Harvey Newton Haydon has a face you’ll no doubt recognise, whether he’s on our TV screens advertising Joop’s latest fragrance or posing nude for French Connection. Harvey is currently one of the industry’s top grossing male models.
The British model launched his modelling career walking for John Galliano back in 2009 after being scouted at a New York nightclub.
Since then his campaign credits have snowballed and include some of the world’s most prestigious fashion and beauty brands – John Richmond, Firetrap, Swatch, L’Oréal, Joop, French Connection, Gieves & Hawkes, Superdry, Givenchy fragrance, H&M, Roberto Cavalli and most recently Boss Hugo Boss.
Harvey’s editorial credits in WWD, Flaunt, Tetu, GQ and Hunger magazine.
Birthplace: Dulwich hospital, London
Ethnic Origin: Cuban, Jamaican, Scottish and English
Nickname: Don’t really have a nickname apart from what my mum calls me… heard a few from people though; H…harv…..Harvs….dickhead…the usual
How were you scouted: I was scouted in a nightclub in New York by my former mother agent, Kevin Holloman
What’s your best feature: My best feature is…my smile and hair??
Top 3 beauty/grooming products: Creme de la mer moisturiser, black and white hair wax, dove cucumber and green tea anti-perspirant
Your favorite fragrance: Either The One by Dolce & Gabbana or my Christian Dior fragrance
What’s been your most lavish purchase?: My rabbit fur lined cream leather parka by Giorgio Armani
Hobbies: My motorbike, playing football, exercising my dog (or myself) and sketching designs
Fitness Regime: Fitness regime includes push ups, sit ups, dips, squats and football
What was the last movie you watched?: The Polar Express on Sky lol
What was the last track you listened to on your iPod?: Take Me To Church – Hozier
Do you have any Guilty Pleasures?: Don’t really know if I can say! …. Cheese and chocolate and Pom bears
What is your biggest fear?: Heights and sharks
What is your dream country to visit?: The Maldives
If you were not modeling, what would you be doing?: If I wasn’t modelling my life would probably have turned a very different direction. Most probably working in retail or maybe trying to work as a translator.
If you got to relive one day in your modeling career it would be…: Any day frankly… I’ve had a blast every day since I got scouted!
If you could be on the cover of any magazine, it would be: Vogue
What’s the funniest thing that has happened to you on a shoot?: When I got told I had a 4am call time to get a haircut!!
What was the last thing to make you cry?: A good joke
What’s your favorite fashion city and why?: London obviously, you can wear anything anytime and I feel like we have a certain sense of style unique to us Londoners.
Who are your idols?: My father amongst a few others
What was the last dream you remember?: The last dream I remember turned out to be a déjà-vu
One word to describe yourself: Cryptic-yet-friendly lol
Twitter handle: @harveynhaydon
Instagram handle: harveynh
How much money would you need to shave your hair off? 25k…in pounds!!!
Height: 6’1″ | 185cm
Waist: 29″ | 75cm
Shoes: 9 UK | 43 EU