#FriendshipGoals

Taylor Hill and Romee Strijd

In conversation with the models of the moment.

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With their top model looks, chic personal style and sunny dispositions, Taylor Hill and Romee Strijd were an easy choice for our Spring 2017 MICHAEL Michael Kors campaign. Here’s another reason why they are a perfect pairing: they just so happen to be best friends in real life, too. We caught up with everyone’s favorite Instagram BFFs to talk friendship, quirky habits and “The Sloth” dance.

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ROMEE

My favorite memory of Taylor is... 
I have way too many! But if I were to choose, then it would be having her by my side with all of the traveling this year—she's been the absolute best friend.  We have gone around the world and back, and she makes every trip better than the last.

The three words you would use to describe both of you are...   
Weird.  Honest.  Ambitious.

If Taylor was a song, she’d be…
‘Sk8er Boi’ by Avril Lavigne. Haha—I don't know why that popped in my head.  I think she's cool, funny, and a little bit of a rebel as well. She has that “I don't care” vibe...like a rock star.

Taylor’s style is…
All-American, but with this sense of rebellion.  She can rock a simple t-shirt and ripped jeans with a cool pair of sneakers. It’s BOMB. But at the same time, she can dress up super classy and chic. It always feels authentic, which is something I really admire.

One weird thing that Taylor likes…
Is pickles and peanut butter. It's so gross, haha!

One thing she is great at…  
Is getting you to open up. I find we have some of the most deep and meaningful conversations. She is honest and open, and for me that's the best combination of characteristics to find in a friend.

One thing that Taylor is terrible at… 
This one is actually a positive about her, but she is sometimes impossible to get a hold of!  She can go completely off the grid. Like, there is no possible way to get in touch with her no matter who you are.  I think this is actually one of her strengths as we all need to shut off our phones once in a while to be present and appreciative of what's happening around us.

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TAYLOR

I first met Romee…  
2 years ago in Ohio, on a modeling job.

My favorite memory of Romee is…
When she first showed me how weird she is by doing a crazy dance that I now call “The Sloth.”

The three words you would use to describe both of you are...   
Weird. Crazy. Fun.

What I like about Romee’s style...
She dresses a lot like me and we own a lot of the same clothes—so how could I not like everything about her style!

One weird quirk of Romee’s is...
She’s really good at dancing weirdly!

One thing that Romee is terrible at…  
She’s the worst texter—getting her to respond is a mission. I usually have to snapchat her to get an answer.

It’s movie night with Romee—we’re watching and eating… 
Probably a chick flick and I’ll be eating hot Cheetos while she eats some sort of popcorn. She’s obsessed!