She got discovered during her Erasmus study in the streets of Milan. She graduated from law school and that’s when her successful modeling career took off. Gorgeous and smart .. Alexia Faka tells you all about her life!
Agencies: 3mmodels, Nologo Milan , FH models, Fleming Barcelona
Milestones: Traveled to Milan , traveled to Barcelona for 3 months, graduated law school in Greece
Current location: Milan, Italy
First off all tell us how you were discovered and how your modeling career all started?
I have never thought before of having career as a model until I went in Milan for my Erasmus studies. And I was discovered by a scouter in the streets of Milan. That’s how I signed my first contract.
What’s one of the most interesting shoots that you’ve done?
My most interesting shoot was a shoot for a TV commercial in Italy. It was my first experience in a tv shoot and it was so interesting how many people need just for a few seconds on TV. The place was like a castle and it was like a fairy tale.
What are the main challenges in modeling today?
The main challenge in modeling is to keep your dissimilarity, as its person is unique, and be yourself without being affected by the modeling competition.
Do you ever get shy in front of the camera?
I was always a shy person, but modelling helped me to change. In front of the camera I forget everything and I feel like playing a role. That’s why I love this job, it makes me feel free!
Do you get to travel a lot for your work? If so what’s your favorite city that you have visited?
Yes, modeling is the ideal job to travel the world. My favorite city is Barcelona. Somehow this city can offer everything in a very special combination. What I love to Barcelona is the free spirit of the city.
Where is home for you and why?
Home is where my beloved are, because this is the most important in my life.
What gets you out of bed in the morning?
My goals and a good breakfast!
What is your favorite healthy snack?
A smoothie with tropical fruits.
What’s your beauty regimen like?
I like to use handmade creams with natural ingredients, like honey.
Give us 5 facts about you people may not know.
1. I am an ice-cream addicted.
2. When I was little I was completely avoiding the camera.
3. I am a bit perfectionist.
4. I love summer.
5. I like swing music.
If you weren’t modeling what would you see yourself doing?
I have already graduated from the law school and I would work as a lawyer.
What do you think MODELLIST-ID can do for the model community?
Modellist-ID can inform the models about other models experiences. It can also help the communication between the models and the people who work in the fashion industry and expand the horizon of the models.
Do you have any model friend you would like to see presented on Modellist-ID?
All of my friends are already on the website.