Spending time on social media is not a waste of time, at least for Australian model Simone Holtznagel.
After all, she is now a Guess model because the head of the popular fashion brand had spotted her on Instagram.
Guess co-founder and chief executive, Mr Paul Marciano, posted a picture of a blonde woman in a bikini on his Instagram account with the caption: "Thats Simone!! (whom) I found on Instagram! She is 21 and (has) now moved to California. She will shoot for Spring Marciano or Guess!"
Holtznagel, who is active on Instagram, posted: "The secret's out! So excited! Love to my LA family @twomanagement, the whole @guess family and of course Mr @paulmarciano"
The blonde beauty placed third in reality TV series Australia's Next Top Model 2011.
On her Twitter bio, Holtznagel claims she is an "aspiring superstar" and her contract with Guess could become a launch pad for a career in the US, reported Britain's Daily Mail.
This article was first published on Oct 6, 2014.
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