We were so lucky to have Nikoletta on set with us modelling for our SS campaign this month. Her curves, her smile and her energy is what Oola is all about.
Being a nosey bunch at Oola HQ we had to ask her all about her modelling career to date and what is her favourite Oola set and what bought her from her home country of Hungary to the UK.
How did you get into modelling?
The first plus size agency was created 10 years ago in Hungary. At this time my sisters BFF was working as a fashion blogger, so they sent my pics to the agency (behind my back). Straight after they asked me to work with them. We did my portfolio & my photos, and thats how “the career” started.
What do you love about your job?
I would say the diversity. I’ve met a lot of people from different countries, different backgrounds. Also as a plus size model I represent “the everyday woman”. In the fashion industry they say we are plus size, but in real life we are the average size. People have to normalise this.
When did you move to London and why?
I’ve been working in London in the last 10 years, but actually moved here 3,5 years ago. I had a big tragedy in my life, so decided to start a new life somewhere else. London was familiar to me, so I just packed my luggage and booked a flight.
What do you like about Oola?
Oola tried to create something unique and different. As a plus size woman, especially with bigger cup size, it’s very hard to find a well-fitted bra. Also the style is very clean and natural, which I love it.
Over all of this I feel that Oola really cares about how I feel in the underwear, does it fit well? is it comfortable etc. This brand just really cares about the customers.♥️
You have modelled some of the new SS lingerie lines, what was your fav?
In general I wear just wired bras, but in the new collection I fell in love in an unwired one. I have a big cupsize , but this bra just holds perfectly. Also looks a bit sexy, but still classy. Comes in more colours, but my favourite is definitely the lilac. Can’t wait you guys to see!
What advice would you give anyone wanting to be a plus size model?
Don’t be afraid, you might think you are just mid-size, or too curvy to be plus size. Give yourself a chance, otherwise you will never know who could you be!
Before applying to any model agency I would recommend you check out some YouTube videos about posing, walking, and how to behave on a casting, just to have a clue about things. Do practice also front of the mirror! 🤩
What is you go to outfit?
I usually dress classy, so some neutral colour, shirt, with a tailored trousers. I also like matching my underwear in neutral colours.
Favourite holiday destination?
It’s odd, but when you live abroad, your favourite destination is your home country. Budapest is full of with history, amazing nightlife, and there is a spa on every corner. Book your ticket! 🙃
What the was the last thing you watched on TV?
Actually I just watched the Sweet magnolias( highly recommended), but I’m big fan of documentaries and Disney. Where are my princesses(and my villains😈)!?