18 year-old Serge Rigvava made his catwalk debut in June 2014 walking for John Varvatos, Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Fendi, Valentino and Ermenegildo Zegna just days after becoming a finalist of Elite Model Look.
It didn’t take long for the German born Vienna based newcomer to land his first campaign as the face of Ermenegildo Zegna Couture.
Serge’s second season saw him walk 27 of the top menswear shows including Burberry Prorsum, Marni, Dsquared2, John Varvatos (open), Neil Barrett, Valentino (open), Louis Vuitton, Raf Simons, Dior Homme, Hermes and Kris Van Assche.
And a star is born!
Birthplace: I was born in Munich, Germany
Ethnic Origin: Dutch/French/Georgian
How were you scouted: I got scouted at the casting of the EML-Contest
What’s your best feature: Self confidence
Top 3 beauty/grooming products: uuuuuuuhm Water
Your favorite fragrance: True Religion fragrance
What’s been your most lavish purchase?: My guitar, its a Düsenberg Starplayer
Hobbies: I draw a lot, im into photography, and i play the cello and the guitar so like to make some music
Fitness Regime: No comment
What was the last movie you watched?: The Interview
What was the last track you listened to on your iPod?: West Coast by The Neighbourhood
Do you have any Guilty Pleasures?: My mum is a musician and my dad is an artist so I think my hobbies are my guilty pleasures
What is your biggest fear?: Wasting time
What is your dream country to visit?: I still have to find that out
If you were not modeling, what would you be doing?: I’d probably play some music/art while going to school
If you got to relive one day in your modeling career it would be…: That one day in Paris….
If you could be on the cover of any magazine, it would be: Fantastic Man
What’s the funniest thing that has happened to you on a shoot?: I was so tired I fell asleep… but only for 1 second!
Who are your idols?: My family
What was the last dream you remember?: I drove a motorbike off a cliff into the sea… I woke up as I hit the water!
One word to describe yourself: Easy
Instagram handle: sergerigvava
How much money would you need to shave your hair off? No money would make me shave my hair off!
Height: 6’2″ | 189cm
Chest: 35″ | 89cm
Waist: 29.5″ | 75cm
Shoe: 10 UK | 44 EU