Singer Ruel swaps the stage for the catwalk as he makes his debut as a runway model at Australian Fashion Week
Ruel is perhaps one of Australia’s most fashionable singers.
So the pop star was a natural fit to headline designer Richard Jarman’s Commas Resort 22 showing during Australian Fashion Week.
‘There’s not many musicians that come in at 6’3′ with Ruel’s looks,’ Richard told Daily Mail Australia last week.
That’s different! Ruel swapped the stage for the runway, making his debut as a model during the Commas Resort 22 event at Australian Fashion Week
The Sydney-based singer, 18, made his debut as a runway model at the Tamarama Beach event last week.
‘He has a lot going for him,’ Richard said of Ruel, who boasts an impressive 1.5million followers on Instagram.
The singer later gushed about his runway debut in an interview with The Daily Telegraph.
‘There’s not many musicians that come in at 6’3′ with Ruel’s looks’: Speaking to Daily Mail Australia Commas fashion designer Richard Jarman (pictured) heaps praise on the singer
Just getting started: The 18-year-old Sydney-based singer, who boasts an impressive 1.5million Instagram followers beamed about his runway debut in an interview last week. He promised fans that his fashion journey was just getting started
‘It was good fun. I love fashion so it was an honour to be a part of it.
‘Fashion is another way of expressing emotion and art.’
‘The more expressions we have the better… I want to delve into this world a little bit more.’
Ruel shared a gallery of photos to Instagram following the event.
‘First ever walk!! Thanks for the opportunity, sorry for getting the clothes all sandy and wet,’ he wrote in the caption.
Fun: ‘I love fashion so it was an honour to be a part of it,’ he told The Daily Telegraph following his appearance
Where is the love? Ruel recently described the fashion scene in Australia as ‘non-existent,’ telling PAUSE magazine: ‘Everyone just wears boardies and flips flops’
Ruel recently described the fashion scene in Australia as ‘non-existent’.
‘Everyone just wears boardies and flips flops,’ he told PAUSE magazine.
‘I’m just really starting getting into it. And I’d also love to start my own fashion label one day, I’ve already got some ideas and stuff like that, and I’ve got a little book where I write all my ideas and drawings.’
Despite his young age, Ruel is making waves with some of the music industry’s biggest names, including Khalid and Zane Lowe.
Most notably, Sir Elton John offered his support on his Beats 1 radio show in 2018.
Prodigy: Despite his young age, Ruel has already received praise from some of the music industry’s finest – including Khalid, Zane Lowe and Sir Elton John