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I am a college grad and an aspiring model.I started in the fashion industry when I was 15 doing shoots for local magazines/papers & was the face of a Khanami Creations a boutique located in New York.Most recently I was in the Plitz Fashion Model of the Year 2017 Competition & ranked top 22 in the 5'8+ division. I will also be modelling for fashion week in New York on September 9, 2017. I look forward to that and many other opportunities that it may lead to in future.
Our readers would love to get to know you more Elizabeth. Tell us about yourself, what is unique about you?
I studied music most of my life.I started at age 5, I have played piano at Carnegie Hall and have competed with my High school choir at Walt Disney World.
Elizabeth, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Model?
I was walking by boutique and decided to go in and take a look, and the owner asked me if I had experience modelling and it took off from there
Who is your inspiration in life Elizabeth? How do you keep inspired?
My inner drive and my daughter or my inspirations they keep me grounded and also keep me striving to do better every time.
We all make mistakes Elizabeth; we wish we could take back. Please tell us about time being a Model; you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
I'm happy to say that I haven't had any bad situations with colleagues, I try always to stay positive and bring that energy wherever I go
Elizabeth, 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 make sure that we are both on the same page communication is key when working with or for anyone else
Please tell us Elizabeth, about a time you had to be very strategic to meet all your top priorities as a Model?
I've had to juggle multiple fittings, school and home life but my organizer has become my best friend so I allot specified times for certain tasks, and it makes things so much easier for me
Elizabeth, please give us an example of a time when you were able to successfully persuade someone to see things your way at work.
Workdays can be hard and long sometimes, so I always push the mindset of staying positive through any circumstance because it shows through photographs , your body language and affects all those around you.Whenever I see someone down or angry or just distracted I get them to re-focus on what's important now.
Elizabeth, 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 with everyone. What is it and why?
The proudest professional accomplishment so far is my invitation to be a model in New York fashion week 2017, I'm elated and humbled at the same time! I've always had that as one of my goals in the back of my head I've always said "I gotta make it to New York fashion week."
Elizabeth, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
I was able to be creative with my work when I was asked to do a photo shoot with any looks/outfits I picked & any direction I wanted to go with it. It was exciting and difficult, it was so liberating ideas just kept flowing in but I didn't know where to start!
What advice would you give to the people who want to be successful as a Model?
I would tell aspiring models consistency, practice and persistence is so important
Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state below what type of collaboration you are looking for?
I'm open to working with brands in search of models & actresses
Now for the best part Elizabeth! Please upload 5-10 photos so we can get to see your work.