Postponing her modeling career to take a shot at woman’s basketball in Sweden, Elsa Hosk, has succeeded both in the world of athletics and in the world of fashion. She has done work for some of the biggest names in the industry and most recently was announced as one of the 10 new Victoria’s Secret angels.
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
How She Was Discovered: Was offered jobs in the modeling industry after her father sent photographs to various modeling agencies in Sweden when she was 13.
What She Is Famous For: She has worked for Dior, Dolce & Gabbana and Guess. She started working for Victoria’s Secret in 2011 and has appeared in their annual show every year since. This year she was announced as one of the 10 new Victoria’s Secret angels. Elsa has done extensive work for Victoria’s Secret sister line PINK. She has graced the covers of multiple Elle’s including Elle Serbia, Elle Sweden, and Elle Italy. She has also been on the cover of GQ and a recent issue of Costume Denmark.
Style Summarized: Like most Swedes, Elsa Hosk has seemed to master the art of evoking different style genres via wardrobe choices. She can be bohemian chic one day, and modern grunge the next. Through bright pops of color and interesting layers she creates a unique looks that stands out anywhere.
Other Information: After finishing high school Elsa Hosk decided to pursue a career in the Swedish’s women’s basketball league which she later left to pursue modeling. She played basketball for two years, but later moved to New York City to begin modeling full-time.
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Born in Hawaii to an American mother and a German father, Nicole considers Norway her second home. After studying textile design for one year in London she has recently moved back to Oslo and plans to continue her studies in Norway. She enjoys traveling, knitting, vintage shopping, and creating.
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