A while ago we spotted this amazing Dutch girl called Iyana Schrijver! At that time she was in Milan and we kept on following her journey! Yesterday we found her in the city of dreams New York and it looks like this will be her new location for a while! It is her second time in the big apple and we are excited to hear more about her trip when she is back in the Netherlands, so stay tuned!
Iyana Shcrijver is 17 years old, born in Maasbre and living in Panningen, the Netherlands but travelling all the time because of modelling. Our gorgeous model studied HAVO and now she has a free year for modeling! She started her career last year in November and she works with a several agencies. She went to Milan to do some work for Cachet Models Eindhoven. Once again, we spotted the right person because Iyana loves modeling and fashion and they both play big role in her life. She creates her own style, unique for herself. She is eager to travel and discover the world and modeling gives her these opportunities, so she enjoys it to the fullest and makes the best out of it! Read the full interview with our new model on the spotlight!
How would you describe yourself?
I am a happy Dutch girl that loves to meet new people, make friends, wants to learn and wants to discover the world.
Can you tell us what is modeling/photoshooting for you?
Modeling means everything for me! I love to show off new and creative designs during photoshoots and walk down the catwalk. Meet new people, see new places, travel around the world and being able to do what I love and learn as much as I can! Modeling is working but it gives me opportunities to have fun and be myself.
Are you doing catwalks?
Yes, I am. I have walked Amsterdam Fashion week for Franzel Amsterdam, Sepher Maghsoudi, Avant Toi in Milano,
Hobbies or how do you love spending your free time?
My hobbies are horse riding, fitness, dancing and shopping and having fun with my friends.
What is fashion for you?
Fashion is actually pretty important to me. I think fashion is something that makes you You. You can express yourself through fashion. Fashion is something you have total control over. You can create your own style and with that show a piece of your personality. After all beauty is about living your life and being happy with yourself inside and out.
What is your favourite outfit?
I don’t really have a favourite outfit. I wear what I feel like wearing that day and I love to mix my clothes and make new outfits all the time. Good combination is everything.
Favourite accessory or something that you never leave the house without?
The bracelet from Josh! You never see me without it! I got it from my little sister for my graduation so it reminds me of here where ever I am! And I can’t leave the house without make-up, I think it makes me look like I take care of my look.
Prada Candy, limited edition the light pink bottle
Which beauty/ fashion icon do you admire?
I have lots of beauty icons that I admire, because I like a lot of different styles but my favourite model is Doutzen Kroes. She is just amazing.
What makes someone beautiful?
Everybody is beautiful in their own way! But a good heart helps to be even more beautiful.
Most inspired of?
My Mom! She is amazing and strong woman! She definitely inspires me!
How do you see the life through your eyes?
I see life as an adventure with beautiful and bad things. And it is up to you to make best out of it!
What’s the most adventurous thing you have ever done?
Hanging behind a boat in Australia to meet the wild dolphins in the ocean.
What makes you laugh and what makes you happy?
A lot of things! For instance showing myself during a shoot or catwalk. And of course shopping and doing fun things with my friends makes me very happy.
What is the most important thing for one girl in order to achieve her aims in life? Give us your best piece of advice!
Be strong and believe in yourself and that you can do it because then you’re already halfway there!
What is worth fighting for?
Love! We can’t live without love because love is the reason to survive!
What does the future hold for you?
I think it will give me amazing opportunities to discover the world and meet new amazing people. And live my life with the people I love.
If you can tell something to the whole world what it would be?
Respect everybody and everything around you!