Model of the Week: Eva Minaeva

Eva photographed in Paris exclusively for by Rachel Rebibo. All clothing model’s own.


Eva Minaeva

Women Direct (MILANO)
Also with: Ford Models Paris (Paris) / unite unite (New York – mother agency)


176cm (5’9.5″)

Place of Origin:
Russia, Moscow

Ethnic Origin:
My grandmother was Lithuanian


How discovered:
I was discovered by a male model in Paris subway when I was on the vacation. He took a picture of me on his iPhone and I left. After couple of days I was reached by the agency who I am working with now.

Favorite things:
Oh I love theatre. I used to play in theatre before started modeling and it was one of the most beautiful years in my life. I love music. I wanna make music. I really want and I will.

Favorite music, band:
I love techno, minimal techno, deep house. Nicolas Jaar, Mario Basanov, Acid Pauli are my favorite musicians. Also I love The Knife and Die Antwoord.

Favorite movie, tv show:
There are a lot of. My favorites are “I Origins”, Interstate 60, Fight Club.

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
I think I prefer YSL, Rick Owens, also I’m in love with some products of Dior, Chanel, Gucci and other big brands. My favorite perfumes are Dior (my mom is in love with it and uses only this one), I like Calvin Klein beauty fragrance. My always beauty product is Bioderma. I use it every day and it’s the only product which is “accepted” by my skin.

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
I guess I would do business.I am really interested in it. I would love to be an actress. I already wrote above that I can’t imagine my life without art. And I feel like I am connected with theatre.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
I was confirmed for GUCCI show in Milan on men’s Fashion Week, I did exclusive. I can’t express myself how much happy I am to work with such amazing people and try myself in high fashion level of modeling. I’m thankful a lot for my agency in Milan, Paris, my mother agent, my family and of course to Gucci team, and all the people who helped and supported me. Also in spring I did a campaign with my boyfriend which is gonna come out soon. I enjoyed the job, it was one of the finest days during my modeling. I was really excited!

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
My city is Saint – Petersburg, Russia, I am pretty sure that it is the most beautiful city in Russia. I love people from my city, there are a lot of artists and people whose minds are free. I love that.

Which brand would you really love to model for?
I would be happy to work for every good brands, the most important for me is team, the people who work with me. I’m really dreaming to work for YSL and Dior. I am in love with them.

Place you would love to visit:
I love India. I have been there many times and I wanna go back.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
I am really interested in art. I would love to make music, I should do it. I wanna be successful in my job of course.

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  • clados

    She has such a cute childlike face! Pretty, pretty!

  • Aleksandr