Fashion

2.15.2014

Made Fresh: Milk Made's Favorite Girls

Victoria at Muse Management
Camelia at Muse Management
Lily W. at Re:Quest Model Management
Meng Meng at Fusion Model Management
Sarah at Fusion Model Management
Elina at Re:Quest Model Management
Ania at Major Model Management
Colleen at Frame Models
Rebekah at Re:Quest Model Management
Rain at Major Model Management
Rain at Major Model Management

Now that fashion week is winding down, we finally have a moment to catch our breath and remember a quieter time—was it really only a week ago?—when we invited some of our favorite model friends to come by Milk for a quick download amid the casting chaos.

VICTORIA AT MUSE MANAGEMENT

Where are you from? I am originally from Brazil, but I grew up in South Beach, Florida.

Do you have any interesting hobbies?
I’m a Scorpio, so I’m very artistic. I write a lot of music.

What kind of music do you write?
I love writing and recording rap music.

If you won $100 million from the lottery, what would you spend it on?
I would travel the world! Seriously, I’d hop on a plane and ZOOM! I’d go everywhere.

CAMELIA AT MUSE MANAGEMENT

How old are you?
21.

Where are you from and how long have you been living in NYC?
I come from France and have been living in NYC for one month.

What is one thing you are passionate about?
Fashion.

Who is your favorite writer?
My favorite writer is Milan Kundera.

What is your favorite place to hang out in New York City?
My favorite place in New York City is Lucien; I’m there almost every day!

LILY W. AT RE:QUEST MODEL MANAGEMENT

How long have you been modeling?
I have been modeling for about four years.

Where are you from?
I am from West Virginia and went to high school in New York City.

What are you most passionate about?
Eating and sleeping are two really big passions of mine. 

What kind of music do you listen to?
I really like the blues and old country rock and roll.

Do you have any siblings?
I have an older sister in New York City, which is great when one of us needs a pet-sitter!

If you won $100 million from the lottery, what would you spend it on?
I would probably buy my dad a house and then spend the majority of it on junk food!

MENG MENG AT FUSION MODEL MANAGEMENT

Where are you from?
I was living in Beijing but now I’m traveling so much to Milan and Paris that I feel like I live wherever my work is.

What are you most passionate about?
Fashion is what I am really passionate about. I’ve been watching fashion TV since I was six-years-old.

If you won $100 million from the lottery, what would you spend it on?
I’m not sure; probably buy a really luxurious car. 

SARAH AT FUSION MODEL MANAGEMENT

What is your favorite place in New York City?
My favorite place is a restaurant called Miss Lily’s. The people there are always dancing and I love that energy!

What kind of music do you listen to?
I listen to everything. The majority of music I listen to is happy, fun, and upbeat music.

Do you have any interesting hobbies?
I enjoy needlework like knitting and crocheting. I’ve always loved to have my hands busy building something. My dad and I have built a radio and even put together a truck!

If you won $100 million from the lottery, what would you spend it on?
I think that I’d want to take my dad to Australia and go scuba diving at the Great Barrier Reef. Aside from that, I’d want to donate a large amount to local charities that I am an advocate for.

ELINA AT RE:QUEST MODEL MANAGEMENT

What are you most passionate about?
I love yoga. I got into it back in August and now I’m doing Bikram Yoga probably four times a week. It’s a form of exercise that feels very spiritual to me.

What is your favorite spot in New York City?
I love being able to sit in Central Park and read a book or just relax and enjoy nature.

What kind of music do you listen to?
I really like rap, which a lot of people are surprised by. My favorite rapper is Kanye West. I first heard his “Through the Wire” back when I was in middle school and have been in love ever since.

If you won $100 million from the lottery, what would you spend it on?
I’d take a long vacation! 

ANIA AT MAJOR MODEL MANAGEMENT

What do you do in your time off?
I love to hang around people that I’m comfortable with; that I can be myself with; that I can be loud around—because I tend to be loud. Talking or going to a bar…I eat a lot. Food is everywhere; I just love to explore.

Do you have a drink of choice?
I always go for Moscato. Anything fruity I love.

What kind of music do you listen to?
Oh, I’m loving Beyonce right now! 

If you won $100 million from the lottery, what would you spend it on?
I’m from Haiti and often feel homesick so I’d probably take a trip home and to relax and be with my family.

COLLEEN AT FRAME MODELS

Do you have any interesting hobbies?
I like to be creative! I’m an artist and work in many different mediums.

What is your favorite music genre?
I would have to say that reggae is my favorite genre, but I also love hip-hop and old school rock and roll like The Rolling Stones.

If you won $100 million from the lottery, what would you spend it on?
I wouldn’t spend it on anything. I’d give the majority of it away to the people that I love.

REBEKAH AT RE:QUEST MODEL MANAGEMENT

Do you have any interesting hobbies?
I love to make movies and I love photography. I really enjoy people’s company, if I could make that a hobby I totally would.

What do you love most about New York?
My mom and I, when ever we’d come into the city would just sit and people watch for like 10 minutes.

Do you have a favorite musician?
I really love Alt J but aside from that Lauryn Hill is one of my all time favorite artists. Alt J is for now, but Lauryn is forever!

If you won $100 million from the lottery, what would you spend it on?
I’d just spoil all of the people that I love with the best of the best! I’d make it my goal to spend it all in a year just to be lavish!

RAIN AT MAJOR MODEL MANAGEMENT

Do you have any interesting hobbies?
I love cooking; I used to work for Food Network as a chef!

What are you most passionate about?
I’m a huge advocate for the mentally handicapped or disabled homeless community. The main reason I pursued modeling was to spread awareness of this cause and for my voice to truly be heard.

If you won $100 million from the lottery, what would you spend it on?
I’m going to take 30 percent of what I get and invest it in silver, because silver is the new gold. Then I would buy land with aquifers to make sure land with water resources were protected.  The rest I would put toward the mentally handicapped or disabled homeless community.

Photography by Jamie Burke

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