As a silver-haired classic curve model, body confidence activist, influencer and podcast host, Rachel Peru is the full package! She stepped into the industry at 46 and has been making strides for women and representation ever since.
Now in her 50s, Rachel continues to embrace her curves and naturally grey hair. Proactive in knocking down ageist stereotypes, Rachel has built her space in this industry by working with well-known brands such as JD Williams, Bravissimo, Ambrose Wilson, Charlotte Tilbury, Lovehoney, Absolute Collagen, The Bias Cut and many more in the beauty, fashion and lifestyle spectrum. Rachel has also worked on the F&F Clothing campaign with Davina McCall and with body confidence icons Ashley Graham and Lizzo on the ‘Swimsuit for All’ campaign, which has established her as a named artist alongside these ambassadors.
Using her social platforms to empower and represent mid-life women, Rachel is an example to many advocating that they’re not invisible in the industry. This translates to her work as an ambassador for multiple charities like ‘Be Real’ and ‘The Real Catwalk’ event founded by Khrystyana Kazakova where she walked the runway in Trafalgar Square with other inclusive models.
Not only the face of many look books and campaigns, Rachel also hosts her own podcast ‘Out of the Bubble’ where she interviews women from all walks of life to share their stories and experiences to help her audience find new passions and purpose later in life.
Through her platforms, podcast and numerous press interviews and opportunities, Rachel inspires her online community by sharing her own experiences and creating a platform for others to share and step outside of their comfort zone.