Milica Djordjevic is a Serbian fashion model
and musician currently based out of Mumbai, India. Gorgeous Milica made her
modeling debut by participating in the Serbian Top Model in 2011 and since has
been busy doing some truly great work as a model both on the ramp and in front
of the camera. Now in India she has been focused on her music. We recently got
the opportunity to speak with Milica about her love for modeling and music.
IM: Can you tell us a bit about how you got in to
modeling? Milica: My
sister applied my portfolio for show the "Serbian Top Model'' and I ended
up getting the 3rd position. So then I started thinking about traveling as
model. I first came to India two years ago and I fell in love with this country
and amazing people that I've meet.
IM: what was the hardest thing about being a model
when you where starting out? Milica: I
can't say that it was hard for me on the beginning, but now it is a little bit.
Distance from family and friends, especially when you need their support when
something important happens.
IM: How would you describe your personal style? Milica: It's
between hippie, tom boy and street style (homeless) I have some weird style
that somehow is working. I love mixing clothes.
IM: What do you like the most about being a model? Milica:
Definitely traveling, meeting people from around the world, working with
IM: How do you prepare yourself for a show or a shoot? Milica: I
take care that my body, nails, and hair are nice and clean. If I have a show I
bring with me my big bag with all my little things for a long day.
IM: How has the experience of working in Indian been
so far? Milica: It's
good! Of course it's the same everywhere in the world. For some people is good,
for some is not. Everything depends on how you spend your time in other
countries and with whom. I am lucky to have met amazing people in India.
IM: And is there a piece of advice you would give to
foreign models planning of coming to India? Milica: Don't
judge before you meet this place and people. India is amazing, and there is
something for everyone. Enjoy India as much as you can; you will miss it when
IM: You have also been experimenting with music, can
you tell us a bit about your style of music and how it’s been going so far? Milica: I
discover Coke studio two years ago and I fell in love with that music, so now
I'm back to do music here. I actually don't think there is better place to do
that. Now I'm meeting a lot of people from the music industry and starting my
own style. It's a mixture of blues, soul and jazz. It's different.
IM: Who are the musicians that have influenced you the most? Milica: Amy
Whinehouse, Whitney Houston, Etta James, India Aire, Akua Naru, Michael Jackson
and so on...
IM: A movie that you can watch anytime? Milica:
Lord of the Rings 123, Star Wars, Avatar... I can't choose one :)
IM: What’s your favorite place to travel to? Milica: I
still didn't travel the whole world...