Great Quotes by Coco Rocha

I’ve always been the type that, every few months, I’m like, ‘Let’s change the haircut one more time.’

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So many girls second-think their pose or what they’re doing. And, in turn, the photos will come out really unnatural. I say to really give the camera a performance – that, and make sure you’re comfortable with how you look, and give it a good smile and a filter.

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I think there can no longer be such a thing as hitting a wall on a photo shoot. If I ever hear a photographer say to me, ‘OK, what else?’ I should retire, because that should never happen now having experienced just how much the body is capable of doing.

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I’ll probably always have some black in my accessories, but it’s also important to have a pop of color.

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Fashion can be a very fickle lady, especially when it comes to models – fashion likes to turn on its own.

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I think being true to yourself is ultimately the best way of living.

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You can teach a girl how to model, how to take a pretty picture, and how to walk, but you can’t teach personality.

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Whatever you do, never do the duck face – that’s the worst look for any girl out there. Some girls think that pushing out their lips looks fabulous, but it doesn’t.

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Be current. Know and comment on current trends and news. Don’t be the last one entering a conversation.

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When I started my first blog years ago, I just wanted to share my perspective. For a long time, models had been these mute pretty faces – and I wanted to have a voice.

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I’m kind of getting over the whole Manhattan life. I’m from Vancouver, and that means mountains and a lot of space.

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I love Africa, especially Botswana. I could see myself retiring to a little tree house there one day.

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A little personal trick: apply brown eyeliner throughout the day and then just add a little black over the top for a night look.

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For a small population, Canada has always had a very strong and vibrant style.

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I’m obsessed with historical English royalty.

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I don’t do nudes. I don’t do semi-nudes. I don’t do cigarette shots. It took me a long time in the business to realize I didn’t have to do everything people told me I should if I wanted a career.

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In the beginning, the clients would say, ‘This is too much,’ but over time, the ones I liked kept working with me. They’d say, ‘It’s not too much. Coco can still be Coco. She still gives 100 percent when she’s on a photo shoot.’

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Oftentimes, my career as a model is based around glamour or creating a fantasy world. That in itself is not a bad thing, as I think art and inspiration has its place in society.

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If I want a hamburger, I’m going to have one. No 21-year-old should be worrying about whether she fits a sample size.

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Something I always look for in an outfit is to have a standout piece.

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Connecting with fans is very important to me and useful, too! It’s almost as if I have my own focus group. If I put up one picture that gets 1,000 likes and one that gets 15,000 likes, it gives me a big clue as to what people like to see.

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I’ve always thought of modeling as a performance, so I don’t mind kind of pretending. I kind of pretend in a lot of my poses that I am a ballerina or a hip-hop dancer or a grunge performer.

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I think, in general, models tend to do their favorite faces or their comfortable face, but your facial expression is just so important. You don’t want to have an editorial of 20 photos where it’s just you giving a ‘Zoolander’ face.

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In ten years of modeling, I’ve trained myself to relax and be able to use my upper body.

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We have to come into this industry so young, and you have to learn to take it as it is. I was scouted at 14, started modelling at 15, and lived in New York at 16.

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Previously, someone would interview me, and if they liked me, it’d be a great story. If they hated me, it’d be a horrible story. I had no way to say anything. Social media changed things for people who didn’t have a voice.

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As a high-fashion model, I have long had a policy of no nudity or partial nudity in my photo shoots.

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Everybody knows that, in general, a basketball player needs to be tall and a fashion model needs to be skinny, but how skinny is too skinny?

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Girls are told they’re not skinny enough, or they hear, ‘She’s old. She’s boring. We’ve had her. She’s not tiny anymore.’ A lot of people don’t take into account the vulnerability of these young girls.

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I won’t work with Terry Richardson again.

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Models are supposed to be a muse to you. Why is a muse always the same body type, the same look? It’s boring.

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At the beginning of my career, I was nervous to talk. I was just a very young girl. You don’t want to upset anyone or frustrate anyone – you just want to work.

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Having good style really just means having a decisive eye and being able to put things together in an aesthetically pleasing manner. It’s not a matter of spending a lot of money and throwing it all together.

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I think it’s important to wear clothing that means something to you, and so I always try to make sure I’m wearing at least one item that has a personal meaning to me.

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To me, true style icons have been few and far between. Elizabeth Taylor comes to mind. I never got to meet her while she was alive, but she is one of those people I have always admired in terms of her sense of style.

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If you think of any past artist, there was something that they looked at that inspired them to make their most famous pieces, whether it be the ‘Mona Lisa’ or ‘Venus Rising.’

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I always think that some of those moms who are rocking cool fashion looks while walking their little babies in a stroller is just the bomb. You don’t have to, all of a sudden, have to transition into ‘mom’ outfits from the ’90s just because you became a mom.

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I think it’s fun to dress up, although sometimes you do get a little tired of it, but I definitely try to have a different look every day.

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To be honest, the thing is I don’t really like clothes. I mean, it is cool, but I like tech. I am a tech girl. A secret nerd – there, I said it.

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I don’t get to keep the dresses I wear. It is not fair.

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I’ve always been the kind of girl that takes every day as it comes.

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Weirdly enough, in my 14 years of modeling, I’ve only worn a blonde wig three times. I have no idea why I’ve never been given the option to really try blonde as a model. But here I am doing it on my own.

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I’m that type of person that loves change.

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I usually don’t usually go for fluffy, bohemian-chic pieces.

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French designers are classic, chic, and traditional.

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Designers from Milan think that ‘more is more,’ like Cavalli and Dolce & Gabbana.

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Having worked with many of the world’s top modeling agencies for the last decade, I’ve seen what works and doesn’t work in managing a model’s career.

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People who rooted for me and were impactful in my career knew everything about me. They knew my goals, my likes, my dislikes, what I wanted out of my career.

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Nowadays, we have to break the molds to what it means to be a model in 2016.

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I love modeling, and I want other girls to enjoy the experience.

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I was the first model to get a blog and talk about anything in modeling.

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Usually, a model gets two to three seasons, or a year and a half, and that’s it – you’re done. For me, it will be 10 years.

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