Star sign: Scorpio
Who is Emanuela?
I would describe myself as determined and stubborn, but caring and loyal. I’m a devoted animal lover and in the past, I’ve also done voluntary work with animals. My interest in modelling throughout the last year has been of great help in gaining further self-confidence.
You participated in World Next Top Model Malta 2016. What can you tell us about your experience?
Being the youngest contestant, I was always spoilt by my team mates. Considering the fact that this was my first exposure on television, it was quite hard for me at the beginning to get used to the cameras. The best thing about this experience is that I got to know some fantastic people, and we encouraged and supported each other till the very end.
What was it like for you to have your first ever fashion show or photo shoot?
I had to step out of my comfort zone, so at first I was quite uneasy. I felt more confident while modelling on the catwalk rather than photo shooting, since I personally think that a model can bring out her character more on the catwalk.
How do you make an audience remember you?
Flash my brightest smile and transmit positivity.
How did you get into modelling?
A lot of friends had recommended that I should give modelling a try, and I ended up liking it. Hard work and exercise are fundamental to be in top form. Good nutrition and respect for your body is a must.
What would you wear if you were going to meet your favourite celebrity, and who would that be?
It would be a huge honour to meet Angelina Jolie who represents the ideal type of woman – successful and so active in defending human rights. Feeling comfortable chatting to her would mean wearing jeans and teaming it up with a smart jacket and heels.
In your opinion, is it destiny or hard work that makes someone successful?
Luck may play an important role in the beginning, but only hard work, sacrifice and determination will pay off in the end.