Doutzen Kroes was born January 23, 1985 in Eastermar, Netherlands. She began modeling by sending photos to Paparazzi Model Management in Amsterdam in 20013. From there, she was sent to New York City, and was quickly signed on to be a Victoria’s Secret Angel.
She has been featured on the cover of many fashion magazines, most notably: Time, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Seventeen, Elle, Marie Claire, Glamour,W, Avantgarde, Dazed & Confused, and Numéro.
In 2010, Doutzen Kroes walked the runway for Prada. In 2011, she worked on major campaigns for L’Oreal and Tiffany & Co. In 2012, she also worked campaigns for: L’Oreal, Tiffany & Co. and Victoria’s Secret.
In 2013, Doutzen Kroes was a Victoria’s Secret Angle, and worked with L’Oréal for both their Colour Riche Privee Collection and L’Oreal Preference Spring/Summer campaign, and worked with Bruno Magli and Tiffany & Co.
Also in 2013, she appeared on the covers for: VOGUE Germany (March), VOGUE Korea (March), VOGUE Japan (April), VOGUE Netherlands (June), GQ Turkey (July), ELLE France (August), VOGUE China (September), VOGUE Netherlands(September), VOGUE España (September), VOGUE Italia (September), ELLE Portugal (December), ELLE Norway (December) and Sunday Times Style (December).
In 2014, she worked with Calvin Klein as the face of their Reveal Fragrance.
“I feel like it’s always important to curl your eyelashes. I always do when I wake up and you know you look tired, when you curl eyelashes and put mascara it makes such a huge difference, so that’s the trick that I always use.”
“I am able to really enjoy the positive attention I receive.”
“In any job, you have to give up certain things, and I believe that having a good quality of life means enjoying certain things only in moderation.”
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