Toni Garrn is Best Known For Modeling and walking the ramp for Victoria’s Secret. In 2008, she got her big break in the fashion industry after signing an exclusive contract with Calvin Klein.
Born Name Antonia Garrn
Nick Name Toni, Toni Garrn
Occupation Fashion / Runway Model
Age: July 07, 1992, 26 years and 5 months, Hamburg, Germany
Sun Sign Cancer
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Height 5 ft 11 in or 181 cm
Measurements 34-24-35 in or 86-61-89 cm
Bra Size 32B
Father – Works for an oil refinery
Mother – Qualified businesswoman
Siblings – Niklas (Older Brother) (Model)
These are her talent agencies –
Women Management – New York
Unique Models – Denmark
Traffic Models – Barcelona
Storm Models – London
Women Management – Milan
Women Management – Paris
Mega Model Agency – Hamburg (Mother Agency)
Toni Garrn was born Antonia Garrn in Hamburg, Germany. Her father works for an oil refinery and her mother is a businesswoman. She has an older brother, Niklas, who is also a model. When Garrn was two years old, she moved with her family to London, and later to Athens when she was six. By the age of 10, she moved back to Hamburg with her family. Garrn can play classical piano, having taken lessons since age 6.
When Garrn was 13, she was discovered during the 2006 FIFA World Cup in her hometown Hamburg, and then signed with New York agency Women Management.
Garrn debuted on the runway at age 15 as an exclusive for the Calvin Klein Spring/Summer 2008 runway show in New York. She then went on to be featured in the designer’s ad campaign. The following season, she again walked exclusively for Calvin Klein. In the 2009-seasons, she walked over 60 shows for prestigious designers such as Stella McCartney, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermès, Dolce & Gabbana, Michael Kors and others during fashion week.
She has appeared in Vogue (Paris, Italy, Germany, Russia, China, Spain, Mexico, Japan, Korea, US), Muse, Elle (US, Italy, France), Numéro (France, Tokyo), Glamour (US), Marie-Claire (Italy), Another Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar (US), i-D, and on the covers of Tush magazine and V magazine as the eighth ranked model of spring 2008. She also covered the February 2009 edition of Numéro for their #100 issue.
In early 2012, she re-entered the Top 50 Models Women-list of the international modelling site models.com, ranking in 20th place. She was first featured on the list in 2009, eventually peaking in 11th place.
Garrn’s resume includes covers for French, Japanese and Chinese Numéro, German, Italian, Mexican, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Korean and Russian Vogue, French and German Elle, Madame Figaro, Muse, Harper’s Bazaar, Allure and advertisements for Calvin Klein, Prada, Versace, Cartier (Fragrance), Jill Stuart, Fendi, Chloé, Emporio Armani, Hugo Boss, Zara, H&M, Dior, Donna Karan, JOOP!, Shiseido, Filippa K, J.Crew, Neiman Marcus, Givenchy (Makeup), Tommy Hilfiger, Juicy Couture, Massimo Dutti, Max Mara, Peek & Cloppenburg, Express, Ralph Lauren, Burberry, L’Oréal, Biotherm, NARS Cosmetics, Mango, Ann Taylor, Blumarine, Aigner, Lancel, Alexandre Vauthier and Elie Saab.
Toni Garrn has worked with photographers like Steven Meisel, Peter Lindbergh, Karl Lagerfeld, Manfred Baumann, Paolo Roversi, Mariano Vivanco, Miles Aldridge, Craig McDean, Corinne Day, Camilla Åkrans, Ellen von Unwerth, Mert and Marcus, Victor Demarchelier, David Bellemere, Greg Kadel and Mario Testino.
In 2014, she collaborates with German denim label Closed and designs her own line of jeans. Proceeds from the sales of her Closed T-shirt, her “Toni” jeans for women are donated to a charity that focuses on the education of young girls in Africa.
She is the face of fragrance Simply by Jil Sander as well as for Elie Saab “Le Parfum”.
Since June 2014, she is Plan International Ambassador for Because I am a Girl.
In Fall 2011, Garrn started modeling for Victoria’s Secret, firstly appearing in their catalogs doing the clothing line. Soon after she walked in the 2011 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and did a photo-shoot for the PINK-line with fellow model Shanina Shaik. Her first Victoria’s Secret fashion show casting was actually in 2010, but she was ultimately not cast for that year’s show.
In April 2012, Garrn was reported incorrectly by the media to have been chosen to become an official Victoria’s Secret Angel. Soon after it was revealed that Garrn was merely chosen to star in a Victoria’s Secret campaign for the “Dream Angel” line alongside Erin Heatherton and Lindsay Ellingson as well as the “Angels in love” commercial starring Elyse Taylor.
On 17 April 2012, Garrn and the Victoria’s Secret Angels, Erin Heatherton and Lindsay Ellingson, launched the Victoria’s Secret “Love Is Heavenly” fragrance in a Victoria’s Secret store in SoHo. In November 2012, she returned to the catwalk of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show for the second time, closing the show. She also walked the show in 2013.
Garrn was cast to play the role of Reeva Steenkamp in the 2017 Lifetime movie Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer. The film chronicles the athlete’s conviction of culpable homicide after fatally shooting Steenkamp on 14 February 2013 in his Pretoria home.
Garrn lived in an apartment in Financial District, Manhattan in New York City with her best friend Ali Stephens. She is also friends with fellow models Karlie Kloss, Andreea Diaconu, Ginta Lapiņa, Kendra Spears, Kasia Struss, Jourdan Dunn, Sigrid Agren, Constance Jablonski and Taryn Davidson.
She skipped fashion week in February 2010 in order to focus on the final exams of the Abitur.
Garrn was in a relationship with actor Leonardo DiCaprio from 2013 to 2014.
In 2015, she began dating American basketball player Chandler Parsons. According to a report by TMZ, they broke up in November 2016.
She has walked the ramp and advertised for Appelrath Cüpper, Blanco, Boss Hugo Boss, Burberry Black Label, Calvin Klein, Cartier, Chloè, Christian Dior eyewear, Closed, Donna Karan, Emporio Armani, Etro, Fendi, Filippa K, Givenchy Beauty, H&M Conscious Collection, Hermes, Hugo Boss, Hugo Boss Black, Jill Stuart, Joop!, Kastner & Öhler, Kristina Ti, L’Oréal ‘Elvive’, Massimo Dutti, Max Mara Studio, Ogilvy, Peek & Cloppenburg, Ports, Prada, Prada ‘L’Eau Ambrée’ fragrance, Ralph Lauren, Shiseido ‘Clé de Peau’ Beaute, Sisters, Tommy Hilfiger, Tru Trussardi, Trussardi Jeans, Unger Fashion, Versace ‘Versense’ fragrance, Victoria’s Secret Dream Angels, and Zara.
First TV Show
She walked the ramp in Ready to wear – Spring / Summer 2008 fashion show for Calvin Klein.
She always go for a running session everyday. As a part of workout, she likes to play tennis. Regarding diet, she says that she likes to eat whatever she wants and never skips breakfast. However, by accident she sometimes leaves dinner or lunch.
Toni Garrn Favorite Things
Favorite Jeans – Diesel, Acne, Cheap Mondays
Favorite Shopping Place – Zara
Favorite Accessory – Chanel bag
Toni Garrn Facts
Toni is best friends with Ali Stephens (model from Utah, USA).
She has worked with Victoria’s Secret also.
She was thrown to fame in 2008, when she signed an exclusive deal with Calvin Klein.
She moved with her family to London, England when she was just 2 and returned back to Hamburg, Germany at 10.
She was discovered by Modelwerk modeling agency in 2006 (when she was 13) during FIFA World Cup 2006 in Hamburg.
She ran on the runway for the first time when she was 15 (when she signed a deal with Calvin Klein).
In 2011, she modeled for Victoria’s Secret for their PINK clothing line and also did catwalk for this lingerie giant.
In February 2010, she skipped the fashion week as she needed to focus on her final exams of the Abitur.
In April 2012, she was also wrongly reported to be Victoria’s Secret Angel by a tweet from their official twitter account. But, after that it was cleared that she is just starring in Victoria’s Secret “Dream Angel” fashion line.
Her friends call her Toni, her nickname.