by Omario Harfouch & Anastasia Kirikova
Model of the Week: Alexa Yudina
Mother Agency – Almodels (New York)
Modeling agencies (worldwide):
AAM: New York, Paris or Milano ?
Alexa:New York is love;*
AAM: Fashion Shows or Editorials ?
AAM: High heels or flats ?
AAM: American Vogue, French Vogue or Italian Vogue ?
AAM: Names of designers you would love to work with.
Alexa:Alexander Wang, Karl Lagerfeld, Riccardo Tisci, Miuccia Prada,Tom Ford, Donatella Versace, Marc Jacobs
AAM: What is your favorite drink ?
AAM: What was the last movie you went to see ?
AAM: If someone write a biography about you, what do you think the title should be ?
AAM: What kind of people do you dislike ?
Alexa:Boring and annoying
AAM: If you were a type of food, what type of food would you be ?
AAM: Your favourite quote?
Alexa:"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us." Helen Keller
AAM: Hello, dear Alexa!!! Tell us..How and when did you started modeling ?
Alexa:It was in small town, the name of that town Murmansk (on the north Russia, close to Norway) 5 years ago:) I previously lived there. Once, on the street I was approached by a woman. She was manager of a local agency. She liked me and she offered to try me as a model:) I thought a lot about it with my parents and eventually they agreed to try it:)
AAM: Do you remember your first casting? Tell me how it was.
Alexa:My first trip was to Milan, Italy. My first casting also was in Milan for Prada (Fall/Winter 2008 Show). I was nervous, my walk wasn’t fine, and I spoke so badly in English:) When the casting director asked me, “How tall are you?” I answered “15!”, because to me I had always heard “How old are you?” At that time I had a lot of funny moments. I was so young:) Of course they did not take me on the show, but it was a good experience for me:)
AAM: In which countries do you managed to work? Where you liked most?
Alexa: USA, Italy, France, Great Britain, Japan, Singapore, and Germany.
AAM: How would you describe yourself ?
AAM: What are in your opinion the best things in the modeling world?
Alexa:I love the fashion week:) The shows for models because it’s like the Olympics game for athletes:)
AAM: Please tell us what the last job has left you have the greatest impression?
Alexa:My last job was in New York for H&M video shooting with Lana Del Rey. it was at a professional cinema studio. It is where they make a lot of famous movies, one of them ''The Amazing Spider-Man 3D'' So, I met a lot of interesting and talented people where I heard in a real life the voiсe of Lana Del Rey and now she is one of my favorite singers! :)
AAM: You did many many fashion shows. Are you nervous before the show starts ? Which show you remeber the most?
Alexa:I’m not nervous anymore:) I feel confident on the runway now. The most memorable shows are Prada, Rodarte, and Givenchy)
AAM: Are there any models that inspire you ?
AAM: What are your favorite sports, how much do you exercise and how do you manage your diet to stay in shape?
Alexa:I was a professional chess player. So, chess is my favorite sport:) I like to run in the park and I have started to do yoga every day)
AAM: Do you have any beauty secrets hat you would like to share with us ?
Alexa: I try to drink warm water with lemon every morning.
AAM: Tell us a little more about your hobbies. What are you doing when you’re not working?
Alexa:I like to work. At present it is a sense of my life. I like to wake up early, to drink coffee and to run on errands. In such days I feel necessary, a part of this world. But I love my days off, too. On those days we arrange picnics in nature with friends, playing volleyball, badminton, and laying in the sun and swimming ;)
AAM: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Alexa:I have no idea about it…Perhaps I will have a big family, a loving husband and obedient children or not…will see:P
AAM: What do you think of All About Models?)
Alexa: Your web site is an interesting project. Useful to photographers, stylists and certainly for models:)
P.S. I wish you prosperity at ALL ABOUT MODELS! Plenty of interesting interviews, exclusive shootings and millions in attendance:)
Alexa Yudina , is a member of our social network www.allaboutmodels.me
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