helpful to have the support of her and my family who live not too far away. And even though things are busy I feel like I have only been able to do it because of the support team around me and my family. There’s never a dull moment that’s for sure. Are you still filming MTV’s House of Style? Right now is the break! The season wrapped before the end of the year and we are going to start filming at the beginning of February before the shows start. We are brainstorming ideas and getting things together for the upcoming season. Who is on your bucket list of people to interview? Joan (Smalls) and I each have individual people that are on our bucket list. Of course the icons, Karl Lagerfeld and these names that Joan and I have had the pleasure of working with like editors, designers, other models but also young talent. I’d really like to highlight Anthony Vaccarello this season. Have you interviewed Christy Turlington yet? I have not! That is definitely on my bucket list both personally and professionally. I would love to interview her for the show, but I would also like to have a conversation with her just as a big fan. Cindy Crawford as well! Joan and I have to take House of Style back to its roots. Would you ever want a furniture line like Cindy? Definitely! I don’t know if it would be furniture or makeup but the whole concept of using this career as an opportunity or a platform to go into developing bigger projects is appealing. I want to use this platform as a way to do anything. The possibilities are endless, whether it’s furniture or makeup or cookies, it doesn’t
matter. That’s what I love about my job. I meet people from all ends of the spectrum, from all different fields. Every industry is in a way tied to the fashion industry. Mercedes-Benz is one of the most luxurious classic car brands known around the world, but yet they put on Fashion Weeks around the world. You have your own brand of cookies! It’s my little love. I am obsessed with Karlie’s Kookies and we have been able to do so much with the project in such a short amount of time. I think we just passed 40,000-plus meals that have been donated for school lunches for kids around the world and for New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy. It’s been a good little project and we have big plans for it. Do you still want to attend Harvard someday? I will fit it in. That is the great thing: I‘m 20-years-old! I feel fortunate to have an incredible career and experiences behind me but there is so much more that I want to do with this career and with my life. Harvard at some point is in the plan, but all in good time. What do you want to major in? I’m interested in so many things. I’m not really sure what specific field I would want to focus on. I have always had an interest in medicine; my father is an emergency room doctor. Now that I am getting more and more involved in these entrepreneurial projects I think business is something that would also be fascinating. To have a better understanding of economics and business, and the way to run a successful company. Tyra [Banks] did it. She went to Harvard business school. I can do it, too.
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