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Get to Know Supermodel Anna Selezneva

We caught up with our cover model on young designers, vintage finds and her most memorable fashion shoot.

Photographed by Alexei Hay and Styled by Sarah Gore Reeves, exclusively for Bal Harbour Magazine.

What is your daily go-to fashion uniform?
I don’t have any uniform—it depends on the day and my mood.

How do you conceive of the term “model off-duty,” and how does that translate to your daily look?
Fashion is a profession. But this term is not translated into my life much. To me it’s a hashtag next to pictures of the girls in social networks.

What is your skin care regimen?
I visit my skin care specialist Julie Lindh a couple of times a month. She has created an amazing line of products that I use when I’m traveling.

What was the last book you read and loved?
“The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” by Robin Sharma.

Most prized possession?
The people that I love in my life.

Young designer you are most excited about?
There’s a new generation of Russian designers that are really good. And I also think young Scandinavian designers are doing very cool stuff.

Your best vintage find?
In Paris I found a Christian Dior dress from the Summer 1964 collection.

Who has most influenced you in the fashion world?
There are many people who have influenced me. Steven Meisel, Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott, Emmanuelle Alt, Isabel Marant, Alexander Wang, Karl Templer… and many others.

Most memorable photo shoot?
Oh, there’s one shoot I will never be able to forget. It was an haute-couture editorial in February 2012. For some reason, the magazine decided to shoot on location in a field outside of Paris. The temperature outside was -16 Celsius (3 degrees Fahrenheit). I stayed professional until the end, modeling Spring clothes in the cold while the crew was wearing snow parkas. I will never forget that.

Three things you can’t live without?
Faith. Music. And, of course, beauty-care products!

What non-fashion magazines do you read on a monthly basis?
I prefer books; but sometimes I read the articles in Esquire and a cool Russian magazine called Russian Reporter.

Favorite juice spot?
Moon Juice in L.A., JugoFresh in Miami and Juice Press in NYC.


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