Bianca Balti

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Bianca Balti
Bianca Balti 2010.jpg
Bianca Balti in 2010
Born (1984-03-19) 19 March 1984 (age 30)
Lodi, Lombardy, Italy
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Blue
Measurements (US) 31.5-23-34; (EU) 80-58-86.5[1]
Manager IMG Models
Traffic Models

Bianca Balti (born 19 March 1984 in Lodi, Lombardy, Italy) is an Italian model.

Career[edit]

Balti was first booked for the cover of L'Officiel, shot by Alexi Lubomirski. Her first notable advertisement campaign came for Dolce & Gabbana. She has appeared on the covers of many fashion magazines, including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, W, Cosmopolitan, and Marie Claire, as well as men's magazine Playboy. Her campaigns include Roberto Cavalli, Donna Karan, Christian Dior, D&G, Valentino, Armani Jeans, Missoni, Rolex, Guess?, Paco Rabanne, Anna Molinari, Guerlain, Revlon, La Perla, Cesare Paciotti, Mango, and Thierry Mugler.[1][2]

She also appeared in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2005 and in their catalogs.

Since the spring/summer 2005 fashion shows, she has appeared shows for designers such as Shiatzy Chen, Karl Lagerfeld, Gianfranco Ferré, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, Givenchy, Zac Posen, Hermès, John Galliano, Gucci, Fendi, Prada, Valentino, Missoni, Chanel, Christian Dior, Versace, Oscar de la Renta, Narciso Rodriguez, Ralph Lauren, and Carolina Herrera, Victoria's Secret.

Balti was cast in Abel Ferrara's movie Go Go Tales (2008) as one of the erotic dancers. After the movie and her pregnancy, she returned to the catwalk, became the new face of the Cesare Paciotti international campaign, and replaced Angelina Jolie as one of the faces of the fall St. John campaign, with models Hilary Rhoda and Caroline Winberg

She appears in the 2011 Pirelli Calendar photographed by Karl Lagerfeld. In 2012 she was chosen as the new face for Dolce & Gabbana together with actress Monica Bellucci.

Personal life[edit]

Balti was married to an Italian photographer, Christian Lucidi with whom she has a daughter called Matilde who was born in 2007. The couple broke up in 2009.[3]

Agencies[edit]

  • Brave Model Management
  • FM Model Agency
  • ICONIC Management
  • IMG
  • Profile Model Management

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