Since appearing on Model of the Week (below), Helena Severin has gone on to work for Dior, Saint Laurent and COS.


Helena Severin

Viva Model Management
Also with: DNA Models / Viva London / Heartbreak Management / Wiener Models (mother agent)


180 cm (5’11”)

Place of Origin:
Vienna, Austria

Ethnic Origin:
½ Austrian, ½ German


How discovered:
On the streets of Berlin when I was really young…

Favorite things:
Writing down thoughts, taking pictures with single use cameras

Favorite music, band:
Changes quite a lot but right now, Efterklang (a Danish band, just been to their concert in Vienna!), LCD Soundsystem, Flying Lotus and Arctic Monkeys

Favorite movie, tv show:
Leon, Pulp Fiction

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
Haider Ackermann / Jana Wieland (a super talented friend of mine!), CK One, Kiehls Lip Balm

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
I would be in school (just like now) and try to figure out what I want to do with my life.

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
Jacques Brel (not necessarily uncool)

Favorite modeling experience so far?
Walking exclusive for Saint Laurent Paris! The whole experience was amazing!

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
That it is a small mix of Paris and Berlin. Vienna has some really nice markets all over the year too.

Which brand would you really love to model for?

Place you would love to visit:
Definitely New York, Stockholm would be nice too

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Egon Schiele’s pencil drawings, Theo Wenner’s work

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  • ilinca

    Love her! she‘s so beautiful and fresh. I wish her all the best!!

  • Andreas

    Sorry Ilinca but I love her more :D

  • bloggerquest

    Young Charlotte Gainsbourg, love her!

  • elven

    margaux brooke

  • S.

    She’s striking and seems genuinely interesting. I also get the Gainsbourg comparisson, and I love that she works with Laurent. In love with this girl.

  • Haha speaking of Charlotte Gainsbourg she does look like her a lot! Very nice. :)

  • sajjad


  • isabella

    she looks like a mix of keira knightley and charlotte gainsbourg, gorgeous!!!!