Nordic Model Spotlight: Josephine Skriver

Josephine Skriver is a Danish model that you may have seen this week on Coachella’s best dressed list! As of February she is one of the newest Victoria’s Secret Angels and she has worked for many famous designers, like Dior, DKNY, and Valentino. 

Josephine Skriver

Josephine Skriver

Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark

How She Was Discovered: Approached by a modeling scout while on a trip to New York with her soccer team when she was fifteen years old. She didn’t pursue a modeling career seriously until after she was finished with school.

What She Is Famous For: She opened for Alberta Ferretti and closed for Prada during her debut season in FW 2011. She has walked for designers like Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino, DKNY, and Oscar de la Renta. She has been in magazines such as American Vogue, Vanity Fair, Allure, and Harper’s Bazaar. In February 2016, Josephine Skriver became one of the newest Victoria’s Secret Angels and has walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows every consecutive year since 2013.

Style Summarized: Josephine Skriver’s trademark “go-to pieces” are shorts! She pairs them with almost everything, like boots, a comfy sweater or even with a leather jacket like she did at Coachella this week.

Ofter Info: She is fervently involved in LGBT rights and in 2015 was made an ambassador for the Family Equality Council and its Outspoken Generation Program, both of which raises awareness about LGBTQ families. She talked in detail about her work promoting LGBT rights and growing up with gay parents in an interview for i-D Magazine.

At Coachella 2016:

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Editorial Work:

DL1961 Premium Denim SS 2014 

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Dior Haute Couture 

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Kookai Spring 2016

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Angelo Pennetta Spring 2013

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Street Style:

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Photos: fashiongonerogue.com, tumblr, Elle, and MAC.