Magdalena Frackowiak is a Polish model and jewellery designer who began appearing on international runways in 2006. Best known for modeling and walking the ramp for famous brands including Victoria Secret in 2010, 2012 and 2013.
Born in Gdańsk, Poland, Frąckowiak was sixteen, when her mother Danuta, sent her pictures to a Warsaw agency modeling contest, which she won. Her first paid assignment was for Machina magazine. Frąckowiak resided in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada when she moved from Poland.
Frąckowiak featured prominently in the 2008 Ralph Lauren, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, and Oscar de la Renta print campaigns, and she has been on the cover of Italian, German, Japanese, and Russian Vogue and French Revue de Modes Vogue Paris declared her one of the top 30 models of the 2000s.
She walked the 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Victoria Secret Fashion Shows, and has a starring role in the Lagerfeld-directed video for the brand Hogan, alongside Baptiste Giabiconi and Sebastien Jondeau, which hit stores at the end of January 2011.
She has walked for many top runways including Shiatzy Chen, Elie Saab, Miu Miu, Chanel, Gianfranco Ferre, Hakaan, John Galliano, Viktor and Rolf, Christian Dior, Lanvin, Balmain, Roberto Cavalli, Dolce and Gabbana, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Prada, Givenchy, Versace, Etro, DandG, Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta, Alexander Wang, Louis Vuitton, Giorgio Armani, Jean Paul Gaultier, Hermes, Chloe, Karl Lagerfeld, Balenciaga, MaxMara, Blumarine, and Paco Rabanne.
She is also featured in the 2011 Pirelli Calendar photographed by Karl Lagerfeld.
In mid-2015, she launched her own jewellery brand Magdalena Frąckowiak Jewelry.
In March 2018, she announced a new YouTube channel, Magdalena the Queen.
Magdalena has appeared in various advertorial campaigns such as Alberta Ferretti, Alessandro dell’Acqua, Anna Rita N, Blumarine, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, FCUK, Gianfranco Ferre ‘In the Mood for Love’ fragrance, Gap, Givenchy ‘Eau Demoiselle’ fragrance, Hogan by Karl Lagerfeld, Iro, Ralph Lauren, Jimmy Choo, Kenzo, Lane Crawford, Lanvin, Lee, Le Silla, Mango, Max Mara Weekend, MaxandCo., Neiman Marcus, Nine West, Oscar de la Renta.
She is signed to several modeling agencies –
Unique Models – Denmark
Option Model Agency – Zurich
DNA Model Management – New York
Model Management – Hamburg
View Management – Spain
Elite Model Management – Milan
Elite Model Management – Paris
Elite Model Management – Stockholm
Modelwerk (2006 – 2013)
Wilhelmina Nova Models – Munich (2006 – 2013)
Next Model Management – Paris (2006 – 2010)
Fashion Model Management – Milan (2006 – 2010)
Next Model Management – New York (2006 – 2010)
First Fashion Show
She debuted with Ready to Wear – Autumn / Winter 2006 fashion show where she modeled for A La Disposition, Joanna Mastroianni, Anait Bian, Diesel StyleLab, Betsey Johnson, Douglas Hannant, Palmer Jones, Milly by Michelle Smith, and Tory Burch.
She works out and takes care of her diet. Her workout schedule and diet plan are not known, though.
Magdalena Frackowiak Favorite Things
Beauty Products – L’Oreal Conditioner (for hair), Chanel Rouge lipstick
She does not wear lots of makeup.
Magdalena Frackowiak Facts
She was featured in 2011 Pirelli Calendar photographed by Karl Lagerfeld.
She has walked the ramp for lingerie giant Victoria Secret in 2010, 2012 and 2013.
As per Magdalena, the favorite part about fashion week is that she is able to make new friends, wear new clothes, different experiences, etc., but on the other hand, she least favorite part about them is that she does not get time to rest and relax.
She came into modeling when her mother sent the pictures into Warsaw modeling agency and they were selected. She won the contest.
She was scouted by Darek Kumosa of Model Plus Agency.
In 1999, she won Waterproof model search.
In 2006, she was featured as the top model of spring 2007 by style.com.
Magdalena first got paid when she worked for Machina magazine.
She is friends with several models like Anja Rubik, Behati Prinsloo, Catherine McNeil, Elisa Sednaoui, Flavia de Oliveira, Heidi Mount, Jessica Miller, Kim Noorda, Maryna Linchuk, Karmen Pedaru, Marcel Castenmiller, Jacquelyn Jablonski, Mirte Maas, Julia Saner, Olga Sherer.
She is one of the top 30 models of 2000s as per Vogue Paris.