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Gigi Hadid – model and television presenter

Gigi Hadid - model and television presenter

Gigi Hadid – model and television presenter

Gigi Hadid is an American model and television presenter. She is a face of Tom Ford, Victoria’s Secret’s model. Her photos appeared in the Pirelli 2015 calendar.
Jelena Noura Hadid was born on April 23, 1995 in Los Angeles. She is a daughter of a construction company owner, Mohamed Hadid and model Yolanda Hadid. Gigi has sister Bella and brother Anwar. The girl also has seven half-sisters. In 2000, her parents divorced and her mother married music producer David Foster, winner of 14 Grammy awards.
At school Gigi was the captain of the volleyball team. After school Hadid moved to New York and in 2013 she entered the New School.
Her modeling career began when she was 2 years old. The girl was noticed by Paul Marciano from Guess.
In 2011 she signed a contract with IMG Models. In 2012 she became the face of Guess.
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Kylie Jenner – American model

Kylie Jenner - American model

Kylie Jenner – American model

Kylie Jenner is an American model, a participant of the TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
Kylie Jenner Kristen was born on August 10, 1997 in Calabasas, California. She is the second daughter of Bruce Jenner and businesswoman Kris Jenner. Kylie has sister Kendall and half-sisters Kourtney, Kim Kardashian, Chloe, half-brothers Rob, Burton Jenner, Brandon Jenner, reality TV star Brody Jenner and half-sister Casey Jenner from her father. Kylie was a cheerleader in Sierra Canyon School. From September 2012 the girl studied at home.
In 2010 Paper Magazine first wrote about Kylie and her sister Kendall in the article Beautiful People.
Kylie began advertising Crush Your Style clothing line, as well as acting in photo shoots for magazines OK!, Teen Vogue and worked with photographer Nick Saglimbeni.
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Emily Ratajkowski – American model and actress

Emily Ratajkowski – American model and actress

Emily Ratajkowski – American model and actress

Emily Ratajkowski is an American model and actress. She gained popularity after shooting topless in Robin Thicke’s music video for the song Blurred Lines.
Emily O’Hara Ratajkowski was born on June 7, 1991 in London in an American family. She has Polish, Jewish, English, Irish and German roots. Her mother is a professor and writer, Emily characterized her as “a feminist and intellectual”. Her father is a talented Polish artist. Emily grew up in the city of Encinitas, California. As a child, she visited many parts of Europe and lived in Bantry in Ireland and in Mallorca in Spain.
At the age of 14 Ratajowski signed a contract with Ford Models. She combined her studies at the school in San Diego (CA) with her work as a model in Los Angeles. Emily studied art at the University of California in Los Angeles and a year later she quit it and decided to devote herself to her modeling career.
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Kate Upton – model and actress

Kate Upton – model and actress

Kate Upton – model and actress

Kate Upton is an American model and actress.
Katherine Upton was born on June 10, 1992, St. Joseph, Michigan. The girl grew up in Melbourne, Florida. The girl’s father, Jeff Upton, is the director of the sports school, and her mother, Shelley Upton, was a tennis champion in Texas. He uncle, Fred Upton, is a Congressman of the Republican Party of Michigan. Kate has three brothers.
Upton studied at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy.
Since childhood Kate was engaged in horseback riding. She was a three-time winner of APHA Reserve World Championship among young riders (13-14 years). Her first horse’s name was Roanie Pony, and together with the second horse nicknamed Zipped she continued to participate in the championships until 2009. Kate was a member of the famous American Paint Horse Association.
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Melania Trump – beautiful model and First Lady

Melania Trump – beautiful model and First Lady

Melania Trump – beautiful model and First Lady

Melania Trump is a Slovenian fashion model, watches and jewelry designer. She is wife of the 45th president of the United States of America Donald Trump.
Melania Knavs was born on April 26, 1970 in Sevnica, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Her father, Victor Knavs comes from the nearest town, Radeche and her mother Amalia from the village near Sevnica, on the outskirts of the Sevnica castle. Her father sold second-hand cars and her mother worked in a textile factory.
Melania entered Ljubljana University (architecture and design) but quit education after the first year. One day she met photographer Stane Jerko and her life radically changed. She moved to Milan. The girl began her modeling career at the age of 16 and performed in shows in Milan and Paris.
Working for Allure magazine, in 1999, she met Donald Trump. Later Melania became a professional model and began performing in New York.
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Sonia Rykiel – Queen of Knitwear

Sonia Rykiel - Queen of Knitwear

Sonia Rykiel – Queen of Knitwear

Sonia Rykiel was a French fashion designer who made a fashion revolution.
Sonia Rykiel was born on May 25, 1930 in a family of Jewish immigrants from Russia and Romania, Alfred Flis and Fanny Tesler. Her father worked as a watchmaker and mother was a housewife.
At the age of 17 Sonia became a designer of the textile store’s windows.
Her first husband was the owner of the shop. In 1962, Sonia made the first sweaters and maternity clothes for her husband’s boutique. Soon Rykiel became known as the Queen of Knitwear.
In 1986 she opened her first own boutique in Paris on the Left Bank of the Seine.
In addition to women’s clothing Sonia Rykiel fashion house produces various accessories and perfume. There is also a line of children’s clothes.
Le Poor Boy Sweater brought her popularity. It appeared on the cover of Elle and the designer was nicknamed Her Highness Jersey.
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Vivienne Westwood – Queen of Punk Fashion

Vivienne Westwood - Queen of Punk Fashion

Vivienne Westwood – Queen of Punk Fashion

Vivienne Westwood is a British fashion designer, creator of the punk style in fashion. She is the most extravagant woman in the UK.
Vivienne Isabel Swire was born on April 8, 1941 in Tintwistle, Derbyshire, England. A few years later her family moved to northern England. In the new town, she decided it was time to start planning her career. So she enrolled in the Harrow Art School. The family of the future designer was very poor, so the girl had to marry early. She wanted to escape from the nightmare of poverty and hunger. Because of marriage Vivienne forced to leave art school, but she received teacher education. A few years she worked as a teacher.
Her first husband was Derek Westwood. She gave birth to two children, Rose and ben. The couple divorced three years later.
Vivienne lived together with the manager of a rock band Sex Pistols, Malcolm McLaren. They have son Joseph. In 1983 Westwood’s alliance with McLaren came to an end.
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