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María Eugenia Silva Hernández-Mancha
January 13, 1976
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Eugenia Silva (born January 13, 1976) is a Spanish model. With a law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid, she has been the image of many fashion houses such as Dolce & Gabbana and Oscar de la Renta.
Eugenia Silva grew up in a family of jurists, as the niece of Antonio Hernández Mancha, and she herself graduated in Law at Colegio Universitario Cardenal Cisneros, affiliated to Madrid's Complutense University.
Her career took off when she moved to New York City, chosen to be the image of Oscar de la Renta. With more than 100 appearance on the covers of magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Telva, Elle, Marie Claire, Glamour, and Vogue, she has worked with the most renowned photographers in the world, like Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, Arthur Elgost, Bruce Weber, David Bailey and Gilles Bensimon. She has modelled on the catwalk for Giorgio Armani, Prada, Versace, Galiano, Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, Elie Saab and Carolina Herrera, among others. She currently publishes a Blog in Hola Magazine (http://blog.hola.com/allabouteu/) where she offers her secrets on fashion, beauty and travels
All throughout her career, Eugenia has been the image of Armani, Loewe, Oscar de la Renta, Pantene, Dolce & Gabbana, Carrera y Carrera, Escada, Garnier, Intimissimi, Magnum, Max Factor, Tiffany & Co., Chopard, etc.
Eugenia ventured into the business world when, in 2013, she created Eustyle" (http://www.eustyle.es/es/), an online shop where she puts her styling talent to work in creating looks for the shop. Also, in 2017 she opened Palm Kids (www.palmkids.es), a Kids Model Agency. Eugenia has also expanded her business portfolio to become a business partner in Braven Films (bravenfilms.com).
She is an ambassador for Fundación Plan International, an NGO that works to improve the lives of children in 49 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia.
Eugenia and her partner Alfonso de Borbón y Yordi (born 16 November 1973 in Madrid) have two sons, Alfonso (born 1 April 2014 in Madrid) and Jerónimo (born 14 June 2017 in Madrid). Alfonso is a grandson of Francisco de Borbón y Borbón and a descendant of the Spanish branch of the House of Bourbon.
- "Revista de Castillejos" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-06-07. Retrieved 2014-04-02.
- Eugenia Silva at Fashion Model Directory
- Pageantopolis Archived October 23, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
- "Plan International". Plan International. Retrieved 2019-04-02.
- "Alfonso 1 abril 2014". All About Eu (in Spanish). 2014-04-02. Retrieved 2019-04-02.