“Dumb and bitchy models do exist, but I haven't met them yet.” – Samantha AlexanderFace Time. DFW Style Daily’s new series gets personal with some of the most recognizable faces from top Dallas runways and glossies. Today, we’ll meet a local up-and-comer who sees each job as an opportunity for artful collaboration (with a playful twist). Click here for more Face Time model interviews! Name: Samantha Alexander Hometown: Dallas, Texas Agency: The Clutts Agency Notable Clients: Tracy Popken, Inner. Orbit. Systems. by Yasmina Johnston, Jorge Rivas Jorge Rivas. It was basically us, the stylist, and the makeup artist, playing around with different looks that came to mind. It was a lot of fun, and the pictures were awesome.” What do you think is the biggest misconception about models? “That they're dumb and bitchy. Granted, those dumb and bitchy models do exist, but I haven't met them yet. Most of the girls and guys that I've encountered are sweet and smart, and while they take their job seriously, they don't take themselves too seriously.” Describe your most exciting job so far. “Not only was I honored to walk in the 2013 Fashion for Compassion event, but my mom was there for the first time to see me work.” Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin somewhere in the Netherlands.” Name a model you admire. Why is she a role model to you? “There are two, actually. First, Crystal Renn is just amazing at modeling. She has a great talent for morphing her body and face, and is always creative in posing. Take a look at the shoot she did for Interview Magazine with Karolina Kurkova. “Second, Omahyra Garcia was one of the first models I ever saw who made me want to try modeling. I remember reading an interview with her in which she talked about how shoots were a collaborative team effort - which is [an idea] I really believe in.” Ed, Edd 'n Eddy, anyone?) But seriously, I did have toast and an apple.” What do you like to do when you’re not working? “I like to find new places for my dog to run free, visit my mom and sister in Austin, and plan for my escape to England.” All images courtesy of Samantha Alexander.