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She’s so NOUS! Meet Ruby Garthune!

 

1. Name?

Hi hi, I’m Ruby!!

 

2. How old are you?

I recently turned 18! 😉

 

3. Where are you from?

Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

4. What skill would you like to master? 

One day I would love to learn how to skateboard but I can’t balance to save my life, lol!

 

 

5. Name one place on your bucket list that you are dying to visit! Why?

I am DYING to visit Guatemala so I can finally meet some of my extended family and learn more about my culture! Plus I bet the street food there is amazinggg!

 

6. What pets did you have while you were growing up? 

When I was little I had 2 cats, and a bird! In the more recent years I’ve had 2 turtles, a hedgehog named Suki, and a basset hound named FiFi!

 

7. What’s your go-to band/artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to? 

I would have to say Kali Uchis! I love the Latina/R&B vibes, it puts me in the BEST mood!!

 

 

8. What is your favorite show to binge watch? 

I love the show Hoaders, I find it weirdly interesting and it motivates me to keep my space clean hahah!

 

9. What/who inspired you the most?

Definitely my mom, she is so connected with her spirituality and is constantly teaching me new things that inspire me to be a better me; not to mention, she is also my biggest supporter 🙂 Love you mom!!!

 

10. What food will you absolutely not, under any circumstances, eat? 

Surprisingly, you will not catch me eating seafood! The thought of cracking open a crab or trying some squid makes me nauseous!

 

 

11. Which superpower would you want to have? 

I would love to have telekinetic powers! Imagine not having to get up to turn off the lights when you’re comfy in bed or not having to get your glass of water from across the room 😉

 

12. What’s the most embarrassing trend that you gave into? 

Definitely knee high converse…. 4th grade was something else!!

 

13. What’s your favorite 1990s/2000s jam? 

Dangerously in Love by Destiny’s Child hayyyy! A throwback classic, if I do say so myself!

 

14. How would your best friend describe you? 

The epitome of a Leo- I can be fierce and funny but most of the time I am laid back and chill like a lion hehe..

 

 

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She’s so Nous! Meet Zoey Kay –

 

1 . Name?

Hi, I’m Zoey Kay 🙂

 

2. How old are you?

I’m 23 right now!

 

3. Where are you from? 

Sussex, United Kingdom

 

4. How do you relax after a long, stressful day?

A good yoga class is always a great stress release. NamaSTAAYYY away from me bad vibes.

 

5. What is your dream pet?

I have my dream pet! She’s a little Maltese Terrier called Luna 🙂

 

 

6. Who is your role model and why?

My mum, she’s quite the legend if i do say so.

 

7. What your favorite weekend activity?

I LOVE escape rooms. Im one of those escape room junkies constantly trying to recruit other escape room junkies to join my team. So if you’re reading this and you’re great at solving puzzles and finding hidden meanings in a room in under 60minutes………YOU’RE HIRED

 

8. What songs have your completely memorized?

My humps – Black eyes peas

People tend to be impressed that I know the rap bit. If I’m honest… Im impressed too.

 

9. What’s your go to band/artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?

Khurangbin. If you haven’t heard them then nows a good opportunity!!!

 

10. What’s your favorite day of the week? Why? 

I love sundays, they’re my prep day for the week and I love the cruisey vibeeee.

 

 

11. What pets did you have while you were growing up?

When growing up in England we had a family cat called “Kitty Lee” lol. I also had one of those goldfish with the big eyes and its name was Fingers. like fish fingers ya know?! I loved him dearly, RIP fingers.

Ps, I had this proof read and apparently fish fingers = fish sticks in america. JUST AN FYI

 

12. What’s the best way to start the day?

A morning meditation and a cup of tea or coffee!

 

13. What city would you most like to live in?

LA! Im loving everyday 🙂

 

14. What movie can you watch over and over without ever getting tired of? 

White Chicks. I pretty much know the whole film word for word.

 

15. What’s something that will always be in fashion, no matter how much time passes?

CROCS. Enough said.

 

 

16. Do you have a book that changed your life?

The one I’m currently reading! its called “Dont hate, Meditate” by Megan Monahan.

 

17. What’s under your bed?

Shoes and as much as I hate to say it… Dust.. It collects so fast – even though I clean ALL the time! I recently got the new cordless Dyson and my gosh is it wonderful. They even threw in a few extra attachments 😉 one that i must say is extremely great for reaching under the bed. #NotAnAd

 

18. If you needed one, what would your DJ name be?

DJ KAY-Z.. I feel it has nice ring to it, feels freaky freaky fresh. Also, no IFS.. everyone needs a dj name.

 

 

19. Which emoji would best capture your essence?

I like the disco man.

 

20. What’s the most embarrassing trend that you gave into?

The big emo side fringe. My mother wouldn’t let me do it but that didn’t stop me…  I got trigger happy with the scissors one day and oh my did I think I look flyyyyyyy. Did that fringe make it to america???

 

21. What’s your favorite 1990’s/2000’s jam?

Untitled (how does it feel) – D’angelo

Its THE JAM.

 

 

 

 

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She’s so Nous! Meet Lura Normand –

 

Photo by Clay Boutte

Name: 

Hi! My I’m Lura Normand!

Where are you from? 

I am originally from Orlando, Florida!

Do you have any mottos you live by? 

Many! But my all time favorite is “Happy, thank you, more please!” 🙂

What are some little things that make your day better? 

Being outside and in nature, even just literally sitting in the sun or taking a walk brings me so much joy. Also coffee!

 

 

Photo by Alberto Gonzales

What’s your favorite weekend activity? 

Anything outdoors or athletic… Playing tennis, going to the beach, going hiking, taking a workout class… the list goes on and on!

How do you relax after a long, hard day of work? 

A nice dinner and Netflix for sure!

What’s the best way to start the day? 

For me it’s all about starting slow. Making a delicious breakfast and enjoying a big cup of coffee, then taking some time to journal and meditate… My recipe for a perfect morning 🙂

 

Photo by Alberto Gonzales

 

Photo by Clay Boutte

What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? 

Currently binging Californiacation and I’m obsessed!

 Do you have book that changed your life? 

Actually I have many. But maybe The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle if I had pick one. I didn’t even like it when I first read it, but over time I’ve realized how different I live my life because of it. And how much my life has improved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Vivian Arthur

Which superpower would you want to have? 

Teleportation without a doubt– goodbye airports!!

What’s your most valuable high-school or college class you ever took? 

I took a sociology course in college and it put so much into perspective for me. It really changed the way I see the world and the people in it.

 Which emoji would best capture your essence? 

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How do you kick back and relax? 

Reading, sun bathing, listening to a podcast, watching Netflix or YouTube videos, and jigsaw puzzling!!

 

Photo by Zoe Stergiou

 

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She’s so Nous! Meet Alaya Manzella – 

Photo by Madeline Tolle

1. Name? 

Hi, I’m Alaya Manzella!

2. How old are you? 

I’m 17 years young!

3. Where are you from?

I’m from Alabama, rolllll tide!

4. What skill would you like to master? 

I went “surfing” for the first time recently and even though I couldn’t stand up to save my life, I’m determined to shred waves by the end of this year!

5. How do you relax after a long, stressful day?

I always find myself turning on my favorite music and dancing around when I’ve had a long day. It makes me forget about everything going on around me and it helps me to relax and enjoy the moment!

Photo by Wes Klein

Photo by Wes Klein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Erikson Erise

6. Name one place on your bucket list that you are dying to visit! Why?

Australia for sure! I’ve always been obsessed with animals, especially exotic ones, so I would love to see them up close!

7. What is your dream pet?

A pig. Hands down. Their noses and curly tails are too cute.

8. What your favorite weekend activity?

I love finding new swimming holes with my friends! We’re always jumping off rocks or climbing down waterfalls somewhere.

 

 

 

 

Photo by Madeline Tolle

 

Photo by Cindy Romero

9. What’s your go to band/artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?

Billie Eilish. I love all of her music and I have so much respect for her. She’s so young but yet so successful. A total girl boss.

10. What movie can you watch over and over without ever getting tired of?

Fear with Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon. Definitely my favorite actor and actress. Cruel Intentions is a classic, too.

 

 

 

 

Photo by Wes Klein

Photo by Wes Klein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Morey Spellman

11. What is your favorite TV show to binge watch?

All jokes aside, I could watch The Bachelorette or Impractical Jokers ALL. DAY. LONG.!!!

12. What/who inspired you the most?

Bella Hadid’s videos for Vogue always inspire me. Her video with Donatella for Versace was unreal. I love how expressive and creative Bella is with her movements.

13. What’s under your bed?

Nothing. I got inspired by Pinterest at 3 in the morning to remove my bedframe and as you could imagine, my parents weren’t too happy when they woke up the next day for work and a huge bedframe was taking up the entire hallway. Hahaaaha oops!

 

 

Photo by Wes Klein

 

Photo by Margaret Kimora

14. What food will you absolutely not, under any circumstances, eat? 

PIZZA. I know it’s weird, who doesn’t like pizza, right? Me. I can’t stand it.

15. Which emoji would best capture your essence?

The cowboy emoji. It looks so happy and it reminds me of Bama.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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#NousModel Alyssa Miller graces the pages of the Financial Times’ How to Spend It Magazine June 2019 issue. Check out all of the rusty-toned outfits that our girl is rocking and get inspired with some wardrobe must-haves for this summer!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To see the full editorial, click here.

 

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Photographer – Damian Foxe Instagram

Stylist – Elad Bitton Instagram

Brands – Fendi, Burberry, Max Mara

 

She’s so Nous! Meet Andrea Tresgallo ~ 

Photo by Marco Barl

1. Name:

My name is Andrea Tresgallo.

2. How old are you?:

I’m 20 years old.

3. Where are you from?:

I’m from Tamaulipas, Mexico.

4. Do you have any mottos you live by?:

“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you want to go to bed at night with satisfaction.”

5. What skill would you like to master?:

I’d like to master singing or acting.

6. Where is one place on your bucket list that you are dying to visit?:

Santorini, Greece. Because it looks magical.

 

 

 

Photo by Antonio Altuzar and Daniel Astudillo

7. What songs have you completely memorized?: 

Almost every song in the movie “Tangled.”

8. How do you like to relax after a long day?: 

Doing my skincare routine really relaxes me, also I love watching Netflix at the end of the day for distraction.

9. What movie can you watch over and over without ever getting tired of it?:

I loved “Tangled”. I’ve watched this movie like 30 times now.

10. What is your favorite TV show to binge watch?: 

I think “How I met your mother.”

11. Which superpower would you want to have?:

Reading people’s minds when needed. Or maybe flying would be cool too.

 

 

Photo by Abraham Magos

12. What’s under your bed?:

I hope nothing.

13. What’s your guilty pleasure?: 

In music, One Direction obviously.

14. What’s been your greatest achievement (so far)?:

I think being on the first Dolce&Gabbana’s runway show in Mexico.

15. Whose fictional wardrobe do you want the most?:

Serena Van der Wooden’s of course.

16. Who was your childhood crush?:

Josh Hutcherson or Zayn Malik.

17. Favorite movie or TV show soundtrack?:

Definitely the soundtrack of Howl’s Movie Castle. Also I love this movie.

 

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We can’t stop staring at our stunning cover girl, #NousModel Laura Evans, on this months’ issue of Plaza Kvinna Magazine – which is on stands now! The cover photo and full story editorial were captured by the talented Anja Poulsen, and published with absolutely no retouching to showcase more natural beauty. We are loving it!

To see the full spread, check out the photos below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Photographer – Anja Poulsen Website | Instagram

Hair, MUA – Simon Rihana Website | Instagram

 

 

ELLE Bulgaria’s May 2019 issue – which is one stands now! – features #NousModel Haley Kubesh looking absolutely flawless in the Zen Beauty editorial. This month’s beauty editorial was shot by Dorit Thies – where she captures the natural beauty of our girl in a very unique way. This shoot consists of three element exposed looks – water, shade and screen. To see the full spread of this shoot, and to watch the video, check out the entire spread below!

 

 

 

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Photography and Concept – Dorit Thies  Instagram | Website.

Makeup – Anthony Merante Instagram | Website.

Makeup Assistant – Marlena Von Kazmier Instagram | Website.

Video and Edit – True Beauty Digital Instagram | Website.

Retouching – Kristiana Klekmane Retouching Instagram | Website.

Photoassistant – Marc Antoine Dumont Instagram | Website.

She’s so Nous! Meet Hailey Long ~ 

 

Photo by Yana

Name: 

Hailey Long

Age:

19

From:

San Francisco

1. Favorite punctuation mark?:

I love exclamation points! I also think capital letters are such an aesthetic.

2. Most beautiful place on earth?:

I think the most beautiful place on earth wold be the top of Mount Tam in the Bay Area. My friends and I call it Sunset because you can see the sky for miles.

 

 

 

Photo by William Lords

3. What emoji would best capture your essence?: 

The alien emoji 👽

4. Have you overcome one of your fears?:

Yes! I am terrified of heights and decided to go skydiving at the beginning of this month.

5. What’s the most embarrassing trend you gave in to?:

Definitely hair feathers. I could not stop buying them and the colored extensions from Claire’s in middle school.

6. What is your favorite 90s/2000s jam?:

Anything Britney Spears

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by William Lords

7. How do you relax after a long, stressful day?: 

I love skincare and spa time so I am instantly relaxed with a hot shower, body scrub, and face mask.

8. What’s your favorite piece of clothing that you currently own?:

I am obsessed with my pink juicy couture sweatsuit.

9. What are some small things that make your day better?:

I love getting small and random gifts from my friends. Even little notes or messages make my day.

10. Favorite band or music:

I have been listening to Kodak on repeat recently. His new album “Dying to Live” is amazing.

 

 

 

 

 

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