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Elyse Knowles picks up dog poo during a low-key outing in Byron Bay

She’s the glamorous Myer model and former winner of The Block, who’s often hailed for her girl next door appeal. 

And Elyse Knowles proved she’s just like the rest of us while picking up dog poo in her new hometown Byron Bay on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old cut a relaxed figure while stepping out makeup-free to walk her dog Harlow at the beach.

Life's a beach! Elyse Knowles cut looked relaxed as she walked her dog at the beach in Byron Bay on Tuesday

Life's a beach! Elyse Knowles cut looked relaxed as she walked her dog at the beach in Byron Bay on Tuesday

Life’s a beach! Elyse Knowles cut looked relaxed as she walked her dog at the beach in Byron Bay on Tuesday

Sporting ripped jeans, a beige-coloured bohemian blouse and green Birkenstock sandals, the blonde bombshell nailed hipster chic and was seen chatting to a friend.

Melbourne-born Elyse moved to Byron with her boyfriend, Josh Barker, earlier this year.

She previously revealed their decision to relocate with their dogs Isla and Harlow was an easy one, particularly because ‘everyone chooses cardboard over plastic’ and the people there aren’t fixated on their phones.

Bohemian style: Sporting ripped jeans, a beige-coloured bohemian blouse and green Birkenstock sandals, the blonde bombshell nailed hipster chic while chatting to a friend

Bohemian style: Sporting ripped jeans, a beige-coloured bohemian blouse and green Birkenstock sandals, the blonde bombshell nailed hipster chic while chatting to a friend

Chatting away: Elyse was joined by a friend and several other dogs on the low-key outing

Chatting away: Elyse was joined by a friend and several other dogs on the low-key outing

‘Lots of people have been asking me why I’ve made the move to Byron Bay when the industry I work in revolves mainly around Sydney & Melbourne,’ the Land Rover Australia ambassador wrote on her blog in April.

‘There [sic] a few answers to this question. Firstly, change can bring opportunity, fresh beginnings & a new perspective. It challenges you to go out & meet new people, find new habits and just live your life in a slightly different way. It’s refreshing & very liberating. 

‘Secondly, living in a place where pretty much everyone is consciously aware of their carbon footprint is pure BLISS! People care about more than just their actions. They care deeply about the effect their actions have on other people, species & industries. It’s a little green hub!’

Natural beauty: The Myer model went makeup-free and her luscious locks were straightened and worn loosely

Natural beauty: The Myer model went makeup-free and her luscious locks were straightened and worn loosely 

The down-to-earth star added that people in Byron Bay aren’t as consumed by their phones, writing: ‘People’s eyes are up & not focused down on their phones as much. They are looking around, taking in the views, smiling & saying hello to the people they pass! Yes, they say HELLO! Who would have thought saying hello was so hard?!’ 

She went on to urge fans to look after the environment, writing ‘People up here pick things up & use the trash cans for what they’re there for.’

Elyse is no stranger to offering advice to fans.

The model, who is a Land Rover Australia ambassador, stepped out of a black four wheel drive

The model, who is a Land Rover Australia ambassador, stepped out of a black four wheel drive

New home: Melbourne-born Elyse moved to Byron with her boyfriend, Josh Barker, earlier this year

New home: Melbourne-born Elyse moved to Byron with her boyfriend, Josh Barker, earlier this year

Simple lifestyle: She previously revealed their decision to relocate with their dogs Isla and Harlow was an easy one, particularly because 'everyone chooses cardboard over plastic' and people aren't fixated on their phones

Simple lifestyle: She previously revealed their decision to relocate with their dogs Isla and Harlow was an easy one, particularly because ‘everyone chooses cardboard over plastic’ and people aren’t fixated on their phones

In October last year, the model, who has posed for countless magazine photo shoots and regularly documents her glamorous life on Instagram, urged fans to stop admiring influencers and models.

She told her Instagram followers to ‘quit trying to be like everyone else’ and to embrace their unique qualities.

‘As I often say in this book, there is only ONE of you in this world,’ she began.

'Quit trying to be like everyone else': In October last year, the Myer model, who has posed for countless magazine photo shoots and regularly documents her glamorous life on Instagram, urged fans to stop admiring influencers and models

'Quit trying to be like everyone else': In October last year, the Myer model, who has posed for countless magazine photo shoots and regularly documents her glamorous life on Instagram, urged fans to stop admiring influencers and models

‘Quit trying to be like everyone else’: In October last year, the Myer model, who has posed for countless magazine photo shoots and regularly documents her glamorous life on Instagram, urged fans to stop admiring influencers and models

Words of wisdom: The model, who is hailed for her girl-next-door appeal, told her followers to 'quit trying to be like everyone else' and to embrace their unique qualities

Words of wisdom: The model, who is hailed for her girl-next-door appeal, told her followers to ‘quit trying to be like everyone else’ and to embrace their unique qualities

‘Your unique qualities, look and personality are special and it’s important to embrace them.’ 

She continued: ‘Quit trying to be like everyone else on Instagram and in magazines and focus on being your best self. It’s amazing how beautiful and confident you will feel if you own who you are. Nothing is more exquisite than self confidence.’

Elyse often shares glamorous photos with her 900,000 Instagram followers – but in May last year she shared her concerns about the effects of social media on young people.

Glamorous life: Elyse often shares glamorous photos with her 900,000 Instagram followers - but in May last year she shared her concerns about the effects of social media on young people

Glamorous life: Elyse often shares glamorous photos with her 900,000 Instagram followers – but in May last year she shared her concerns about the effects of social media on young people

‘The common issue we have in our generation is that we are surrounded by images that aren’t real,’ she told Body and Soul.

‘Everyone puts their best version of themselves on social media; it’s hard but we have to remember that that person doesn’t look like that all the time, so definitely don’t compare yourself to that person you see on social media.’ 

Selfie queen: Else said, 'The common issue we have in our generation is that we are surrounded by images that aren't real'

Selfie queen: Else said, ‘The common issue we have in our generation is that we are surrounded by images that aren’t real’

In August, Elyse signed on as a Myer ambassador after the brand’s longtime ‘Face’ Jennifer Hawkins stepped down after 12 years.

In addition to her role at Myer, Elyse is the face of Seafolly, Davidoff Cool Water and Aveda, and has also posed for various magazines including Australian Women’s Health and Women’s Fitness. 

Modelling success:  In August last year, Elyse (left) signed on as a Myer ambassador after the brand's 'Face' Jennifer Hawkins (right) stepped down after 12 years. Both pictured at the 2015 Melbourne Cup

Modelling success:  In August last year, Elyse (left) signed on as a Myer ambassador after the brand’s ‘Face’ Jennifer Hawkins (right) stepped down after 12 years. Both pictured at the 2015 Melbourne Cup

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