was first discovered in the Paris Metro while on holiday with her family when she was 12 and took part in the Elite Model Look competition in 1999 when she was just 15. Although she did not win, she impressed Elite executives and was signed to the Elite Modelling Agency and began to model. Lara Stone
model Lara Stone
Name: Lara Catherina Stone
Occupation Fashion Model
Age: December 20, 1983, 35 years and 5 months, Geldrop, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Eye colour: Light Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Height: 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Measurements: 36-24-35 in or 91.5–61–89 cm
Bra Size 32D
Agency: IMG Models (Worldwide), IMM Bruxelles (Brussels), Priscilla Model Management (Sydney)
Sun Sign Capricorn
left Elite and signed with IMG Models worldwide in 2006. Stone
In January she made her catwalk debut when Riccardo Tisci put her in his Givenchy couture shows in Paris. Later that year she was an exclusive for Calvin Klein.
2007 proved to be more lucky when she had a big Bardot-like spread in Marcho Vogue Paris, and then got the cover for their April issue. Sometimes a girl just touches you, Carine Roitfeld, the magazineo editor, said. The New York Times’ fashion critic Cathy Horyn named her the anti-model in her On the Runway blog; describing her as not your typical catwalk android with her gapped front teeth, stunned expression, and Lurch walk, which can be attributed to her small size 7 feet – catwalk shoes are at least a size larger.
All the buzz over prompted New York Magazine to rank her No. 2 on their Top Ten Models to Watch for in New York Fashion Week. Stone
has opened shows for Giles Deacon, Isabel Marant, Christopher Kane, Fendi, and MaxMara, and closed for Chanel, Diesel, Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney, and Balmain. She has also been a prestigious semi-exclusive for Prada, meaning she could not walk any other shows during New York fashion week or any shows in Milan before the Prada show. Stone
Her spring/summer 2008 campaigns included Givenchy, Belstaff, Just Cavalli, and H M.
Her campaigns for autumn/winter 08 included CK, Givenchy, Belstaff, Hugo Boss Orange, Calvin Klein Cosmetics, and Jil Sander.
was one of the Lara Stone chosen to be in one of the fourteen covers of V magazine September 2008 issue. Shot by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, each cover boasts a head shot of a famous model, either from the new crop of leading ladies or the supermodel era. models
was also photographed alongside Malgosia Bela, Daria Werbowy, Randal Moore, Mariacarla Boscono, Emanuela de Paula, and Isabeli Stone for the 2009 Pirelli Calendar. Fontana
In the February 2009 edition of Vogue Paris, which featured on the cover, she said she does not like the runway and that her unusually small feet for a person her size do not fit in shoes. Stone
was featured on the August 2009 cover of W, declaring her Fashion It Girl and why she the most-wanted face and body in the business. Lara Stone
Vogue Paris named her as one of the top 30 of the 2000s. models
made her American Vogue debut on the May 2009 cover alongside Liya Kebede, Anna Jagodzinska, Natalia Vodianova, Caroline Trentini, Stone, Raquel Zimmermann, Sasha Pivovarova, Natasha Jourdan Dunn, Karen Elson, and Isabeli Poly as one of the Faces of the Moment. Fontana
It was also a special issue because the cover featured instead of celebrities. models
Though following her great success came an international racial controversy when she appeared in an editorial for French Vogue October 2009 issue with her face and body blackened.
In 2010, replaced Sasha Pivovarova as the new face for Prada fragrance, Infusion d’Iris, shot by Steven Meisel. Stone
Her other spring/summer campaigns included Louis Vuitton, Versus by Versace Fragrance, Jaeger, and H M.
This same year her look sparked a trend in blonde, gap-toothed, big-lipped like Georgia May Jagger, Lindsey models, and Ashley Wixson. The look even inspired Tyra Banks to have a contestant tooth gap widened on cycle 15 of America Next Top Model. Smith
made fashion history signing an exclusive deal with Calvin Klein Inc., making the 26-year-old model the face of Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Stones for fall 2010. It marks the first time in years the fashion house has chosen to use one model for three of its brands, and Jean will be exclusive to CKI for all apparel advertising and runway appearances for fall. Stone
Ending the year she won British Fashion Awards Model of the year 2010, hoping it would finally give her some public recognition.
was featured in the 2011 Pirelli Calendar photographed by Karl Lagerfeld. Stone
is part of history, in what marks Vogue UK first multi-cover in the publication 95-years, landing one of the three May 2011 covers in celebration of the Wedding of Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton. Lara Stone
She debuted on Forbes’ World Top-Earning Models list, ranking No. 7, with estimated earnings of $4.5 million since May of last year (2010–2011).
was again featured in the 2012 Pirelli Calendar photographed by Mario Sorrenti and also as the face of Calvin Klein 2012 Underwear campaign. Stone
was ranked #1 on Stone.com Top 50 Models list from Spring 2010 to Summer 2012 before moving to their Industry Icons list and she was also ranked the 9th sexiest model on their Top Sexiest Models list. models
In March 2014, again appeared on the cover of Vogue Paris and in April, American Harper Bazaar. Stone
In March 2015, appeared on one of three Vogue Paris covers alongside Kate Moss and Daria Werbowy. Stone
was also on the August cover of British Vogue, shot by Mario Testino. Stone
In 2016, makes cameo appearance in Mandie Fletcher Absolutely Fabulous: The Stone. Movie
starred with Yvan Attal, Mathilde Bisson, Arthur Igual and Akaji Maro in the short film En Moi (In Me) directed by Laetitia Casta. The movie was selected for the closing ceremony of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival Critic Week. Stone
In the December 2009 issue of Vogue UK, admitted undergoing inpatient rehabilitation for alcoholism earlier in the year. Stone
began dating English comedian David Walliams in September 2009. Lara Stone
They announced their engagement in January 2010.
They were married at London Claridge hotel on 16 May 2010. In November 2012, the couple announced that was pregnant with their first child, due mid-2013. Stone
On 6 May 2013, gave birth to a baby boy, Alfred. It was reported on 4 March 2015 that, following five years of marriage, the pair had decided to try a trial separation, after drifting apart. Lara Stone
On 9 September 2015, Walliams filed for divorce from , citing unreasonable behaviour. Stone
The couple were granted a decree nisi the next day, dissolving the marriage six weeks after the date of filing.
Best Known For
Her gapped tooth and wobbly walk
Louis Vuitton, Ann Demeulemeester, Chanel, Miu Miu, Cacharel, Lanvin, Prada, Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney, Balmain, Celine, Hermes, MaxMara, Pollini, Anna Sui, Paul Gaultier, Dolce and Gabbana, Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, Zac Posen, Calvin Klein. Jean
Favorite Things Lara Stone
Favorite Food – Shepherdo Pie, Mash, Fish, Chips, English Breakfast
Favorite Fashion Mentor – Carine Roitfeld
Favorite Holiday Destination – Portofino, Italy
Facts Lara Stone
, on 19 February 2010, was ranked as the worldo no. 1 fashion model on the international modeling site Lara Stone.com. She has maintained this ranking and is still no. 1 in June 2012 also. models
is Lara Stoneo Secret model. Victoria
is the ex-daughter-in-law of Kathleen Williams and Peter Williams. Lara Stone
Lara was featured in Pirelli Calendar in 2012 and 2011.
has a phobia of flying. Lara Stone
does not like female photographers as they don’t make up their mind easily about what they want to do. Stone
Lara is gap toothed.
always thinks while doing catwalk on the ramp “Don’t fall, Don’t fall”. Lara Stone
is addicted to chocolate milk shakes. Lara Stone