Jac Jagaciak: “My friends say I bring luck”

Jac Jagaciak: “My friends say I bring luck”

Meet the Polish native whose powerful walk and chiselled features have made her one of the top grossing models in the industry. But no, she’s not a leprechaun.

When most other 13-year-olds were playing with sticks and watching cartoons, Monika “Jac” Jagaciak was fronting an Hermès campaign alongside Daria Werbowy, shot by the legendary Peter Lindbergh. The now 22-year-old Polish native got her breakthrough at a very young age, but despite that, she’s stayed grounded throughout her long – and tremendously successful – career. Up to this day she’s fronted countless campaigns, walked a mesmerising 150 runway shows and been on the cover of over twenty magazines. 

Aside from having beautiful features and a winning personality, she’s also known for her powerful runway walk. It’s not a wild guess that this specific feature is passed down from her parents: her mother is a physical education teacher, her dad a jumping and sprinting coach, and her sister an Olympic long and triple jumper. 

Not too long ago, the young stunner was in H&M’s photo studio. Naturally, we asked her to share her top model secrets with us. Keep swiping or scrolling to get to know more about Jac Jagaciak.

MY FAVOURITE PHOTOGRAPHER IS…
“Can I have two? Peter Lindbergh and Paolo Roversi.”

IN MY CAREER, I AM MOST PROUD OVER…
“The long relationships I have with some clients.”

MY MOST MEMORABLE SHOOT/SHOW WAS…
“Opening my first Calvin Klein show at 15 is still a very memorable moment.”

THE SONG/ARTIST WHO ALWAYS GETS ME GOING AT A SHOOT IS…
“I want to say anything from late 80s and early 90s, but The Cure is always at the top of my photo shoot playlist.”

MY CREATIVE OUTLET IS…
“Everything in everyday life. I think for me it’s more about being around creative people, sharing ideas and having complex conversations.”

MY MODEL ICON IS…
“I don’t think I have one. I’m a big fan of Christy Turlington – not so much for her achievements in the industry, but more for being a great role model and giving back.”

MY BEAUTY SECRET IS…
“Lots of sleep and having an active life, always finding time for myself to move.”

The best beauty tip I've ever received is to give up some of the fancy masks and just have aloe leaves in the fridge instead.


Jac Jagaciak
 

I KEEP IN SHAPE BY…
“Sometimes convincing myself to go to gym or going for a run – which feels like a terrible idea – but always ends up being the best idea of the day.”

FOR A QUICK HAIR FIX, I…
“…wish I knew any hair fix! I decided it’s okay to stick to the ‘I just woke up’ style when I’m not working.”

MY DE-STRESS TRICK IS…
“Spending 20 to 30 minutes in bed (best with company of the loved one) watching a silly show or a stand-up comedy. In case of a bigger stress emergency – going upstate for a hike seems to be working for me.”

MY SECRET TALENT IS…
“My friends say I bring luck...”

I SMELL LIKE…
“Chanel’s Allure.”

MY FAVOURITE OFF DUTY LOOK IS…
“Jeans and my boyfriend’s sweatshirt.”

RIGHT NOW, I’M OBSESSED WITH…
“Cooking and trying new cuisines.”

THE BEST BEAUTY TIP I’VE EVER RECEIVED IS…
“To give up some of the fancy masks and just have aloe leaves in the fridge instead.”

MY FAVOURITE HOTEL IS…
“La Reserve in Paris.”

MY FAVOURITE RESTAURANT IS…
“VAU in Berlin.”

FOR BREAKFAST, I ALWAYS HAVE…
“Eggs!”

FOR A LONG FLIGHT, I ALWAYS BRING…
“A big bottle of water.”

WHEN I HAVE SOME FREE TIME, I…
“… like to watch a good movie at the cinema.”

THE BEST ADVICE I’VE EVER RECEIVED IS…
“To stay just the way I am.”

MY FAVOURITE THING TO SHOP WHEN I’M AWAY IS…
“Food… I love to go to supermarkets in different countries, it’s quite an adventure sometimes.”

BEING A MODEL, I’VE LEARNT…
“Patience and that not everything has an explanation and needs to make sense.”

POST-MODELLING, I WOULD LIKE TO…
“Stay sane ;) Have a family and feel complete on all levels.”

MY FAVOURITE TV SHOW IS…
“Despite the million options nowadays, Friends still remains my absolute fave.”

RIGHT NOW, I’M READING…
“Some short stories by Dostoyevsky.”

MY GOAL IN LIFE IS…
“To leave good memories and something valuable behind me.”




FULL NAME: Monika “Jac” Jagaciak

AGE: 22

LIVES IN: New York

AGENCY: IMG Models

INSTAGRAM: @jacmonika

TWITTER: @jacmonikajac

Начало
Нагоре