When I told Vanessa about the outfits I had styled for her, she was immensely delighted. Most probably it is because her wardrobe predominantly consists of black clothes and she is into the classical music. During the shoot I found out about her hidden talent to play a piano and she told me a little about her life: the 21 year old will start her master program soon; she is fond of singing but refuses to take part in any vocal auditions. At the end of the shoot I asked Vanesa to sing something for me. With no second hesitation she began to sing, and I and my light reflector assistant Jan-Simon instantly fell in love with her voice 

I believe strongly that the talented Vanesa will accomplish her musical goals.


1.Love or money?

Love. For me, true happiness is sharing a life with your beloved – there is no greater wealth. Money will not make you happy…rather lonely in the end.

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2.Health tips?

Learn to appreciate eating sensibly and the victory over your impulses. Be smart with the carbs and sweets; rice with vegetables instead of the creamy pasta and fruits over the candy, for example. And never lie to yourself – if you have time for Facebook, etc., you probably have time to workout! ;-)

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3.If I wasn’t modeling, I’d be…

…on my way to sitting behind the CEO desk of a marketing firm in the music industry – preferably my own label.

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4.On a typical Saturday night,you can find me…

…at Waranga – the place to be on a Saturday for partying…after sushi with my friends, of course!

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5.One thing I couldn’t live without…

…My little sister.

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6.Any secret talents?

But, of course…however – what good is a secret once told? ;-) What most people find surprising about me is my passion for music – singing and playing piano are amongst the greatest joys in my life.

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7.If I won $10 million lottery,I’d be…

…investing, buying, and donating – what else should a millionaire do with their time? :)

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8.Where do I see myself five years from now?

I really don’t know how to answer this question because right now, my thoughts take me in a million different directions. There is so much in this life that I look forward to doing, I only know that the voyage there is the most important.

Model | Vanesa N.

Photography, Make-up, styling  | Inessa Goll

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