Abbey Lee Kershaw life and biography

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Abbey Lee Kershaw biography

Date of birth : 1987-06-12
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Melbourne, Australia
Nationality : Australian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-02-23
Credited as : Fashion model, 2004 Girlfriend Model Search, Vogue cover

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Abbey Lee Kershaw is an Australian Fashion model. Abbey Lee Kershaw got her big break after winning the 2004 Girlfriend Model Search. Since the fateful contest the Aussie beauty has risen through the ranks to become one of the most coveted faces in fashion. As of 2009, has 8 tattoos. She is friends with models, Daisy Lowe, Karlie Kloss, Cat McNeil, Freja Beha Erichsen, Karmen Pedaru and Jonatan Frenk. Abbey loves movies.

Agencies:
* New York Next NY
* London Next London
* Paris Next Paris
* Milan Next Milan
* Copenhagen 2pm

Abbey Lee's Career Highlights:

2004:
- Wins the Girlfriend CoverGirl Model Search in Australia
2005:
- Moves to Sydney and begins modeling locally
- Signs with Chic Management within weeks
2006:
- Edits an issue for Girlfriend magazine
- Appears in the European ad campaigns for H&M and Levi’s
2007:
- Signs with Next Management
- Moves to New York
- Talks about her love for Melbourne and her experiences as a model during an interview with Models.com (28 DEC)
2008:
- Mario Testino photographs Lee for D&G
- Appears in the Lord & Taylor spring ad campaign alongside the legendary Lauren Hutton
- Appears in Australian Cosmopolitan editorial on beachwear
- Opens the fall Erin Fetherston and Givenchy shows in New York and Paris
- Closes the fall Ohne Titel and Rodarte shows in New York
- Appears on summer cover of SummerWinter
- Appears in editorials for V and Numéro
- Style.com features Lee as a top ten newcomer Story»
- Appears in Chinese Vogue editorial, photographed by David Vasiljevic
- Appears in Numéro editorial, photographed by Greg Kadel
- Mario Testino photographs Lee for the D&G pre-fall ad campaign
- Appears in W editorial, photographed by Craig McDean
- Australian Vogue features Lee as a rising star alongside other Aussie models Alice Burdeu and Stephanie Carta
- WWD features Lee as one of four faces of the season
- Steven Meisel photographs Lee for CK Jeans alongside other rising stars
- Appears in Gucci fall ad campaign with Lily Donaldson, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
- Featured on the cover of Australian Vogue, also appears in Italian Vogue editorial
- Closes the spring BCBG Max Azria, Diane von Furstenberg, Diesel, DKNY, Jill Stuart, and Max Azria shows in New York
- Takes the tumble at the spring Rodarte show in New York
- Featured on the cover of V, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
- Faints at the spring Alexander McQueen show in Paris
- Featured on the cover of Dazed & Confused, photographed by Nick Knight
- Appears in Japanese Numéro editorial, photographed by Regan Cameron
- Walks the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
- Appears in editorials for Italian Vogue and W
- Featured on the cover of Korean Numéro, photographed by David Vasiljevic
2009:
- Renews contract with Gucci
- Replaces Taryn Davidson as the face of See by Chloé, photographed by Mikael Jansson
- Appears in two editorials for i-D
- Signs fragrance contract with Gucci's Flora
- Skips Fashion Week due to a knee injury
- Featured on the cover of Australian Vogue
- Featured on the cover of Korean Numéro, photographed by Mariano Vivanco
- Appears in editorials for Dazed & Confused, i-D, Harper's Bazaaar, and Italian Vogue
- Opens the resort Gucci show in New York
- Walks the fall Givenchy couture show in Paris
- Appears in V editorial, alongside Lakshmi Menon
- Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Terry Richardson
- Appears in Australian Vogue editorial, photographed by Greg Kadel
- Opens the spring Milly, Carlos Miele, Twenty8Twelve, D&G, Fendi, Versace, and Kenzo shows in New York, London, Milan, and Paris
- Closes the spring Badgley Mischka, Milly, Willow, Matthew Williamson, Fendi, Versace, and Lanvin shows in New York, London, Milan, and Paris
- Wmagazine.com features Lee as This Week's Model (8 SEP)
- Terry Richardson photographs Lee for the fall issue of Purple
- Appears in Allure editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
- Walks the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
- Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Yelena Yemchuk
- Greg Kadel photographs Lee for the cover of Muse
- Featured on the covers of Dazed & Confused and Numéro
- Paul Wetherell photographs Lee for the winter issue of i-D
2010:
- Closes the spring Chanel couture show in Paris, alongside Baptiste Giabiconi
- Featured on the spring covers of Numéro Homme and Pop magazine
- Becomes the face of Karl Lagerfeld
- Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
- Opens the fall Michael Kors, Isaac Mizrahi, Issa, John Rocha, and Pucci shows in New York, London, and Milan; Closes for Diesel, John Rocha, and Gareth Pugh
- Emma Summerton photographs Lee for the spring issue of i-D
- Featured on the covers of Russian Vogue and Australian Vogue
- Featured on the cover of Korean Vogue, photographed by Rafael Stahelin
- Appears in editorials for Italian Vogue and Korean Vogue
- Walks the fall Chanel couture show in Paris
- Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Angelo Pennetta
- Featured on the covers of German Vogue and Japanese Vogue
- Replaces Claudia Schiffer as one of the faces of Chanel, alongside Freja Beha
- Models for the fall ck Calvin Klein, Mulberry, Jaeger, and H&M ad campaigns
- Bleaches hair platinum blond
- Opens the spring Isaac Mizrahi and Etro shows in New York and Milan; Closes for rag & bone
- Signs fragrance contract with Fendi's Fan di Fendi
- Featured on the winter cover of i-D, photographed by David Bailey
- Featured on the cover of Australian Vogue, photographed by Nicole Bentley
- Appears in editorials for Interview and French Vogue
2011:
- Becomes the face of Hugo Boss and Tom Ford
- Appears in editorials for Vogue and V


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