Model interview with Livia Pillmann

November 13, 2017 by Modellist-ID

Livia Pillmann interview

Discovered in the underground of Budapest and now living the model life in the Big Apple. Livia Pillmann tells you all about it!

Nationality: Hungarian

Profession: Model, Enjoying Life <3

Agencies: SELECT London, MC2 NYC,  SILENT Paris,    WHYNOT Milan,   SIGHT Barcelona,    SPIN Hamburg,    MUNICH Models.

Milestones: Moving to NYC

Current location: New York

How did you become a model?
I was scouted in the underground of Budapest when I was 16.  I remember that time I was wearing glasses and braces, top of that I was a tomboy so I never really felt like becoming a model. But I thought – why not give it a shot it can be something fun.

In your own eyes, what was the moment that your career really took off? 
My career is also a mirror of my human growth I feel. I meet so many amazing creatives on my path and have the opportunity to learn from every each of them. My career really took off when I stopped becoming a person that fashion industry may like and become myself.

What’s one of the most interesting shoots that you’ve done?
I have had several very interesting shoots. The most interesting must have been in a sand mine in Germany. It was an editorial story with huge dresses, crazy hair, and makeup. We had a very difficult day as I kept sinking in the sand in those high heels.. well my advice does not go to a sand mile in high heels.. ( laughing )

Who’s your favorite photographer you’ve done a shoot with and why? 
I shot with Carla Guler recently. The images came out outrageously amazing and it was a great, fun team. We shot the whole editorial story in about 2 hours. ( which normally takes a whole day )

GNIGHT 🌙 🐼 #Photographer @franckgelabert

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Did you ever have a bad/crazy experience during your modeling career?
I feel like every day in my modeling career is crazy.  Sometimes in a good, sometimes in a bad way. That is why I love it.  Never gets boring.

Are you working fulltime as a model or do you also study/work next to it? 
I am a full-time model, although I always find time for short courses what I am interested in the moment.

Please tell us a bit more about your modeling agency/agencies and what you like most about them.
All my agencies are very personal, I have a good relationship with them all. They are like my family.

What’s your favorite place to hang out in New York?
Cha Cha Matcha – such a cool place to recharge between castings

Such a pleasure opening @ninatiarinyc 🌹 Thanks for letting me be part of this amazing show ✨ #NinaTiari #NYFW

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Where is home for you and why?
Budapest, ‘’ my hidden treasure chest. ‘’ I love to go back home and spend some time with my family.

If you could travel anywhere right now, where would you want to go?
I would love to travel around South-America.  My big dream is to do a backpacking trip – take only the essentials.

Which five words would your friends use to describe you?
Always happy,  funny, crazy, pineapple!

What is your favorite healthy snack?
PINEAPPLE.

NEW IMAGES ⚡️ #Photographed @ale_poveda @mc2models @selectmodelmgmt @whynotmodels

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What is your favorite makeup product at the moment and why?
I’m obsessed with RMS Beauty Products – all chemical free – so amazing !!

What do you think MODELLIST-ID can do for the model community?
Connect, build new relations

Do you have any model friend you would like to see presented on Modellist-ID?
Sure, my best friend Andrea Lindstrom. A Swedish Bombshell!

Where can we follow you?
Instagram : Livia_Pillmann
Facebook : Livia Pillmann

Launching my own website soon – stay tuned 😉

Tags: Budapest, Hungarian, Livia Pillmann, model interview, new york

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