Model David Gandy joined the British Fashion Council’s live Twitter Q&A today morning to answer your questions.
BFC: David Gandy has arrived to answer all your questions! Here he is ready to get started.
DreamySim1: David Gandy: how do you keep fit/healthy with not much time/loads of traveling?
DG: Go to the gym 3/4 times a wk. there's always a gym wherever i travel. Workouts last 30 mins, probably less than people think.
Elizabeth B: Rumor is you are the muse for the leading man in some new fictions-Would you ever consider a photo shoot as one of these characters?
DG: Have heard these rumours also, always looking for new ideas for shoots/projects, so something i can def start to look at.
Cyse: David, are you on twitter?
DG: No not on twitter and there is no official twitter. To keep up to date with everything people can follow my 2 facebook accounts.
Cyse: How do see the British Menswear Fashion 10 yrs. from now?
DG: Been an amazing start over the last 3 days at London Collections. Believe british men's fashion will go from strength to strength.
Kay Polt: David: Is there any special significance to the ring you wear in several photos? I've not seen it in some of the more recent ones.
DG: Easy answer, was a gift from a close friend, but it was lost at a shoot a couple of months ago.
Laura T: David, something I've wondered (but never asked): many models have tattoos and/or piercings. Have you ever been tempted to get one?
DG: Hey laura! i dont think mum Gandy would be very impressed if i did.
Elizabeth B: David, does music ever influence your style choices for the day? Favourite song right now?
DG: It's sunday, sunday means Tony Bennett, tea and the sunday times.
Keyla Campos: I love you! What do you prefer? A movie or a book?
DG: Always a movie.
Kathryn Grimes: David: with your artistic background and design… Who/what artist/design do you favor? Or do you prefer a variety?
DG: Favourite artist is Edward Hopper.
Camilla Morton: You work with a lot of global brands how does London compare? What % of your wardrobe is Made in UK?
DG: Everything worn over London Collections has been British. Either bespoke like Peckham Rye or highstreet such as.
Jessica: What's the one must have item every man should have in his closet?
DG: A well fitted suit and good shoes.
Lizzie Walker: You've talked about starting a charity. Can you tell me if you have and what it will be about?
DG: We are getting closer to finalising the charity committee. Made up of all people from fashion industry. Called Blue Steel appeal.
Laura T: David, how many of the LCM shows will you have seen by end of today?
DG: By the end of today I will hopefully have totalled 25 shows and events at London Collections.
Jerome Allen Lorico: Is there a difference between your generation as a model and the generation of models now? In what aspects if there is?
DG: I think it's a lot more widely accepted to be a male model now.
Ike Bleu06: David, what's been the most memorable moment of your career so far?
DG: The Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue shoot. It's lead to where i am today.
Ashley Maclachlan: David: who is your favourite highstreet retailer & why?
DG: Marks & Spencer Fly the flag for British high street.
Rebecca Okell: Which designer has particularly caught your eye during London Collections so far?
DG: Hackett London, ETautz and Belstaff have all caught my eye at London Collections
Kimberly Carroll: Hi David, boxers or briefs?
DG: Kim I've been told you work for the BFC, get on with some work!!
Ellie Wilson: David do you ever use a stylist....?
DG: Sometimes i take advice from my stylist friend Joe Ottaway. But apart from that i style myself`.
Ellie Wilson: David would you ever consider designing your own collection?
DG: Brands have asked and so far we have declined. But def something i would consider in the future.
BFC: The charming David Gandy has now gone to Pringle Scotland show & left us all slightly in love! Thank you so much for your questions.