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CATCHING UP WITH DANIELA KOCIANOVA

London Fashion Week certainly kept Daniela Kocianova busy. Not only opening for TOGA (amazing) but also modelling for Mary Benson, PPQ, Peter Pilotto and Julien Macdonald! We caught up with Daniela for a quick chat post LFW...

Age: 25

Nationality: Czech

How Discovered: I reached second place in my first model competition in Prague

How is 2016 shaping up for you so far?

It has been amazing, I couldn't have dreamed of having a better start

So how was LFW? 

Absolutely fabulous! It was a bit manic sometimes, but besides that I enjoyed it very much. I caught up with people I haven't seen in while and I also met so many new and interesting people too. I gained new experiences, and I am so happy that I could work with such great teams

We saw you opened for TOGA; amazing - how was that!?

It was incredible to open their show. I love their clothes, with all the small details, and the runway was super beautiful. The whole team was very professional and it was a pleasure to work with them

Favourite moment?

I think my favourite moment of LFW was right after the last show, when everything was over and it felt like the end of a chapter; I could look back and see what I had achieved

What got you through London Fashion Week? 

My iPad with CityMapper! (and lots of water)

Essential items you carried in your kit?

Nevs portfolio book, my Balenciaga high heels, iPad, headphones, Blackberry, Kindle, note book, hair brush, face cream, cotton pads, lip balm, Compeed foot plasters, charger, water and a tangerine! (super prep!)

What beauty tips do you swear by?

Water and coconut oil

What has been the highlight of your career so far? 

Signing up with Nevs. (<3 <3 <3)

Favourite Designer?

I admire so many fashion brands, but just to mention a few; Jakub Polanka, LaFormela, Katie Eary, Steven Tai and Emilia Wickstead

What couldn't you live without?

My Totoro oversized teddy bear which I got from Japan

Who is your biggest inspiration and why?

I don’t really have one - I love and learn from everyone

What are you obsessed with right now? 

Discovering different types of mustard!

Whats currently on your playlist? 

David Lynch 

What makes you smile?

A tiny bit of a nature on the street

What makes Daniela tick?

I love discovering new things, travelling, watching documentaries about nature and mother earth, practising yoga, healthy eating, and I am art gallery obsessed!

Whats your most recent purchase?

Tate membership

Tell us a secret…

My favourite secret place is the Rabot restaurant in London bridge which has the best Mocha coffee ever - but sssh don’t tell anyone! :)

 

Check our instagram for the full LFW Coverage: @nevsmodels

Follow Daniela on Instagram: @daniela_kocianova