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Lily Donaldson

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    Lily Donaldson View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    British
    Birth Date
    January 27, 1988
    Status
    Cover girl, Established
    Known for
    Eyes, Lips
    Agencies
    IMG
    Muse for
    Alber Elbaz
    Dated
    Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld (Since 07)
    Friends
    Gemma Ward, Irina Lazareanu, Freja Beha, Julia Stegner, Lisa Cant, Margherita Missoni, Theodora Richards, Agyness Deyn, Dree Hemingway, Nina Porter, Tali Lennox, Lily Aldridge

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    Lily Donaldson's Career Highlights

    27 JAN, 1988
    Born in London, England
    2003
    Scouted by Select Modeling Agency while shopping in Camden Town, London
    2004
    Becomes the face of Miss Sixty
    2004
    Mario Testino photographs Donaldson for Burberry, alongside Stella Tennant and Karen Elson
    FEB 2004
    Debuts at the fall Jil Sander and Rochas shows in Milan and Paris
    FEB 2005
    Walks the fall Anna Sui, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, and Michael Kors shows in New York
    APR 2004
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue
    2005
    Becomes the face of Jil Sander and Lanvin
    JAN 2005
    Walks the spring Anne Valerie Hash, Chanel, Christian Dior, and Christian Lacroix couture shows in Paris
    FEB 2005
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue
    MAR 2005
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    JUN 2005
    Featured on the cover of Numéro
    SEP 2005
    Featured on her second cover of Italian Vogue of the year, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2005
    Annie Leibowitz photographs Donaldson for Roberto Cavalli, with Hye Park and Natasha Poly
    10 NOV, 2005
    Nominated for Best Model at the British Fashion Awards, but loses to Karen Elson
    DEC 2005
    Featured on her second cover for Numéro of the year
    2006
    Steven Meisel photographs Donaldson for Dolce & Gabbana and Mulberry
    FEB 2006
    Opens and closes the fall Lanvin show in Paris, and is interviewed backstage by Style.com Video»
    2006
    Becomes the face of Nicole Farhi
    2006
    Dances and lip-synchs to “Crazy in Love” with Hilary Rhoda and Gemma Ward on a photo shoot Video»
    SEP 2006
    Walks the spring Versace show in Milan and is interviewed backstage by Fashion TV Video»
    2007
    House of Holland debuts a “My Fly’s Undone, Lily Donaldson” T-shirt
    2007
    Linked with Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld, son of French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld
    2007
    Becomes the face of Christian Dior
    MAY 2007
    Featured on the cover of Vogue as one of the world's next top supermodels, photographed by Steven Meisel
    4 AUG, 2007
    Named Vogue's tenth best dressed of the week in a black dress and a gray tunic Photo»
    2007
    Renews contract with Burberry, replacing Kate Moss
    2007
    Becomes the face of MaxMara, replacing Raquel Zimmermann
    SEP 2007
    Named one of British Vogue’s “Head Girls,” a model to watch out for in the upcoming season
    SEP 2007
    Opens the spring Nicole Miller and Gianfranco Ferré shows in New York and Milan
    SEP 2007
    Closes the spring Temperley and La Perla shows in New York and Milan
    OCT 2007
    Featured on the cover of Numéro
    OCT 2007
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by David Sims
    2008
    Patrick Demarchelier photographs Donaldson for the Pirelli calendar
    2008
    Renews contract with MaxMara
    2008
    Steven Klein photographs Donaldson for Dolce & Gabbana with Jessica Stam and Gemma Ward
    26 JAN, 2008
    Hosts her twenty-first birthday party at the Gramercy Park Hotel. Boyfriend Vladimir Roitfeld, Theodora Richards, and the MisShapes attend. Story»
    FEB 2008
    Appears in British Vogue, French Vogue, and W editorials
    FEB 2008
    Featured on the cover of i-D alongside good friend Gemma Ward
    FEB 2008
    Opens the fall Preen, Temperley, Asprey, D&G, Dolce & Gabbana, and Missoni shows in New York, London, and Milan
    FEB 2008
    Closes the fall Derek Lam, Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, Narciso Rodriguez, Asprey, Bottega Veneta, Etro, Gucci, and Missoni shows in New York, London, and Milan
    MAR 2008
    Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Glen Luchford
    APR 2008
    French Vogue features Donaldson as a top model
    MAY 2008
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial with Gemma Ward, photographed by Emma Summerton
    20 MAY, 2008
    Buys an apartment near Tompkins Square Park for $2.2 million Story»
    JUN 2008
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
    JUL 2008
    Appears in editorials for British Vogue, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier and V, photographed by Sebastian Faena
    JUL 2008
    Closes the resort Gucci show in Rome
    AUG 2008
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue, photographed by Emma Summerton
    AUG 2008
    Rumors arise of Donaldson dating Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps Story»
    2008
    Replaces Natasha Poly as the face of Gucci for fall
    SEP 2008
    Appears in editorials for Numéro and Harper's Bazaar
    SEP 2008
    Opens the spring Derek Lam, MaxMara, Gareth Pugh, John Galliano and Lanvin shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
    SEP 2008
    Closes the spring Alexander Wang, Tommy Hilfiger, Julien Macdonald, Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, Pucci, Versace, and Gareth Pugh shows in New York, London, Milan, and Paris
    OCT 2008
    Appears in Vogue editorial, with Anna Jagodzinska and Coco Rocha, photographed by Steven Meisel
    OCT 2008
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    NOV 2008
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Corrine Day
    2008
    Models for Gap holiday campaign with little brother, Jesse
    DEC 2008
    Appears in editorials for Japanese Vogue and British Vogue
    JAN 2009
    Opens the spring Armani Privé and Elie Saab couture shows in Paris; also closes for Givenchy couture
    2009
    Renews contracts with Burberry and Gucci
    FEB 2009
    Closes the fall Derek Lam, Tommy Hilfiger, Alberta Ferretti, D&G, Versace, and Christian Dior shows in New York, Milan, and Paris; opens for Versace
    MAR 2009
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue, photographed by Nick Knight
    APR 2009
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    JUN 2009
    Featured on the cover of Chinese Vogue, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    JUL 2009
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Terry Richardson
    AUG 2009
    Appears in editorials for British Vogue and French Vogue
    2009
    Maciek Kobielski photographs Donaldson for the fall cover of The Last Magazine
    OCT 2009
    Walks the Chanel, Givenchy, Valentino, Lanvin, and John Galliano shows in Paris
    OCT 2009
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Testino
    NOV 2009
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    JAN 2010
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel
    MAR 2010
    Appears in editorials for Numéro, V magazine, and Vogue
    MAR 2010
    Walks the fall Louis Vuitton show in Paris
    APR 2010
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Klein
    MAY 2010
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    2010
    Signs fragrance contract with Burberry Sport
    JUL 2010
    Featured on the cover of V, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    2010
    Signs fragrance cosmetics contract with Burberry Beauty
    SEP 2010
    Closes the spring Anna Sui show in New York; also walks for Ralph Lauren, Carolina Herrera, Alexander Wang, Chanel, and Lanvin
    OCT 2010
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Paul Wetherell
    NOV 2010
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    10 NOV, 2010
    Walks the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
    JAN 2011
    Featured on the cover of Harper's Bazaar, photographed by Terry Richardson
    2011
    Replaces Jessica Stam as the face of Aldo
    MAR 2011
    Appears in editorials for British Vogue and French Vogue
    2011
    Featured on the summer cover of Muse, photographed by Matt Irwin
    AUG 2011
    Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Jem Mitchell
    2011
    Models for the Calvin Klein White Label fall ad campaign
    OCT 2011
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Tom Craig
    JAN 2012
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Emma Summerton
    2012
    Appears in the spring issue of V, photographed by Sharif Hamza
    2012
    Models for the Calvin Klein spring ad campaign
    2012
    Models for the Seven Jeans spring ad campaign
    APR 2012
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Numero, photographed by Nino Munoz
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