Video: Conor For “Lessons”

6 December 2013

In today's video feature, we showcase a series of outtakes from photographer Cecilie Harris' editorial “What My Parents Taught Me” for our latest issue, which centers around the charming Conor Doherty at Elite Models London. As always, Cecilie shoots in typical Boys by Girls fashion, capturing Conor relaxed and chilled out in his London family home. In this personal setting, Cecilie was able to capture his true boyish nature as he hangs out in the local skatepark with friends, and his more brooding and quiet side when alone at home.

With music by English rapper Roots Manuva (a song picked by Conor), the video takes you into Conor's world - if only for a little while. Enjoy your stay.

To view the full 8-page story, including an exclusive interview with Conor, click here to buy “Lessons”.

Words by Sara Gilmer.

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