Heather Marks is a Canadian model known in the fashion world for her big eyes and doll-like or elven features. She was spotted at the Calgary Woman’s Show when she was 12 by the owner of Mode Models, Kelly Streit. Her high fashion looks have booked her many campaigns, and her career has followed those of other doll-like models, Gemma Ward, Caroline Trentini, Lily Cole, Lisa Cant, Vlada Roslyakova, and Jessica Stam.
Born: July 25, 1988, 30 years and 7 months, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Zodiac sign Leo
Hair color Light brown
Eye Color: Blue-grey
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Bra size 34B
Women / 360 (New York)
Women Management (Paris, Milan)
Select Model Management (London)
Uno Models (Barcelona)
Scoop Models (Copenhagen)
DAS Model Management (Miami)
Louisa Models (Munich)
2012 Silent Hill: Revelation as Suki.
Marks was born in Calgary, Alberta, and was discovered at the Calgary Woman’s Show at the age of 12 (already 178 cm tall) by Kelly Streit, the owner of Mode Models. He invited her to enter Mode’s upcoming model search, which she won. She was still not convinced on the idea of modeling and agreed to help Streit with filing jobs a few times a month.
At almost 15 Marks was sent to Toronto and began booking jobs in New York, including her first editorial for Italian Vogue. She made her runway debut three years later at the Givenchy Spring 2003 couture show. She made her ready-to-wear show debut in the Spring/Summer 2004 season, in which she walked over 43 shows (including Anna Sui, Blumarine, Burberry, Chanel, D&G, Givenchy, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marni, MaxMara, Rochas, Sportmax and Versus by Versace). In each the Spring/Summer 2005 and Fall/Winter 2005 catwalk show seasons she walked in over 70 shows.
Marks has since done shows and advertisements for D & G, Calvin Klein, Emporio Armani, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Moschino, Kenzo, Jimmy Choo, Lacoste, Anna Sui, Christian Lacroix, Just Cavalli, Badgley Mischka, Jeremy Laing, Sisley and other prominent fashion designers. She has also appeared in advertisements for H&M, Aubin & Wills, Converse, Victoria’s Secret, Lui Jeans, American Eagle, Benetton, Blanco, Cacharel, Daks, GAP, Holt Renfrew, Lee Jeans, Levi’s, Mango, Sportmax, Swarovski, Trussardi and Via Spiga. She is very well known in the industry as a beauty and money model, as she has appeared in cosmetics campaigns for Anna Sui, Revlon, MAC and NARS, VDL Cosmetics as well her many turns in the beauty editions of both Japanese and Italian Vogue.
She has appeared on the covers of magazines such as the German, Korean, Latinoamerican, Mexican and Spanish editions of Vogue, the Croatian, Canadian, and Italian editions of Elle in addition to Harper’s Bazaar, Dazed, French, Velvet, Flair, Fashion, BLACK and Mixte. In 2006 she participated in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Marks has also appeared in the catalogs for Bloomingdales, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Lloyd Jewelry, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Holt Renfrew, Max Mara, Americana Manhasset and Aubin & Wills
She has also had a role in the feature film Silent Hill: Revelation 3D.
Marks currently lives in Greenwich Village with her English Bulldog, Otis. She has said that she used to be a “tomboy” and is a fan of wakeboarding, snowboarding, and soccer. She has a younger brother (Stephen) and an older sister (Tracy). She also owns a cabin in Shuswap, British Columbia, where she stays for at least one month a year.
Facts about her
She once broke into film after being cast in the movie, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D.
In 2004, she was photographed in a series for Ann Taylor by the renowned artist Annie Leibowitz.
WHAT TIME DO YOU WAKE UP?
If I am not working, between 8 and 9 a.m.
WHAT DO YOU SLEEP IN?
I love a nice silk slip or boxers and a tee.
IS ANYONE IN BED WITH YOU?
My English bulldog, Oti.
WHAT’S YOUR FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS IN THE MORNING?
Coffee and my facial routine.
WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU DO WITH YOUR PHONE?
Check the weather.
WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU READ?
Online news outlets in NYC like the Daily News and Canadian news outlets like the Calgary Herald and The Globe and Mail.
WHAT’S ON YOUR BEDSIDE TABLE?
My vitamins. I find having them beside my bed helps me into a routine of taking them before I go to sleep each night.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOUR BEDROOM?
The light in the morning. I have floor-to-ceiling windows, so it’s always bright in the a.m.!
WHAT DO YOU EAT AND DRINK FOR BREAKFAST?
I love to make smoothies in my Vitamix. I’ll usually do some frozen fruit, greens, and a bit of almond milk.
WHO’S THE FIRST PERSON YOU SPEAK TO IN THE MORNING?
Usually? My mom.
HOW DO YOU MENTALLY PREPARE YOURSELF FOR THE DAY?
I like to take a few minutes to myself. Usually I’ll do some easy mat work on the floor—just stretching and awakening my body.
SHOWER, BATH, OR DO YOU DO IT LATER IN THE DAY?
Shower in the a.m.
WHAT IS YOUR MORNING SKINCARE REGIME?
I wash my face with iS Clinical Cleansing Complex—it’s a nice, light cleanser. Tone with Biologique Recherche P50 lotion, then iS Clinical Active Serum. For face oil, I use Jordan Samuel skin. I then apply La Roche-Posay Nutrition Intense moisturizer, SK-II eye cream, and Glossier lip balm.
WHAT ARE YOUR A.M. HAIR VIBES?
If I’m not working, I usually head to the gym. I like to have my hair pulled back, so I’ll usually put a little moisturizing treatment into it and slick it back into a nice tight pony.
WHAT MAKEUP PRODUCTS DO YOU USE ON A DAILY BASIS?
Laura Mercier concealer, Shiseido Full Lash mascara, Glossier Boy Brow, Rosie For Autograph Starstruck Highlighter, and a Nars blush palette.
AT WHAT TIME DO YOU SHIFT TO EVENING MODE?
IN THE EVENING, YOU ARE…
In the kitchen, cooking up a storm.
IF YOU’RE GOING OUT, HOW DO YOU CHANGE YOUR LOOK?
I incorporate bold colors. For instance, a red lip, smoky eye, heels with classic denim.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO RELAX AND UNWIND IN THE EVENING?
A good meal, game night, and wine with my girlfriends.
WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING?
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara.
WHAT’S YOUR SECRET EVENING GUILTY PLEASURE?
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO TAKE A LOOK FROM MORNING TO MOONLIGHT?
Putting on a heel and letting my hair down.
DO YOU PREFER AN END-OF-DAY BATH OR SHOWER?
I love an evening bath with essential oils and epsom salts.
WHAT IS YOUR EVENING SKINCARE ROUTINE?
I’ll cleanse my face. If I have quite a bit of makeup on I’ll use The After Show cleanser from Jordan Samuel. It melts off all the makeup. Then I’ll do a nice mask, toner, oil, and moisturizer.
WHAT IS YOUR EVENING HAIR ROUTINE?
I use a quarter-size amount of Christophe Robin’s lavender hair oil, comb it through, and twist hair up into a bun.
WHAT IS THE LAST BEAUTY PRODUCT YOU USE AT NIGHT?
WHAT ARE YOUR BEDTIME RITUALS?
A bath! I roll on a blend of essential oils that help me relax when I get out of the bath. I try to read before I fall asleep, and I stay off my phone.
WHAT TIME DO YOU GO TO BED? WHAT TIME DO YOU GO TO SLEEP?
I’m a bit of a night owl, so I struggle to get into bed early. I’ll try to get into bed by 11 so I can be asleep before midnight!