Model of the Week: Irene Guarenas is a former fashion intern who recently shot with Harley Weir

Irene was shot exclusively for MODELS.com by Franco Schicke, with styling by Jessica Wu, hair by Wade Lee, and makeup by Mariko Hirano. Many thanks to Eric.


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Name:
Irene Guarenas

Agency:
APM Model Management (New York)
GIRL (Paris)
The Lab Models (Milan)
Storm Management (London)
MODELWERK (Hamburg)

Age:
26

Height:
5’10”

Instagram:
@IRENEGUARENAS

Place of Origin:
Maturin, Venezuela

Ethnic Origin:
Venezuelan mixed with I have no idea

Birthsign:
Sagittarius

How discovered:
A friend told me to go meet Esther and Olivier from Girl, they liked me and I liked them.

What was your first modeling job?
First job was a photo shooting for M Le Monde magazine with Robi Rodriguez.

Favorite things:
I like simple things, like walks and talks.

What are you listening to at the moment?
‘Believe’ from Cher is so amazing.

Favorite movie, tv show:
The Simpsons.

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
I like the eyelash curler.

What were you doing before modeling?
I was doing an internship in the fashion industry.

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
I hope I never have to stop modeling.

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?

My boyfriend.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
My trip to Venice to shoot with Harley Weir.

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?

My boyfriend.

Which brand would you really love to model for?
For Jeff Wall and Gucci.

Place you would love to visit:
My home town of Maturin, Venezuela.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
Painting socks. 

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Be benevolent to others.

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