I'm not used to being me in a photo," says Karlie Kloss, who, in spite of her protestations, seems perfectly comfortable doing exactly that. Naturally flashing her sly, alluring smile and leaning ever so effortlessly against her kitchen counter, she looks every inch the supermodel. Still, she's on to something: Since the age of fifteen, Kloss has perfected the art of embodying someone else's vision. But representing herself, in the first home she can call her own-a West Village town house purchased just last year? "It's taking me out of my comfort zone," she says with a laugh. Then she falls back on a familiar move: the trademark supermodel jump. "That jump paid for this house," Kloss, now visibly more relaxed, says-and she's only half-joking.
Though few other 21-year-olds have the means to buy such an impressive starter home in one of Manhattan's most-sought-after neighborhoods, as Kloss is quick to point out, "I've worked really hard to be inRead More »from Inside Karlie Kloss' First New York City Home