One to watch…

Jan 18 2012 by
Categories : Fashion

Every time Marina Nery appeared on one of Rio’s fall/winter runways, the front row fashion scribes all nodded their approval. “There’s the girl with the ears and the amazing eyes. I love her!” was the common shout out. I caught up with Marina backstage at Filhas de Gaia to get the rundown on this rising runway phenom.
Born: Salvador, a town in the north east of Brazil
Age: 17
Runway history: “I did three shows in Paris two seasons ago, but this is my first season in Brazil and I’m so happy to be here. I didn’t expect this much! I’m a brunette girl and they tend to use the
blondes and the black girls, so I’m a little proud of myself. It’s been an amazing first season and I’m so happy.”
Post model gig: “I want to go back to school to study anthropology.”
Defining features (eyes and ears): “I don’t know whether it’s just my ears, but my bookers are telling me a lot of people are talking about me. I don’t know what about. I hope it’s good things!”
Did you catch all of our Rio Fashion Week coverage? If not, check it out here!
Read about another model on the rise, Canadian Kate King.

Categories: Fashion