"After landing in Paris for the first time in 2002, her first appointment of the day was with Tom Ford, then the top designer with Gucci. Her second was with Karl Lagerfeld, the chief designer for Chanel..."
Both hired her on the spot to walk in their respective ready-to-wear shows.
“I then walked for Valentino and Lanvin, pretty much all the big shows,” says the model, whose easy manner and natural ebullience are as compelling as her dark eyes and swan-like neck. “I also did a lot of editorial right away. I shot for Steven Meisel and Mario Testino, all the major photographers, and I did all the Vogues – British, Italian, French, German and American Vogue, as well.”
Excerpts from the Globe and Mail, Editorial - Read full article