Born and raised in beautiful Prague, at the age of 7 my parents emigrated with us 3 kids to Vienna – where I spent my teenage years. After a year in Athens at the age of 22, I’ve been living in Germany for 20 years now.
My career began classically as a ballet dancer at the Prague National Theater, the Vienna State Opera and then at the Vienna Conservatory. I also studied piano and singing. I still speak Czech fluently (I always kept on reading czech books), as well as German and English.
For me, being a mother is probably the most natural and biggest deal. My first son Dominic unfortunately died in 2000 of leukemia at the age of 18 months. My second born son Alexander is 18 today. He shows me the wonderful miracle of life every day. I love him dearly and raising him liberated and free.
Modeling started beside dancing when I was 17. I stopped both with the kids also because I wanted to act from the opposite side of the desk. I wanted to influence things meaningful and than – who wears what and when. So I build up my career in retail 15 years ago. Today I am proud to run, as a manager, the Karl Lagerfeld flagship store in Düsseldorf.
The strong Helmut Newton women didn’t always wear clothes, but when they did they appeared proud and strong! This is how my love for design (fashion) and styling was awakened. “Express yourself !! Style the perfect balance”
That’s why I also work as a stylist beside everything. I want my customers to feel excellent in their outfits – powerful and strong. Strong in self-expression, dressed appropriately for every occasion in their life. I’m very imaginative about that. I style for the event at the swimming pool as well as for the opera in the Scala in Milano.
For two years I have been now working as a model again – but with a new mission! Getting older is a challenge on many levels, sometimes a welcome one. Latest now you get to know yourself well. I have been practicing yoga regularly for 15 years and meditating for 3 years. It helped me to turn inside finding myself. You learn to listen…
In front of the camera I follow the strong need to be on stage again. In my performance I show. me! Somehow I feel like a brand myself… (here I am smiling Lori…) Combined with the unstoppable desire to inspire people – women and to motivate them to find and show themselves. It is worth it!!
You can’t loose when making art. Fashion can be very artsy.
At my age you no longer provoke or compete. One supports one another. So I am happy with what I see as a result of my work, I am happy to see other great models and artists too, thriving, and I want more.