Emily Mendoza

Waitstaff at Carmelo's Ristorante, 23, seen at an "America's Next Top Model" casting call

What are you wearing? American Apparel crop tee, BDG cigarette jeans, Bear Paw boots, Nasty Gal scarf, vintage wool coat with fox fur collar.

Describe your style: Rock chic and androgynous streetwear.

Favorite model: '90s Cindy Crawford. She was a femme fatale angel.

Should models have a good understanding of fashion? Yes! Models should know the basics — they aren't mannequins.

Ellen Dahl Lawson