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Mariacarla Boscono

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    Mariacarla Boscono View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Italian
    Birth Date
    September 20, 1980
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Cover girl, Established
    Known for
    Hair, Walk
    Agencies
    Women
    Muse for
    Riccardo Tisci
    Dated
    Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld
    Friends
    Margherita Missoni, Natalia Vodianova, Raquel Zimmermann, Liya Kebede, Linda Vojtova, Dewi Driegen, Hannelore Knuts, Angela Lindvall, Lakshmi Menon, Paolo Roldan, Lea T
    Interests
    Cooking, Yoga

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    Mariacarla Boscono's Career Highlights

    20 SEP, 1980
    Born in Rome, Italy
    1989
    Moves to Africa with her family, living in a village between Malindi and Mombassa
    1997
    Discovered during a dinner by a family photographer-friend
    1997
    Meets Riccardo Tisci, designer for Givenchy, at a party, and he asks her to model for the label
    SEP 1999
    Debuts at the spring Issey Miyake and Vivienne Westwood shows in Paris
    2000
    Becomes the face of Bvlgari and Diesel
    SEP 2000
    Walks the spring Moschino, Roberto Cavalli, Salvatore Ferragamo, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Kenzo shows in Milan and Paris
    2001
    Appears in Chanel, Calvin Klein, and Roberto Cavalli ad campaigns
    OCT 2001
    Featured on the covers of L'Officiel and Interview
    2002
    Picks up over eight campaigns including Christian Dior, DKNY, Jean Paul Gaultier, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Moschino, and Versace
    FEB 2002
    Walks the fall Helmut Lang, Burberry, Gianfranco Ferré, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, and Yves Saint Laurent shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
    JAN 2004
    Walks the spring Anne Valerie Hash, Chanel, Christian Lacroix, Elie Saab, Emanuel Ungaro, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Valentino couture shows in Paris
    2005
    Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin photographs Boscono for Givenchy
    OCT 2005
    Chosen as Kate Moss’s replacement for the H&M campaign Video»
    NOV 2005
    Featured on the cover of French Vogue alongside other top models
    2006
    Renews contract with Givenchy
    2006
    Trades in her dark hair for a short platinum-blonde bob reminiscent of Jean Seberg’s
    FEB 2006
    Featured on the cover of French Vogue with Patricia Schmid
    FEB 2006
    Meets Vladimir Restoin, son of French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld, on the catwalk at Helmut Lang; the two begin dating
    18 MAY, 2006
    Makes her theater debut as Solange, a self-loathing sister, in Jean Genet’s Maids, staged by the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York
    2006
    Juergen Teller photographs Boscono for Yves Saint Laurent
    JUL 2006
    Closes the fall Givenchy couture show in Paris
    SEP 2006
    Pulls out of Milan fashion week to take time to rest and, according to the Evening Standard, because of her alarming weight
    OCT 2006
    Returns to the runway for the spring Chanel, Christian Dior, Karl Lagerfeld, Valentino, and Yohji Yamamoto shows in Paris
    NOV 2006
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Richard Prince
    2007
    Reverts back to natural black hair
    2007
    Appears in Simply Vera by Vera Wang television ads Video»
    JUL 2007
    Opens and closes the fall Givenchy couture show in Paris
    JUL 2007
    Returns to the runway for Dior’s 60th-anniversary fall couture-show, where she is styled as Olive Oyl, Popeye’s girlfriend
    SEP 2007
    Opens the spring Giles show in London, after being noticeably absent in New York
    SEP 2007
    Opens the spring Etro, Missoni, Givenchy, and Yves Saint Laurent shows in Milan and Paris
    OCT 2007
    Opens and closes the spring Hermés show in Paris
    2008
    Returns as the face of Givenchy
    JAN 2008
    Opens the spring Givenchy couture show in Paris
    FEB 2008
    Opens the fall 6267 and F. Sconamiglio shows in Milan
    FEB 2008
    Closes the fall 6267, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, F. Sconamiglio, Gianfranco Ferré, Salvatore Ferragamo, Karl Lagerfeld, and Givenchy shows in Milan and Paris
    APR 2008
    French Vogue features Boscono as a top model
    JUN 2008
    Closes the fall Givenchy couture show in Paris
    JUL 2008
    Walks the resort Gucci show in Rome
    2008
    Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin photographs Boscono for Givenchy alongside Natasha Poly and Kirsten Owen
    2008
    Becomes the sole face of Pucci, Hermès, Moschino, and John Galliano for fall
    SEP 2008
    Opens the spring Moschino and Rick Owens shows in Milan and Paris
    SEP 2008
    Closes the spring Gianfranco Ferré and Givenchy shows in Milan and Paris
    NOV 2008
    Appears in editorials for Italian Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Japanese Vogue
    2008
    Signs fragrance contract with Moschino’s Glamour
    2009
    Renews contract with Givenchy
    2009
    Becomes one of the faces of Dolce & Gabbana, alongside Karlie Kloss and Caroline Trentini, photographed by Steven Klein
    FEB 2009
    Appears in British Vogue editorial with Ricardo Tisci, photographed by Paolo Roversi
    MAR 2009
    Closes the fall Givenchy show in Paris
    MAR 2009
    Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Camilla Akrans
    JUL 2009
    Closes the fall Givenchy couture show in Paris
    2009
    Steven Klein photographs Boscono for Dolce & Gabbana
    2009
    Mario Testino photographs Boscono for Salvatore Ferragamo
    2009
    Paul Wetherell photographs Boscono for the fall issue of i-D
    OCT 2009
    Closes the spring Givenchy show in Paris
    DEC 2009
    Appears in editorials in Harper's Bazaar and Chinese Vogue
    2010
    Renews contract with Givenchy
    2010
    Featured on the pre-spring cover of i-D, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
    MAR 2010
    Styled alongside Pedro Almodóvar in a spread for Harper's Bazaar, photographed by Jason Schmidt
    2010
    Featured on the spring cover of The Last Magazine, photographed by Daniel Jackson
    2010
    Appears in two editorials for the spring issue of i-D
    JUL 2010
    Featured on the cover of Russian Vogue, photographed by Sharif Hamza
    JUL 2010
    Appears in V editorial, photographed by Willy Vanderperre
    AUG 2010
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Paolo Roversi
    2010
    Steven Meisel photographs Boscono for the fall Lanvin ad campaign
    OCT 2010
    Closes the spring Givenchy show in Paris
    OCT 2010
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2010
    Featured on the fall cover of Hercules, photographed by Paolo Kudacki
    2011
    Becomes the face of Prada
    FEB 2011
    Opens for the fall Roberto Cavalli, Hakaan and Miu Miu shows
    MAR 2011
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Willy Vanderperre
    APR 2011
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
    2011
    Appears in Roberto Cavalli, Givenchy, and Loewe fall ad campaigns
    2011
    Signs contract with NARS
    2011
    Featured on the fall cover of Love, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
    OCT 2011
    Featured on the cover of Dazed & Confused, photographed by Matthew Stone
    NOV 2011
    Featured on the cover of Korean Vogue, photographed by Rafael Stahelin
    2012
    Models for the Yves Saint Laurent and Givenchy spring ad campaigns
    FEB 2012
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    MAR 2012
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
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