I decided to try something new today, so I ended up with this!
I’ll be experimenting a lot these days, I want to try a style that is best for me and stick with it:)
Number 8 of the 10 Top Models series according to models.com is Karmen Pedaru!
Karmen Pedaru was born on 10 May 1990 in Kehra, Estonia. Born into an athletic family, Pedaru became interested in sports at a very early age. From the time she was six, Pedaru played a variety of sports, including basketball, soccer and handball. She played goalkeeper on the Estonian national football team for a year before she quit to pursue modeling.
She was discovered in 2005, at the age of fifteen, at a drama theater in Tallinn. Shortly after, she signed with Next Models and appeared in an editorial for Teen Vogue. Her debut came when she walked for Christopher Kane during the spring 2007 season. Her big opportunity came when she walked the fall 2008 shows during New York Fashion Week. She ended up walking 43 runways.
Country of origin: Netherlands
17 year-old Dutch model Daphne Groeneveld was discovered in Amsterdam when a woman randomly approached her about starting a career. After just one year of modeling she has graced the cover of Vogue Paris with Tom Ford, walked in the Valentino, Chanel, and Dior Haute Couture shows in Paris, and received dancing lessons from Madonna for a Miu Miu ad campaign video. She lists Lara Stone and Doutzen Kroes as models she looks up to and admires.
Number 7 of the 10 Top Models series according to models.com is Daria Strokous!
Daria Strokous (born September 25, 1990) is a Russian model, film actress, and photographer.
In July 2007 she debuted in Fashion Week in Milan and Paris. Her debut was an exclusive for the Prada show in Milan. V Magazine included her in their Top 10 Models of 2008. New York Magazine named her as one of Top 10 Models to watch, as well as Today’s Top Model in Milan.
Number 5 of the 10 Top Models series according to models.com is Abbey Lee Kershaw!
Birth Date: June 12, 1987
Country of origin: Australia
Hailing from down under, Abbey Lee Kershaw, got her big break after winning the 2004 Girlfriend Model Search. Since the fateful contest the Aussie beauty has risen through the ranks to become one of the most coveted faces in fashion. As of 2009, has 8 tattoos. She is friends with models, Daisy Lowe, Karlie Kloss, Cat McNeil, Freja Beha Erichsen, Karmen Pedaru and Jonatan Frenk. Abbey loves movies.
Todays portrait of the 10 Top Models according to models.com is Karlie Kloss.
Birth Date: August 3, 1992
Country of origin: United States
An American beauty originally from Chicago, then from St Louis Missouri, United States. Discovered at a charity fashion show in a mall in St. Louis for a friend who was battling cancer. Now based in NYC, Karlie studied ballet which explains her grace on the runway and her popularity among the designers. Close friends with fellow model Jourdan Dunn and Karmen Pedaru.
Birth Date: July 12, 1985
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Natasha Poly, born Natasha Polevshchikova, hails from Perm, Russia and is one of the go-to models for both editorial and advertising campaigns. She made her runway debut in 2004 and has been the face of numerous campaigns including Gucci, Givenchy, Lanvin, Missoni and Jil Sander. Natasha has the chameleon-like ability to transform her facial expressions and is also well known for her recognizable runway walk and signature pose. She married Dutch businessman Peter Bakker in 2011.
For this portrait I used a photo from the Milan fashion week 2012.