Micha Models’ girls in the spotlight again! Let us introduce you Jamilla Hoogenboom! Different, stylish and standing out, she shines in our spotlight! Spotted Style had the honour to interview the Dutch model her after she came back from Paris Fashion Week. There she walked shows of La Perla, CÉLINE and Rick Owens. 19 years old, born and living in Wassenaar, the Netherlands Jamilla was scouted by Micha Models (mother agency) and later she started modelling for Women Management Paris, Milan, New York and Premier London! Booked by the biggest fashion houses, she already turned into a star! Jamilla in the spotlight! Read what she shared with us and follow her on Spotted Style!
Hello, dear Jamilla!
Thank you for this interview. It is an honour for us! Can you introduce yourself to our Spotted Style followers? Who are you and how would you describe yourself?
Hi there everyone! I’m Jamilla Hoogenboom, 19 years old and living in Wassenaar with my parents and little sister. I have a boyfriend and great friends! I’m social, fun and spontaneous.
What are you hobbies and biggest passions?
I’m creative, I like to draw and making pictures. I love fashion! So that’s why one of my hobbies are shopping another ‘hobby’ is having fun with friends of course, going out and in the summer to techno festivals.
When and how you started your modelling career? Were you scouted by somebody?
I was 15 when Micha discovers me on Hyves (haha)! I started modelling but I also was busy with school, so I had a break. Now I just started and doing modelling fulltime!
Did modelling influence or change your life? If yes, in what way?
I just try to keep being myself and being sober about everything. What I do notice is that I have become independent and mature.
Are you doing catwalks? Did you walk a show for Fashion week?
Yes I’m doing catwalks! In total I walked tree shows, one of them was La Perla at the Haute Couture week in Paris and the other two were Rick Owens and Céline(!!!!) at the Paris Fashion Week!!!
What are the biggest campaigns/brands you have done and worked for?
This was Balenciaga look book!
Have you dreamed to be a model?
I never dreamed to be a model, never saw myself like that!! But I’m happy with it, really like this work.
One thing that you love most about modelling?
Travelling and get to know new people!
What is fashion for you? How would you describe your own style?
I have different styles.. It depends how I feel that day haha!!
Fashion/ beauty icon that you admire?
I don’t have an fashion or beauty icon that I admire.. never had!
What makes you laugh and what makes you happy?
My family, friends and my boyfriend makes me laugh and happy! And when I’m not at home.. music can make me happy too!
How do you see Life through your eyes?
It’s important you get the most out of life that makes you happy, love and being loved and enjoying everything you do and see.
The things that are worth fighting for are?
3songs from your playlist
Ladi6 – Ikarus
Wilfred Giroux – Stronger (extended mix)
Sam Paganini – Chocolate
5facts that we don’t know about you?
1. I never wear make up
2. In normal life I always look crazy on pictures (maybe I am)
3. I suddenly love chocolate (which I did not like)
4. When I’m with my friends we dance like crazy people on weird music!
5. The last one, I think a popular one for everyone, I LOVE SUSHI!!
If you could tell something to the whole world what it would be?
Let yourself go and never be ashamed of yourself!