Name: Vinnessa Yasmine
Height: 5′ 7″
Dress size: 0-2
Shoe size: 8
RowASeat1: When did you fall in love with fashion?
Vinnessa Yasmine: I fell in love with fashion after my first visit to New York during my senior year of college!
RowASeat1: As an aspiring model, how has your perception of beauty evolved?
VY: I’ve learned that beauty can take many forms, and although you may not fit into a certain genre of beauty, you can certainly shape your own.
RowASeat1: How were you inspired to start a career as a model?
VY: I’ve received so much support from my family and friends; and I felt that it’s only right I see where their faith can lead me. Although I’m still in the fresh stages of modeling I’m learning things fast and enjoying the ride so far!
RowASeat1: What do you love about modeling?
By working with different photographers it has taught me to enhance my modeling game with posing, direction, good attitude and timeliness.
RowASeat1: Besides modeling, what else are you involved in?
VY: I am a bartender in the River North area, and I am currently studying to take the LSAT. I also have a business idea I’m working on, but I’m not ready to share just yet.
RowASeat1: Describe your personal style.
VY: I would describe my personal style as Classic; I don’t wear things just because of the designer or because they’re in season. I like to buy items that can be mixed and matched and turned into new looks. I’ve learned that simplicity and versatility is key with my style evolution and as a model.
RowASeat1: Which designer’s show would you like to walk in? Why?
Also, black is one of my favorite colors to wear, which I know the two designers have been drawn to use black quite a lot in collections, fashion campaigns and signature pieces.
RowASeat1: Name your favorite Supermodels.
VY: OMG! There are so many choices and this is a good question, however I can’t answer this question just yet… I’m still compiling a classic list and learning who/what I like the most.
RowASeat1: During the holidays, what are some of your favorite things to do?
VY: I love drinks and board games with close family and friends. Also, eating intimate dinners are one of my favorite things to past times… it’s safe to say I’m a foodie! (Laughs)