(From The Dominion Post)
Byline: ENTING Carolyn
Incorporating the masculine and feminine in clothes fascinates model Janina Percival and is a strong influence in her wardrobe. By Carolyn Enting. Pictures by Steve Wilson.
WELLINGTON model Janina Percival attributes her androgynous style in part to growing up with three brothers.
"I used to wear my brothers' clothing and still like to wear guys' T-shirts," she says.
Born in Samoa, Miss Percival, 21, moved to Wellington with her family in 1994, and has worked as a model for the past four years after being spotted by a talent scout from The Agencie at the Kilbirnie pool. She now works for the talent agency as a booker, where she also helps tutor upcoming models about style and how to dress for castings.
On the catwalk she loves wearing Wellington designers' clothes, though of course there are occasions when she is not in love with what she has to wear.
"You just have to grin and look as if you love it. It is a model's job to be a coat hanger and make things look good. The trick …