From 'The Bachelor SA' to London Fashion Week – here’s what Xia’s been up to

Xia Narain on 'The Bachelor SA.' (Photo supplied: M-Net)
Xia Narain on 'The Bachelor SA.' (Photo supplied: M-Net)

Xia Narain might have left the Bachelor mansion, but the only sleep she's losing is due to jet lag.

The 23-year-old model from Durban and former professional tennis player Tegan Edwards didn't receive roses from Marc Buckner on the second episode of The Bachelor SA.

The Top-16 Miss SA 2019 finalist has been travelling abroad, walking international runways and rubbing shoulders with Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Irina Shayk though.


Last week she closed the show for the Burberry RTW Fall 2020 collection at London Fashion Week.

READ MORE: 'The Bachelor SA' contestant Xia walks at London Fashion Week and mingles backstage with Gigi Hadid

Xia's final cocktail party was an awkward affair when her conversation with Marc was interrupted by Jessica R.

Speaking about the incident Xia says, "I was a bit annoyed at first, but I came back to reality and realised that it's probably what I had to do while someone else was having their time with him."

Xia, who holds a bachelor's degree in General and Industrial Psychology from UKZN was very intent on delving deeper into Marc's interest in the subject, but their conversations kept getting cut short.

On whether there were other conversations that she wanted to have with the 36-year-old Xia says they didn't click.

"Usually, when I click with someone, I can talk about other things instead of generic topics."

About her time on the show, Xia says she wouldn't do anything differently, "I was myself, and I wouldn't change anything."

During her time in the mansion, the Top-16 Miss SA 2019 finalist shared with the other women that she had never been on a date before.

While Xia hasn't been on a date yet, she isn't looking for love, but she hopes that it will hopefully find her someday, somehow. 



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