Today we have an exclusive interview for NYC-fashion with international Fashion model  Alejandro Corzo Suarez.

Alejandro Corzo Suarez 26 years old, originally from Gijon – Asturias (North of Spain) Is a busy model, Working on pursing his dreams of modeling, acting, and being a journalist on his spear time.

Alejandro working around the world, from New York to Europe from Europe to Asia, doing ad campaigns, fashion editorials, TV commercials and walking the runways of some of the biggest names in the fashion world.

We took a moment with the busy man to hear about his life, where he is headed, how he started and let you all see and know a bit more on the personal side of model Alejandro Corzo Suarez.

Here we go:

Q:  How did you become a model, and what was your first break?

A: I started modeling when I was 13 years old. My mum took me to a beauty pageant for kids in my city, after I won the pageant I went to study runway lessons in a models agency from my city. After that, I started to do some catalogues, runways and TV commercials.

Q:  How do you keep fit, what is your training routine and menu?

A: I go to the gym 5 times a week, I work out (weights) for 45 minutes to an hour. I eat a lot, so I have to be careful with the amount of calories, I don’t eat fast food or animal fat. I really like fish, chicken and vegetables, so It’s not so difficult for me to keep on diet.

Q:  How do you define your style and what your favorite store to shop?

A: It depends of the situation and also of the market (the country where I am working at that moment). I like to be comfortable with the clothes I’m wearing, for me the perfect outfit is a pair of Hawaianas, tank top and shorts. Because of the castings and jobs sometimes I have to dress up more formal so I like to wear jeans and a blazer, always feeling comfortable.

My favorite shop to buy is the Spanish store, Zara, you can wear really basic clothes being elegant.

Q:  What are your main interests & hobbies?

A: Well, I have so many things in mind that I would like to do and to know. I love animals, when I was a kid I was always reading books and taking animals to my home and I really like to know different cultures, to explore different cities, that is actually one of the reasons why I wanted to be a model, because it gives me the opportunity to do it.

Q:  What is the one fashion item that you can’t live without?

A: Sunglasses & my cell phone, this two items are the once I always need to be with me.

Q: Who are some of your favorite models and designers, and why?

A: My icon is Mark Vanderloo, he represents the classic model, elegant and charming. I have some designers in mind, I like Tom Ford, Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Perry Ellis and Carolina Herrera.

Q:  Which fashion magazines do you like to read?

A: I always read Esquire, GQ, Tatler and Men’s health.

Q:  What’s your fashion mantra?

A: The industry nowadays allows that many people can begin to be models and the mass media have done also his contribution what evidently  has benefited to the mode as such but harmed to the real professional model, since many people believe that to have a good face or a body, they think that it is sufficient, forgetting the attitude, and joined to the technology, plus the competition and the need to sell, which is translated in millionaires earnings, does that the being I shape it is nowadays a career coveted by the young persons, who look only for reputation and money turning the profession into a hobby for many which puts down the image of the real models and this joined the recent crisis that lives through the world economy and that the industry does not escape of it.

Q:  Out of all of the photos the photographer took of you, which is your favorite and why?

A: Bruce Weber and Vincent Peters. I can’t decide between them, they are just gorgeous, they were born to be behind the camera, pure art.

Q:  What is fun and rewarding about modeling?

A: It gives you the opportunity to discover many places around the world, to meet people from different countries … to learn how to live into different cultures… if you know how to enjoy the modeling life it is like a second school.

Q:  What do you dislike about modeling?

A: Well… We work with our body, we have to be always perfect to get as many jobs as we can and sometimes if we are passing by a difficult time, we can not show that feeling to the client. It is an amazing world full of good things and moments, but there is also people trying to get more, playing with your psychology.

Q: What advice do you have for other aspiring models?

A:

– Humility

– Think twice

– Value yourself more than what others do

– Never give up, you can get all that you want if you find the right way

– You are not better than your partners, each one has something special, just show your skills

Q:  Who are some of your favorite fashion photographers?

A: I can’t say only one, each photographer is different and is good in a determinate area. I can tell some of my favorites are; Lonliwen, Giannis Svigos, Thomas Synnamon, Nikolai de Vera, Joey Leo, Lope Navo, Jose Martinez… each one has a different style…

Q: What does fashion mean to you?

A: Fashion is a language which tells a story about the person who wears it.

Q:  What distinguishes a good model from a bad one?

A: A good model has to be a good actor, if you don’t show emotions/ feelings to the camera there is nothing to do.

Q:  How has modeling changed other aspects of your life?

A: I know myself much better, I know my faults and virtues, I learnt how to balance body and soul, how to live far away from people who I love.

Q: what’s inspire you in life as a person?

A: You never know what you have until you lose it, is a saying I have heard since my childhood, and refers to human beings have the tendency to assume that all you have in the now, both material and sentimental, will stay that way when the time passes, and it is only when we have no longer with us, we learn to value it.

Q: what’s the dream project you fantasize to do?

A: I’m ready to fight to get all I want, I don’t know how, I don’t know when, but I know I will get it soon, I will not stop until I reach it. The project of my life is to see myself being recognized for my work, being in the highest position, which would allow me to give the kind of life that my mother deserves and help as much as possible to all the people who live day to day injustices.

Q: Thru out your modeling carrier so far what is the best memory you have?

A: I have so many good memories with all my roommates and friends in all the countries I have been. When you are far away from your family, your friends and the people is close to you turns into your new family. One thing I will never forget is to have met my great friend Lonliwen, who has known how to guide me and give me the best advices when I needed them most, he always has been and will be my guardian angel and of course my father (RIP).

Q: where do you see yourself in 10 years?

A: Somewhere, surrounded by nature, animals and tranquility, a ways from the big city (just for jobs, haha), enjoying having achieved my goals and remembering all the good moments I lived with the people I love.

Q:  Do you want to share anything with the viewers that nobody knows?

A: It is just a tip I’d like to, I have only 26 years, and I have a long way to learn, but one thing I’ve really learned:

Live your life every second, enjoy the people you love, enjoy the small moments that can make you happy, unfortunately life has many moments that no one want to happen, many people come into our lives and others are getting, try the stay of each contribution wisdom to your life and try to always do your best to those around you. Live at peace with yourself.

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Agencies:

Italy: Major Models Milano

Greece: Ace Models Athens

Germany: Body & Soul Hamburg

Philippines: Mercator Models

China: Sherry Models

Spain: Guest Models

New York: Major Models New York

Mother agency / Manager: Major Models New York    www.majormodels.com


ALEJANDRO CORZO SUAREZ by GIANNIS SVIGOS PHOTOGRAPHY
ALEJANDRO CORZO SUAREZ BY GIANNIS SVIGOS PHOTOGRAPHY
DIRECTED BY GIANNIS SVIGOS
VIDEO EDITING AND POST PRODUCTION : FOKASTUDIO
HAIR/MAKE-UP ARTIST : DIONISSIA KONSTANTINOU
ADDITIONAL STYLING : VANGELIS SALEVRIS