Model & TV Host Lisa Selesner, Interview Hong Kong

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What happens when you enter the fashion and modelling world at the young age of 14? 
We find out.

Discovered at the age of 14 by Elite Model Management, Lisa S. has been strutting down the runway for pretty much every fabulous designer out there, including Chanel, Dior and Vivienne Westwood. 

Born in Monaco, raised in New York, the exotic beauty has climbed the ranks to become one of Hong Kong's most sought-after models. After more than a decade in the modelling and beauty business, Lisa has landed herself gigs as Channel V veejay and now hosts the Asian version of America's Next Top Model, Supermodelme.

Where did you grow up and where do you spend most of your time these days?
I grew up in New York and New Jersey. Nowadays I spend most of my time in Hong Kong.

How did your model journey start?
I was scouted by a photographer who took my photograph and sent it to Elite. Elite then asked if I would come to New York to try modelling during the summer, in between my high school years.

Most memorable moment in your career so far?
I get asked this a lot and its one of those questions that I'm never able to answer. I've had A LOT of memorable moments!

To stay in shape I do

What does style mean to you?
It's how you represent yourself through your clothing.

What makes you laugh?    
My husband (Lisa is married to actor Daniel Wu)


The most favourite item in my closet is

My jeans. Every single one of them are my "favourites". I LOVE jeans! (laughs)

On my bedside table you can find
Tissues, alarm clock, and my chihuahua's medicine.

My favourite movie of all times is
Usual Suspects

Tom Hardy and Emily Blunt

If your best friend came to town where would you take her shopping?

The best beauty treatment you ever had and where?
I've had a few good ones, but the one I remember the most is the spa treatment we had in Sonoma Valley, California. It included mud, salt scrub, oils. It was intensive but we felt amazing after.
 (Review the Fairmont Mission Inn & Spa on LOCALSPOTTER)

My top three beauty essentials are...
SPF for face at all times, eye cream, zit cream.

A quote to live by:
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

If you could have a dream list of people for a dinner night, whom would you pick?
Ellen DeGeneres, Cesar Millan, and Chelsea Handler.


You can find Lisa on Facebook or connect with her on Twitter.
Photos: Donald Chiu

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