A Peek Inside The Lives Of Zara Models

Oh, Zara, land of miraculously affordable bulky knits, cocoon coats, and asymmetrical skorts. For making us non-executive-suite working girls look like we're swathed in rich-lady labels like Céline and Stella McCartney, we are forever devoted to you. But, um, can we talk about your models for a sec?
The thing is, sometimes their wardrobe and home-decor choices are a little bit insane wackadoo uh, impractical. What exactly would possess a woman to lounge in an evening gown on an abandoned playground or sport a crop top in the dead of winter? Well, we went straight to the source to get the scoop. Click on for a glimpse into the life of a Zara model — if this inspires you to decorate your marble busts with chunky costume jewelry, don't say you weren't warned.
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When a long day's creative directing is done, you do a little moonlighting as a guitar tech. Your best bros Ezra and Rostam — oh, sorry, most people probably know them as Vampire Weekend? — practically insist.
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You had Radu, your closet designer, set up your engineer boots on a shelf full of vintage tube amps, because it really gives them that authentically industrial look. And, you saw it on Pinterest once.
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You will side-eye the crap out of anyone who asks if they're casting The Craft 2.
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You generously donate to Zips For Zeroes, a not-for-profit org that donates superfluous zippers to those who have none.
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Your chair is literally better accessorized than we have ever been.
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Um, you're actually 20 years too late for the Peter Lindbergh shoot, but we'll forgive it, because that leopard-print neckerchief is jazzy.
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Baubles on brass on busts of Marie Antoinette. You basically just want your crib to look like Versailles — but, like, before it was stormed by all those peasants.
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You are the queen of the Irish exit. Of course, your leaving always kills the party, but you can't help it if all those people were just there to hand you their scripts.
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No one knows you're actually ringleader for The Fashion Cats, a band of Soho-centric, stylish cat burglars. Your haul from Alex Wang was amaze.
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Like, why finish getting dressed for dinner when you can just have Jean-Georges come over and cook chez vous?
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UGH — when you call UberSUV, and they send a yellow cab. I know you guys feel me on this one.
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It's funny — when passersby get soaked with a water balloon from five stories high, they never suspect the woman in the diaphanous, ladylike blouse.
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What does one wear to a condemned playground, anyway? Well, you can never go wrong with black tie.
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Slush, soot, stray cigarette butts — we don't know what it is, but city filth just doesn't even stick to you. You're like Michael Jackson in the "Billie Jean" video.
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You know, it's the oddest thing, but ever since you saw the Franz Kline retrospective, you can only wear black and white. You just think color is for plebes.
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