Melani was shot exclusively for MODELS.com by Pedro Bucher. Thanks to Danilo Carneiro Leão.
Melani Letzow Sandow
Place of Origin:
Porto Alegre, Brasil
I started in a kid’s agency because the people and my family always said that I should be a model and I love it.
What was your first modeling job?
It was a catalogue, and I felt good because it’s what I love to do… and a little nervous too, I’m not going to lie, hahaha!
Caring for animals, riding a bike in the park with my dogs.
What are you listening to at the moment?
Alok, Abba, Bruno Mars…
Favorite movie, tv show:
I love watching horror and thriller movies. My favorite series is American Horror Story, I’ve watched all seasons.
Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
My favorite designer is Miuccia Prada. I don’t wear perfume and my favorite beauty products are Caudalíe and Embryolisse.
What were you doing before modeling?
I was studying because I started at 10 years old.
What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
My second option is a veterinarian. The first is to be a model. I want to be a veterinarian to care for animals.
What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
Travel with my family because usually young people prefer to go out with friends.
Favorite modeling experience so far?
Starting my international career for an important brand like Miu Miu. The Miu Miu show SS19 was amazing with such a loved staff.
What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
In my city, I like the parks and the climate, and in my country, I like the beaches.
Which brand would you really love to model for?
Valentino and Prada.
Place you would love to visit:
Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
I’m obsessed with my modeling work and travel a lot.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Always save money to think about tomorrow.