14/08/2014 16:39 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Sophie Dahl: 'I've Always Felt Like A 75-Year-Old Woman Inside'

Supermodel and author - not to mention Roald Dahl's granddaughter - Sophie Dahl has admitted she's a bit of an old lady and has "always felt like a 75-year-old woman inside".

The 36-year-old wife and mother fessed up to her pensioner tendencies as she posed for the cover of Red magazine's March issue.

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Talking about her recent partnership with cashmere clothing brand Brora, she said her reason for doing the collaboration was very much to do with The Queen.

"I approached them. I just loved the brand, and I knew they sometimes did interesting collaborations. I wanted to do very pretty clothes," she said. Riiight? But what's that got to do with Queen Liz?

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"My favourite thing is a striped cashmere cardigan, and my fashion icon is the Queen, or Emily Lloyd in Wish You Were Here.

"I think inside I've always been a 75-year-old woman, so the whole Brora thing was perfect."

The full interview appears in the March 2014 issue of Red, on sale 31st January. Also available in digital edition on Apple Newsstand. For further exclusive content, please visit Red Online.

While Sophie may feel like an old lady deep down she certainly doesn't look it, but we guess we can understand why she'd want to emanate HM's style...