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    Agyness Deyn View off-the-runway photos
    Real Name
    Laura Hollins
    Nationality
    British
    Birth Date
    February 16, 1983
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Cover girl, Established
    Known for
    Hair, Style
    Agencies
    Elite
    Muse for
    Christopher Bailey
    Dated
    Josh Hubbard, Josh Hartnett, Albert Hammond Jr.
    Friends
    Freja Beha, Luke Worrall, Lily Donaldson, Chanel Iman, Greg Krelenstein, Henry Holland, Julia Dunstall, Iekeliene Stange, Daisy Lowe, Jamie Dornan, Hilary Rhoda, Heidi Mount, Georgia Frost, Eden Clark
    Model Turned
    Singer (Who, 2008), Jewelry designer (with Henry Holland)
    Interests
    Lucky Knitwear, Interior design; playing in her band

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    Agyness Deyn's Career Highlights

    16 FEB, 1983
    Born Laura Hollins in Littleborough, England
    1998
    Works at the Village Chippy, where she meets Henry Holland
    1999
    Wins Face of Rossendale modeling contest
    2001
    Leaves All Saints Catholic Language College, where she studied A-levels in math, business, and theater
    2005
    Starts dating Josh Hubbard of the band the Paddingtons
    2006
    Appears, soaking wet, on the cover of the French Vogue beauty supplement
    2006
    Face of Blugirl by Blumarine ad campaign
    SEP 2006
    Debuts at the spring Marc by Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, and Zac Posen shows in New York
    SEP 2006
    Opens the spring Giles show in London
    SEP 2006
    Walks for the first time at the spring Versace show in Milan and is interviewed backstage Video»
    OCT 2006
    Opens Jean Paul Gaultier’s 30th-anniversary show in Paris
    NOV 2006
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel, in a cropped, bleached pixie cut
    2007
    Steven Meisel photographs Deyn for Mulberry alongside Karen Elson
    2007
    Becomes the face of Giorgio Armani
    JAN 2007
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
    2007
    D.J.s in Lower East Side clubs and plays in a band called Lucky Knitwear
    2007
    Moves from London to New York
    FEB 2007
    Opens the fall Anna Sui, Isaac Mizrahi, and Burberry shows in New York and Milan
    FEB 2007
    Closes the fall Michael Kors show in New York
    FEB 2007
    Appears in Vogue editorial alongside Hilary Rhoda, photographed by Steven Meisel
    MAY 2007
    Featured on the cover of Vogue as one of the world’s next top supermodels; her style is called “Jackie O. crossed with Debbie Harry meets Stevie Nicks”
    MAY 2007
    In the same issue of Vogue, Anna Wintour says in her “Letter From the Editor” that Deyn “wear[s] her hair in an uncompromising style”
    MAY 2007
    Appears with good friend Henry Holland on the cover of Japanese Dazed & Confused
    21 MAY, 2007
    Featured in an editorial in Teen Vogue alongside Henry Holland; Deyn sports a Holland T-shirt that reads, “I Spy a Teen Vogue DIY” Photo»
    2007
    Mario Testino photographs Deyn for Burberry
    2007
    Appears in Hugo by Hugo Boss ad campaign
    JUN 2007
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue with trademark neon accessories
    JUN 2007
    Announces that she and Henry Holland will launch a jewelry line together
    4 AUG, 2007
    Named Vogue's Best Dressed of the Week in a white vintage dress Photo»
    21 AUG, 2007
    Spotlighted as the Best Dressed of the Week by Vogue, wearing a vintage hat and suspenders
    SEP 2007
    Named one of British Vogue's Head Girls, a model to watch out for in the upcoming season
    SEP 2007
    Featured in Vanity Fair as "The Model" with Jamie Burke
    SEP 2007
    Opens the spring Anna Sui, Temperley, and Burberry shows in New York and Milan
    SEP 2007
    Closes the spring Anna Sui, Oscar de la Renta, Narciso Rodriguez, Burberry, and Missoni shows in New York and Milan
    OCT 2007
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Nick Knight
    28 NOV, 2007
    Wins the Model of the Year award at the British fashion awards Story»
    2008
    Patrick Demarchelier photographs Deyn for the Pirelli calendar
    2008
    Becomes the face of Burberry's new fragance, The Beat Video»
    2008
    Renews contract with Giorgio Armani
    FEB 2008
    Opens the fall Anna Sui, Ruffian, and House of Holland shows in New York and London
    FEB 2008
    Closes the fall Ruffian, House of Holland, abd Gareth Pugh shows in New York and London
    7 FEB, 2008
    Anna Sui hosts Deyn's birthday party at Don Hill's in Manhattan
    21 FEB, 2008
    The New York Times features Deyn and her "boy-short, peroxide-blond" hair and the influence it's having over fashion Story»
    MAR 2008
    Appears in Dazed & Confused editorial, alongside fellow Brit Luke Worrell
    MAY 2008
    Featured on five covers for i-D under the label 'ICON'
    MAY 2008
    Caught making out with Danny Masterson at Teddy's Jazz Night in Los Angeles, CA Story»
    5 MAY, 2008
    Releases a single with the band Five O'Clock Heroes titled "Who" Video»
    JUN 2008
    Appears on the cover of British Vogue, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    2008
    Signs fragrance contract with Jean Paul Gaultier's Ma Dame Video»
    JUL 2008
    Appears in Vogue editorial with the cast of Hair and designer Gareth Pugh, photographed by Mario Testino
    AUG 2008
    Appears in British Vogue editorial with Luke Worrell, photographed by Tim Walker
    7 AUG, 2008
    Rumors arise about an engagement with boyfriend, Albert Hammond Jr. Story»
    SEP 2008
    Glamour features Deyn as one of seven people "Who Will Change Your Style"
    2008
    Sebastien Faena photographs Deyn for the fall cover of POP wearing Prada
    2008
    Leaves DNA Management in New York, and signs with Women Management
    SEP 2008
    Opens the spring Anna Sui, Costello Tagliapietra, and House of Holland shows in New York and London
    SEP 2008
    Closes the spring Anna Sui and House of Holland shows in New York
    OCT 2008
    Skips Paris Fashion Week
    NOV 2008
    Featured on the cover of Chinese Vogue, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    NOV 2008
    Arrives in Dubai with Lily Allen for Atlantis Hotel's opening, and is immediately strip-searched Story»
    JAN 2009
    Featured on the cover of Korean Vogue, photographed by David Byun
    FEB 2009
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Numéro
    FEB 2009
    Appears in Vogue editorial with boyfriend Albert Hammond Jr., photographed by Mikael Jansson
    FEB 2009
    Opens and closes the fall Anna Sui and Henry of Holland show in New York and London
    16 FEB, 2009
    New York magazine's Jada Yuan spends 148 minutes with Deyn Story»
    MAR 2009
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    MAR 2009
    Featured on the covers of Brazilian Vogue and i-D
    20 MAR, 2009
    Breaks-up with Albert Hammond Jr. Story»
    MAY 2009
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2009
    Alasdair McLellan photographs Deyn for the summer cover of 032c
    SEP 2009
    Featured on the cover of Harper's Bazaar, photographed by Terry Richardson
    2009
    Models for Anna Sui cosmetics Video»
    DEC 2009
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, inspired by Twitter.com
    JAN 2010
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel
    FEB 2010
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, alongside Jamie Bochert and Daphne Guinness
    2010
    Angelo Pennetta photographs Deyn for the spring issue of LOVE
    2010
    Alasdair McLellan photographs Deyn for the fall issue of i-D
    SEP 2010
    Opens the spring Giles show in London
    MAR 2011
    Appears in Chinese Vogue editorial, photographed by Hedi Slimane
    MAY 2011
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Tim Walker
    JUL 2011
    Appears in Elle editorial, styled as James Dean, photographed by James Franco
    AUG 2011
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Alasdair McLellan
    2011
    Models for the Moncler fall ad campaign
    OCT 2011
    Featured on the cover of British Elle, photographed by David Slijper
    JAN 2012
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by David Mushegain
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