If you could choose to work with anyone, who would you want to model for?
My favorite brand is Chanel and I would love to work with them. And, of course, the goal of any model other than being published in Vogue magazine is to work with the Victoria's Secret brand.
Are their any models you look up too the most?
I'm not looking at anyone, I'm looking at myself. There's no point in copying someone.
If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
I don't want to change anything in the industry, because I believe that all things are what they should be at the moment, because the whole universe is working on creating them. I only contribute to the common cause.
What would be your dream shoot set up?
I want to take part in the shooting of a top clothing brand with exotic animals, birds, insects.
Interview with Model
Fashion Producer Valeri Manziuk
Model Lera Levinski
Photographer Alla Ready Bellephotostudio
Model Mimi Tao
Retoucher Lopez Roman
Fashion Designer Bodysuitsme
Retoucher Larisa Shatalova
Tell us a bit about your story, did you always want to be a model?
Yes, I always wanted to be a model, but also a singer or actress. I released my music album. But singing takes up your whole life, so I'm not ready for it right now.
What do you enjoy most about modelling?
I am a creator. I like to work on projects with designers and see the end result of the entire team's creativity.
Could you tell us a bit about the shoot that you have modelled for that is in our magazine? Does it’s meaning have any significance for you?
First of all, this is my 1st magazine cover in the status of Miss New York United Nation. We did two photo shoots. The first one was shot by the founder of the brand Bodysuitsme Pettie Tekye Chong. And for the second shoot, we invited a popular high fashion photographer and cinematographer Alla Ready, where the founder of the brand took part as a model. We had much fun as you can tell looking at some pictures.
What is you biggest accomplishment so far?
I am a Playboy model Playmate of the year and I am Miss New York United Nation 2020. I’ve been published in Vogue magazine in different countries and I’m working with popular clothing brands, including lingerie runways on fashion weeks. I think every woman on the planet dreamt about the last one. But the problem is that almost no one believes in themselves.
What is the best advice you’ve been given?
I've heard lots of good advices. But the most appropriate to our current topic of conversation is to imagine yourself as the person you want to be, and get used to this role.
Do you have any tips for people who want to start in the modelling industry?
Don't try to follow stereotypes or you will merge with the mass. Be yourself. And remember: all limits are only in your head. Believe in yourself 100%, do not leave even a shadow of doubt. Be honest. Be responsible. Love yourself and others.
Thank you so much for being a part of intra, how can our readers find you? @lera.levinski