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Christina. Tell us ABOUT yourself.
My name is Christina Bernard I'm an ambitious African American model. With years’ experience in collaborating with clients, photographers, and stylists to execute projects in a timely manner. Experienced in runway modeling with the ability to sustain strict runway schedules and create highly successful runway shows. Seeking to take the next career step with a highly respected agent who believes in me and is focused on creating engaging, and advertising for the future.
-Print, and Runway Modeling
MODEL 3/1/2013 - PRESENT
SHOT AGENCY NEW YORK, NY
Promote products in runway and fashion shows.
Meet with clients and designers to establish creative vision and direction.
Strike interpretive poses to promote and sell clothing during photo shoots.
Work with designers, photographers, make-up artists, fashion to achieve creative vision and maintain fashion show and photo shoot schedules.
-Traveled to Philadelphia, for assignments
- walked in Chinese designer yi ling fashion Show
- walked in African designer Adeola's Sophomore collection during fashion week in New York fall 2017
- worked with photographer Christopher Horn
WILD TALENT AGENCY PRESENT
- Test Shoots
Saint Francis College New York, NY
Bachelors B.A 2016
Our readers would love to get to know you more Christina. Tell us about yourself, what is unique about you?
What is unique about me is that I never let any situation stand in my way to success . As a baby I was adopted to an awesome family and despite the stigma behind the word (foster kid) I stillprevailed
Christina, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Model?
My passion is for the fashion industry in modeling, and I aspire to owning my own business. The way I started as a model was posting pictures online and being told by family and friends that I have what it takes and that's how it started
Who is your inspiration in life Christina? How do you keep inspired?
My inspirations are my father and mother because they never give up , my mom passed away from breast cancer and my dad had to resume the roles as both father and mother
We all make mistakes Christina, we wish we could take back. Please tell us about a time being a Model , you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
There was a time when I was doing a phitoshoot n my colleague was having a difficult time to give the photographer the pose he was looking for and I just simply offered some advice
Christina ,when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Model, how do you go about prioritizing your clients’ needs?
I tell myself that there's no need in stressing over anything ,at the moment it might appear tricky but I'm sure once you look at it one more time you can eaisly find a solution
Please tell us Christina, about a time you had to be very strategic in order to meet all your top priorities as a Model?
There was a time when I had multiple castings in one day so they way I prioritize it was placing the ones in the same area together so that would limit time
Christina, please give us an example of a time when you were able to successfully persuade someone to see things your way at work.
I always like to think that I can imagine how something would turn out to be before it happens so the way I get people to see things my way is that I speak as if I had seen it happen already
Christina please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Model. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you just want to share to everyone. What is it and why?
My proudest moment was when I had signed my first official model contract with a agency and also being contacted bya recruiter as a possibility to be in America next top model
Christina, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
What was exciting and difficult are that you can be free and do anything you choose to do
What advice would you give to the people who wants to be successful as a Model?
You need to be ready to put in a lot of work but also have confidence in everything that you do
Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state below what type of collaboration you are looking for?
Collab with print , runway and commercial