Miranda Kerr: I'm 80% Healthy, 20% Indulgent

By ANTOINETTE BUENO

February 05, 2014

Supermodel Miranda Kerr recently chatted with ET in New York City to talk about her new ShopStyle campaign shot by Terry Richardson, where she spilled how she gets her enviable physique.

"Well for me, I'm very passionate about health, well-being. I think the whole mind-body connection is important," she says about her committment to both looking and feeling good. "What we think affects the way we feel, obviously, what we eat affects how we feel. We really need to learn to take care of ourselves so we can be our best selves ... you know, it takes work."

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Kerr says she lives by the "80/20 percent rule" -- which is being 80 percent healthy when it comes to eating, and letting yourself indulge 20 percent of the time.

"It's fun to have a little indulgence, and I always encourage -- you know, when people say how do you do it, how do you balance it out -- and for me, I predominantly eat healthy, organic, and I know what works for my body. I've studied nutrition, and I'm very passionate about how the body works -- so I know what to do if I'm not feeling great," she says. "But at the same time, I really enjoy food, and I really enjoy having a little indulgence so I try to stick to the 80/20 rule -- 80 percent healthy and 20 percent indulgent, and that really works for me."

Of course the Australian model is as much celebrated for her amazing body as her personal style, so what does she feel is the biggest fashion mistake a woman can make?

"I would say the biggest fashion mistake would be if a woman is trying to follow a trend that's not necessarily in alignment with who she is, and she's just trying to do something that's not really her, she's just going with the trend," she explains. "I don't necessarily believe in that. I just believe in finding what works for you."

And when it comes to the men?

"I would say shoes -- a guy really needs to invest in a great pair of shoes. That's important," she smiles. "And a well-tailored suit. It's important that a guy has a well-tailored suit. A great pair of jeans, white shirt -- keep it simple. Keep it classy. And gray's always very good on a lot of men."

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Watch the video to hear why ShopStyle is perfect for Kerr's beyond busy lifestyle.



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