FASHION - INTERVIEW
Thursday, July 19, 2018
FASHION - INTERVIEW
by Beren Dere
Michael likes to be in front of the camera, it is the best place for him to display his personal character and passion purely. He is always ready to be in there. In order to learn more about his modeling career, lifestyle and his future plans I asked Michael Ajazi and he answered my questions so friendly. Enjoy the interview!
How did you decide to be a professional model? Who or what inspired you?
What started to inspire me was seeing some of my idols like David Gandy be the face of Dolce and Gabbana. Along with Leonardo DiCaprio on the front cover of GQ magazine when I first started modeling.
When did you sign with an agency?
I signed with my first agency at 17 years old.
What was your first job? How did it feel?
My first job was for Beallsclothing corporation in Florida. It felt amazing being in front of the camera.
What is your dream modeling job?
Modeling for a major cologne ad-campaign and a clothing line traveling all over the world showing it off.
What magazine would you like to be on the cover of?
Rolling Stones or GQ.
What do you enjoy most of the modeling?
Being myself in front of the camera because of the passion I have for it. It lets me get in tune with my emotions and display my personal character when making magic aka photos.
Michael Ajazi, credit : Roy Eudon Photography
What are your hobbies?
I love surfing and skimboarding.
What is your personal style?
How do you keep in shape?
I eat healthy, jog, yoga, and weightlift.
What is in your backpack?
In my backpack, I carry a pair of clothes, cologne, modeling and acting portfolio and whatever I need to get through the day.
Who are your favorite designers?
Some of my favorite designers are; Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein
Some of my favorite photographers are; Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, Patrick Demarchelier and Herb Ritts
Some of my favorite brands are; Zara, Nike, Elwood Street and Urban Wear, Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren
Cookie Cake or Trolli Sour Gummy Worms.
Most of the music I listen to is very diverse but some of my favorites are; Orchestra, Pop/Punk Rock, Progressive House, Downtemp Vintage-style synthesizer and Rap
Dark Knight Rises.
Favorite city to visit?To shop?
My favorite city to visit is Sardinia, Italy. My favorite place to shop is Florence, Italy.
If you weren't a model, what would you do?
If I wasn’t modeling I would be a motivational speaker for anti-bullying campaigns so I could reach out to thousands of people and let them know there is always a way out.
Favorite social media platform? IG info?
What advice would you give someone starting out?
The advice I would give to someone starting out would be to shoot with fashion photographers to learn and build their portfolio. When they have at least 10 great images they should start submitting to modeling agencies.
Thank you Michael.
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