Britt Maren, also known as Maren Stavinoha, was born in Sweden, on May 17, 1990. She was not raised there, but in Houston, Texas. That is also the place where she first started modeling around the age of 17. Her hair and stare are her most prominent features.
Britt Maren collaborated with Click Management in 2007 before switching to Women Management in 2008. As soon as she changed her modeling agency, she was introduced to Alexander Wang, who used her services at his 2011's spring show. This was her favorite show and the one that changed the course of her career in modeling as well. Since then, she walked for Lanvin, Balenciaga, Oscar de la Renta and Chanel. Among her magazine appearances are Italian Amica, Chinese Vogue, Vogue, W, Russian Vogue, Russh, Allure and many others.
Britt Maren did some modeling work before 2008 when she changed modeling agency under the name of Maren Stavinoha. The name change brought her fame and recognition although all she wanted was a fresh start in the industry. It all started with Alexander Wang's spring show, which was followed by Marc Jacobs, Rodarte, Michael Kors and Donna Karan shows in 2008, and Fendi, D&G, Bottega Veneta, Gianfranco Ferre, Blumarine, Missoni and Roberto Cavalli shows in 2010. She won renowned designers on her side after walking in Milan and numerous photographers were anxious to work with her. Among them are Camilla Akrans, Solve Sundsbo, Victor Demarchelier and Greg Lotus.
In September 2010, she lets Guido Palau change her look by cutting several inches of her hair and bleaching it too. This is something she never thought she will ever do. The first shows she walks for wearing her new look are in October of the same year for Balenciaga, Hermès, Lanvin, Balmain and Chanel. During the next year, she closes the spring for Badgley Mischka's show in New York. 2012 is a full year for Britt Maren when it comes to editorials. Her pictures are mainly published in different Vogue editions, but also in two Allure editorials. Modeling for Victoria's Secret is also a great part of her career.
In her personal life, Britt Maren is married to Derek Orrell, who is a professional chef and owns a much-appreciated restaurant. She likes to cook and have dinner at home rather than in a restaurant. However, she prefers to have breakfast out in a few locations from her neighborhood. She is a big fan of sweets and she loves carrot cake. She actually had a carrot cake at her wedding. In addition, she eats a lot of veggies and exercises by walking extra miles. If she weren't a model, she would like to become a sports newscaster and to also finish her studies. Britt Maren always chooses coffee over tea and she is an excellent planner. She has planned her wedding by herself. Moreover, she describes herself as organized and strong-willed.