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Erin Wasson

Fashion model Erin Wasson was born on January 20th 1982 in Irvine, Texas. Growing up in Texas and living the life of a high fashion model has left her with a distinct style which she once described as “I would describe my style as a woman channeling Johnny Cash mixed in with a little Rod Stewart pre-disco days and a little sweetheart of the rodeo hanging out at the beach.” That along with her signature beauty mark make her almost unmistakable as a leading face in fashion. Originally being signed by the Kim Dawson Agency in Dallas Texas She is now signed by IMG in New York City, IMG in Paris and IMG in London. She currently lives in Los Angeles California. She has a very close relationship with designer Alexander Wang, Going so far as to be called his muse. Aside from modeling and acting she enjoys playing basketball and surfing. After originally signing to Kim Dawson she premiered in the year 2000 on runways in Paris and Milan, walking for Costume National, Balenciaga and Givenchy. The following year she Opened the fall Gucci show in Milan as well as landing two covers, French Vogue and Allure magazine. She ended her year with two editorials the first in Numéro and the other in Harpers Bazaar. In 2002 she made two big moves in her career the first of which was being hand picked by Mario Testino for a Dolce and Gabanna ad campaign and signing a beauty contract with Maybelline. She had another big year in 2004 when she became the face of Roberto Cavalli as well as Donna Karan and Tiffanys & co. Fall ad’s. That year in april she also appeared on the cover of French Vogue. Throughout her career she has also appeared in ad’s and walked for brands and designers such as Chanel, Chloé, and Jean Paul Gaultier and Victoria Secret . Became the face of Giorgio Armani and Michael Kors fall ad campaign. In 2006 she relocated to L.A.. That same year she also landed the covers of Esquire and British Harpers Bazaar. Shortly after she started developing her very close relationship with Alexander Wang. In 2008 she launched her own jewelry brand called low luv. That same year she also did a shoot with Terry Richardson for Elle Tahari. That same year she also signed a three year design deal with RVCA clothing as well as appearing with Justin Timberlake in ads for his William Rast clothing line. She ended her 2008 with editorials appearing in both French Vogue and I-D. She has also had a career in movies and television as well. In 2012 she played a character named Vadoma in the Sci-fi Horror movie “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”. She has also appeared in a short called “The Heimlich Maneuver”. She also appeared in the film “Somewhere” and the television show “Beautiful People”. However through all this she still seems to be one of the more grounded, personable models out there. She has been quoted saying things like “I would be lost without my black python cowboy boots” after which she gave them a voice of their own “If they could talk, they would say that they were getting really tired, and that you probably need to take us to the cobbler”. Weather she is working a runway, photo shoot or interview she maybe over thirty but is still just as in demand as she was over a decade ago.


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