Chanel Iman life and biography

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Chanel Iman biography

Date of birth : 1990-12-01
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-03-16
Credited as : Fashion model, IMG New York, Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

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Chanel Iman is an American Fashion model born in Atlanta, Georgia on 1 Dec, 1990.

Agencies:
* New York IMG
* Copenhagen UNIQUE DENMARK
* Paris Elite
* Zurich Visage
* Milan d'management

Career Highlights

1989:
- Family moves to Los Angeles, California
2006:
- Wins third-place in Ford Models' Supermodel of the Year contest
- Debuts at the fall Anna Sui, Derek Lam, Marc Jacobs, and Proenza Schouler shows in New York
- Walks the spring Alessandro Dell’Acqua show in Milan and is interviewed backstage
- Walks the spring Valentino show in Paris and winks on the runway
- New York Times writes feature article on her, "A Model from Day 1" (by Eric Wilson), where Iman explains she’s wanted to model for her whole life
- Style.com features Iman as a rising star of spring 2007
2007:
- Annie Leibowitz photographs Iman for Bottega Veneta
- Interviewed in Vibe by her namesake, the supermodel Iman
- Receives the Sankofa Group’s Trailblazer Award
- Makes an appearance on The Today Show along with her other Vogue-cover counterparts (20 APR)
- Featured on the cover of Vogue, as one of the world’s next top supermodels, photographed by Steven Meisel
- Appears in Numéro editorial
- Appears on The Tyra Banks Show with her mother to discuss the difficulty of African-American models
- Opens the spring Heatherette, Charles Nolan, and Custo Barcelona shows in New York.
- Closes the spring JustSweet by Jennifer Lopez and Custo Barcelona shows in New York.
- Featured in a New York Times’ story exploring the current difficulties black models face (14 OCT)
- Named Vogue's second Best Dressed of the Week in a sleeveless Zac Posen dress (27 OCT)
2008:
- Appears in the spring ad campaigns for Gap and Ralph Lauren
- Appears in Vogue editorial
- Walks the spring Christian Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Valentino couture shows in Paris
- Featured on the cover of Teen Vogue alongside Karlie Kloss and Ali Michael, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
- Appears in Russian Vogue editorial, photographed by KT Auleta
- Walks the fall Bottega Veneta, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Hermès, and Yves Saint Laurent shows in Milan and Paris
- Appears in a 80's inspired editorial for i-D
- Appears in V editorial carrying a plethora of Chanel bags, photographed by KT Auleta
- Appears in Allure editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
- Escorts Phillip Lim to the Costume Institute Gala, wearing one of his designs, and speaks to New York's Jada Yuan (5 MAY)
- Appears in Vogue editorial alongside Jourdan Dunn, photographed by Norman Jean Roy
- Walks the fall Christian Dior and Jean Paul Gaultier couture shows in Paris
- Appears in two editorials for the all-black issue of Italian Vogue
- Appears in DKNY fall ad campaign with Alana Zimmer and Taylor Fuchs
- Mario Testino photographs Iman for Lord & Taylor alongside Teen Vogue cover counterparts Ali Michael and Karlie Kloss
- Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Richard Burbridge
- Appears in V editorial, photographed by Will Davidson
- Featured on the cover of Korean Vogue
- Featured on the cover of Time's fall fashion issue
- Opens the spring Rock & Republic show in New York; also opens and closes the Nathan Jenden show in London
- Gives an interview to New York's Jada Yuan backstage at Peter Som, about her trip on the runway
- Josh Olins photographs Iman for the winter issue of Pop
- Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Tom Munro
2009:
- Appears in editorials for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue
- Walks the spring Alexis Mabille, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Valentino couture shows in Paris
- Featured on the cover of Italian Flair, photographed by Magnus Unnar
- Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims
- Closes the fall Giambattista Valli show in Paris
- Appears in V editorial, photographed by Jean Francois Campos
- Featured on the premier cover of Harper's Bazaar Dubai, photographed by Carter Berg
- Appears in Vogue editorial with boyfriend Tyga, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
- Featured on the cover of i-D, photographed by Kayt Jones
- Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
- Walks the fall Christian Dior couture show in Paris, as an exclusive
- Opens the spring House of Holland, Nathan Jenden, and Dsquared2 shows in London and Milan
- Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
- Appears as a guest judge on America's Next Top Model (9 SEP)
- Emma Summerton photographs Iman for the pre-fall cover of i-D, alongside Arlenis Sosa, Sessilee Lopez, and Jourdan Dunn
- Appears in editorials for Vogue and Allure
- Signs three-year contract with Victoria's Secret
- Walks the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
2010:
- Walks the spring Christian Dior, Givenchy, and Valentino couture shows in Paris
- Leaves Ford Models and signs with Supreme Management
- Walks the fall Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent, Givenchy, and Christian Dior shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
- Appears in editorials for Spanish Vogue and Vogue
- Featured on the spring cover of French Revue de Modes, photographed by Thierry Le Goues
- Appears in Allure editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
- Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims
- Appears in Chinese Vogue editorial, photographed by Thomas Schenk
- Leaves Supreme Management and signs with IMG
- Closes the spring Blumarine show in Milan; also walks for Ralph Lauren, Carolina Herrera, Gucci, Balenciaga, and Christian Dior
- Featured on the covers of Italian Elle and Flare
- Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
- Walks the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (10 NOV)
2011:
- Appears in an all-black model spread for Italian Vogue, alongside Sessilee Lopez and Jourdan Dunn

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