Slick Woods

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Slick Woods
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Slick Woods for Love magazine in 2017
Born
Simone Thompson

(1996-08-13) August 13, 1996 (age 22)
Children1
Modeling information
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)[2]
Hair colorDark brown
Eye colorBrown
Agency

Simone Thompson, (born August 13, 1996) better known as Slick Woods, is an American fashion model, known for her bald head, gapped teeth, and tattoos.[4][5] Woods is a part of the "Social Media Modeling" or "Instagirl" movement as she has followers in the six-figure range.[6][1] She has most notably modeled for Marc Jacobs.[7][8][9] She has appeared in several international editions of Vogue and a campaign for Calvin Klein.[10][11][12] She is featured in the 2018 Pirelli calendar alongside celebrities such as Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong'o, and Diddy.[13][14][15]

Kanye West is credited with helping to launch Woods’s career.[16][17]

Early life[edit]

Thompson was raised in Los Angeles, California.[10] "Slick Woods" is a nickname given to her by her friends. Her mother is incarcerated, and she was raised by her grandmother.[18]

Career[edit]

She was discovered by model Ash Stymest.[19][20]

She has done campaigns for Moschino and Calvin Klein.[21] She has appeared in runway shows for Fenty x Puma, Yeezy, Fendi, Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu and Jeremy Scott.[22][23][1][24][25] In magazines, she has been in American Vogue, Vogue Italia, Vogue Japan, Glamour, i-D, Jalouse, Net-a-porter, Dazed, V and Love.[26][27][28][29][30][31] And in commercial work she has modeled for Urban Outfitters.[18]

In September 2017, Woods was revealed to be one of the faces of Rihanna's makeup brand Fenty Beauty.[32]

As of July 2017, she was ranked on The Hot List on models.com.[33]

As of February 2018, she is ranked on the Top 50 Models list on models.com.[34]

Personal life[edit]

She is an avid marijuana smoker,[35] though she has been rejected from some brands because of it. She is also close with fashion designer Jeremy Scott, and friends with the singer Kehlani. In July 2018, she announced her pregnancy on Instagram.[36] She confirmed to Elle UK that her expected son’s father is Ivorian-Canadian model Adonis Bosso. Woods is bisexual.[37] Woods gave birth to son, Saphir, shortly after appearing in Rihanna’s SavagexFenty fashion show.[38]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Slick Woods Is One Of The Coolest Chicks In The Modelling Game RN - oystermag.com". Oyster. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Slick Woods - The Lions". www.thelionsny.com. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  3. ^ https://models.com/models/simone-thompson
  4. ^ "This Model's Shaved Head and Boundary-Pushing Attitude Are Breaking the Fashion Week Beauty Mold". Vogue. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  5. ^ https://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/esmagazine/meet-slick-woods-the-model-taking-the-world-by-storm-a3631861.html%3famp
  6. ^ "As Slick As Ebonee". 8 February 2017. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  7. ^ "At Marc Jacobs, Dark Lips — and Rhinestone Nails". Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  8. ^ Dazed (10 March 2017). "See Marc Jacobs' AW17 show through the lens of his models". Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  9. ^ Garced, Kristi (18 November 2016). "Marc Jacobs Throws a Brooklyn Bash". Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  10. ^ a b "Now Casting: Simone "Slick Woods" Thompson". 12 July 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  11. ^ "how instagram created the modern muse". Vice. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  12. ^ "Calvin Klein Fall 2016 Campaign". models.com. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  13. ^ "Pirelli Calendar". 21 July 2017. Retrieved 13 August 2017 – via Wikipedia.
  14. ^ "The 2018 Pirelli Calendar". 20 July 2017. Retrieved 13 August 2017 – via NYTimes.com.
  15. ^ "Pirelli's 2018 Calendar Will Feature An All Black Cast". 20 July 2017. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  16. ^ "Now Casting: Simone "Slick Woods" Thompson". CR Fashion Book. 2016-07-12. Retrieved 2018-09-14.
  17. ^ http://www.harpersbazaar.co.uk/fashion/fashion-news/news/a43813/slick-woods-reveals-that-kanye-west-delayed-paying-her/
  18. ^ a b "adidas + UO: Simone Thompson - Urban Outfitters - Blog". blog.urbanoutfitters.com. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  19. ^ "how 10 of our favorite models were discovered". Vice. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  20. ^ Dazed (6 April 2017). "Vote for Slick Woods on the #Dazed100". Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  21. ^ "Must Read: Slick Woods Fronts Moschino's Fall 2017 Campaign, Ashley Graham Comments on Kendall Jenner's Pepsi Ad". Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  22. ^ "17 Breakout Models From the Fall 2017 Shows". Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  23. ^ Cut, The. "Rihanna Sent Everyone to Detention for Her Paris Fashion Week Show". New York. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  24. ^ "Marc Jacobs's Cast of Cool Kids Sums Up New York Fashion Week". Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  25. ^ "Slick Woods Is the Star of Jeremy Scott's FW18 Campaign". 10 July 2017. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  26. ^ Glamour. "39 Game Changers Who Are Redefining "American Beauty"". Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  27. ^ "60 Models In 60 Seconds". V. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  28. ^ "Dazed Magazine: Candy Crush". models.com. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  29. ^ "Watch Slick Woods Strip Down in Public for 'LOVE' Magazine (NSFW)". Highsnobiety. 13 August 2017. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  30. ^ "Daisy, EZ and Slick Woods for Vogue Italia May 2017". thelionsny. May 5, 2017. Retrieved August 13, 2017.
  31. ^ "Vogue Japan: Do the Harlem Shuffle". models.com. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  32. ^ https://www.bustle.com/p/who-are-the-models-in-the-fenty-beauty-video-the-internet-is-obsessed-with-the-campaigns-diverse-stars-80510I'm
  33. ^ "Slick Woods". models.com. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  34. ^ https://models.com/rankings/ui/Top50/25059#25059
  35. ^ "Slick Woods, Adwoa Aboah, Rowan Blanchard and More Cover Tiffany & Co.-Sponsored 'Love' Magazine". Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  36. ^ https://people.com/babies/slick-woods-pregnant-expecting-first-child/
  37. ^ https://www.elle.com/uk/life-and-culture/a22559974/slick-woods-interview-september-2018/
  38. ^ https://www.allure.com/story/slick-woods-model-pregnant-savage-fenty-runway-show/amp

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