Saturday, March 21, 2009
According to Wikipedia "...Chanel Iman Robinson (born November 30, 1989), better known as Chanel Iman, is an American fashion model.Robinson was born in Atlanta, Georgia to China Robinson of African American(father) and Korean heritage. She grew up in Culver City, California and attended Fairfax High School in Los Angeles currently she is home schooled.
...Iman walked down the runway for the first time in the Fall/Winter 2006 season for high-end brands like Custo Barcelona and DKNY; since then she has modelled for many top designers, including Dolce & Gabbana, Issey Miyake, Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Dsquared, Hermès, Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Anna Sui, Diane von Fürstenberg, Vera Wang, Jean Paul Gaultier and Stella McCartney. In her short career, she has appeared in advertising campaigns for Bottega Veneta, GAP, Victoria's Secret Pink, and United Colors of Benetton..."
She appeared with models Du Juan and Coco Rocha in the Spring 2007 issue of TIME Style&Design. In the May 2007 issue of US Vogue she was featured on the cover with fellow models Doutzen Kroes, Caroline Trentini, Raquel Zimmermann, Sasha Pivovarova, Agyness Deyn, Coco Rocha, Jessica Stam, Hilary Rhoda, and Lily Donaldson as the new crop of supermodels. Chanel also appeared on the cover of Teen Vogue alongside fellow American teenage models Ali Michael and Karlie Kloss in 2008.
In October 2007, Chanel appeared with her mother on an episode of the Tyra Banks Show. Chanel is also close friends with model Dani Evans.
Photos by Marcio Madeira, Don Ashby and Olivier Claisse courtesy of Style.com
Friday, March 20, 2009
With her fabulous name and exotic looks, Mimi Blix who is of Ugandan and Norwegian roots is not only a top fashion model but also a talented singer/guitarist/drummer for a rock band.
Now at the age of 18 she is said to be very focused on her career. She is currently doing lots of photo shoots around the world. Formerly a ballet dancer she was discovered by a photographer in Oslo. We are interested to know more about her.
Mimi Blix Slide show
Photos courtesy of The fashion Spot
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Wikipedia writes "..Selita Ebanks was born on February 15, 1983 in George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. She is of Caymanian, Jamaican, Irish and Indian descent..."
"...At 17 years old, while walking through the turnstiles at Six Flags Great Adventures, Ebanks was scouted by an agent from Elite Model Management. Ebanks had worked with some of the world's most noted photographers, including Peter Lindbergh, Bruce Weber, Steven Klein, Carter Smith and Mikael Jansson, and for some of the most quintessential American fashion campaigns, including Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie & Fitch, Levi's and Tommy Hilfiger.
Ebanks is currently working as a model for Victoria's Secret. She had previously done work for their Ipex Bra line, before being signed.
She and fellow up-and-coming model Izabel Goulart made their major début in the 2005 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. She is now officially one of the Victoria's Secret Angels.
Ebanks views Tyra Banks as a mentor. In 2005, Tyra Banks said she was proud of Ebanks to be representing for black women at Victoria's Secret...."
Photos courtesy of Actress Archives