Frida Aasen – Daily Vogue Model Wall
|Ph: Jeremy Allen|
Age: 17 Hometown: Kristiansand, Norway
What are you wearing? A top from T by Alexander Wang, Helmut Lang leather leggings, and sneakers by ASH. What are the three items you always keep in your purse? My iPhone, lip balm, and headphones.
How were you discovered? I was shopping at a mall in my hometown when a well-known model agent, Donna Ioanna, approached me. Most memorable modeling moment? The spring 2012 Louis Vuitton showin Paris—they had an amazing set with a big carousel. Most embarrassing modeling moment? So far, I’ve been lucky and haven’t had any very embarrassing moments. Favorite model of all time: Natasha Poly. Describe your style in five words? Fresh, simple, modern, chic, and cool. Favorite designers: Riccardo Tisci, Phoebe Philo, and Alexander Wang. If you could trade closets with someone, who would you choose? Rooney Mara. What item in your closet do you most cherish? My E. Vogel riding boots. I treasure them. They remind me of the ribbons I’ve won in horseback riding competitions. What is the next thing you are going to purchase? I have a few things in mind for fall: Céline’s oversize boiled wool coat, Isabel Marant’s maroon suede cropped pants, and boots by Acne Tess.
How do you stay in model shape? Any tricks of the trade? I show-jump with my horse. Beauty item you can’t live without: Avène Hydrance Optimale moisturizer. What nail polish color are you wearing right now?Chinatown by Nars. Who was the last person to cut your hair? It was cut by hairstylist Luigi Murenu.
What is the first website you go to in the morning? Facebook. What songs are on repeat on your iPod right now? “Sun of a Gun” by Oh Land, “Ghost Towns” by Radical Face, and “Boy with a Coin” by Iron and Wine. What movie is at the top of your Netflix queue? Into the Wild. What’s on your Kindle, Nook, or iBook shelf right now? Gjenferd by Jo Nesbo. Name the television character with whom you most identify: To be honest, I don’t really watch TV.
One place you always visit while in New York: Omen, a Japanese restaurant in SoHo. Favorite destination you have traveled to so far:Israel. Where would you like to go on your next vacation? Africa.
What is the best advice you’ve ever been given? I take with me what I learned from years of horseback riding: Patience, concentration, and that there is a right time for everything. What quality is most attractive in a significant other? A sense of humor. What quality do you most appreciate in a friend? Loyalty. If you weren’t modeling, what would be your dream job? I’d like to be a doctor. Name one natural talent you wish you had:Musical ability. Subject you could wax poetic about/something that fascinates you: The universe. What are your words to live by? Always be kind, as everyone is fighting a hard battle.
Article and photos courtesy of Vogue.com