creatives.
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