Each week, we take the time to highlight one of our favorite emerging models. Last week, we profiled American model Tess Richardson
and this week we're turning our attention to German beauty Alicia Holtz.
Scouted when she was 15 years old made the Hamburg native got her big break in fashion as an exclusive with Celine for the label's show during Paris Fashion Week 2016 and has been fast rising in the fashion world. Since then she has been heating up the runways and has walked for some of the world's most prestigious labels including Valentino, Chanel, Stella McCartney, Chloe, Armani, Calvin Klein, and Gucci.
A familiar face in magazine editorials she has appeared on the pages Vogue Germany, Vogue Mexico, Marie Claire China, and Vogue Spain as well as magazine covers of TUSH and Elle Mexico.
With her immaculate blue eyes, distinctly high-fashion look, and down-to-earth personality she's a force to be reckoned with that's destined for greatness.
We talked to the model about her career so far, her passion for modeling and her plans for the future.
Have you always wanted to be a model? If not, what did you want to be growing up?
When I was in school, I wanted to become a doctor for alternative medicine.
How were you scouted?
I was scouted on the streets of Hamburg by the age of 15.
How would you describe yourself as a model in three words?
Motivated, happy, uncomplicated
Your first modeling job?
Walking at Paris FW as a Celine worldwide exclusive.
What is your favorite or most exciting aspect about being a model?
Meeting so many new people and places in such a short period of time.
What is your dream shoot/campaign?
Shooting in Iceland. Such an inspiring nature!
What's the best life advice you've ever received?
Do not take yourself and life too seriously. In the end, everything will be fine if you just make the best of it.
How do you define success?
Being successful without losing any of your good, lovely, open-hearted and respectful qualities as a human.
What does fashion mean to you?
It is art.
How would you describe your style?
Relaxed, classic with a little swirl of vintage.
What's been your biggest OMG moment to date?
My first time in New York.
What is your guilty pleasure?
If you had to be head to toe in one designer brand for the rest of your life, which would it be?
Denim or leather?
Heels or flats?
Vintage or contemporary fashion?
Vintage, so much better!
What's on your playlist right now?
Chilled jazz music. Such good vibes for getting ready in the morning.
When you're not busy modeling, what are some of your favorite things to do?
I love to go mountain biking in nature or being in nature in general. Whenever I can I try to take a little break from city life and spending time at a lake, forest or in the mountains.
Check out Alicia's profile here
and check back next week to find out who our next 'Model of the Week' is.
Thank you Alicia for this amazing interview!
Interview by: Clinton Gonsalvez
Special Thanks to Negeva Norval-Dogra @ Model Management (Hamburg, Germany).
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