"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.”

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"Yasmin realized she had really made it big was when she saw her face magnified more than 100 times on a series of gigantic billboards across Milan, fashion capital of Italy."

“It took me by surprise,” she says. “It really was surreal.” Did she feel like a celebrity? “I don’t know what that’s supposed to feel like,” continues the woman voted most alluring Canadian in a 2004 reader poll conducted by Fashion magazine. “For me it was more, wow, what am I doing up there?” From that billboard came increased recognition. Back in Canada, she was hired by CTV to be a judge on its reality television series, Canada’s Next Top Model, a position she held for two seasons.

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