You Should Know: Sophie Elgort

by guestofaguest · September 12, 2014

Sophie Elgort

The daughter of photographer Arthur Elgort and sister of Hollywood heartthrob Ansel, Sophie Elgort is a fashion photographer who has shot for Paper, Surface, Teen Vogue and many others.

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Occupation: Photographer Instagram/Twitter: @sophieelgort

"Almost doesn't count."

Sophie Elgort Questionnaire

What do you actually do all day? Take pictures, edit, emails, meetings, calls

Favorite song growing up? "Sunday Morning," No Doubt or anything Salt n' Peppa

My biggest secret is... I was a former ski racer.

Why do you live in NYC? I was born and raised here and my whole family is here. Couldn't imagine living anywhere else.

Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? Subway and sometimes Uber if I'm bad.

My motto is... Almost doesn't count.

My alter ego is... Sassy Sophie (according to friends.)

The last drink I had was... A glass of Malbec (last night.)

My secret crush is... Jenna Lyons

What was your first job? Sorting buttons for Azzedine Alaia at his atelier in Paris when I was in high school.

Coming from? Going to? My apartment- going to pick up film at Chelsea Photography

What is your favorite work of art? Photography-Tina Barney, Slim Aarons, Arthur Elgort

Who should we know? My mom- Grethe Holby- She is ahead of the times as an avant-garde opera director currently producing/directing "The Three Astronauts" about the race to Mars.