Meet The Model: Gemma Orsman shot by Russell Kleyn

Cool and cute.

Name: Gemma Orsman

Nickname: Gem, G, Gemima, Hurricane

Star sign: Scorpio

Where are you from and where do you live now?
I am from New Zealand, and I live in Wellington, NZ.

What do you like to do/hope to do outside of modelling?
Outside of modelling I like to do creative things like sketch/draw or build/create things and sports… lots of sports.

What’s your favourite time of day?
The afternoon or golden hour. You get amazing selfies out of it haha.

What inspires you most?
The people around me really inspire me to try to be my best self all the time and really help me stay grounded and happy.

What songs or albums are soundtracking your life atm?
Right now I’m really loving anything Billie Eilish (bitches broken hearts) and Rex Orange County. (Untitled)

Any personal beliefs or values that are meaningful to you?
No matter how many times people knock you down stand back up and show them you are stronger than they will ever be.

What celebrity or person from history do you have a crush on?
The celebrity that I have a massive crush on is definitely Cameron Boyce He is just such a genius and person and he seems soooo niceee.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
I really have always wanted to be an engineer. That is still a career path, but I would really love to get more into acting.

What scares you most?
Spiders scare me the most. Oh and sleep paralysis (it’s terrifying)

Best piece of advice you ever received?
Fight for what I believe in but also listen to other people’s beliefs.

What is a skill you wish you possessed?
A skill I wish I possessed is flexibility… or to be able to really understand books and the subject English.

What fictional character to you most relate to, and why?
The fictional character that I relate to the most is probably Louise Belcher – she is crazy! a little bit psychotic and mischievous. But she knows how to have a good time and know the importance of people and herself.

Best YouTube clip you’ve ever seen?
The best YouTube clip I’ve ever seen is just The Best Vines 2017… it’s a compilation of the funniest Vines ever.

Photographer: Russell Kleyn
Fashion: Aria McInnes
Fashion assistant: Dayle Palfreyman
Make-up: Aria McInnes
Model: Gemma Orsman @ Kirsty Bunny Management