Sessilee Lopez

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Sessilee Lopez
Sessille Lopez in Barbie 50th Anniversary show, Photographed by Ed Kavishe.jpg
Lopez in the Barbie 50th Anniversary show
Born (1989-01-04) January 4, 1989 (age 28)[1]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Modeling information
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown

Sessilee Lopez (born January 4, 1989) is an American model.[2] She has appeared in Vogue and graced one of the four covers of its "All Black" issue,[3] while Naomi Campbell, Liya Kebede, and Jourdan Dunn graced the alternative ones.


Lopez has Dominican and Portuguese background. Her career started in 2004, when she signed with IMG Models.[4] Sessilee is currently represented by Major Model Management.[5] Her runway debut was at the Vivienne Tam and Daryl K Fall 2004 shows. In 2007, she switched representation to Major Model Management Worldwide.[1] She has appeared in editorials for American, Italian, French, Japanese, and German Vogue, V Magazine, W Magazine, Allure, i-D, Dazed & Confused, Marie Claire, Numéro, Swedish, American, French Elle, and Spanish and American Harper's Bazaar. She has appeared on the covers of Vogue Italia, Harper's Bazaar, and French Numéro. She has been a muse for photographer Steven Meisel for years.[6]

In September 2009, Lopez appeared alongside fellow models Arlenis Sosa, Chanel Iman, and Jourdan Dunn on the cover of I-D magazine. Lopez appeared in the 2008 and 2009 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.[1]

Lopez has walked the runways for Givenchy, Hermés, Dolce & Gabbana, Oscar De La Renta, Marc Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lanvin, Emporio Armani, Diane Von Furstenberg, Dries Van Noten, Rag & Bone, Tory Burch, Fendi, Carolina Herrera, Mulberry, Tommy Hilfiger, La Perla, Missoni, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander Wang, and Zac Posen.[citation needed]

She has appeared in advertising campaigns for Hermés, Calvin Klein, Lanvin, DKNY, Halston, Tommy Hilfiger, Gap, Uniqlo, Barneys New York, H&M, Benetton, Nordstrom, Macy's, Sak's Fifth Avenue, Levi's, and MAC Cosmetics.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Sessilee has two sisters, Kristian Lorén (a fashion designer) and Latoya Mendez (a medical student).[citation needed] Sessilee appeared on Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss when her sister Latoya was trying on dresses, along with her mother, Janice Celeste (business woman and author).[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c d "Sessilee Lopez". Retrieved 2009-03-28. 
  2. ^ "Sessilee". Retrieved 2009-05-17. 
  3. ^ "Black Models On The Rise: Sessilee Lopez". Fashion Model Directory. Retrieved 2009-03-21. 
  4. ^ "Model of the Week, April 2, 2004". Retrieved 2009-05-17. 
  5. ^ April 22, 2010 "Sessilee Lopez's page" Check |url= value (help). Major Model. Retrieved 2010-04-22. 
  6. ^ "Sessilee at NY Mag". NY Mag, Retrieved May 11, 2015

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