Sunday, 26 February 2012

Adriana Lima

Birth name                  Adriana Lima
Birth date                    June 12, 1981
Birth place                  Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Occupation                 Model
Height                        1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Hair color                   Brown E
Eye color                    Blue
Measurements            86-61-89 (34-24-35)
Dress size                   4 (US)

When Adriana Lima was 15 years old  she entered and finished in first place in Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil" model search. She subsequently entered the 1996 Ford "Supermodel of the World" contest and finished in second place.  Three years later, Lima moved to New York City and signed with Elite Model Management. After acquiring representation, Lima's modeling portfolio quickly began to expand, and she appeared in numerous international editions of Vogue and Marie Claire. As a runway model, she has walked the catwalks for designers such as Vera Wang, Giorgio Armani and Valentino, among others. Lima became a GUESS? girl in 2000, appearing in that year's fall ad campaign. She also appeared in the book A Second Decade of Guess? Images.

Emanuela de Paula

Name                        Emanuela de Paula
Birth date                  April 25, 1989
Birth place                 Pernambuco, Brazil
Height                       5'9.3"; 176cm
Measurements          (US) 33-23.5-34; (EU) 84-60-87
Shoe size                  (US) 9; (EU) 40; (UK) 6.5

Emanuela de Paula has been the face of UK retailer Next for the past two seasons and can be seen in the Pirelli Calender 2009. She also modeled for the Swedish clothing store Gina Tricot.

She  runway work for the likes of Ralph Lauren, Bill Blass and Zac Posen, as well as a story for W, photographed by Michael Thompson. Her other runway credits include Alexandre Herchcovitch, Colcci, Diane von Furstenberg, Jennifer Lopez' Sweetface, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Lucy In The Sky, Rebecca Taylor, Salinas, Tommy Hilfiger, and Yigal Azrouël, Paula  appeared in campaigns for Alexandre Herchcovitch, the Swedish brand Gina Tricot, Cavalera, DKNY, GAP Body, Hush Puppies, MAC, Mixed, Prescriptives, Sephora, Tommy Hilfiger, Top Shop, and Victoria's Secret. Her editorials include Allure, French, Marie Claire, Vogue, and Women's Wear Daily.

Saturday, 25 February 2012

Ana Cláudia Michels

Brazilian Model of German Descent

Name                      Ana Cláudia Michels
Birth date                 July 31, 1981
Birth place               Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Height                      5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Hair color                Blond
Eye color                Green
Measurements         33-24-34 (US), 84-61-86 (EU)
Dress size                4 (US), 34 (EU)

Michels started modeling in 1997 with the Mega Agency, when she was introduced to the owners by a friend. She has appeared in catalogs for Victoria's Secret and Le Lis Blanc, a noted Brazilian clothing company, as well as Calvin Klein advertisements. She has also appeared in ads for companies like Burberry, Giorgio Armani, Louis Vuitton, Macy's, Nike, and Tommy Hilfiger, and has graced the covers of multiple international editions of Vogue.

Elisandra Tomacheski

Birth name                   Elisandra Tomacheski
Birth date                    October 28, 1985
Birth place                   Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Height                         5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)
Hair color                    Blonde
Eye color                    Blue
Measurements             34-23-35 (86.5-58-89)
Dress size                    4

Elisandra Tomacheski  has modeled for clothing companies like Izod, Island Company and Foschini Limited.

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Anahi Gonzales

Peruvian Model

Popular name                  Anahi Gonzales
Birth name                       Anahi Gonzales Daly
Birth date                        August 15, 1978
Birth place                       Lima, Peru
Hair color                        Brown
Eye color                        Green
Height                             5'7.5" ; 172cm
Measurements                 US) 34-24-34.5 ; (EU) 86.5-61-87.5
Dress size                       (US) 2 ; (EU) 32
Shoe size                         (US) 8 ; (EU) 38.5 ; (UK) 5.5

Anahi Gonzalaes has yet to breakthrough to American audiences, she is already a regularly seen site in Peru's magazines and advertisements. Her career is just getting warmed up, but there's no doubt she will soon be a worldwide success thanks to her stunning good looks and her ability to fill out a bikini. Born in Peru, Gonzales was first discovered by a talent agent in Mexico. A few test shoots and auditions later, and Gonzales was on her way to become the new face of Peru with her lightly-toasted skin and eyes that stab a dagger in your heart.