Daisy Lowe

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Daisy Lowe
Lowe in 2018
Daisy Rebecca Lowe

(1989-01-27) 27 January 1989 (age 35)
Westminster, London, England[2]
OccupationFashion model
Years active1991–present
PartnerJordan Saul (engaged)
Parent(s)Gavin Rossdale (father)
Pearl Lowe (mother)
Modelling information
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Hair colourBrown
Eye colourHazel

Daisy Rebecca Lowe[3] (born 27 January 1989) is an English fashion model who has modelled for editorial photo shoots, commercial advertising campaigns and fashion shows. She is the daughter of Pearl Lowe, the singer-songwriter turned textile and fashion designer, and Gavin Rossdale, lead singer of the rock band Bush.[4]

Early life[edit]

Lowe was born in Westminster, London, England, on 27 January 1989.[5] She grew up in Primrose Hill, North London, and stayed with grandparents to continue her education at South Hampstead High School, when her mother, Pearl Lowe, moved to Hampshire. Lowe has two younger half-brothers and a half-sister from her mother's marriage to Danny Goffey; Alfie, Frankie and Betty.[6] She also has three younger half-brothers from her father's marriage to Gwen Stefani; Kingston, Zuma and Apollo.[7][8] She is Jewish.[9]

Until 2004, Lowe was believed to be the daughter of Pearl Lowe's ex-lover Bronner Handwerger, but a paternity test revealed that her godfather, Bush singer/guitarist Gavin Rossdale, was, in fact, her biological father.[10][11][6] Her mother Pearl Lowe wrote about the situation in her book All That Glitters.


Lowe began modelling at the age of two, and did some photoshoots when she was 12 and 14 years old.[12] At 15, she was approached by a talent scout in Camden Town and, as a result, she signed with Select, a London modelling agency.[13]

In February 2006, Lowe was featured in Vogue Italia, shot by New York photographer Steven Klein, who also shot her in March 2007 for a W magazine pictorial called "Xurbia". In September 2006, Lowe modelled for the Urban Outfitters catalogue, appeared in French Connection printed advertisements and was profiled in British Harper's Bazaar. She was featured in an editorial in Jane magazine alongside fellow model Lydia Hearst-Shaw in March 2007, appeared in Vogue Italia for the second time in May and, in August, posed nude on the cover of i-D magazine with her then-partner, Will Cameron of the band Blondelle, photographed by Terry Richardson.[14]

On the runway, Lowe was selected by Karl Lagerfeld to model for Chanel, and has appeared on catwalks in New York, Milan and London for Topshop and designers such as PPQ, Nanette Lepore, Sue Stemp, Charlotte Ronson, Henry Holland, and Vivienne Westwood. She has modelled for Agent Provocateur lingere for the past three years, and has been used by Burberry, Converse shoes, Dr. Martens, Hooch, Wheels and Doll Baby, Ben Sherman, Frost French, Hari, Karen Millen, Diesel SpA and Whistles, as well as for her mother's recent collection of lace dresses.[15]

Of the Whistles campaign, Lowe said, "[It] was a favourite shoot of mine. ... Modelling is a cool outlet for me to express myself, and fashion has always fascinated me. I love that fashion crosses into my other passions – music and art."[16]

Lowe's magazine work includes editorials and covers of publications such as Tatler, Elle, GQ, Vogue, Paradis, Marie Claire, Interview, Jalouse, Teen Vogue, Dirty Glam, Grazia, InStyle, Nylon and The Sunday Times Style amongst many others.

Lowe in 2014

She has recently[when?] appeared in campaigns for Marc by Marc Jacobs, Pringle of Scotland, DKNY,[17] Louis Vuitton,[18] Mango and Esprit.

Lowe has some experience in other media, including being the focus of the BBC Two eight-part fly on the wall documentary series Class of 2008, co-hosting Glamour's Best Dressed 2008 with Peaches Geldof for Fiver, and a brief contribution to a blog for Elle UK online. Lowe has worked as a DJ, appeared in the music videos "NYC Beat" by Armand Van Helden and "Bloodthirsty Bastards" by Dirty Pretty Things, and hosted events for Tommy Hilfiger and Dolce and Gabbana.

2009 also saw Lowe feature in The First Days of Spring, Noah and the Whale's film accompaniment to their second album.[19]

She was chosen to be in the 2010 Pirelli Calendar photographed by Terry Richardson in Bahia, Brazil.[20] Throughout May 2010 Lowe documented her daily fashion and style choices for Vogue.co.uk's "Today I'm Wearing" feature.[21] In August 2010, Lowe became the face of the newly relaunched sixties label Biba.[22] She is also the face of Stephen Webster's 2011 jewellery campaign.[23]

In 2011, Lowe went topless for Esquire[24] and nude for Playboy.[25] Also in 2011, she was featured in the music video for Miles Kane's "Come Closer".[26]

In October 2014, Lowe appeared in a comedy sketch with Jimmy Carr for Channel 4's The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night raising awareness of testicular cancer. In the sketch Carr lures Lowe to a hotel suite to check his testicles. The sketch also features Jamie Cullum, Lance Armstrong and Rylan Clarke. She was number 89 on FHM 100 Sexiest of 2015.[27] She also had a small part in the action film Pressure.

On 17 August 2016, Lowe was announced as a contestant for series 14 of Strictly Come Dancing. She was partnered up with Aljaž Škorjanec and left in week eight.

During the winter months, early in 2017, she came to a photo shoot in Val d'Isere for GQ magazine.[citation needed] Daisy launched podcast Femme: It's All About Being A Woman[28] and in 2019 worked with artist Jemima Sara to launch her clothing line for Femme[29]

Personal life[edit]

In 2013, Lowe learned Transcendental Meditation, and said London Fashion Week that year "was so much less stressful, so much more fun. I wasn't taking it all on so much."[30]

She was in a relationship with actor Matt Smith from 2010 to 2014.[31][32]

In October 2022, Lowe announced that she was expecting her first child with fiancé Jordan Saul, a real estate developer.[33] Lowe gave birth to daughter Ivy Love Saul in April 2023.[34]


  1. ^ "Daisy Lowe – Model". MODELS.com. Retrieved 23 June 2023.
  2. ^ "FamilySearch.org". Retrieved 23 June 2023.
  3. ^ Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1984–2006 listed birth name as 'Daisy Rebecca Lowe'.
  4. ^ "Daisy Lowe – Page". Interview Magazine. 18 February 2009. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
  5. ^ "Daisy Lowe – Fashion Model". The Fashion Model Directory. Retrieved 27 December 2021.
  6. ^ a b Raphael, Amy (1 April 2011). "The Saturday interview: Pearl and Daisy Lowe". The Guardian.
  7. ^ Merriam, Allie (20 October 2011). "Gwen Stefani Does London as Kingston and Zuma Say Hi to Sister Daisy and Uncle Monty".
  8. ^ "Gavin Rossdale takes daughter Daisy Lowe for lunch". 10 April 2014.
  9. ^ "Daisy Lowe dedicates Strictly appearance to late 'grampy'".
  10. ^ Jane Reid, Alison (4 May 2008). "Daisy Lowe: Pearl's girl is the new queen bee of the rock'n'roll It-girls". The Independent. London. Retrieved 10 June 2008.
  11. ^ Cunliffe, Naomi (10 December 2006). "The Highs and Lowe". The Daily Telegraph. London. Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 17 January 2008.
  12. ^ Lazaro, Claire (4 April 2007). "The Daisy chain". The Times. London. Archived from the original on 29 August 2008. Retrieved 10 June 2008.
  13. ^ Raphael, Amy (1 April 2011). "The Saturday interview: Pearl and Daisy Lowe". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  14. ^ "Daisy Lowe biography". New York Fashion Magazine. Archived from the original on 31 July 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2008. She again shot for Italian Vogue in 2009 at Bancroft's School in a shoot by Miles Aldridge
  15. ^ Barnett, Leisa (2 August 2007). "Thomas the rock legend". Vogue. Archived from the original on 15 September 2010. Retrieved 13 June 2008.
  16. ^ Roe, Louise (8 March 2007). "Daisy's whistling". Vogue. Archived from the original on 15 September 2010. Retrieved 13 June 2008.
  17. ^ "FIRST LOOK: Daisy Lowe for Marc Jacobs". marieclaire.co.uk. 5 January 2009.
  18. ^ "Daisy Lowe Is The Face of Biba". HuffPost UK. 7 September 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  19. ^ "The First Days of Spring (2009)". IMDb. Retrieved 28 May 2011.
  20. ^ Bell, Gabriel (18 June 2009). "Terry Richardson and Most of the World's Models Gang Up for Pirelli Calendar 2010". New York. Archived from the original on 21 October 2012. Retrieved 21 February 2011.
  21. ^ "Daisy Lowe: Today I'm wearing..." Vogue UK. 3 May 2010. Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2011.
  22. ^ Alexander, Ella (24 August 2010). "Daisy's Biba". Vogue UK. Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2011.
  23. ^ Marfil, Lorelei. "Daisy Lowe sparkles for Stephen Webster". Harper's Bazaar. Archived from the original on 28 May 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2011.
  24. ^ "'Topless' Daisy Lowe goes gaga over Lara Stone's 'massive tits'". Indiavision news. 5 October 2011. Archived from the original on 10 November 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
  25. ^ Gavin Rossdale (8 August 2011). "Gavin Rossdale Daughter Daisy Lowe's Playboy Cover—See It Now!". E! Online. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
  26. ^ MilesKaneVEVO (16 December 2010). "Miles Kane – Come Closer" – via YouTube.
  27. ^ "FHM 100 Sexiest 2015". FHM. Archived from the original on 3 April 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  28. ^ apple.com (4 December 2017). "Femme: It's All About Being A Woman". podcasts.apple.com (Podcast). apple.com.
  29. ^ "Jemima Sara and Daisy Lowe attend the launch of femme". gettyimages.co.uk. Getty Images. 21 November 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2019. Femme By Daisy Lowe x Jemima Sara
  30. ^ Spicer, Kate. "Meditation generation". The Sunday Times. Archived from the original on 4 November 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013. The model and actress Daisy Lowe started practising transcendental meditation earlier this year. "I do it morning and evening, for 20 minutes, wherever I am.
  31. ^ Walker, Tim (9 January 2013). "Has Doctor Who star Matt Smith rekindled his romance with model Daisy Lowe?". The Telegraph. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  32. ^ "Daisy Lowe and Matt Smith split". Cosmopolitan. 24 November 2011. Archived from the original on 3 March 2020. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  33. ^ Slater, Angela (4 October 2022). "Daisy Lowe Expecting First Baby with Fiancé Jordan Saul: 'Bursting at the Seams with Happiness'". People. Retrieved 21 October 2022.
  34. ^ Rice, Nicholas (9 April 2023). "Daisy Lowe Welcomes First Baby with Fiancé Jordan Saul: 'Our Dream Girl'". People. Retrieved 12 April 2023.

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