6.16.2011

Model: Bea Santiago



Height: 5'8
Hair Color:Black
Eye Color: Brown
Measurements: 35” US
Size: 2-4US
Shoe Size: 8.5 US

Bea Rose (Santiago) was born in Philippines. When she was 16 she flew to Canada a year after she signed contracts with Ford Models. Bea was with Ford for 3 years but with that in addition to going to a regular school, modeling affected her grades due to the hectic schedule. Bea continued modeling and took a year off after high school. By first year university, she stopped modeling. Shortly after that year she signed with Elite model management.
Bea has been seen in L’Oréal fashion week, LG fashion week, and Aritzia runway/online. She has also had appearances three times in Glow, Fashion, Viva, and Anokhi magazines, Sears, The Bay, Zellers, and numerous commercials.

Sarah Velasco: How old are you and where are you from?
Bea Rose: I am 21, (and was) born in Manila Philippines. Bea Rose is my model name but I use also Bea Santiago too

Sarah Velasco: How did you start modeling?
Bea Rose: When i was 17, my mom sent my pictures for fun to ford models website.

Sarah Velasco: What was your first big break in the industry?
Bea Rose: My first big break was the 3- page beauty shot for Glow Magazine

Sarah Velasco: What has been your favourite job so far?
Bea Rose: My favourite job so far was when I visited Tokyo and stayed 2 and a half months there. It was amazing, beautiful place and friendly people.

Sarah Velasco: When you’re not modeling, what are some of your favorite things to do?
Bea Rose: I currently go to York (University) as a communications student and I work part-time (as a) sales associate.

Sarah Velasco: What do you do whenever you have free time?
Bea Rose: Whenever I have free time I go to the gym or shop.

Sarah Velasco: Where do you see yourself ten years from now?
Bea Rose: 10 yrs from now, I see myself being busy with non model related jobs. I wanted a career in PR so I think I will be active in the fashion world.

Sarah Velasco: What’s your favorite snack?
Bea Rose: My favorite snack is Activia or coffee. I need it to study

Sarah Velasco: Any advice for people wanting to pursue modeling?
Bea Rose: My advice for the new models, save your money. Save save save and always remember who you are. Remind yourself that no matter what school first then modeling

Short answers:
Favorite Model: Coco Rocha
Favorite celeb style: Miranda kerr. she has an awesome casual, girly but still very modely-kinda-attitude- wardrobe
Favorite fashion magazine: Vogue, a go to magazine to know the latest fashion and top models
Favorite beauty item: favourite beauty trend is my Cetaphil moisturizer. I think its affordable and does amazing results!