Helena Christensen was born December 25, 1968 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was the winner of the Miss Universe Denmark contest in 1986. In 1987 she was a finalist in the Look of the Year and then moved to Paris to pursue her modeling career.
She has appeared in many major fashion campaigns, including: Revlon, Chanel, Versace, Lanvin, Prada, Sonia Rykiel, Hermes, Valentino, Karl Lagerfeld, Victoria’s Secret, Ermanno Screvino, Reebok, Charactere and Triumph.
Helena Christensen has appeared on the covers of: Vogue, Spanish Vogue, British Harper’s Bazaar, American Vs, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and W.
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Helena Christensen Quotes:
“I still love taking pictures with Polaroid film. For me, it offers the most beautiful way of capturing reality and transferring it onto a flat piece of paper.”
“The more people explore the world, the more they realize in every country there’s a different aesthetic. Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.”
“A beautiful person is someone who stays true to themselves and their spirit; someone who is self-confident and can make you smile.”
“There will always be a desire for something new, fresh and innovative, as well as a yearning and respect for timeless elegance and beauty.”
“It’s really intimidating to go on the beach in a bikini.”
“I love playing around with vintage fabrics and lace.”
“Modelling is a silly, crazy business.”
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