Daria Werbowy

Daria Werbowy( Ukrainian :Дарія Вербова,Dariya Verbova; born November 19, 1983)is a Ukrainian Canadian model . She is perhaps best known as a spokesperson for the French beauty brand Lancôme .

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 Daria Werbowy's Personal life

When she was three years old, Werbowy's parents moved to Mississauga , a city in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario , Canada.She has a brother named Orest and sister Oksana. At age fourteen, Werbowy was 5'11", willowy and sporting braces . She attended St. Sofia Ukrainian Catholic Elementary School and Cawthra Park Secondary School as a visual arts student.

In 2011, she embarked on a two-month expedition from Guatemala, travelling around Central America to Costa Rica.

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 Daria Werbowy's Professional career

"I returned to New York, met my agent and the next day I had an exclusive deal with Prada. From then on it was all a bit of a blur."

When the Elite Canada's head scout, Elmer Olsen, started his own agency, Werbowy followed and her career began to flourish. Within a few years, and under the guidance of International Management Group (IMG), Werbowy gained a foothold on the international modelling stage.

Vogue Italia, thrice (in July, August and October), and Prada 's Fall/Winter ad campaign.

Vogueas one of the "Models of the Moment".In July 2007,Forbeslisted Werbowy as the ninth highest-earning model in the world after Karolina Kurkova , Natalia Vodianova , Carolyn Murphy , Alessandra Ambrosio , Adriana Lima , Heidi Klum , Kate Moss and Gisele Bündchen . Her earnings between June 2006 and June 2007 were in the order of $3.5 million.

The proceeds went to the Vik Muniz charity Centrao Especial for underprivileged youth in Brazil. Werbowy was one of the faces on one of the fourteen covers ofV magazineSeptember 2008 issue. Each cover boasts a head shot of a famous model, either from the new crop of leading models ( Agyness Deyn , Lara Stone , Natasha Poly , Anja Rubik , etc.) or the supermodel era ( Christy Turlington , Naomi Campbell , Eva Herzigová ). The covers were photographed by duo Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin .

Werbowy has had conflicted feelings about her professional life. In the September 2008 issue of Fashion Magazine she was quoted as saying:

"The World's Top-Earning Models" list, with estimated earnings of $4.5 million between May 2010 and May 2011.

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 Daria Werbowy's References

  1. "IMG Models: Portfolio". IMG Models. Retrieved 2009-06-30. [dead link]
  2. "PHOTOS: Happy Birthday Daria!". Huffington Post. 19 November 2011. 
  3. "Supermodel Daria Werbowy is the face you don't know you know" Retrieved 28 May 2015
  4. Local beauty returns home as the new face of Lancome, CanoeNetwork
  5. Época magazine. 29 January 2007. Issue 454, page 107, Editora Globo
  6. "Supermodel Daria Werbowy is the face you don't know you know". The Daily Telegraph (London). 2009-07-05. Archived from the original on July 8, 2009. Retrieved 2010-05-01. 
  7. Limping along Canada's Walk of Fame
  8. Alexander, Ella. "Plain Sailing". Vogue UK. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  9. "Daria Werbowy". vogue.com (in German). Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  10. September 2004 American Vogue
  11. "Steve Nash, kd lang among new Walk of Fame inductees". CTV News. 2008-06-03. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 
  12. http://www.vogue.co.uk/news/daily/080908-daria-werbowy-on-walk-of-fame.aspx
  13. Daria Werbowy's Ship Sets Sail
  14. Lim, James (10 September 2008). "Ogle ‘V’ Magazine’s Fourteen New Cover Models". New York. Retrieved 21 February 2011. 
  15. Les 30 Mannequins des Années 2000 Retrieved 2010-01-20
  16. Lenander, Johanna (September 2008). "Culture Icon Daria". Fashion Magazine, p. 143.
  17. "Daria Werbowy". Pirelli. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  18. and Steven Bertoni, Keren Blankfeld (5 May 2011). "The World's Top-Earning Models". Forbes. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 

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