Ingūna Butāne in Michael Kors Fall Collection.
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
Butāne was discovered when a contest was held in Latvia, where she met agents from Women Management in Milan, Italy, but decided to finish her degree of Interior Design. She then went to Moscow, Russia, and subsequently to New York, USA, to start her career.
She has been in ad campaigns for Armani Jeans, Bergdorf Goodman, Dolce & Gabbana, L'Oréal, Marc (a second line of Marc Jacobs), and Neiman Marcus. Her runway work includes Fendi, Alexander McQueen, Viktor and Rolf, Yohji Yamamoto, Alice Roi, Baby Phat, Belstaff, Gucci, Versace, and Oscar de la Renta. She is currently signed with Mother New York.
In 2005 Butāne worked with Steven Meisel as part of the 80-page "Makeover Madness" feature in Italian Vogue, which also included Linda Evangelista and Jessica Stam. In 2007 she worked with Annie Liebovitz on an ad campaign for Bottega Veneta, along with Anja Rubik, Kim Noorda, and Noah Mills.
She walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2005, 2007 and 2008.
- Of the Minute
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- Mistry, Meenal (13 July 2005). "Memo Pad". Women's Wear Daily. Vol. 190 no. 8. p. 9.
- Zargani, Luisa (25 June 2007). "Memo Pad". Women's Wear Daily. Vol. 193 no. 134. p. 15.
- "Flashes". El Mundo. 31 May 2008. p. 58.
- Peretz, Evgenia (1 April 2005). "Slavs of Fashion: The New Beauties". Vanity Fair. No. 536. p. 226.
- Ingūna Butāne at Fashion Model Directory
- Ingūna Butāne at NYmag.com
- Ingūna Butāne photos at Style.com (archived at the Wayback Machine)
- Ingūna Butāne on Facebook
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