Monday, March 26, 2012

Model Of The Week; Gorata Masiapeto

Name: Gorata Masiapeto
Hair color: Black

Eye color
: Brown

Height: 1.79m

Birth date: 14/06/92

Favorite scent/perfume:
Fantasy (Britney spears)


Favorite Place in the world: Paris 

Lifelong Dream:

to be a major successful Realtor and make it big in modelling one day

Best Beauty Secret:

Drinking alot of water and eating boiled veges at-least 3 times a week..keeps me in shape without even exercising

Role Model/Idol:

Donald Trump (he's into real estate oh and we share a birthday) and Gisele Bunchen

Embarrassing Moment:

ha-ha OMG when i decided to just enter this talent show in high school to sing..OMG the woooorst decision i have ever made

What made you first become a model:

I didn't specifically have a day set but i guess it was all because of the potential that alot people saw in me as i grew up

How did you feel when you did your first ever fashion show/photo shoot:

 It was too awesome. The make-up, the clothes,just the whole experience was overwhelming.I actually started at 15 but being the youngest back then did not demotivate me to make it bigger than the rest of them in the long run 

How do you feel about the controversy of the size 0 debate in the industry:

I personally feel its a state of mind.Being a size 0 is totally not attractive and its about time we accept and embrace the way we look. I mean,imagine if we all looked the same. After all its not your physical appearance that defines one's beauty

What are your guilty pleasures food wise:

whooo I'd cheat on my diet with a large box of pizza ANY DAY *hides*
 What beauty tips do you swear by:

I am not much of a beauty product user but drinking alot of still water has worked alot for me and Steaming my face as well, to exfoliate my skin. Best beauty remedy

How do you keep a fit and healthy body: 

ha-ha ok honestly i EAT ALOT but exercise less,which is a bad thing. guess its the high metabolism but it works alot in my favour though ha-ha

How would you describe your style: 

love to keep it as simple as possible but of course it has to accentuate my body.

How do you maintain a healthy sense of self-esteem and positive body image:

 Self respect and the respect to others too. plus i embrace and love the way i look. it helps me be less insecure

What has been your favourite city in the world to visit and why:

Am not much of a traveller but it would have to be Cape town. Just the energy and the people in that city are very lively. I was attracted in an instant 

What motivates or inspires you to achieve your goals?

: My parents' active involvement in my interests always push me to strive for more.

What are some of these goals?:

A massive entrepreneur and realtor. and of-course make it BIG in modeling one day

If you were stranded in a desert island and could only have 1 beauty product and 1 fashion item with you,what would it be and why: 

My revlon pressed powder for my terribly oily skin and my sunglasses

What makes you happy:

Most importantly,MY FAMILY,then my career,my friends and 1 very close friend *wink*

If a young girl wanted to be a model what would your advice for them be:

1 thing-Get ready to be rejected ALOT but remember there is always light at the end of the tunnel. Let your Passion and Drive take you to your unlimited boundaries. If giving up is an option when things dont go your way then you should divert to something else.

Which well known designers have you worked with and which fashion shows have u taken part in:

 Charmer Boi clothing,the launch of the voice calendar fashion show 2008, the Odipeca clothing line show, the BMW and JAGUAR XF, the Ring Hip Hop battleshow by Posh name a few

Fashionista of the week ; Junior Khupe

1. Describe your style in three words

 bold,trendy and comfortable

2. What is your favorite pattern in clothes?

my favorite pattern is slim fit and skinnies coz of my petite frame 


3. Which FIVE clothes item would you save from a burning fire?

i would save my sued oxford shoes which were a gift from mom,my grey blazer which is the first blazer i designed,my black skinny jeans i got from a friend in trinidad and tobago,cigarette pants and my all star sneakers

4. who is your personal fashion icon?

Audrey Hepburn and Andrey Leon Tally

5. Your favorite fashion stores?

vintage shops,zara,Louis Vuitton (even though i cant afford anything frm zara and L.v)

6. Who’s the worst dressed person in your opinion?

celebrity blogger Mika Stefano

Which beauty items can’t you live without?

i cnt live without lipbalm,i have been blessd with great skin so i dnt use beauty products except face scrub..

8. Who is your favorite designer and why?

i love Alexander Mcqueen for his eccentric and bold designs and Karl Lagerfld for his classic sophisticated designs

9. What’s the worst outfit you’ve ever worn?

worst outfit i have ever worn would b tight 3quater pants and a tight white top,that was ages ago

10. What's the most expensive item in your closet closet?

my suede oxford shoes

11. Any Fashion Advice?
Dont be afraid to take risks,be bold and go beyond style.