Interview: Tanya G


Image by Liz Ham


Where were you born
I was born in Zagreb, Croatia.

When did you move to Australia
Back in 1996.

Where do you live

How were you discovered as a model
I was shopping for shoes when an agent approached me.

What was your journey to this point in your career?
A fun, whirlwind and fulfilling  20 year career in modelling that morphed into blogging.

What is the craziest professional experience you’ve ever had?
Going on a 5 star trip to the Bahamas with an unlimited budget where I hardly did anything. Pre-Global Financial Crisis, of course!

If you weren’t modelling and blogging, what would you be doing?
Interior design – I love it.

How do you describe your personal style?
Multiple personality disorder

How would you describe your beauty philosophy for a big event?
Get enough sleep or failing that, drink more champagne.

What are you most excited about for the year ahead?
My upcoming trip to LA, Cuba & Mexico- real bucket list stuff.

What is your proudest achievement?
My daughter Coco.

Best piece of advice you ever received?
Always be you, it’s never taken.

What is your favourite dress that you have worn today and why?
The pleated number with the little cape because it’s old school Hollywood glamour I’d love on my wedding day.



What are you listening to right now? Drake’s Hotline Bling.

What was the last thing you bought? A vintage mink jacket on eBay.

Favourite movie of all time? A toss up between Indecent Exposure and Breakfast Club.

Must have accessory right now? A bright, 80s clutch.

What’s your favourite drink? A very dirty martini or a mojito – sans sugar.