James Strachan was born on the 2nd august 1981 in Bristol, UK and is a British model.
At the age of 14 in 1995 he moved to Paris for his schooling.
In 2003, he signed on with Select Management in London.
The following year in 2004 he walked for Gucci, Versace and Calvin Klein and became an instant runway star. He then travelled to Zanzibar where he made an appearance for an ad campaign for Kenzo and also made an appearance for Tommy Hilfiger.
For Calvin Klein with Natalia Vodianova he did a shoot that was photographed by Steven Meisel. He has also made appearances for Japanese GQ, Hugo Boss, he walked for Gucci, Michael Kors, Y-3, he did an Upstreet editorial, a Harper’s Bazaar editorial and he also signed a contract with Calvin Klein One for their fragrance.
He is mainly known for his eyes and his lips.
The agencies that James Strachan is signed with include Vision Los Angeles, Kult Model Agency Hamburg, Nest Model Management Berlin, Sight Management Studio Barcelona, and Elite London, d’management group Milan, Bananas Models Paris and DNA Models New York.
James Strachan was born on the 2nd August 1981 in Bristol, UK. In 1995 when he was 14 he moved to Paris.
In 2003, James Strachan was signed with Select Management in London. The following year in 2004, he became a runway star and walked for Calvin Klein, Gucci and Versace. In 2004, he did an ad campaign in Zanzibar for Kenzo. He also went on to appear in an ad campaign for the fall for Tommy Hilfiger.
In 2006, James Strachan was photographed by Steven Meisel for Calvin Klein, alongside Natalia Vodianova.
In 2007, James Strachan was photographed again by Steven Meisel with Agyness Deyn, for Mulberry. In the same year he also appeared in an editorial for the Japanese GQ that was photographed by Junji Hata and also appeared in a fall ad campaign for Hugo Boss. In 2008, James Strachan walked for Gucci in Milan for the fall show and later walked for Michael Kors and Y-3 in New York for the fall shows. Also in 2008 he appeared in an editorial for Upstreet.
In 2009, James Strachan walked for the spring shows for Gucci in Milan. He was also photographed by Steven Meisel, for Pepe Jeans. In 2009, James Strachan signed a contract with Calvin Klein One for their fragrance.
In 2010, James Strachan featured in the spring issue of I-D that was photographed by Sebastian Kim; he also appeared in the summer issue of I-D with his girlfriend Behati Prinsloo. Later in 2010 he appeared in an editorial for Harper’s Bazaar that was photographed by John Balsom.
More recently he has done ad campaigns for Fossil, J.Crew, Strellson, Forevermark and H&M among others.