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February 20, 2009

Model Moment: Jessica White

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Jessica White (born 1984 in Buffalo, New York) is an African-American model and occasional actress.

At the age of 16 she was scouted in her hometown of Buffalo, New York and had gone to Personal Best modeling school, run by Susan Makai, at age fourteen. Then was whisked off to Paris where she signed a contract with the IMG agency. In the next six months she landed campaigns for CoverGirl, Chloé, and Gap.

She was soon walking the runways for New York’s top designers including Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta, Marc Jacobs and Tommy Hilfiger. Tyra Banks dubbed her “the model of her generation. In June 2007 White signed a contract with Maybelline making her the only African-American model to have ever had two make-up contracts in her career.

She has done pictorials for Harper’s Bazaar, Teen Vogue, King and covers shots for Surface and Trace magazines. In 2003, White was chosen for a coveted shoot in Sports Illustrated’s famed Swimsuit Issue. She was also featured in the 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009 issues. In 2005, she became the first African-American model to be featured in three consecutive editions of the annual feature.

In addition to working with world class photographers she was the object/subject of several Joanne Gair body painting works in these editions. She holds the distinction of being the only Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model to appear on the cover in a body painting although only as an inset. White is currently part of Elite plus in New York City.

Check out some of her photos from Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

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To be continued…

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February 17, 2009

Model Moment: Bar Refaeli

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Bar Refaeli was born on June 4, 1985 and is a Israeli top model: Bar Refaelimeasures 1,74m, 87-61-90.

Bar Refaeli is Israeli, she spent a happy childhood on a ranch in the countryside and began modeling at the age of 11. The Ford agency discovered her and at 15, she worked for fashion catalogs such as Castro and Pilpel, then Refaeli features in an advertisement for the brand Milki. Bar Refaeli won the title of “Model of the Year” in a beauty contest in 2000 and again in 2001.

At 20 years old, Refaeli is selected to represent the Renuar network and for productions abroad such as “Dim”, she appears in the French magazine Elle then in summer 2002 and winter 2003 catalogues. Refaeli collects publicity campaigns and magazine covers such as the March 2006 issue of GQ Italy. Refaeli is the first Israeli model to appear in the magazine Sports Illustrated.

Most important of all, Bar Refaeli is most famous for being one of Leonardo DiCaprio’s sexy girlfriends.

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Behind The Scenes With Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2008: Bar Refaeli

Bar Refaeli Photos Video

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