IPANEMA GIRL 2017

SURPRISE EMAIL

Did you ever get a mail that your mouth just dropped? You couldn’t breath for a second, you didn’t get it right that moment what happened. You get absorbed into your phone, because of few incredible words. Well, that happened to me…

Last week I got an email that came unexpectedly, little bit life and rhythm changing, but in a positive way. An email came from the executive editor of magazine Grazia (big fan) Špela Štamol.

When I got the email I honestly thought: Oh another commercial, (you see the sender’s name but you wanna open as quickly as you can) but when I read it, I was blowwwnnnn away. I was so excited I paused from everything I was doing for a while. I even ‘ignored’ my kids for about a minute. When I realized what just happened I started jumping, singing, smiling… I had to share the news with my husband. Do you wanna know what was his reply? What’s Ipanema? OMG, I couldn’t believe what he asked, but that’s my husband. If it’s not connected with programming you have to explain a bit more, in details 🙂

The famous email 🙂

 

You can’t believe that you apply for something, and like I use to do, forget about it because you think that your picture won’t win. Well, mine did. When I bought Junes issue of Grazia I saw on last page of the magazine an invitation to apply if you’re a fan of Ipanema footwear and you own one. Exactly that day it was I guess a miracle that kids were sleeping at the time, I had my Ipanema flipflops on my feet, and I said: Why not, let’s try. I took a picture, I wrote an email to Grazia magazine and pressed send. The email was sent, and in the meantime, I forgot about it. You have your daily stuff to do, kids, husband, you on top and days passed by. Two weeks passed by when I received that magnificent email. I replied of course, and boom another surprise: organization for photoshoot/fashion story. That just made my day. Because I could go back into time when I was modeling, posing, having fun. In my last blog post, I was mentioning how I miss modeling, makeup, and hair, and my wish came true 🙂 The only thing that got me worried is of course when you are a mom of two, body after birth. But my complex about my figure was solved a time ago. Despite that I was excited  🙂 Who wouldn’t be right?

Famous photo 🙂

The photoshoot happened this week, on Wednesday in Šentilj and it was incredible, a memory for life 🙂 I will leave the fashion story as a mystery until the issue doesn’t come out. But I can say it was amazing, organized, relaxed-friendly-working atmosphere. I have to say I didn’t know what to expect. I thought everybody will want to have perfection, they will be grumpy with uptight attitude if I don’t do a good job. And boy I was wrong.

When they arrived at the scene of the shooting, Špela started waving inside the car with a big smile, the rest of the team were also really really nice and friendly. I was so nervous especially when I so Tibor Golob stepped out of the car. Hooooly s**t, my nervous level just went up to the sky. I think almost everybody (at least in celeb and fashion world) know who Tibor is. But I said to myself: ok, you can do this. Just be calm, confident.’

And we started… Makeup and hair, outfit-style, accessories, photography, everything was in place, everything was going smoothly, it was organized perfectly… And a few hours later we did it. We completed the photo shoot, got pictures and at the same time had fun. I must say everybody will stay in my memory with their kindness, smiles, jokes and positive energy.

Thank you so much, you are a dream team!

I will let you all know when pictures will be ready, and of course, you can see me as Ipanema girl 2017 in the new issue of Grazia.

Špela&Tibor
Paparazzi 🙂
Set 🙂

 

DREAM TEAM:

*Špela Štamol (executive editor of Grazia-stylist on set)

*Tibor Golob (photographer)

*Marko Štrucl (Makeup/hair) – Studio Minimal, Maribor

*Sergej Kolar (Assistant makeup/hair)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. […] I am so proud and happy to share this with you. Fashion magazine Grazia came out last week and inside the magazine was published fashion story with me winning the title Ipanema girl 2017. How was on the set of photo shoot you can read here. […]

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