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Stella Tennant

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    Stella Tennant View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Scottish
    Birth Date
    December 17, 1970
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Cover girl, Established
    Known for
    Androgynous look, Hair, Height, Septum ring
    Agencies
    DNA
    Muse for
    Karl Lagerfeld (2002)
    Feuds
    Claudia Schiffer (who was bitter about being replaced by Tennant at Chanel)
    Friends
    Philip Treacy, Christopher Bailey, Nadja Auermann, Jacquetta Wheeler, Erin O'Connor, Hannelore Knuts, Kristen McMenamy, Kirsten Owen, Alice Dellal, Amber Valletta, Guinevere van Seenus
    Children
    Cecily (Born 00), Iris (Born 05), Jasmine (Born 02), Marcel (Born 98)
    Married
    David Lasnet (Since 5/99, French photographer)
    Model Turned
    Designer (Burberry)
    Interests
    Embroidery, Sculpture, Gardening

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    Stella Tennant's Career Highlights

    17 DEC, 1970
    Born in Scotland
    1981
    Attends boarding school
    1991
    Graduates from college with a degree in fine arts
    1991
    Gets nose and navel pierced in London
    DEC 1993
    Discovered by British Vogue writer and featured in a spread of real people titled “Anglo-Saxon Attitudes,” photographed by Steven Meisel
    1993
    Steven Meisel photographs Tennant alongside Linda Evangelista for Versace
    1994
    Dyes light-brown hair to black
    1995
    Meets French photographer David Lasnet on a Mario Testino photo shoot
    1996
    Appears in Gap campaign
    1996
    Signs exclusive contract with Chanel
    FEB 1996
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    AUG 1996
    Appears on cover of L’Officiel
    AUG 1996
    Appears in Harper’s Bazaar editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    OCT 1996
    Appears on cover of W
    SEP 1997
    Walks the spring Christian Dior, Chanel, and Dolce & Gabbana shows in Paris and Milan
    NOV 1997
    Appears on the cover of Vogue
    DEC 1997
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue behind the headline “Star Models”
    1998
    Announces her retirement from modeling
    FEB 1998
    Appears on the cover of Vogue
    25 AUG, 1998
    Gives birth to Marcel, her first child
    FEB 1999
    Featured on the cover of Vogue
    22 MAY, 1999
    Marries David Lasnet in a small 18th-century Calvinist church with about 70 guests; wears Helmut Lang dress
    SEP 1999
    Walks the spring Helmut Lang, Jil Sander, Prada, Alexander McQueen, and Yohji Yamamoto shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
    2000
    Shoots Burberry ad campaign while seven-months pregnant
    FEB 2000
    Walks the fall Burberry show in Milan, while five-months pregnant
    JUN 2000
    Gives birth to daughter Cecily
    APR 2001
    Appears on cover of i-D
    19 OCT, 2001
    Wins VH1/Vogue Model of the Year award
    2002
    Buys Georgian mansion in Berwickshire
    2002
    Gives birth to third child, Jasmine
    JAN 2002
    Appears on the cover of British Vogue
    JAN 2005
    Pregnant with fourth child, Iris
    2006
    Appears in campaigns for Burberry, Givenchy, and Louis Vuitton
    JUL 2006
    Closes the fall Christian Dior couture show in Paris
    NOV 2006
    Appears in an editorial for Italian Vogue
    SEP 2007
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue couture supplement, photographed by Steven Klein
    JUN 2008
    Appears on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    2008
    Juergen Teller photographs Tennant for Marc Jacobs, replacing Victoria Beckham
    OCT 2008
    Appears in Harper’s Bazaar editorial, photographed by Karl Lagerfeld
    FEB 2009
    Makes a runway appearance, opening the fall Aquascutum and Julien Macdonald shows in London
    MAY 2009
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel
    OCT 2009
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Testino
    MAR 2010
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Tim Walker
    2010
    Appears in the spring issue of LOVE, photographed by Angelo Pennetta
    JUL 2010
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Testino
    2010
    Bruce Weber photographs Tennant for the fall Salvatore Ferragamo ad campaign
    2010
    Becomes one of the faces of Balenciaga, alongside Karen Elson
    SEP 2010
    Opens the spring Reed Krafkoff show in New York
    SEP 2010
    Appears in two editorials for Vogue
    OCT 2010
    Opens the spring Chanel show in Paris
    NOV 2010
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims
    JAN 2011
    Opens the spring Chanel couture show in Paris
    2011
    Returns as the face of Chanel
    FEB 2011
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Craig McDean
    MAR 2011
    Appears in editorials for Italian Vogue and W
    MAY 2011
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Paolo Roversi
    2011
    Featured on the cover of i-D, photographed by Paolo Roversi
    JUL 2011
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Nathaniel Goldberg
    SEP 2011
    Closes the spring Chanel show in Paris
    SEP 2011
    Featured on the covers of Numero and Italian Vogue
    NOV 2011
    Wins the British Fashion Award for Model of the Year Video»
    JAN 2012
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims
    2012
    Featured on the pre-spring cover of i-D, photographed by Solve Sundsbo
    2012
    Models for the Celine spring ad campaign
    2012
    Appears in the spring issue of Love, photographed by Solve Sundsbo
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