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Raquel Zimmermann

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    Raquel Zimmermann View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Brazilian
    Birth Date
    May 6, 1983
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Cover girl, Established
    Known for
    Body, Legs
    Agencies
    DNA
    Muse for
    David Sims , Karl Lagerfeld
    Friends
    Caroline Trentini, Mariacarla Boscono, Anja Rubik, Morgane Dubled, Doutzen Kroes, Isabeli Fontana, Marcelle Bittar, Natasa Vojnovic, Michelle Alves, Liya Kebede, Dree Hemingway
    Interests
    Listening to Metallica, Playing guitar

    Off the Runway Photos

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    Raquel Zimmermann's Career Highlights

    6 MAY, 1981
    Born in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    1995
    Joins a modeling school
    1995
    Moves to Japan
    SEP 1999
    Debuts at the spring Chanel and Valentino shows in Paris
    FEB 2000
    Featured on the cover of French Vogue
    2001
    Signs contract with Christian Dior cosmetics
    DEC 2001
    Appears on the cover of French Elle
    JUL 2002
    Appears on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    NOV 2002
    Walks in the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show
    DEC 2002
    Appears on cover of L’Officiel
    2004
    Steven Meisel photographs Zimmermann for Escada alongside other top models
    JUN 2004
    Appears on cover of Italian Marie Claire
    2005
    Commands $10,000 per runway show
    2005
    Craig McDean photographs Zimmermann alongside Doutzen Kroes for Gucci
    2005
    Becomes the face of Hermès
    JUL 2005
    Appears on cover of Japanese Harper’s Bazaar
    7 NOV, 2005
    Appears in first episode of Brazilian television show Belíssima
    9 NOV, 2005
    Walks in the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show
    2006
    Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott photographs Zimmermann for Louis Vuitton
    2006
    Becomes the face of MaxMara
    2006
    Steven Meisel photographs Zimmermann for Dolce & Gabbana
    2006
    Returns as the face of Escada
    SEP 2006
    Walks the spring Versace show in Milan and is interviewed backstage Video»
    OCT 2006
    Opens the spring Viktor & Rolf show in Paris
    OCT 2006
    Featured on the cover of Numéro
    NOV 2006
    Face of Viktor & Rolf line with H&M Video»
    NOV 2006
    Walks in the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show
    2007
    Karl Lagerfeld photographs Zimmermann for Chanel eyewear
    2007
    Signs contract with Fendi, replacing Angela Lindvall
    2007
    Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin photographs Zimmermann for Chloé alongside Anja Rubik and Trish Goff
    FEB 2007
    Opens the fall Gucci and Fendi shows in Milan
    FEB 2007
    Walks in the fall Karl Lagerfeld show in Paris and is interviewed backstage by Fashion TV Video»
    MAY 2007
    Featured on the cover of Vogue as one of the world's next top supermodels, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2007
    Steven Meisel photographs Zimmermann alongside Hilary Rhoda and Caroline Trentini for DSquared2
    2007
    Signs fragrance contract as a face of Gucci by Gucci with Natasha Poly and Freja Beha
    2007
    Films the Gucci by Gucci fragrance commercial in Paris, directed by the famed David Lynch Video»
    2007
    Becomes the face of Fendi's new fragrance Palazzo
    SEP 2007
    Opens the spring Rodarte, Proenza Schouler, Alessandro Dell'Acqua, and Karl Lagerfeld shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
    SEP 2007
    Closes the spring Gucci, Alexander McQueen, and Karl Lagerfeld shows in Milan and Paris
    OCT 2007
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims
    13 OCT, 2007
    Named Vogue's Best Dressed of the Week in a red Threeasfour dress Photo»
    NOV 2007
    Appears on the cover of V
    DEC 2007
    Appears in W editorial in Gareth Pugh's rat-infested coat, photographed by Craig McDean
    DEC 2007
    Ranks #1 on Models.com, taking over Gemma Ward
    2008
    Renews contract with Fendi
    2008
    Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin photographs Zimmermann for Valentino
    JAN 2008
    Appears in Vogue editorial alongside good friend Caroline Trentini
    JAN 2008
    Appears in V editorial titled “Blonde Ambition”, channeling various iconic blonds
    FEB 2008
    Closes the fall Oscar de la Renta and Chanel shows in New York and Paris
    FEB 2008
    Opens the fall Stella McCartney show in Paris
    MAR 2008
    Appears on the cover of i-D
    MAR 2008
    Appears in editorials for Vogue, V, and W
    26 MAR, 2008
    Karl Lagerfeld photographs Zimmermann for the Fendi fall ad campaign at Madison Square Park Video»
    APR 2008
    Appears in two editorials for Vogue
    APR 2008
    French Vogue features Zimmermann as a top model
    7 APR, 2008
    Models.com features Zimmermann as a "sexpot" that continues to dominate runways and campaigns Story»
    MAY 2008
    Appears in editorials for French Vogue and Vogue
    JUL 2008
    Appears on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    2008
    Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin photographs Zimmermann for Roberto Cavalli
    AUG 2008
    Appears in editorials for Vogue, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier and French Vogue, photographed by Mario Testino
    SEP 2008
    Appears on the cover of Chinese Vogue
    2008
    Ends Olga Sherer's one-year run as the face of Lanvin, with Liya Kebede
    SEP 2008
    Opens the fall Alexander Wang and Zac Posen shows in New York
    SEP 2008
    Closes the fall PHI, Zac Posen, Christopher Kane, and Stella McCartney shows in New York, London, and Paris
    OCT 2008
    Featured on the cover of Russian Vogue, photographed by Terry Tsiolis
    OCT 2008
    Appears in editorials for Interview and French Vogue
    NOV 2008
    Appears in editorials for V, Vogue, and French Vogue
    DEC 2008
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    DEC 2008
    Appears in editorials for Interview and Vogue
    2009
    Becomes the sole face of Oscar de la Renta and Marc Jacobs
    JAN 2009
    Vogue features Zimmermann as one of the ten best-dressed women
    FEB 2009
    Opens the fall Alessandro Dell'Acqua, Pollini, and Hermès shows in Milan and Paris
    FEB 2009
    Closes the fall Michael Kors, Narciso Rodriguez, Pucci, Loewe, Rick Owens, Stella McCartney, and Valentino shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
    APR 2009
    Featured on the cover of Brazilian Elle
    MAY 2009
    Appears in editorials for French Vogue and V
    MAY 2009
    Featured on the cover of Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    JUL 2009
    Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot
    AUG 2009
    Appears in editorials for Vogue and French Vogue
    2009
    Signs fragrance contract with Viktor & Rolf Eau Mega
    2009
    Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott photographs Zimmermann for Giorgio Armani
    SEP 2009
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, channeling Blondie, photographed by Alasdair McLellan
    OCT 2009
    Featured on the cover of Brazilian Vogue, photographed by Henrique Gendre
    OCT 2009
    Appears in editorials for French Vogue, W, and Vogue
    2010
    Mario Sorrenti photographs Zimmermann for the French Vogue calendar
    2010
    Returns as the face of Chloé
    JAN 2010
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Norman Jean Roy
    FEB 2010
    Appears in editorials for French Vogue and W
    MAR 2010
    Opens and closes the fall Chloé show in Paris
    MAR 2010
    Appears in editorials for French Vogue, Vogue, and V
    APR 2010
    Appears in editorials for French Vogue and W
    MAY 2010
    Featured on the cover of Spanish Vogue, photographed by Alex Cayley
    JUN 2010
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    JUN 2010
    Appears in editorials for Vogue and French Vogue
    AUG 2010
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    2010
    Returns as the sole face for Gucci and Chloe
    SEP 2010
    Opens the spring Gucci show in Milan
    OCT 2010
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    NOV 2010
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Numero, photographed by Motohiko Hasui
    DEC 2010
    Featured on the cover of Brazilian Vogue, photographed by Henrique Gendre
    2010
    Becomes one of the faces of H&M, alongside Freja Beha
    MAR 2011
    Appears in editorials for Vogue, Japanese Vogue, W and Italian Vogue
    APR 2011
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
    JUN 2011
    Appears in editorials for British Vogue, French Vogue, W and Vogue
    AUG 2011
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2011
    Featured on the pre-fall cover of i-D, photographed by Josh Olins
    2011
    Becomes the face of Yves Saint Laurent; also models for Alexander Wang, Juicy Couture, Lanvin, Jimmy Choo, and Alexander McQueen fall ad campaigns
    SEP 2011
    Appears in editorials for Chinese Vogue, Vogue, and W
    NOV 2011
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    DEC 2011
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims
    MAR 2012
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    2012
    Models for the Nina Ricci spring ad campaign
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