Liisa Winkler

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Liisa Winkler
Liisa Winkler Headshot Image.jpeg
Occupation Fashion Model
Spouse(s) Ryan Boorne
Modeling information
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Green
Agency Mode Elle; Mother Agent / Canadian Agent, One Management; New York, USA, Elite Models; Paris, France

Liisa Winkler is a Canadian fashion model.

Personal life[edit]

Winkler was raised in Belleville, Ontario, Canada where she was a student at the Quinte Ballet School of Canada. She is married to Ryan Boorne, and they have two children together.[1]

Winkler has been known to support and work with foundations such as the David Suzuki Foundation which works to protect and conserve nature & the environment,[2] World Animal Protection for which she is an Ambassador, and Farm Sanctuary, an organization which works to protect farm animals from cruelty and promotes compassionate vegan living.[3]


Winkler was discovered by Mode Elle Owner / Agent Audra Anderson while she was back to school shopping with her mother and best friend at age 15.[4]

Winkler became the Gucci “It” Girl, landing three consecutive contracts in 1999 & 2000. Winkler has since then appeared on the runway and in campaigns for designers such as Gucci, Calvin Klein, Zac Posen, Ralph Lauren, Valentino, Donna Karan, Balenciaga, Dolce & Gabbana, Celine, Escada, Marchesa, Michael Kors, Versace, Armani, BCBG, MaxMara as well as in numerous advertising campaigns including Guerlain Paris, The Gap & Ugg Australia. Winkler has appeared on the covers and in fashion magazines such as Italian, Spanish, Australian & British Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE, Marie Claire, Allure, Glamour, Numero, V, Flare & Fashion Magazine (in which Winkler has appeared on the cover a total of six times) and also appeared in the 2001 Pirelli Calendar shot by Mario Testino. She was a student a Centennial Secondary School,Bellevile.

Winkler landed an exclusive with Balenciaga, appearing on the runway for their Fall / Winter 2011 collection alongside Miranda Kerr, Liya Kebede & Stella Tennant as well as in the Fall / Winter 2011 print campaign which was shot by photographer Steven Meisel. [5]


  • Mode Elle; Mother Agent & Canadian Agent
  • One Management; New York, USA
  • Elite Models; Paris, France

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