Shardul Pandey: I welcome you Julia at SANGKRIT.net, please tell our netizens about yourself.
Julia Mei: There’s really nothing too special about me I’d like to think. I’m very much like any other girls, fascinated with shiny things that smell nice.. But I also enjoy video gaming, which is quite peculiar in some ways? So you could say I’m a mix between a tom boy and a girly girl. I have my moments.
Honestly though, it’s not hard to guess that I love food (haha). The way to Julia’s heart is most definitely through her stomach :)
Shardul Pandey: What does fashion actually mean to you? What inspires your passion and what excites & motivates you about modeling?
Julia Mei: Fashion means something different for everyone. To me its a way to express myself. I like to keep things simple, but emphasize my personality through one bold item in my outfit.
Shardul Pandey: What do you think, Is it important to attended fashion modeling courses? Does they really help newbies to get a foothold in Fashion Industry?
Julia Mei: Not at all. Although the courses may help, but I don’t believe its necessary at all. I never took any courses. It really depends on how much work you put into things. It’s a good investment, but it wont guarantee you success.
Shardul Pandey: How you communicate with other netizens, specially your subscribers? Are you patient? polite? friendly? How often you reply to them?
Julia Mei: I try to be polite and friendly most of the time. but I get so many message in a day that it’s just physically impossible for me to reply to all of them. And like many other models, we get creepy messages, or people who send us bad pics too.. Which we don’t appreciate.
Shardul Pandey: Has modeling changed other aspects of your life? What does your career do for you?
Julia Mei: Its made me much more confident in front of any type of camera and in front of people in general. Believe it or not, all the interviews I had to do in front of a camera has really help me in terms of public speaking.
Shardul Pandey: Is there anything you dislike about modeling ?
Julia Mei: I have to give up a lot of my personal life in order to model. Also, being in the eye of the public like that, the people who are closest to you tend to not like it as much.
Shardul Pandey: And what are some things you dislike or want to change about the fashion industry?
Julia Mei: Theres a lot of bad connotations with it and people tend to think models don’t have half a brain. It is however very untrue. I know plenty of models who are intelligent human beings.
Shardul Pandey: How you prepare yourself for a modeling shoot?
Julia Mei: I look in the mirror, and smile.
Shardul Pandey: What has been your best fashion look? What was your biggest fashion mistake?
Julia Mei: My best fashion look? I don’t quite know. But I know for a fact that my biggest fashion mistake was chopping all my hair off a few years ago. I’m so glad it all grew back ! <3
Shardul Pandey: What are your favorite types of outfits to model in? What are your least favorites?
Julia Mei: I love street wear personally, because it’s so ordinary, and natural. I really don’t enjoy too outrageous outfits.
Shardul Pandey: Any ultimate goal to fulfill as a model ? How do you see yourself progress in this field?
Julia Mei: I just work hard and see where it takes me. It’s great that I have so many fans supporting me. I really appreciate it.
Shardul Pandey: What kind of shoots would you like to work on in the future?
Julia Mei: I would definitely want to do more street wear, and artistic shoots.
Shardul Pandey: Tell us something about your city, your favorite hang out spots there?
Julia Mei: I live in Toronto. It’s just a great City lol.
Shardul Pandey: What is your perfect day, morning through to night?
Julia Mei: Wake up refreshed, and notice that even though you’re wide awake, its only 7AM. Get all my errands done, and be productive! Productivity is important in my life. Go to sleep after a hot bubble bath, all warm and cuddled up in my blankets and comfy pillows. :)
Shardul Pandey: What do you like to do for fun & entertainment ?
Julia Mei: I play video games.
Shardul Pandey: What’s your fashion mantra? Please describe your style? What’s your beauty regime?
Julia Mei: My style is based on my mood and my personality. I tend to stay simple though. Nothing too bold or too crazy.
Shardul Pandey: Do you eat nutritiously? Tell us about the diet you follow on a regular basis? Is there any food which you avoid eating?
Julia Mei: I don’t buy anything I don’t want myself eating. This includes any soda pop, or chips. I tend to cook a lot of my own meals, so I know whats in it.
Other than that, I don’t really look too heavily on what I eat. I just eat whatever I’m craving, because I figure if I’m craving for it, my body must need it.
Shardul Pandey: How often do you exercise or go to the gym? How much time you spend there?
Julia Mei: I don’t have a set schedule. I go when I feel like an extra boost in metabolism. I have a pretty healthy diet, not to mention a fast metabolism so I can often get away with not going.
Shardul Pandey: Excluding all complicated beauty & fitness mantra what do you think to be the easiest way to look pretty and glamorous ?
Julia Mei: Dont frown so much in your everyday life. Your mother wasnt joking when she said if you keep making ugly faces like that, your face will stay that way.
Shardul Pandey: What other modeling projects have you done?
Julia Mei: All modeling projects can be found in the “About” page in my fan page on Facebook. :)
Shardul Pandey: What are your experiences in fashion industry? What is fun and rewarding about modeling? Do you have any advice for other aspiring models?
Julia Mei: Confidence is key.
Shardul Pandey: What fashion magazines & weblogs you like browsing?
Julia Mei: I don’t read any fashion magazines, or fashion websites.
Shardul Pandey: Tell me about your favorites.
Julia Mei: My role model is Miranda Kerr. She’s absolutely beautiful and has really made a brand of herself.
Shardul Pandey: How you access Internet? What device you use: Is it tablet, smart phone or laptop?What according to you is more comfortable, quick and easy device for accessing Internet?
Julia Mei: I use a tablet, smartphone and desk top computer. Yes, its true. I don’t own a laptop. I’m usually on my smartphone though.
Shardul Pandey: Is there anything you like to add?
Julia Mei: If you love it, go for it.
Shardul Pandey: What is your ultimate message for netizens ?
Julia Mei: I love you all :)
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