Where did you grow up? SIMONE VILLAS BOAS: Sao Paulo.
Craziest thing you’ve ever done for a shoot? SMB: Swimming with sharks in the Bahamas. It was very scary, but so worth doing.
Dream collab? SMB: Balmain.
What makes you feel sexy? SMB: Over-the-knee boots. I just love high heels.
Hidden talents? SMB: I can draw pretty well.
Tell us your beauty secrets. SMB: I’m in love with Elemis cream and Estée Lauder Night Repair.
What’s a place you’ve never been but are dying to go to? SMB: Bora Bora
Fitness routine? SMB: I like to work out on my Peloton bike at home. I also practice hot Pilates and yoga. I love JetSet on South Beach.
Cheat meal? SMB: I would say my cheat meal would be spaghetti carbonara. But my favorite place to eat on South Beach is Pura Vida.
Go-to spot in Miami to grab a drink? SMB: Soho Beach House
You have so many followers on Instagram! What’s it like to have so many eyes on you? SMB: I stay true to myself. Social media is a great platform for models but it can be very cruel as well. I am very fortunate to have a great group of followers who like my work.
Do you ever read the comments? SMB: I always take time to read my comments. Sometimes I answer questions and sometimes I just give a heart.
Who is someone in the modeling industry who inspires you? SMB: Gisele Bündchen is a big inspiration to me. She opened the doors for a lot of Brazilian models and she fights for what she believes in.
Advice to aspiring models? SMB: Always be true to yourself.