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.
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.
DL1961 Premium Denim SS 2014
Dior Haute Couture
Kookai Spring 2016
Angelo Pennetta Spring 2013
Photos: fashiongonerogue.com, tumblr, Elle, and MAC.
Tags: josephine skriver, nordic model spotlight
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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