Malgosia Bela life and biography

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Malgosia Bela biography

Date of birth : 1977-06-06
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Krakow, Poland
Nationality : Polish
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-05-23
Credited as : Fashion model and actress, New York Next, Chanel Noir

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Malgosia Bela is a Polish fashion model and actress.

Agencies:

New York Next NY
London Next London
Milan Next Milan
Copenhagen UNIQUE DENMARK
Paris Elite
Gothenburg Modellink
Hamburg Model Management...
Munich Munich Models
Vienna Next Company

Bela became a successful runway and editorial model in the late nineties, appearing on the covers of many international editions of Vogue, including Vogue Italia and Vogue Paris. Lanvin, Valentino, Jil Sander, and Versace enlisted her in their advertising campaigns.

In 2001 Bela moved on to an acting career, playing leading role in the Polish movie Stranger and the Italian/Polish production Karol: A Man Who Became Pope about the Polish Pope John Paul II.

She returned to the fashion industry in 2006, appearing in advertising campaigns for the houses of Louis Vuitton, Chloé, Jil Sander, Donna Karan, and Marc by Marc Jacobs, and for retailers H&M and Barneys.

She appeared in the Pirelli Calendar 2009. She made a Halloween photo session for Harper's Bazaar with photographer Tim Walker and film director Tim Burton. In April 2011 Malgosia appeared on the cover of Vogue Turkey, photographed by Cuneyt Akeroglu.

Career Highlights:

1998:
- Debuts on the runway for names like Commes des Garçons, Givenchy, and Balenciaga in Paris
- Appears on the cover of Spanish Vogue

1999:
- Becomes the face of Versace, photographed by Steven Meisel
- Photographed by Steven Meisel for Italian Vogue cover alongside Maggie Rizer
- Appears on the cover of Numéro
- Appears on the cover of French Vogue Beauté
- Appears on the cover of Dazed & Confused
- Photographed by Paolo Roversi for Italian Vogue editorial
- Appears in two French Vogue editorials

2000:
- Face of Oscar de la Renta fragrance alongside Henrik Lind
- Featured on the cover of French Vogue, photographed by Ruven Afanador
- Walks the runways for Calvin Klein, Fendi, Prada, and Yves Saint Laurent, among others
- Appears on the cover of French Vogue
- Appears on the cover of German Vogue
- Appears on the cover of Italian Vogue Beauté
- Steven Meisel photographs Bela for Valentino

2001:
- Featured on the cover of British Vogue, photographed by Mario Testino
Appears on the cover of Australian Vogue

2002:
- Appears in H&M ad campaign
- Appears in Nordic Business Report about the H&M campaign; “According to the researchers, the campaign features a teenage girl without a will of her own who is ordered around by a middle-aged man,” despite the fact of Bela being 25 at the time (7 OCT)

2004:
- Face of Lanvin
- Has a role as Ewa in the film Ono(1 OCT)

2006:
- Face of Jil Sander Style fragrance
- Appears on the cover of Italian Flair
- Has a role in the Polish film We’re All Christs(21 APR)
- Face of Chloé fall campaign
- Appears in Lanvin fall campaign alongside Stella Tennant and Missy Rayder
- Face of Donna Karan fall campaign
- Appears in Louis Vuitton fall campaign
- Face of Marc by Marc Jacobs fall campaign

2007:
- Appears on the cover of Numéro
- Appears on the cover of German Vogue
- Face of YSL Opium fragrance
- Appears in Gap print ads
- Face of Hermès spring campaign
- Face of BCBG spring campaign
- Appears on the cover of Korean W magazine
- Appears on the cover of French Elle
- Photographed by Steven Meisel for Belstaff fall ad campaign

2008:
- Becomes the sole face of Kenzo, John Galliano, and Pucci
- Lands on the cover of Self Service
- Appears in British Vogue editorial
- Steven Meisel photographs Bela for Gianfranco Ferré alongside Julia Stegner
- Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Katja Rahlwes
- Featured on the cover of V, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
- Featured on the cover of Spanish Vogue, photographed by David Vasiljevic
- Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
- Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh

2009:
- Signs fragrance contract with Jil Sander Style Soft
- Models for Chanel cosmetics ad campaign
- Appears in i-D editorial, photographed by Katja Rahlwes
- Appears in editorials for Italian Vogue and French Vogue
- Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Tim Walker
- Mark Segal photographs Bela for the cover of Doingbird
- Appears in two editorials for French Vogue
- Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Cedric Buchet
- Katja Rahwles photographs Bela for the fall issue of Purple
- Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, alongside Tim Burton
- Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Tim Walker
- Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Josh Olins

2010:
- Becomes the face of Chloé and MaxMara
- Walks the spring Givenchy couture show in Paris
- Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Mark Segal
- Featured on the spring cover of Self Service, photographed by Ezra Petronio
- Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Alasdair McLellan
- Appears in Numéro editorial, photographed by Greg Kadel
- Becomes one of the faces of Givenchy
- Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Cedric Buchet
- Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Josh Olins
- Signs fragrance contract with Miss Pucci by Pucci
- Appears in editorials for French Vogue and Italian Vogue
- Featured on the fall cover of i-D, photographed by Daniele and Iango

2011:
- Returns as the face of Chloe; Also models for Roberto Cavalli and Stella McCartney

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