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    Real Name
    Chanel Iman Robinson
    Nationality
    American
    Birth Date
    December 1, 1990
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Cover girl, Established
    Known for
    Eyes, Legs, Name, Smile
    Agencies
    IMG
    Muse for
    Phillip Lim
    Dated
    Christopher Smith
    Friends
    Flavia de Oliveira, Hye Park, Crystal Renn, Agyness Deyn, Kate Somers, Charo Ronquillo, Iman, Brea Peck, Darla Baker, Tyra Banks, Kinée Diouf, Karlie Kloss, Ali Michael, Tanya Dziahileva, Arlenis Sosa, Elettra Wiedemann, Hollis Wakeema, Shelby Coleman, Lee Hyun, Bar Refaeli, Hyoni Kang, Sessilee Lopez, Jourdan Dunn, Heidy Allende, Maryna Linchuk, Caroline Trentini
    Interests
    Writing music

    Off the Runway Photos

    On the Runway Photos

    Chanel Iman's Career Highlights

    1 DEC, 1990
    Born in Atlanta, Georgia
    1989
    Family moves to Los Angeles, California
    2006
    Wins third-place in Ford Models' Supermodel of the Year contest
    FEB 2006
    Debuts at the fall Anna Sui, Derek Lam, Marc Jacobs, and Proenza Schouler shows in New York
    SEP 2006
    Walks the spring Alessandro Dell’Acqua show in Milan and is interviewed backstage Video»
    OCT 2006
    Walks the spring Valentino show in Paris and winks on the runway
    OCT 2006
    New York Times writes feature article on her, “A Model from Day 1” (by Eric Wilson), where Iman explains she’s wanted to model for her whole life
    2006
    Style.com features Iman as a rising star of spring 2007 Story»
    2007
    Annie Leibowitz photographs Iman for Bottega Veneta
    MAR 2007
    Interviewed in Vibe by her namesake, the supermodel Iman
    APR 2007
    Receives the Sankofa Group’s Trailblazer Award Video»
    20 APR, 2007
    Makes an appearance on The Today Show along with her other Vogue-cover counterparts Video»
    MAY 2007
    Featured on the cover of Vogue, as one of the world’s next top supermodels, photographed by Steven Meisel
    JUL 2007
    Appears in Numéro editorial
    SEP 2007
    Appears on The Tyra Banks Show with her mother to discuss the difficulty of African-American models Video»
    SEP 2007
    Opens the spring Heatherette, Charles Nolan, and Custo Barcelona shows in New York.
    SEP 2007
    Closes the spring JustSweet by Jennifer Lopez and Custo Barcelona shows in New York.
    14 OCT, 2007
    Featured in a New York Times’ story exploring the current difficulties black models face Story»
    27 OCT, 2007
    Named Vogue's second Best Dressed of the Week in a sleeveless Zac Posen dress Photo»
    2008
    Appears in the spring ad campaigns for Gap and Ralph Lauren
    JAN 2008
    Appears in Vogue editorial
    JAN 2008
    Walks the spring Christian Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Valentino couture shows in Paris
    FEB 2008
    Featured on the cover of Teen Vogue alongside Karlie Kloss and Ali Michael, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier Video»
    FEB 2008
    Appears in Russian Vogue editorial, photographed by KT Auleta
    FEB 2008
    Walks the fall Bottega Veneta, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Hermès, and Yves Saint Laurent shows in Milan and Paris
    MAR 2008
    Appears in a 80's inspired editorial for i-D
    MAR 2007
    Appears in V editorial carrying a plethora of Chanel bags, photographed by KT Auleta
    APR 2008
    Appears in Allure editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    5 MAY, 2008
    Escorts Phillip Lim to the Costume Institute Gala, wearing one of his designs, and speaks to New York's Jada Yuan Video»
    JUL 2008
    Appears in Vogue editorial alongside Jourdan Dunn, photographed by Norman Jean Roy
    JUL 2008
    Walks the fall Christian Dior and Jean Paul Gaultier couture shows in Paris
    JUL 2008
    Appears in two editorials for the all-black issue of Italian Vogue
    2008
    Appears in DKNY fall ad campaign with Alana Zimmer and Taylor Fuchs
    2008
    Mario Testino photographs Iman for Lord & Taylor alongside Teen Vogue cover counterparts Ali Michael and Karlie Kloss
    AUG 2008
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Richard Burbridge
    SEP 2008
    Appears in V editorial, photographed by Will Davidson
    SEP 2008
    Featured on the cover of Korean Vogue
    2008
    Featured on the cover of Time's fall fashion issue
    SEP 2008
    Opens the spring Rock & Republic show in New York; also opens and closes the Nathan Jenden show in London
    SEP 2008
    Gives an interview to New York's Jada Yuan backstage at Peter Som, about her trip on the runway Video»
    2008
    Josh Olins photographs Iman for the winter issue of Pop
    DEC 2008
    Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Tom Munro
    JAN 2009
    Appears in editorials for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue
    JAN 2009
    Walks the spring Alexis Mabille, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Valentino couture shows in Paris
    FEB 2009
    Featured on the cover of Italian Flair, photographed by Magnus Unnar
    FEB 2009
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims
    MAR 2009
    Closes the fall Giambattista Valli show in Paris
    MAR 2009
    Appears in V editorial, photographed by Jean Francois Campos
    MAY 2009
    Featured on the premier cover of Harper's Bazaar Dubai, photographed by Carter Berg
    MAY 2009
    Appears in Vogue editorial with boyfriend Tyga, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    MAY 2009
    Featured on the cover of i-D, photographed by Kayt Jones
    JUN 2009
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    JUL 2009
    Walks the fall Christian Dior couture show in Paris, as an exclusive
    SEP 2009
    Opens the spring House of Holland, Nathan Jenden, and Dsquared2 shows in London and Milan
    SEP 2009
    Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
    9 SEP, 2009
    Appears as a guest judge on America's Next Top Model
    2009
    Emma Summerton photographs Iman for the pre-fall cover of i-D, alongside Arlenis Sosa, Sessilee Lopez, and Jourdan Dunn
    OCT 2009
    Appears in editorials for Vogue and Allure
    NOV 2009
    Signs three-year contract with Victoria's Secret Story»
    NOV 2009
    Walks the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
    JAN 2010
    Walks the spring Christian Dior, Givenchy, and Valentino couture shows in Paris
    2010
    Leaves Ford Models and signs with Supreme Management
    FEB 2010
    Walks the fall Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent, Givenchy, and Christian Dior shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
    MAR 2010
    Appears in editorials for Spanish Vogue and Vogue
    2010
    Featured on the spring cover of French Revue de Modes, photographed by Thierry Le Goues
    APR 2010
    Appears in Allure editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    MAY 2010
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims
    JUN 2010
    Appears in Chinese Vogue editorial, photographed by Thomas Schenk
    2010
    Leaves Supreme Management and signs with IMG
    SEP 2010
    Closes the spring Blumarine show in Milan; also walks for Ralph Lauren, Carolina Herrera, Gucci, Balenciaga, and Christian Dior
    OCT 2010
    Featured on the covers of Italian Elle and Flare
    NOV 2010
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    10 NOV, 2010
    Walks the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
    FEB 2011
    Appears in an all-black model spread for Italian Vogue, alongside Sessilee Lopez and Jourdan Dunn
    2011
    The face of DKNY Be Delicious fragrance
    2011
    Featured on the cover of i-D, photographed by Kayt Jones
    MAR 2011
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Norman Jean Roy
    SEP 2011
    Closes the spring Kanye West show in New York
    OCT 2011
    Featured on the cover of Elle, photographed by Alexei Hay
    JAN 2012
    Appears in a Allure editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    FEB 2012
    Featured on the cover French L’Officiel, photographed by Michael Roberts
    MAR 2012
    Appears in Marie Claire editorial, photographed by Thomas Nutzl
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