Naomi Preizler

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Naomi Preizler
Born (1991-10-12) October 12, 1991 (age 26)[1]
Buenos Aires Argentina
Nationality Argentina Argentine
Occupation Model, artist
Years active 2006-present[2]
Modeling information
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[3]
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Green
Agency
Website Official website

Naomi Preizler (born October 12, 1991) is an Argentine fashion model and artist,[9] known for her "longilinear silhouette, long blonde hair and androgynous face."[10]

Career[edit]

Although discovered at age 14 by a model scout, Preizler did not begin her international modelling career until she finished high school.[9] She started her national modelling career, however, at age 15.[11] Dubbed the "girl of the moment" by Clarín in 2013,[2] she has walked for Chanel, Givenchy, Balenciaga, Alexander Wang, Vivienne Westwood, Jean Paul Gaultier and Jeremy Scott, among others.[1][2][9] She has also been photographed for Harper's Bazaar Argentina, Vogue Russia, Vogue Italia, Interview, Love and Grit.[1][9][12] Preizler was the face of BAFWEEK fall/winter 2012.[13] She has also sung in BAFWEEK 2013, closing the Desiderata fashion show.[14][15]

Preizler has also gained recognition as an artist. She studied at the New York Academy of Art and Art Students League of New York.[11][16] She usually draws while queuing for fashion castings and fittings, inspired by the clothes and the models.[17] Inspired by Expressionists like Gustav Klimt and Oskar Kokoschka, Preizler usually draws women, "reflective faces" and self-portraits.[11] Some of her sketches are developed into paintings using gaudy colors and exaggerated features.[9] Jean Paul Gaultier owns a watercolor she made of him and Beth Ditto at the finale of his spring/summer 2011 show.[17] The Argentine brand AY Not Dead launched a collection of shirts with drawings by Preizler, which are tributes to Niki de Saint Phalle who focused on the curves of the female body.[10][18] She has also collaborated with Vogue Italia and Harvey Nichols on an illustration project for its spring/summer 2012 collection.[16]

Personal life[edit]

Preziler was raised in an artistic family, her father being an architect and sometimes oil painter, and her grandmother a sculptress.[9][16] Preizler resides in Brooklyn, New York and Buenos Aires.[2][17]

Preizler is of German descent.[11] She is also Jewish.[19][20] Her grandparents were Jewish immigrants who went to Argentina fleeing from Nazism.[21] In the romantic novel festival Romántica Buenos Aires, she paid homage to them through a performance in which she read their love letters, shared apple cake that she cooked with her grandmother's recipe, and wore a dress that belonged to her.[21][22]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Naomi Preizler Model Profile, Fashion Model Directory
  2. ^ a b c d Sainz, Carola (6 September 2013). "Un desfile de lujo". Clarín (Mujer). Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Naomi Preizler, Pink Model Management
  4. ^ Naomi Preizler, Elite Model Management
  5. ^ Naomi Preizler, Iconic Management
  6. ^ Naomi Preizler, Oui Management
  7. ^ Naomi Preizler, Premier Model Management London, UK
  8. ^ Naomi Preizler, Traffic Models
  9. ^ a b c d e f Finnigan, Kate (5 February 2012). "Naomi Preizler: fashion's in-house artist". Fashion. Telegraph.co.uk. Archived from the original on 18 September 2013. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  10. ^ a b Lescano, Victoria (27 July 2012). "Remeras fetiche". Página/12. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  11. ^ a b c d Riedemann, Bárbara (23 May 2013). "La modelo artista". Entrevistas. Paula Magazine. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  12. ^ "Vogue Russia Beauty Opener May 2012". Models.com. May 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  13. ^ "Anticipo BAFWeek 2012". Revista OHLALÁ!. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  14. ^ Cipriani, Paula; Piña, Delia (7 March 2012). "BAFWEEK Invierno 2013". La Nación. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  15. ^ "Momentos únicos de BAFWEtEK". La Nación. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  16. ^ a b c Bumpus, Jessica (28 March 2012). "Model Naomi Preizler draws the autumn/winter 2012-13 collections". Vogue UK. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  17. ^ a b c Milner, Glen (2 April 2012). "Naomi Preizler illustrates her way through fashion week". Fashion. Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  18. ^ "AY Not Dead by Naomi Preizler". Elite Model Management New York. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  19. ^ "El diario de Naomi". Harper's Bazaar Argentina (in Spanish). 000013: 176–179. May 2012. ISSN 1853-6298. 
  20. ^ נאוה סילוורה (27 August 2010). אופי או יופי? . Fashion (in Hebrew). Walla!. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  21. ^ a b Premat, Silvina (7 June 2013). "Amor y literatura: un festival celebra el auge de la novela romántica en el país" (in Spanish). La Nación. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  22. ^ Pinto, Lucila (June 2013). "Diario de una pasión". Para Ti (in Spanish). Editorial Atlantida. 4744. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 

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