THERE IS AN ELEMENT OF LOVELY SURPRISE to the fact that one of modelling’s newest stars, with her French-cool-girl style and exclusive contract with Saint Laurent, is, in fact, an articulate and thoughtful 21-year-old brunette from the New South Wales South Coast.Aylah Peterson began modelling when she was 15 after entering the Dolly Model Search (“That’s what all the girls did,” she says, laughing), but quit soon afterwards. “I wasn’t enjoying it,” she says. “I felt like I couldn’t communicate what I wanted, I couldn’t cut my hair or be myself. It felt quite restrictive, and issues with communication came with not really knowing myself at that age.” After being convinced to give modelling another try, Peterson had her long hair chopped into a chic bob with bangs and started afresh.
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