Estelle Chen

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Estelle Chen
Born (1998-03-04)March 4, 1998 (20 years old)[1]
Paris, France
Residence Paris
Nationality French
Years active 2013–present
Known for Elite Model Look
Modeling information
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Agency

Estelle Chen is a French model of Chinese descent born in Paris, France.[3] She was the only Asian face of Dior Haute Couture 2015/2016 in Paris.[3][4]

Early life[edit]

Estelle Chen was born in France to Chinese parents from Wenzhou, a city in Zhejiang province.[5]

She was scouted by an agent of Elite Model Management in 2012.[6] In 2013, she won Elite Model Look in France.[7] She represented her country at the international contest at Shenzhen in China[8] and placed in the top 15.[9] She then signed a 3-years contract with Elite Model Management.[10]

Career[edit]

She started walking the runway in September 2014, for Eudon Choi. In December, she was in an editorial for SKP Magazine. In January 2015, she walked for La Parla Atelier, the brand's first ever couture collection. In February, she advertised swimsuit brand Mikoh, filmed by Tim Mckenna in Bora Bora[11] and in March ready-to-wear brand Luxe Deluxe.[12]

Her breakout was during the F/W 15 fashion weeks, in March 2015, when she walked the runway for Nehera, Kenzo,[5] LOEWE,[5] Véronique Leroy (fr),[13] Louis Vuitton[5] and Miu Miu.[5] In May, she walked the Dior Resort 2016 fashion show. She covered the June edition of Vogue Italia Beauty, photographed by Miles Aldridge. That same month, she walked the Dior fashion show in Tokyo. In July, she walked for Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Alberta Ferretti, Elie Saab,[14] Jean Paul Gaultier and Fendi. She was photographed by Juergen Teller for Louis Vuitton's Autumn/Winter 2015 lookbook. In September, she walked for Thakoon, Victoria Beckham, Opening Ceremony, Michael Kors, Boss, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, David Koma, Issa, Antonio Berardi, Fay, Emilio Pucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Aquilano.Rimondi, Each x Other, Chloé, Paco Rabanne, Dior, Kenzo, Shiatzy Chen, Louis Vuitton et Miu Miu.

She walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://weibo.com/p/1005052564113492/info?mod=pedit_more
  2. ^ https://models.com/models/estelle-chen
  3. ^ a b http://fashion.haibao.com/article/2211725.htm
  4. ^ http://www.dior.com/couture/en_int/womens-fashion/haute-couture/haute-couture-autumn-winter-2015-2016-fashion-show
  5. ^ a b c d e Mathilde Berthier (May 22, 2015). "Estelle Chen, le nouveau mannequin chouchou des podiums : l'interview beauté". puretrend.com (in French). Webedia (fr). Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  6. ^ Mathilde Berthier (May 25, 2015). "New face : 7 questions à Estelle Chen". lofficielmode.com (in French). L'Officiel. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Une Parisienne remporte la Finale France du concours Elite Model Look". ladepeche.fr (in French). La Dépêche. October 18, 2013. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Estelle remporte la finale France du concours Elite model look 2013". gala.fr (in French). Gala. October 18, 2013. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  9. ^ Simon Bardet (November 28, 2013). "Elite Model Look Monde : Estelle dans le Top 15". non-stop-people.com (in French). Non Stop People (fr). Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  10. ^ Hélène Moguilewsky (November 28, 2013). "Concours Elite Model Look 2013 : et la gagnante est..." grazia.fr (in French). Grazia. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Bora Bora décor d'un clip pour la marque Mikoh". tntv.pf (in French). Tahiti Nui TV (fr). February 2, 2015. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Meet the Model Estelle Chen". luxe-deluxe.com. March 18, 2015. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  13. ^ Mathilde Berthier (March 20, 2015). "New faces : les 10 révélations du fashion month". lofficielmode.com (in French). L'Officiel. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  14. ^ Mathilde Berthier (July 9, 2015). "Dans les coulisses du défilé Elie Saab". lofficielmode.com (in French). L'Officiel. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 

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