Dec 23, 2016 3:17PM

Hanging At Home With Twin Models Rain & China

"We can read each other's minds, and China can also turn invisible, and I can fly."

New Zealand-based twins Rain and China are good at modelling, Christmas decorations and telepathy. Their personalities also live up to the really high standard set by their excellent names. Let them teach you about self-love, twin things and tru happiness below.

CHINA

Name: China

Nick name: Chingy

Star sign: Gemini

Where did you grow up and where are you living now?
We moved houses heaps growing up and to this day we still move 'round, we also still growing up.

What impact did those places have on you?
Each place we moved to was a different phase; they all influenced my hobbies and interests.

What were you like in high school?
Very introverted.

In what ways have you changed since then?
Literally changed every way you could change, all for the better.

What values did your parents instil in you?
Respek.

Have you guys always been close?
Yea, it's like us versus the world. Twin bonds are like crazy strong.

Any weird twin stuff to report?
Twin telepathy is real.

What characteristics define your generation?
Our generation is funny and so creative!! Everyone's stepping out their comfort zones and realising they can literally do whatever they want. Our generation is just way chill.

How do you think the term "model" has changed and is changing?
Modelling changed when people realised that being unique and different is cool.

What ideas/beliefs are important to you?
Self-love and being open minded.

What do you want for Christmas?
A massive party.

What's your idea of utopia?
My idea of utopia is how I saw my childhood, which was like sunny and happy 24/7.

What's the best thing on the internet?
The deep web.

What would your last meal be?
Chicken fried rice, chicken, chicken nuggets, chicken fries, chicken and waffles.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
Creative, successful and happy.

Words to live by:
Make the most of life because u gonna die one day. If there's something making u unhappy change it.

RAIN

Name: Rain

Nickname: Saiko/Ame

Star sign: Gemini

Where did you grow up and where are you living now?
Grew up on Sandy Lane in Avondale. We moved heaps when we were shmall, but now I'm back in Avondale not far from the house I grew up in.

What impact did those places have on you?
We moved heaps so we adapted to change easily, I think that's why we went through a lot of phases.

What were you like in high school?
Shmall.

In what ways have you changed since then?
I can 'see' now, I was pretty oblivious before.

What values did you parents instil in you?
Appreciation.

Have you guys always been close?
Yo since the womb, our bond is unreal.

Any weird twin stuff to report?
Yo we can read each other's minds, and China can also turn invisible, and I can fly.

What characteristics define your generation?
Creative. Everyone's so creative. I've seen so many different ideas/looks/sounds, [it's] so dope! It's the year of realising things y'all. 

How do you think the term "model" has changed and is changing?
The typical model standards are wayyy more chill, models are evolving into something more real, I dig it. It's natural, it's how it should be. Street kids will take over.

What ideas/beliefs are important to you?
I believe in self-love, and the planets and stars. 

What do you want for Christmas?
I'm not $o $ur£ what I want for €hri$tma$ ¥£t, I ju$t don't know.

What's your idea of utopia?
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs before everything goes bad.

If you could change one thing about the industry what would it be and why?
'Fuck the industry, we in the streets.'

What's the best thing on the internet?
Me bih.

What would your last meal be?
A seki feed from Pasadena takeaways.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
The president of the United States, an astronaut, a vet, a firefighter, a teacher, a nurse, and a lawyer.

Words to live by:
'Stay Gold'.

Photography & fashion: Imogen Wilson
Hair: Tommy Stayton @ Stephen Marr
Models: Rain & China at Milkshake Models

Lucy Jones