Role Model
Tatler Malaysia|May 2020
Arinna Erin, a London-based model and the Malaysian face of Nike’s first modest swimwear line, talks ethical fashion and lauds the increasing diversity in the modelling industry
Tania Jayatilaka

What was it like working with Nike on the Victory Swim campaign?

The Nike team was looking for a Malaysian model. They contacted me for a phone interview and asked if I could swim. That was the beginning of my epic journey with this iconic brand. I loved spending time with the team and I made a new friend, Ikram Abdi, who is also one of the talents featured in the campaign.

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