Angela Lindvall Celebrity LifeAlmost every popular actress and model knows that they can sustain in their profession only until they maintain their looks and shape.
But there are some actresses and models who are able to enjoy a longer stint than others. One such actress-cum-model is Angela Lindvall. Let us know more about her.
Angela Lindvall was born on the 14th of January 1979. When she was just 14, she was scouted by IMG. IMG New York realized that she had the right potential and skills for succeeding as a model and signed a contract with her.
After some time, she decided to take a break from the profession. But she returned to the profession once she attained the age of 17.
The magazines that had put up her picture on their covers included Vogue, V, i-D, Numero, Maria Claire, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle.
When her career was at its peak, top designers used to consider her as their favorite. Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, and Miuccia Prada are a few of these designers.
She used to be called a Prada and Chanel Girl. During her modeling career, Angela has been the face of brands such as Chanel, Jimmy Choo, Jil Sander, Missoni, Fendi, Roberto Cavalli, DKNY, Versace, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Calvin Klein, Prada, Valentino, and Gucci.
In her acting career, she has acted in a number of films that include the 2001-CQ, the 2005-Kiss-Kiss Bang-Bang, and the 2010-Small Apartments. She also hosted All-Stars: Project Runway, a reality series for fashion.
The Early Life of Angela
The birthplace of Lindvall was Oklahoma's Midwest City. Her father was Randall Lindvall, who worked as a pharmacist. Her mother was Laura Randall, a massage therapist as well as a medical technologist.
She grew up in Missouri's Lee's Summit and hence, her schooling was in the High School of the place. Her growth during the early teens was rapid and hence, her friends opined that she was fit for the modeling profession.
But it was Michelle, her sister, who had modeling aspirations. Lindvall took part in a fashion show that was locally conducted in Kansas City and it was there she was spotted by a scout who was looking for modeling talent. This led to her signing a contract with IMG.
Apart from being featured on the covers of several popular fashion magazines, Lindvall walked consecutively in Victoria's fashion Secret shows between 2003 and 2008.
She walked into the show in 2000 as well. She appeared on the commercial of the Secret Holiday of Victoria in 2004. In addition, she appeared in the ad campaigns of several popular brands.
She has also appeared in the commercials of brands such as H&M, Victoria's Secret, and The Gap. "Zara," the high-street store of Spain had her as its face. She took part in the store's 2007 campaign during spring/summer.
Lindvall was featured on the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated as well.
In 2010, Lindvall ended her contract with IMG and signed with Women Management, a modeling agency. She has got her contract with Jimmy Choo renewed also.
She signed another contract for becoming John Hardy's face and this led to her appearance in the advertising campaigns of the company in the Falls of 2010 and 2011. Lindvall and Bedarida partnered in 2011 and created a new collection called Hijau Dua.
Lindvall's Career in Films and Television
Apart from acting in the 2001-film CQ, 2005-film Kiss-Kiss Bang-Bang, and the 2010-film Somewhere, Lindvall appeared in the 2003-Stories of New York, a promotional series and the 2004-Road Stories, both of DKNY.
2011 saw Lindvall appearing in Hawaii Five-0, a TV series. She hosted a single season of All-Stars: Project Runway on the Lifetime Television channel.
Lindvall's Work on Sustainability
Environmentalism is Lindvall's favorite topic and she is the founder-president of a foundation called "Collage Foundation," a body that promotes sustainability and environmental conscience among the youth.
"Sustainable Style" named her as the best-dressed environmentalist in 2004 as well as in 2005. In 2009, Lindvall partnered with Yoox.com and Edun Live and designed an eco-friendly line of clothing.
They decided to donate the proceeds to The International Green Cross.
Lindvall's Jewelry Designs
Lindvall collaborated with Guy Bedarida, the creative director and head designer of John Hardy, for designing a jewelry collection called Hijau. They decided to donate the net proceeds of the bracelet of Charity Hijau to Forest Ethics.
In 2011, she collaborated with John Hardy again for starting Angela, her own line of jewelry. Inspiration for this came from her interest in civilizations and ancient cultures and her travels.
The Personal Life of Lindvall
In 2002, Lindvall married William Edwards, a driver from South Africa. They had a son named Sebastian. The couple separated legally in the middle of 2006.
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