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Irina Lazareanu

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    Irina Lazareanu View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Canadian
    Birth Date
    June 8, 1982
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Bad girl, Established
    Known for
    Hair, Style
    Agencies
    Marilyn
    Muse for
    Karl Lagerfeld , Nicholas Ghesquiere
    Dated
    Sean Lennon, Pete Doherty (Fiancé)
    Friends
    Kate Moss, Theodora Richards, Jarrod Branch, Tasha Tilberg, Sean Lennon, Angela Lindvall, Bette Franke, Eden Clark, Freja Beha, Lily Donaldson, Patricia Schmid, Brad Kroenig, Lindsay Lohan, Genevieve Lenneville, Daul Kim, Hye Park
    Model Turned
    Activist (Amnesty International, 2007), Musician (Some Place Along the Way, 2007)
    Interests
    Writing poetry

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    Irina Lazareanu's Career Highlights

    8 JUN, 1982
    Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    1995
    Sent to London to study ballet at the Royal Academy of Arts
    1997
    After meeting British musician Pete Doherty at a party in London, becomes his muse and lover
    1999
    Signs with Montreal modeling agency Giovanni
    2004
    Co-writes the song “La Belle et la Bete” with Doherty; Kate Moss sings backup vocals Video»
    2004
    Tours the world with Doherty’s band, Babyshambles, in the Shamble Mobile
    JUL 2004
    Opens the fall Anne Valerie Hash couture show in Paris, also walks for Chanel
    2005
    Writes musical score for film The Passenger, directed by former boyfriend Francois Rotger
    DEC 2005
    Picked by Moss to star in editorial “Extravagence de plumes” for French Vogue
    2006
    Begins work on a folk album titled Some Place Along the Way, with producer and collaborator Sean Lennon
    2006
    David Sims photographs Lazareanu for Balenciaga; Nicolas Ghesquière claims Irina as his muse
    JAN 2006
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    JAN 2006
    Opens the spring Anne Valerie Hash couture show in Paris
    FEB 2006
    Closes the fall Marc Jacobs show in New York, also walks for Prada, Christian Lacroix, Miu Miu, and Yves Saint Laurent in Milan and Paris
    MAR 2006
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial with Du Juan, photographed by Paolo Roversi
    2006
    Models for Gap
    2006
    Steven Meisel photographs Lazareanu alongside Lily Donaldson for Mulberry
    MAY 2006
    Appears in Numéro editorial, photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino
    JUL 2006
    Opens and closes the fall Chanel couture show in Paris
    JUL 2006
    Fashion TV previews the Sean Lennon and Irina duet titled “Strange Places” Video»
    SEP 2006
    Profiled by Fashion TV as fashion’s new “It” girl Video»
    SEP 2006
    Walks the spring Burberry, Marni, Fendi, Alexander McQueen, and Dries van Noten shows in Milan and Paris
    OCT 2006
    Appears in editorials for Italian Vogue, Japanese Vogue, and W
    2007
    Participates in charity work for Amnesty International
    2007
    Becomes the face of Chanel's Paris-Monte Carlo collection, as shot by Karl Lagerfeld, who calls her a “mix of Coco Chanel and [the French-Romanian poet] Anna de Noailles”
    FEB 2007
    Announces collaboration with Sean Lennon and Pete Doherty on a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Girl from the North Country”
    MAR 2007
    Appears in a Harper’s Bazaar editorial with Jessica Stam
    MAR 2007
    Wears haute couture for an editorial in Italian Vogue, photographed by Paolo Roversi
    MAR 2007
    Appears in L'Uomo Vogue editorial with Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono, photographed by Greg Kadel
    APR 2007
    Appears in editorials for Harper's Bazaar, photographed by Camilla Akrans and Japanese Vogue, photographed by Terry Richardson
    MAY 2007
    Rumored to be dating Sean Lennon Story»
    MAY 2007
    Picked by Kate Moss, who she calls a “sister,” to model skinny jeans and waistcoats for Moss’s Topshop collection
    JUN 2007
    Roberto Cavalli announces that Irina and Doherty will be the faces of his women’s and men’s collections, respectively
    JUL 2007
    Appears in V editorial, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    SEP 2007
    Opens the spring 3.1 ohillip lim show in New York
    SEP 2007
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Klein
    OCT 2007
    Engaged to Pete Doherty Story»
    OCT 2007
    Opens the spring John Galliano show in Paris
    2008
    Appears in Saks Fifth Avenue print ads alongside good friend Hye Park
    FEB 2008
    Opens the fall Y-3 show in New York
    FEB 2008
    Closes the fall Anne Valérie Hash show in Paris, also walks for Akris, Chanel, John Galliano, and Yohji Yamamoto
    JUN 2008
    Walks the fall Anne Valérie Hash, Christian Dior, and Chanel couture shows in Paris
    JUL 2008
    Appears on the cover of MIXTE, photographed by Chad Pittman
    2008
    Appears in Sonia Rykiel fall ad campaign
    OCT 2008
    Appears in Italian Marie Claire editorial, photographed by Francois Rotger
    DEC 2008
    Japanese Vogue features Lazareanu as the Model of the Month
    JAN 2009
    Walks the spring Christian Dior couture show in Paris
    MAR 2009
    Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Tisch
    MAY 2009
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Miles Aldridge
    JUN 2009
    Appears in Chinese Vogue editorial, photographed by Miles Aldridge
    AUG 2009
    Appears in German Vogue editorial, photographed by Ben Hassett
    2009
    Tung Walsh photographs Lazareanu for the fall issue of Pop
    SEP 2009
    Opens the spring Y-3 show in New York; also closes for Ruffian and Emanuel Ungaro
    2009
    Henrik Bulow photographs Lazareanu for the winter cover of QVEST
    JAN 2010
    Opens the spring Anne Valérie Hash couture show in Paris
    MAY 2010
    Appears in Italian Marie Claire editorial, photographed by David Bellemere
    OCT 2010
    Appears in Marie Claire editorial, photographed by James Macari
    NOV 2010
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Alex Prager
    JAN 2011
    Featured on the cover of Flare, alongside Tiiu Kiuk and Arlenis Sosa
    FEB 2011
    Closes for the fall Charlotte Ronson show in New York
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