Hanne Gaby Odiele
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|Hanne Gaby Odiele|
Hanne Gaby Odiele backstage at Marc Jacobs
8 October 1987 |
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Measurements||32-25-34 (US) ; 81-63-86.5|
|Dress size||2 (US) ; 32 (EU)|
|Manager||Ford Models, New York
Supreme, New York
Storm Model Agency, London
Women Management Milan and Paris
Early Life and Discovery
Odiele started her career in 2005, when she signed with Supreme Management in New York City. By September of that year, she made her debut on the runways, walking for Marc by Marc Jacobs, Rodarte, Ruffian, and Thakoon in New York. In 2006 she appeared in editorials for Vogue and became the face of Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti.
In December 2006, she was hit by a car that sped past a red light. She broke her legs and had multiple surgeries. After several months of intense physical therapy, she was back on the runway in spring and fall 2008 shows, walking for Chanel, Givenchy, and Prada, among others.
Odiele has been in magazines like Vogue Italia, Marie Claire, Teen Vogue, and Elle. She has also appeared on the cover of Vogue and French Revue de Modes She has booked some of the industry's most lucrative campaigns like Mulberry, Balenciaga, Vera Wang, and DKNY Jeans.
She is ranked 34th on the Top 50 Models Women list by Models.com.
- Hanne Gaby Odiele at the Fashion Model Directory
- "Hanne Gaby Odiele homepage". Supermodels.
- Kessler, Greg (February 20, 2009). "Model-morphosis: Hanne Gaby Odile". The New York Times.
- Nelson, Karin (April 19, 2009). "That Crazy Village Girl. Hanne Gaby Odiele, model". The New York Times.