Why you decide to become a model and how did you start ?
I was in College when a concours was opened to teenage girls like me, everybody told me to do it, I never been spining on a podium before, I wanted to try it, just for fun and because it was a concours in an university, actually it was miss Teenager Aube ( ma department) in the miss Universe France committee... I won and did miss Champagne Ardennes and won again, and then everybody called me in the city to do some fashion shows, ai kept doing in Paris and become professional there...
Nothing planed but I like it !
How has your life changed after you involved?
I had the chance to be free, to be able to finish my fashion design studies... and meet a lot of people, going in many places, and then travell... see so many beautiful things, its a really cool job acutally when you are young and need to discover life...
Who are your influences?
I love Gisele Bundchen, she is just amazing...i like healthy look you know, smiling and fresh...i don't like when designer want models look like robots lol
What was the hardest challenge for you?
Im always fixing challenges to myself, I think its just a way to fiocus on your objectifs and get it, but the hardest I d'ont know, every challenge is hard, because you can't fail...or you lose your confidence lol
What is your favorite part about being a modeling?
The freedom, beeing able to dont have a regular basic schedule who don't move it would be terrible for me ! But make it yourself, meet people, cross your friends in casting, have some free time to workout wich is part of the job...
What are your likes and dislikes?
I love sport, I love art, painting as my mother is a painter and as I used to draw since my young age, I love music I used to play piano , I love creation, create is the ebst thing ever ! and travell is my passion, discover the world ! I don't dislike anything, I just go away and do what I like :)
What types of assignments are you attracted most?
Acting, TV and commercial...
What are your most memorable modeling experiences?
It could be good or bad... when I signed in Ford models paris I was
sooooo happy ! And it was great because I was surpised, I just stoped by with a friend of mine I crossed in a casting before, she said come with me I had my book I went there... and it was great !
What would bring a smile to your face?
Get a great role in a big movie, or get a big beautiful campaign !!! haha
What would be your "dream job" in life?
I think I live my dream job, I just want to be better and bigger in what I do...that would be the real dream job !
What projects are you currently working on and your future plans ?
I am working on my clothes line, yoga style... :) coming soon, and on my acting carriere, I am trying to do more acting and more TV commercials because I like to film better than to shoot, I am on TV hosting projects too...you won't stop seeing me hahah
What is the best advice ever given to you?
Make it happens... or, watch your way and forgett about other people's one
What are some Do's and Don'ts in the business that you have learned?
Do what you want to do and don't listen what people say because they are almost always wrong and never believe in anybody else than themselves lol and always try to demotivate you for no reason but it is what makes you stronger !
What sort of tips or advice would you give somebody who is looking to modeling?
Be strong, stay focused, but always keep in mind that everything can stop one day for no reason and you have to know what to do next or behind that...
You need to have some B plans...
What are the "Your qualities" for you to be model?
I think I am fun and easy going caractere, who makes me beeing able to talk with everybody easily and have fun at work so people like me :) I am not scared about changes, I can adapt myself to everything, everywhere, its important in a job like that !
Thank you. We've enjoyed talking to you.
Me too lol :-)
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