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SI Swimsuit 2015 Casting Call: Daniela Braga

CASTING CALLS for Swimsuit 2015 are in full swing (but don't be surprised—so is our shooting season). Over the next several months we will be bringing you a sneak peek at some of this year's Swimsuit hopefuls. Who do you think will make it in?

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THE FIRST thing that occurred to me when I came upon our latest Swimsuit hopeful: WHO DOES YOUR EYEBROWS? (Apologies to my mostly male audience. I know that's hardly titilating commentary when we're dealing with such a Brazilian hottie. But this 22 year old New York transplant is so much more: legs for days, transfixing wide-set eyes, abs of steel. I really should be asking her, who does your everything? Alas, some people are just blessed!

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Name: Daniela Braga

But my friends and family call me: Dany

Age: 22

Hometown: São Paolo, Brazil

Current city: NYC

Years modeling: 3

You may know me from my work with: Givenchy show, Brazilian ELLE

When I travel I always bring my: English grammar [book] because I have to study, haha

The most expensive thing in my closet are my: Chanel and Givenchy bags and I use them: all the time / not nearly enough

The craziest thing I've had to do on a shoot is: funny face, skull make-up, boobs out [Ed note: I didn't get to ask her about this one, but, uh, color me intrigued.]

I am best known for my: eyes

When I was younger I was: nerdy

I feel sexiest when: I am on a beach in a Brazilian bikini

My friends think I spend too much time doing: FACEBOOK

My biggest fear is: DOGS :(

The celebrity I'd do a kissing scene with is: George Clooney <3

The book everyone should read is: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

The movie everyone should see is: Breakfast at Tiffany's

If I started a charity it would be to: open a foundation for children

The three items on my bucket list are:

  1. Skydive
  2. Ride in a hot air balloon
  3. Cut off all my hair

I am: a morning person / not a morning person

My favorite foods are: sweet / savory

I am an: amazing cook / O.K. cook / awful cook

The best thing I make is: rice, chicken, salad and beans

I am: single / in a relationship / it's complicated / I'll never tell!

I am: spontaneous / a planner

My personal style can be described as:

  1. Leather jacket and motorcycle boots
  2. T-shirt, jeans and Converse
  3. Chanel sunglasses and Louboutin heels
  4. Maxi dress and sandals
  5. Other: "Leather jacket, heels, jeans"

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DANIELA IN PICTURES:

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DANIELA ONLINE:  Twitter • Instagram • Next Models portfolio • Daniela video

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PREVIOUS SWIMSUIT 2015 CASTING CALLS: Stephanie Bertram Rose • Emma Stern Nielsen • Casie Chegwidden • Ana Carolina Jorge • Terese Pagh • Gabrielle Kagay • Hailey Clauson • Megan Willams • Rachel Marie Thomas • Stephanie Shiu • Jasmine Sanders • Ashley Smith

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