Check out our interview with Los Angeles based Iranian model and actress Jewell Farshad.

Follow Jewell @jewellfarshad

How do you start your day?

I meditate for 10 minutes then go over my daily schedule and to do lists.

What’s your favorite time of the day?

Sunsets especially when I’m walking my dogs on the beach.

Dream place to Visit?

Antarctica, I love penguins

Favorite piece of clothing you own?

I have a matching dress and gloves from a small boutique in Barcelona that I adore.

Favorite Movie?

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Style Icon?

Jackie Kennedy Onassis

A director you’d love to work with?

Patty Jenkins

A book that everyone should read?

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

What are you binging right now?

Emily in Paris

The best piece of advice you’d ever receive?

Work hard and stop worrying about what others think.

Vintage or New?

Definitely Vintage

Favorite Actress?

Meryl Streep

Something new you learned during quarantine?

I started writing and I’m working on a few scripts and I absolutely love it.

What’s something others don’t know about you?

In contrast to what others think I work very hard. I’m not just a pretty face in front of the camera I direct a lot of my work whether it’s acting or editorials.

Last piece of content you consumed that made you cry?

I watched a video of these immigrant children that were separated from their family at the border. It was heartbreaking.

A skill you’re working on mastering?

Learning French, I speak 3 languages. I’m trying to master a new one this year during quarantine.

Favorite Board game?

Backgammon

The best advice you’d give your teenage self?

It’s all gonna be ok. Just take a breath.

How do you define beauty?

Feeling fabulous in your own skin