From Greek Restaurant in the heart of Paris to jewellery brand, Model Anna Andres has a serious line up of businesses that anyone would wish to have.This week, we talked to Anna about her natural desire to stay healthy and active, supporting Ukraine and her advice on building a business.


Can you tell us about the first time you knew you wanted to be your own boss?
I guess a lot of people would like to be their own boss. As Farrah Gray said: “Build your own
dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” Actually I realised that not so long time
ago, maybe 5-6 years ago. I believe i have some good qualities to be the boss and good
relationships with people, which is important. I respect them. It won’t always be easy to run
business, but it’s in your control to succeed or not.

What advice would you give for someone who’s starting out on their own?
Get rid of all the fears in the head, they prevent us from pursuing our dreams. Believe in your
own strength, it’s the most important thing to succeed. Don’t be afraid of competitors. Be consistent in everything you do.

You’re a supporter of Ukraine and donations – why was it important to you to share this with
your audience?

Soon it will be 4 years since I moved to France, but the future of the country where I was born
and lived biggest part of my life, where my family lives at the moment has been and always will be important. I’m Ukrainian and I consider it as my duty to convey truthful information to my big

We’re all about empowering the female form here at SILOU, what do you love most about your

I believe every silhouette is beautiful. But personally me I don't like when I'm way too skinny. I prefer when I have curves and forms, I find myself more attractive and feminine.