Catherine McNeil life and biography

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Catherine McNeil biography

Date of birth : 1989-05-20
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Brisbane, Australia
Nationality : Australian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-03-16
Credited as : Fashion model, Next NY, Vogue cover

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Catherine McNeil is an Australian Fashion model born in 1989. Catherine McNeil was born in Brisbane, Australia. She quickly skyrocketed to supermodel status in 2007, and since then has appeared on numerous magazine covers including French Vogue, Australian Vogue, V, and Numero. Though modeling has become a major part of her life, Catherine likes to work on cars during her free time and is best known for her eyes and lips.

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

Career Highlights:

2003:
- Wins the Girlfriend/CoverGirl model search
2004:
- Spends time in Sydney working on small ad campaigns and magazine shoots with Chic agency
2006:
- Returns to New York to meet with Next
- Sent by Next Paris to meet photographer Mario Testino, who signs her to an exclusive six-month contract and photographs her for British and French Vogue
2007:
- Debuts by opening the fall Missoni show in Milan; also opens for Alexander McQueen, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, and Givenchy
- Closes the fall Pucci show in Milan
- Style.com’s features McNeil as a rising star of fall 2007
- The New York Times publishes an article about her, "Fashion's Latest Crush" (4 MAR)
- Lands first major cover, for V, which predicts she'll be the next supermodel
- Featured on the cover of French Vogue, photographed by Mario Testino
- Mario Testino photographs McNeil for D&G, Hugo Boss, and Donna Karan
- Debuts new auburn hair in Versace's fall ad campaign alongside Kate Moss
- Named one of British Vogue's Head Girls, the models to watch for in the upcoming season
- Opens the spring Carolina Herrera, Zac Posen, Thakoon, and Preen shows in New York
- Closes the spring MaxMara and Christian Dior shows in Milan and Paris
- Featured in Nymag.com's "New York Diet" (12 NOV)
- Pens a "Model Diary" for V magazine, charting her Testino shoot in L.A. (29 NOV)
- Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
2008:
- Mario Sorrenti photographs McNeil for the French Vogue calendar
- Patrick Demarchelier photographs McNeil for the Pirelli calendar
- Becomes the face of Jean Paul Gaultier, replacing Gemma Ward
- Renews contract with Hugo Boss
- Walks the spring Chanel, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, Givenchy, and Jean Paul Gaultier couture shows in Paris
- Featured on the cover of Numéro
- Appears in editorials for French Vogue, Vogue, and Numéro
- Closes the fall Belstaff, MaxMara, and Hermès shows in Milan and Paris
- Appears in editorials for French Vogue, W, and V
- Featured on the cover of Australian Vogue
- Featured on her second cover of Numéro of the year, photographed by Greg Kadel
- French Vogue features McNeil as a top model
- Appears in V editorial, photographed by Mario Testino
- Appears in editorials for British Vogue, Australian Vogue, German Vogue, and French Vogue
- Walks the fall Chanel, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, and Givenchy couture shows in Paris
- Appears in editorials for Vogue, photographed by Steven Klein and British Vogue, photographed by Regan Cameron
- Appears in editorials for British Vogue, Numéro, Vogue, and Italian Vogue
- Opens the spring Diane von Furstenberg show in New York
- Closes the spring Isaac Mizrahi show in New York
- Featured on the cover of Australian Vogue
- Appears in Vogue editorial, with actor Jon Hamm, photographed by Mario Testino
2009:
- Becomes the face of Louis Vuitton cruise ad campaign
- Steven Klein photographs McNeil for Dolce & Gabbana resort ad campaign, with Claudia Schiffer
- Appears in i-D editorial, photographed by David Benjamin Sherry
- Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
- Closes the fall Isaac Mizrahi and DSquared2 shows in New York and Milan
- Appears in editorials for Harper's Bazaar, V, Vogue, and French Vogue
- Appears in editorials for Numéro, V, and i-D
- Featured on the cover of Numéro, photographed by Greg Kadel
- Appears in German Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
- Appears in editorials for Numéro and Australian Vogue
- Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Greg Kadel
2010:
- Engaged to MTV Australia-host girlfriend, Ruby Rose
- Walks the fall Prada, Blumarine, Stella McCartney, Hermes, and Louis Vuitton shows in Milan and Paris
- Appears in editorials for German Vogue and Numéro
- Appears in French Vogue beauty editorial, photographed by Claudia Knoepfel and Stefan Indlekofer
- Becomes one of the faces of Givenchy
- Featured on the cover of Australian Vogue, photographed by Max Doyle
- Opens for the spring Ohne Titel show in New York; Closes for Matthew Williamson
- Appears in Numero editorial, photographed by Anthony Maule
2011:
- Featured on the cover of Australian Vogue, photographed by Max Doyle


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