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:: Spotlight :: Model Profile - Brooke Naismith

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

Miss Bikini New Zealand is New Zealand's No.1 swimsuit fashion show. It specialises in showcasing the beauty of New Zealand women in an exciting, creative and professional way. With those high standards it was no mean feat for the gorgeous Brooke Naismith to be crowned the 2014 Miss Bikini NZ. Brooke is a real beach bunny with a love of surfing. She is just nineteen years old and the blue-eyed beauty has so much going for her, especially as she is keen to establish a career in the fashion and beauty industries.

Verve Fashion Magazine - model
Miss Bikini NZ Finalist (2014) - Winner
Battle of the Babes World Model Search Final (2014) - 1st Runner Up
Creative Collaboration for Child Cancer Foundation - model

Height: 172 cm / 5ft 8in
Eye colour: Blue
Hair colour: Blonde
Chest: 88 cm / 35 in
Waist: 73 cm / 29in
Hips: 88 cm / 35in
Shoe size: 6.0 UK / 7.5 US / 39.5 Euro
Dress Size: 8 - 10


Q. Describe your personality?

A. Very active, outgoing and fun

Q. Did you grow up in your early teens wanting to be a model?

A. Yes, I had always grown up wishing to model. My mother and grandmother were both models so that influenced me to step their shoes. My mother was an extremely successful model, doing a lot of bikini modeling herself.

Q. What have you discovered / learnt from the modelling scene?

A. The way you present yourself in the modelling industry is very important. You must be well organized, easily approachable and able to listen and do as your director asks of you. The amount of effort you put in to something is what you will be granted back with.

Q. Career highlights to date?

A. Miss Bikini NZ 2014, Verve Fashion Magazine 12 page spread 2014, Beauty Therapist

Q. Favourite hobbies?

A. Surfing, Travel, Fashion, Music

Q. Favourite music?

A. My taste in music is very broad, but if I had to choose one, it would be Deep House music.

Q. Favourite films?

A. Soul Surfer, Blue Crush, Lords of Dogtown

Q. What is your fashion sense?

A. Both classy and street style mixed in together

Q. Beauty tips?

A. Always take your make-up off at the end of your day, using a cleanser right for you. Drink plenty of water, eat a healthy diet and get your beauty sleep! Trust me, that’s all the beauty tips you need!

Q. Advice for young girls aspiring to be models?

A. I say go for it! Get yourself a portfolio of different shots, promote yourself and get yourself noticed!

Q. Favourite place visited?

A. Bali – Indonesia

Q. Do you have a role model/s?

A. Yes, of course! I aspire Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively) from the TV show ‘Gossip Girl’ because she is jaw dropping gorgeous, with a very high-class taste in clothing and has a flirtatious, outgoing and bubbly personality.

Q. People you've admired generally?

A. Alana Blanchard - professional surfer/model; Bethany Hamilton – professional surfer who lost an arm to a shark whilst surfing (she was an influence to me after my near death surfing experience to continue surfing)

Q. Are there any issues that you feel strongly about and would like to briefly discuss?

A. No issues

Q. Future ambitions?

A. To run my own beauty boutique, as I am a fully qualified beauty therapist in less than 3 weeks! Also, to have my own bikini line which is my biggest dream and ambition.

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