Model of the Week: Nikayla Novak


Nikayla Novak

DNA Models
Also with: W Model Management / Factor/Chosen Chicago (Chicago)



Place of Origin:
Kewaunee, Wisconsin, USA

Ethnic Origin:
1/2 German 1/4 Norwegian 1/4 Bohemian


How discovered:
Was scouted first time in Paris, France and then 4 months later scouted again in Tampa, Florida (and the two scouts knew each other) and offered me a scholarship to attend a Barbizon competition in Boston where I received the most call backs and signed with W Model Management.

Favorite things:
Shopping, skiing, running, swimming, biking, and boating.

Favorite music, band:

Favorite movie, tv show:
The Notebook

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
I have a lot of favorites but I really like Phillip Lim but of course I also like Ralph Lauren- I was honored to model a dress for him and got to meet him personally. Euphoria by Calvin Klein fragrance; Cover Girl cosmetics

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
Besides going to school I would be working in a clothing store.

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
Spending time with just family.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
Walking the runway for Ralph Lauren and also shooting with Bruce Weber for A&F/ Hollister.

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
It’s a very small town so everyone knows each other and they help each other out in a time of need.

Which brand would you really love to model for?
Calvin Klein

Place you would love to visit:

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:

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  • troy

    So classic looking a gorgeous, could see her doing campaigns for Ralph lauren

  • Joe

    1/4 Bohemian? .. So she’s 1/4 Czech then.

  • erika

    Very beautiful, nice angular body. Reminds me a bit of Caroline Trentini.

  • She is a really Amazing girl!

  • A BEAUTY from right near my hometown in Wisconsin here on! So fun to see someone from right down the road doing so well. I would LOVE to test with her.

  • I shot her for her agency and liked her so much that i ask for her for Nylon Mexico and she looks beautiful.!! Bravo Nikayla! is the sweetest girl!

  • PC

    Truly Beautiful. Truly!

  • Matsu

    Calvin Klein/Prada exclusive much?? <3

  • Emmanuelle

    I’ve been repping Nikayla since she was a new face on the DNA boards in 2011. Love, love, love!