November 16, 2013

Style Crush Saturday: Miranda Kerr

Style Crush:  Miranda Kerr
Known For:  Modeling, Victoria's Secret Angel
Style:  Chic, Sexy, Glamorous, Classy

This week's Style Crush is the alluring Miranda Kerr.  Miranda is an Australian supermodel who is best known for being a part of Victoria's Secret's Angels 2007-2013.  Miranda began her modeling career at the age of 13 when she won the 1997 nationwide model competition hosted by Dolly Magazine and Impulse fragrances.  Soon after, Miranda signed onto a major modeling agency, getting contracts, runway shows, campaigns, and exposure by modeling for companies such as Billabong, Levi's, Betsey Johnson, Neiman Marcus and many more.  Continuing her success, Miranda was featured in magazines such as Elle, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, TV commercials for brands including Portmans, Bonds, and Veet, and made her U.S. debut through a lucrative cosmetic contract with Maybelline New York.  In 2007, Miranda was the first Australian model to become a Victoria's Secret Angel and the new face of PINK.  Along with a great paycheck, worldwide-viewed runway shows, and magazine features, Miranda gained fame.  Miranda continued to model for VS for 6 consecutive years, as well as modeling for Prada, Stella McCartney, Chanel, Christian Dior, and many more. 

Although she loves her career, Miranda has said that family is her life.  After nearly 3 years of dating each other, Miranda married Orlando Bloom in 2010.  Being a proud mother, Miranda was the first pregnant model ever to be featured on the cover of Vogue in Australia.  Miranda and Orlando welcomed their beautiful baby boy, Flynn, in January 2011.  Keep Miranda in your thoughts and prayers.  Just last month she and Orlando announced their separation and plan to end their marriage of 3 years.  Not letting her personal life stunt her career, Miranda is as gorgeous as ever and one of the most successful models of today.  In Forbe's 2013 list of highest paid models, Miranda was ranked #2 with a salary estimation of about $7.2 million.  From being in the fashion industry, Miranda has a rich style that is constantly admired.  She never looks bad, tired, or sloppy.  Her favorite accessories include chic sunglasses, over-sized purses, and designer heels.  Trademarked by her adorable dimples and clear blue eyes, it's impossible to say she isn't drop-dead gorgeous.  Whether she's modeling for a top fashion brand or walking around New York with her son, she always looks fabulous.  Definitely a fashion role-model.  You go girl!

Credits:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Work Cited:  1, 2

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