Since appearing on Model of the Week (below), Helena Severin has gone on to work for Dior, Saint Laurent and COS.
180 cm (5’11”)
Place of Origin:
½ Austrian, ½ German
On the streets of Berlin when I was really young…
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