Donaldson in 2012
|Born||Lily Monica Donaldson
27 January 1987
Hammersmith, London, England
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Measurements||84-58-86 cm (33-23-34 in)|
|Dress size||4 (US), 34 (EU)|
|Shoe size||9 (US), 40 (EU)|
|Manager||IMG Models (New York), Storm (London)|
Since being scouted by Select Model Management in 2003 at the age of 16 while shopping in Camden, Donaldson has landed campaigns for fashion houses such as Max Mara, Shiatzy Chen, Dior, Jil Sander, and Dolce & Gabbana and is the face of British luxury goods house Burberry.
In the May 2007 issue of American Vogue, she was featured on the cover with fellow models Doutzen Kroes, Caroline Trentini, Raquel Zimmermann, Sasha Pivovarova, Agyness Deyn, Coco Rocha, Hilary Rhoda, Chanel Iman, and Jessica Stam as the "World's Next Top Models". Later, in the September 2007 issue of British Vogue, she was named a "Head Girl", a model to watch out for in the upcoming season.
Donaldson has appeared on the covers of Vogue for Great Britain, Italy, China, and Australia. In particular, she was on the March 2009 covers of Vogue simultaneously in the UK, Australia, and Italy. In 2009, she signed a contract with Victoria's Secret and appeared in Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2010 and 2011.
During the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony, Donaldson was one of the British models wearing bespoke fashions created by British designers specifically for the event. The other models were Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, David Gandy, Karen Elson, Jourdan Dunn, Georgia May Jagger and Stella Tennant. She wore a gold ball gown by Vivienne Westwood.
Donaldson walked the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
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