"Anja! Anja! Anja!" That's us cheering in the stands for this 5'11" brown eyed, haired Swiss beauty as she rocks the fashion world! If fashion and modeling were a sport, Anja Leuenberger would be one of the must-see star players! She has a certain flare and spunky personality that we have fallen in love with. FVM was very fortunate to catch up with Anja while she was on vacation. Don't blink, don't change the channel, Anja is the model to watch come this fashion season!Where do you currently call home?
New York City.Besides your birthplace, where have you had the most fun living?
Los Angeles and New York.Who is your closest friend in the industry? How often do you get to work with her?
Ronja Furrer. She's also a model from Switzerland. We both live in New York, so we hang out a lot. And, of course, my boyfriend Edison Kelmendi, who also is a model and is in New York.When you have some free time from work, who do you spend that time with?
With my family, friends, and, of course, with my boyfriend.Many people think that models live extraordinary lives, but they enjoy normal things like everyone. What are some of your everyday hobbies?
Reading a book, listening to music, or meeting friends for food and drinks.Can you share any nutrition and fitness tips?
I am vegetarian, so no fish and meat! It's just important to eat healthy and also to play sports--to have a balance.Can you share any beauty secrets for the everyday woman?
As long as a women loves and accepts herself, she's beautiful in her own way. I just eat healthy, cause you are for sure what you eat. And, less is more--nobody needs a ton of beauty products.Do you play any sports?
I love doing yoga or just go for walks in the city.We learned your favourite music is hip hop and chill house. What's in your playlist right now?
Still the same kind of music! One of my favourites right now: Kendrick Lamar - Now or Never.How were you discovered?
I was scouted in my hometown in Switzerland when I was 13/14 years old by one of my mother agency's bookers.Who or what inspires you the most?
People who achieve and live their dreams!How do you prepare mentally for a shoot?
There is not much to prepare actually.What are some things your fans may not know about you that they would find surprising?
I love meditation after a long workday.Photo Credits: Anja Leuenberger