Liu Wen was born January 27, 1988 in Youngzhou, Hunan, China. She began modeling in 2005 when she entered the New Silk Road World Model Contest, which she did not win, but which got her started in modeling. She was soon featured in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. In 2007, she did an editorial for Karl Lagerfeld and Viktor and Rolf, which launched her as a high profile model. Liu Wen has appeared [...]
 
 
 
Maggie Rizer was born January 9, 1978 in Staten Island, New York. Her mother sent her photos to the Ford Modeling Agency and eventually committed to modeling after attending college. Her first major modeling breakthrough came in 1997 for Italian Vogue. Maggie Rizer has worked on fashion campaigns for: Versace, Prada, Calvin Klein, Valentino SpA, Céline, Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Escada, Lanvin[...]
 
 
 
Gemma Ward was born November 3, 1987, in Perth, Australia. She started in modeling when she was with friends at a model search competition called “Search for a Supermodel”. She was noticed by a scout for Vivien’s Model Agency, and eventually got noticed by a model scout for IMG in New York City. At the age of 15 she began her modeling career at the Australian Fashion Week in 2013. At 16, she ap[...]
 
 
 
Cara Delevingne was born August 12th, 1992 in Hammersmith, London. She started her modeling career at the age of 10 for Vogue Italia. She was discovered by the same person that discovered Kate Moss, Sarah Doukas, the found of Storm Model Management. Cara Delevingne’s first runway show was in 2011 during London Fashion Week for Burberry Prorsum. In 2012, she walked the runway for Chanel Haute[...]
 
 
 
Sara Sampaio was born July 21, 1991, in Portugal. She began modeling at 15, but didn’t concentrate on her career until after finishing high school. She has walked the runway for: Victoria’s Secret, Elie Saab, Jean Paul Gaultier, Balmain, Mugler, Emanuel Ungaro, Giambista Valli, Redemption, Miu Miu, Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, Jeremy Scott, Marc Jacobs, Alberta Ferreti, Francesco Sconamiglio, Ph[...]
 
 
 
Adriana Lima was born June 12, 1981 in Salvador, Brazil. At the age of 15 she entered and one Ford Model’s “Supermodel of Brazil” model search. Soon after she entered Ford Model’s “Supermodel of the World” and came in second place. Several years after these contests, Lima moved to NYC and signed on with Elite Model Management. Her early modeling work included editorials in various editions of V[...]
 
 
 
Elsa Hosk was born November 7, 1988 in Sweden. She began modeling at the age of 14, but after high school she started a career as a professional basketball player in the Swedish women’s basketball league. She did some early modeling work for Guess and photographer Ellen von Unwerth, and after her professional basketball career she moved to New York City to model full time. Elsa Hosk has work[...]
 
 
 
Raquel Zimmermann was born May 6, 1983 in Bom Retiro do Sul, Brazil. She was discovered at the age of 14 by a scout in Porto Alegre, Brazil. She started modeling in Japan, and then moved to Paris. Not long after she was featured on the cover of Vogue Italia, shot by Steven Meisel. Raquel Zimmerman has worked on fashion campaigns for: Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Bloomingdales, Bottega Veneta,[...]
 
 
 
Coco Rocha was born September 10, 1988 in Toronto, Ontario. She was discovered around the age of 14 while at an Irish dance competition. Two years later she walked the runway for Christian Lacroix, which was her break into the fashion industry. She has walked the runway for Anna Sui, Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney, Shiatzy Chen, Christian Lacroix, Emanuel Ungaro, Zac Posen, and Marc Jacobs. C[...]
 
 
 
Karolína Kurková was born in Děčín, Czechoslovakia, on February 28, 1984. She began her modeling career when a friend of hers submitted her images to a modeling agency in Prague, and soon after landed a runway modeling job. She soon moved to Milan and landed a modeling contract with Prada. Her modeling career really began to take off with an editorial in Vogue, and then a cover on the same maga[...]