Chiara Ferragni

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from The Blonde Salad)
Jump to: navigation, search
Chiara Ferragni
Chiara Ferragni - Giorgio Armani Show - Milan Fashion Week - 23 Sept. 2013.jpg
Born (1987-05-07) 7 May 1987 (age 30)
Cremona, Lombardy, Italy
Website www.theblondesalad.com
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m)
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Blue
Manager TBS Crew

Chiara Ferragni (Italian pronunciation: [ˌkjaːra ferˈraɲɲi]; born 7 May 1987) is an Italian businesswoman and fashion influencer on social media. She is also a blogger and fashion designer who has been employed by Guess as a model[1] and spokesperson.[1] As a blogger, she is known as The Blonde Salad,[2] which is the name of both her fashion blog[2] and her first published book.[2] Ferragni has done a broad array of fashion collaborations with leading designers. Her public figure is managed by TBS Crew. The Blonde Salad, founded by Chiara Ferragni, is an online platform: both lifestyle magazine and e-shop.

Professional career[edit]

Ferragni started her fashion blog in October 2009.[3] In March 2011, New York introduced her as "One of the biggest breakout street-style stars of the year".[4] In December 2011, Ferragni was profiled as the Blogger Of The Moment in Teen Vogue, while still a law student at Bocconi University and a fashion designer.[5] She has not obtained her University degree then.[6] By that time Ferragni's blog had reached more than one million unique visitors and 12 million views per month.[3] By 2013, Ferragni had won various blogger of the year recognitions.[3] According to the December 2013 Teen Vogue story, her blog had 1.6 million followers on Instagram.[1] As of 21 March 2017, Ferragni had 8.5 million followers on Instagram.[7] In December 2013, she published an Italian language eBook, under The Blonde Salad title.[1][8]

Chiara Ferragni encouraged her friends Chiara Biasi (her blog is active since early 2012) and Chiara Nasti (also known as nastilove, her blog is active since early 2013) to use their personals name to open their personals fashion blog: Chiara Ferragni, Chiara Biasi and Chiara Nasti (who have worked together in some occasion in Italy) are surnamed by Italian fashion press as the three Chiara.[9]

Ferragni modelled for Guess in a November 2013 shoot that was subsequently marketed as an ad campaign.[10] In December 2013 she collaborated with Steve Madden to design a 9-shoe collection for Spring 2014.[3] Ferragni's prior fashion design collaborations[3] have included some work with Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Max Mara, Chanel, Tommy Hilfiger, J Brand and Seven for All Mankind.

Her television credits include the Italian TRL Awards as a presenter, and a guest appearance on the Italian variety show Chiambretti Night.[3] Ferragni walked the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in conjunction with the premiere of We Have a Pope (then titled Habemus Papam).[3] She also appeared on Project Runway as a guest judge during season 13 in August 2014.[11]

Chiara Ferragni on 7 September 2014 won a Bloglovin' Award for the third consecutive year for her blog.[12] Her blog was named the Best Personal Style blog.[13] Her business ventures grossed about $8 million (mostly from her Chiara Ferragni Collection footwear) in 2014.[14] Chiara Ferragni was listed in the Forbes 2015 30 Under 30 selections.[15]

In January 2015, Ferragni's blog and shoe line, Chiara Ferragni Collection, became a subject of study at Harvard Business School.[16] In March, Ferragni was selected for the cover of the April 2015 Vogue España, making her the first fashion blogger to appear on any Vogue cover.[17] Since then has landed more than 3 Vogue covers and over 50 fashion magazines covers. Both in 2013 and 2015 Chiara was listed in Business Of Fashion 500 most influential fashion people. Ferragni again reigned over the Bloglovin' Award with a 2015 win for Blogger of the Year.[18] Pantene in January 2016 announced Ferragni as its new global ambassador.[19] Mattel Inc. created in September 2016 a Barbie version of Chiara Ferragni, one wearing a white t-shirt, black leather jacket, jeans and Chiara Ferragni Collection shoes and the other wearing a Chanel total look.

Modelling covers[edit]

Magazine Country Date Photographer Notes
Madame Figaro Greece December 2014 self [20]
Vanidades Various December 2014 self [21]
Lucky United States February 2015 Todd Cole with Nicole Warne, and Zanita Whittington[22][23]
InStyle Germany February 2015 self [24]
Vogue Spain April 2015 Nico [25]
Marie Claire Mexico and Latinoamerica March 2015 unknown [26]
Grazia Italy May 2015 Nico [27]
Harper's Bazaar Malaysia June 2015 Gan [28]
Harper's Bazaar Singapore June 2015 Gan [29]
Tatler Russia June 2015 Nico [30]
Cosmopolitan Turkey July 2015 Max Abadian [31]
Grazia China October 2015 self [32]
Elle Netherlands November 2015 Jeroen Mantel [33]
Telva Spain December 2015 Jonathan Segade [34]
Elle Spain April 2016 Rafa Gallar [35]
Glamour Turkey April 2016 self [36]
Elle Japan May 2016 self [37]
Glamour Romania May 2016 unknown [38]
Glamour Poland May 2016 unknown [39]
Numéro Japan July 2016 Elena Rendina [40]
Vogue Turkey August 2016 Miguel Reveriego [41]
Harper's Bazaar Taiwan October 2016 Matt Holyoak [42]
Glamour Brasil October 2016 unknown [43]
Grazia Italy October 2016 Marcus Pummer With Candela, Gala Gonzalez, Tina Leung, Elonora Carisi, and Nicole Warne[44]
Glamour Spain November 2016 Kevin Tachman [45]
Fashion Canada Winter 2015-2016 self [46]
Grazia France November 2016 unknown [47]
L'Officiel Italy December 2016 Giasco Bertoli [48]

Personal life[edit]

Chiara Ferragni was born on 7 May 1987 in Cremona to Marco Ferragni, a Lombard dentist,[49] and Marina Di Guardo, a writer born in North Italy of Sicilian origin;[50] She has two younger sisters, Francesca Ferragni and Valentina Ferragni.[51]

Chiara got engaged to an Italian multiplatinum artist, Fedez on May 6 2017 during his concert in Verona, Italy. The concert and proposal were broadcast live on the Italian radio and TV channel RTL 102.5[52][53]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Dabir, Marianne (December 2013). "Blonde Salad Blogger Chiara Ferragni Is Guess's Latest Glam Campaign Star". Teen Vogue. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  2. ^ a b c Vince, Jessica (2013-12-10). "From Blogger To Model: The Blonde Salad Lands Guess' Christmas Campaign". Grazia. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Steve Madden Partners with Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad to Create Limited Edition Collection for Spring 2014". PR Newswire. 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  4. ^ Cowles, Charlotte (2011-03-25). "Slideshow: The Week in Street Style". New York. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  5. ^ Frankfort, Lauren (December 2011). "Blogger Of The Moment: The Blonde Salad". Teen Vogue. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  6. ^ http://www.gioia.it/bellezza/capelli/interviste/a250/chiara-ferragni-influencer-testimonial-pantene-intervista/
  7. ^ "chiaraferragni". Instagram. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  8. ^ "The Blonde Salad". Amazon.com. 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  9. ^ .
  10. ^ Ferragni, Chiara (2013-12-04). "Guess holiday campaign: behind the scenes". The Blonde Salad. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  11. ^ Lubitz, Rachel (2014-08-27). "TV highlights: ‘Project Runway’ hosts an unconventional wedding dress challenge". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2014-08-30. 
  12. ^ Ximénez, Mario (2014-09-08). "Chiara Ferragni, Olivia Palermo y Gary Pepper triunfan en los Bloglovin Awards". Vogue Espana. Retrieved 2014-09-08. 
  13. ^ Schmidt, Chantelle (2014-09-08). "Aussie Blog Wins Best Photography At 2014 Bloglovin Awards". The Fashion Spot. Retrieved 2014-09-08. 
  14. ^ Strugatz, Rachel (2014-09-09). "The Blonde Salad’s Chiara Ferragni Talks Fifth Anniversary and Footwear Launch". Women's Wear Daily. Retrieved 2016-02-03. 
  15. ^ "2015 30 Under 30: Art & Style". Forbes. Retrieved 2015-01-06. 
  16. ^ Keinan, Anat, Kristina Maslauskaite, Sandrine Crener, and Vincent Dessain, "The Blonde Salad.", "Harvard Business School Case 515-074", January 2015
  17. ^ Horniacek, Julia (2015-03-17). "Chiara Ferragni Is The First Blogger to Cover 'Vogue,' Gigi Hadid Takes Miami". Fashionista.com. Retrieved 2015-03-18. 
  18. ^ "Blogger Winners Announced At The Bloglovin' Awards 2015 During NYFW Presented By H&M". Fashion Times. 2015-09-15. Retrieved 2015-09-18. 
  19. ^ Fashion Canada (2016-01-26). "@FashionCanada status update". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-02-03. 
  20. ^ "Madame Figaro Greece December 2014 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  21. ^ "Vanidades December 2014 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  22. ^ "Lucky Magazine February 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  23. ^ "Lucky Magazine's February Cover Features Three Fashion Bloggers". FashionModelDirectory.com. January 5, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  24. ^ "In Style Germany February 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  25. ^ "Vogue Espana April 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  26. ^ "Marie Claire Mexico and Latinoamerica March 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  27. ^ "Grazia Italy May 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  28. ^ "Harper's Bazaar Malaysia June 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  29. ^ "Harper's Bazaar Singapore June 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  30. ^ "Tatler Russia June 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  31. ^ "Cosmopolitan Turkey July 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  32. ^ "Grazia China October 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  33. ^ "Elle Netherlands November 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  34. ^ "Telva December 2015 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  35. ^ "Elle Spain April 2016 Covers". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  36. ^ "Glamour Turkey April 2016 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  37. ^ "Elle Japan May 2016 Covers". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  38. ^ "Glamour Magazine Romania May 2016 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  39. ^ "Glamour Magazine Poland May 2016 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  40. ^ "Numero Tokyo July/August 2016 Covers". Models.com. Retrieved November 9, 2016. 
  41. ^ "Vogue Turkey August 2016 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved November 9, 2016. 
  42. ^ "Harper's Bazaar Taiwan October 2016 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved November 9, 2016. 
  43. ^ "Glamour Brasil October 2016 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved November 9, 2016. 
  44. ^ "Grazia Italy October 2016 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved November 9, 2016. 
  45. ^ "Glamour Spain November 2016 Digital Cover". Models.com. Retrieved November 9, 2016. 
  46. ^ "Fashion Magazine (Canada) Winter 2015-2016 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  47. ^ "Grazia France November 2016 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved January 26, 2017. 
  48. ^ "L'Officiel Italia December 2016 Cover". Models.com. Retrieved January 26, 2017. 
  49. ^ Fiamma Sanò (1 February 2015). "Così è nato il fenomeno Ferragni". Grazia. Retrieved 2016-01-09. 
  50. ^ "Best Selling Author Marina Di Guardo Talks To Durtti About Her Latest Book And Who Is The Boss In Her Kitchen". Durtti. March 2015. Retrieved 2016-01-09. 
  51. ^ [1]
  52. ^ "Fedez dedicated a song to Chiara Ferragni to propose the blogger May 6, 2017 Arena di Verona Verona, Italy". 
  53. ^ Saltalamacchia, di Stefania (2016-09-26). "Fedez e il cuore per Chiara Ferragni". Vanity Fair (in Italian). Retrieved 2016-10-25. 

External links[edit]