Elizaveta Melnitchenko

OUT 01/21/2010
Salzburg, Austria
5'9"
A print ad for Macys.
Christy Turlington. A class act.
Gimme Shelter, by the Rolling Stones

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Elizaveta Video Blog: Episode 2

Model Elizaveta gives her take on Models of the Runway Season 2 Episode 2. She was paired with designer Ping...
  • Elizaveta Video Blog: Episode 2
  • Elizaveta Video Blog: Episode 1
  • Elizaveta Melnitchenko's Closet Tour
  • Elizaveta Melnitchenko's Home Visit
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  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: ELIZAVETA'S TAKE

    1 of 42 questions
    Describe your look.
    Eastern European/Austrian.
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    2 of 42 questions
    When did you first realize you had modeling potential?
    I was approached by a modeling agent during a family vacation in Europe.
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    3 of 42 questions
    When was your first modeling gig, and what was it?
    My first job was a print ad for Macys.
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    4 of 42 questions
    Have you modeled professionally before?
    I started modeling at 14. I.ve worked for Teen Vogue, Bumble and Bumble and GenLux.
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    5 of 42 questions
    What song do you want to hear when walking the catwalk?
    Gimme Shelter, by the Rolling Stones.
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    6 of 42 questions
    Favorite supermodel?
    Christy Turlington. A class act: beautiful, educated and timeless.
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    7 of 42 questions
    Got a catwalk confession?
    I had to model a prom dress with a slit that came close to exposing my underwear.
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    How would you describe your walk?
    My dance background inevitably comes out.
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    What makes you stand out as a model?
    My quick wit, haha.
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    Designer(s) you wish you could model for?
    Prada.
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    What is a fashion must?
    Knee-high boots.
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    12 of 42 questions
    Who is your favorite style icon?
    Grace Kelly: effortless, elegant and feminine.
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    Can you describe past jobs you've had?
    Dance teacher.
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    What fashion faux pas drives you crazy?
    VPL, visible panty line.
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    If you weren't modeling, you'd be . . .
    Getting my degree in International Relations/Middle Eastern Studies.
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    What's the best modeling job you've ever had?
    Warrior-themed editorial for a German magazine.
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    17 of 42 questions
    What's your best beauty tip?
    A fun lipstick color that complements your complexion and spices up your look.
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    18 of 42 questions
    What are your essential purse items?
    Cell phone, lip balm, pressed powder, granola bars and a wallet.
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    What are your favorite places to shop?
    Barneys, Zara, H&M.
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    How many pairs of shoes are in your closet?
    I've never really counted, but I guess somewhere around 30 or 40.
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    21 of 42 questions
    What's your favorite fashion magazine(s)?
    Love French Vogue and W for the editorials. American Vogue is definitely the monthly staple.
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    22 of 42 questions
    Designer or off-the-rack?
    Designer off-the-rack!!!
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    23 of 42 questions
    Manolo Blahnik or Christian Louboutin?
    Louboutin.
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    How would you describe your family?
    Close knit, supportive, loving and motivating.
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    What's your education background?
    I'm a college student.
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    What hobbies do you do for fun?
    I love a movie/spa night with the girls, and dinners with my family.
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    How do you keep in shape?
    I try to spice up my workout to keep it exciting. Recently, I've been taking yoga and ballet.
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    Guilty-pleasure food?
    In-N-Out animal-style fries . . . hands down, best thing on the menu.
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    What's on your iPod?
    Everything from Queen and U2 to Biggie and Radiohead. My choices run the gamut.
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    What's your favorite movie?
    1968's Romeo and Juliet: I am a bawling mess every time I watch it.
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    What's your favorite TV show?
    Love me some History Channel.
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    What are your favorite websites?
    Nytimes.com.
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    33 of 42 questions
    iPhone or BlackBerry?
    iPhone!
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    34 of 42 questions
    Fast food or gourmet?
    Fast food, I can't help it!
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    Cooking or takeout?
    Depends on my mood.
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    Beer or wine?
    Both.
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    37 of 42 questions
    Who was your favorite designer from past seasons of Runway?
    Christian's designs were truly breathtaking.
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    Clothes you hope you don't have to wear on the show?
    Anything see-through or crazy short.
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    Clothes you hope to wear on the show?
    Anything I can walk in.
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    How do you take criticism related to your modeling?
    It's part of the business. You learn to take it or realize that this isn't the field for you.
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    41 of 42 questions
    Do you get along well with other models? Why or why not?
    Models are like any other girls. You hit it off with some, and stay cordial with others.
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    42 of 42 questions
    Will you make friends with other models on the show, or will it be all competition?
    I'd love to make some friends.

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