Bianca

Who:
Bianca Feliciano, 173 cm / 5’8″, American, born June 22nd.

Where:
Ford Models Chicago (mother agency), Ford Models Paris (), Ford Models LA (Los Angeles)

— What is something you wish you knew more about?
What cats & dogs dream about.

— The most interesting thing about your family?
I have a brother who I am 18 months & 2 days older than. My father is Puerto Rican with dark hair & eyes, but my mother has the dominant genes.

— An issue or cause you are passionate about:
Animal rights–I have 3 adopted animals in my house & have always owned rescues. I don’t think animals should be tested on & that every animal deserves to be treated with respect & have a good home.


Daniel

Who:
Daniel Matula, 189 cm / 6’2.5″, Czech, born July 11th.

Where:
Pure Model Management (Czech Republic – mother agency), Next Milan ()

— What is something you wish you knew more about?
I really want to learn how to make patterns and sew. I hope to have my own clothing brand one day. And I wish my English was better…

— How and when did you become a model?
Last year I met a model scout at the bus station in my hometown. She gave me her business card and asked if I was a model. First I found it amusing because I never thought about me as a model – my life is pretty much about sports. But then my Mum convinced me to give it a try and the next day I gave a call to that model scout who immediately invited me for a modeling competition casting.

— The best and worst aspects of your personality:
I’m determined and I never give up, even when the situation seems hopeless – that’s something I’ve been taught by playing collective sports for so many years. And the worst aspect of my personality? I tend to be moody quite often. It’s not hard to tell from my expression if I had a good day or not.


Becca

Who:
Becca Tonner, 175 cm / 5’9″, Canadian, born November 5th.

Where:
Peggi Lepage, Model Scout (Toronto – mother agency), Folio Montreal ()

— Who is your favourite entertainer?
My favourite entertainer is Meryl Streep. I like her because as well as being an extremely talented and dynamic actor, she is also very humble and doesn’t take herself too seriously. 

— An issue or cause you are passionate about:
An issue I’m passionate about is positive representation in fashion and entertainment. I think it’s important that everyone, especially young people, feels seen and celebrated. I think the industry needs to abandon traditional standards of beauty for it to accurately reflect the world we live in. 

— Something you are self-conscious about:
I’m self-conscious about how I’m perceived by others and what people think of me. I always hope I come off genuine, present and kind.


Rogely

Who:
Rogely Veeris, 187 cm / 6’1.5″, Dutch, born May 16th.

Where:
New Generation Model Management (The Netherlands – mother agency)

— Your most embarrassing moment:
I played American football for a couple of years. I had a game one day and one of the players tried to tackle me and pulled my pants and underwear down instead 💀😭

— What are three interesting facts about you?
1. I can laugh the whole day and nobody can stop me 🤣
2. I’m always in a happy mood.
3. I’m very social… I talk a lot, haha!

— How and when did you become a model?
I saw an advertisement on Instagram and reacted to that.


Iris

Who:
Iris O’Connell, 175 cm / 5’9″, Brazilian/Irish, born November 17th.

Where:
PRESENT MODEL MANAGEMENT (London – mother agency)

— One thing people may be surprised to know about you?
I was born and raised in the middle of nowhere on a mountain in Minas Gerais, Brazil until the age of 7. It was pretty crazy! I would have to walk from my house through a shallow part of a river (until my uncles finally built a bridge) just to get to the closest road. All the kids from around my area would meet and wait for a tiny old Volkswagen Beetle to take us down to where it was safe enough for the school bus to collect us and take us to the nearest town so we could get to school. Sometimes my flashlight would run out of battery and, as there were no shops anywhere near, I would have to make a hole in an old tin can and put a candle through it so it would be brighter. I would take this route every morning with my German Shepherd and just hope that we wouldn’t run into any jaguars or wild boars.

— What’s something you wish you knew more about?
SPACE!! For sure! It keeps me up at night knowing that I’m probably not going to live long enough to find out what exactly there is out there. Aliens? Other planets that can sustain human life? Does the universe go on forever? Guess I’ll never know.

— Who is someone you admire and why?
My mum, she’s lived a really amazing life and has always had astonishing stories to tell about her adventures and lessons he has learned along the way.


Tommy

Who:
Tommy Hume, 188 cm / 6’2″, Australian, born October 6th.

Where:
Azalea Models (Adelaide – mother agency), The Face (Paris), Kult Australia (Sydney)

— The most interesting thing about your family?
I have one sister (Beck Hume) who also is a model.

— Among your friends or family, what are you famous for?
That’s an easy one because I am the family IT help desk.

— One thing people may be surprised to find out about you:
How much of a gamer I am.


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