Model of the Week: Lisa NG

Model of the Week: Lisa NG

Each week, we take the time to highlight one of our favorite emerging models. Previously, we profiled Hanna Lenzing and this week we’re turning our attention to Lisa NG. As a student she had long dreamed of her moment in the spotlight, so when the opportunity arose to model she seized it. With her unique features and extraordinary look, the Swiss model has a versatility that allows her to work the high street labels and high fashion at the same time. We caught with her to talk about her career so far, her passion for modeling and her plans for the future.

Nationality: Swiss
Instagram: _Lisang_

Have you always wanted to be a model? If not, what did you want to be growing up?
As a teenager I always wanted to be a model. After school I studied 6 years, after I got my Diploma as a nurse, I went straight into full time modeling.

How were you scouted?
I was scouted trough Facebook, one day a booker from an Agency called me, his clients was looking for a Chinese girl so he called me. He was on my friends list, but I didn’t know him.

How would you describe yourself as model in three words?
Open minded, funny & committed

Your first modeling job?
Department store in Switzerland, for their online shop, called Manor.

What is your favorite or most exciting aspect about being a model?
Being able to travel and meet new people.

Is there anyone that you admire as a role model and why?
I love all the 90’s supermodels. They are real Icons for me. Back then, it wasn’t about their Instagram accounts or if they were born famous. Everyone was so beautiful in their own way, the way the pose, the way the walked the catwalk, just everything.

What is your dream shoot/campaign?
I would lovvvvvveeeeee to shoot for Intimissimi !

Biggest lesson that modeling has taught you?
You should always be your biggest fan. If you work hard enough, you can get everything.

What’s the best life advice you’ve ever received?
Live in the moment and take your chances no one is going to wait for you.

How do you stay in shape?
I’m naturally skinny, but I do care what comes in my body. I like to eat clean and try to don’t cheat a lot.

What do you think about fashion? What does it mean to you?
I think, fashion is a way for me to express myself without having to speak.

If you had to be head to tow in one designer brand for the rest of your life, which would it be?
Balenciaga and Isabel Marant

How would you describe your style?
Casual & Simple

Denim or leather?

Heels or flats?

Vintage or contemporary fashion?

What is your guilty pleasure?
I love designer bags

What’s been your most indulgent purchase since you became a model?
If you were an emoji, which would you be and why?

When you’re not busy modeling, what are some of your favorite things to do?
Find me in the kitchen! I love to cook, I’m currently working on my cooking skills.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years’ time?
A happily married, woman with 2 kids and still working 50%.

Thank you Lisa for this taking the time to talk with us!
Interview by: Clinton Gonsalvez
Special Thanks to Elena Ghesini @ Women Direct Management (Milan).

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