Doutzen Kroes shocked the modeling World
with the recent news of turning in her
VS angels, though with her opening the
Fendi show at Milan Fashion Week she is
proving she doesn't need wings to soar.
so many inspiring girls struggle for years
to become models, Doutzen modeling rise
to fame was simple. As simple as a dream
come true for many young aspiring models.
graduating from school one day she sent
in a few photos to a Amsterdam modeling
agency. Like a dream come true for so
many, for her it was instant reality,
a model was born. So many people go to
modeling schools, take lessons, pageants,
etc. However, like it goes in the modeling
bussiness your either born with it or
Doutzen was born in Eastermar, Netherlands.
She follows in the foot steps of the 90's
Dutch supermodels before her Frederique
van and Karen Mulder.
Over the past years the Brazilian supermodels
such as Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana
Lima among a list of many others have
dominated the supermodel scene.
Doutzen has changed that as the blond
supermodel bombshell. Doutzen says, "
In the past there were many Brazilian,
Belgian and Russian girls. Now the Dutchies
are even too! "
dream came true in 2004 when she landed
her first cover for French Elle. As her
career took off she was soon appearing
on fashion magazine covers such as Vogue,
Elle, W, Harpar's Bazaar, and pretty much
every notable fashion magazine.
her modeling popularity grew Style.com
featured her as rising star of fall 2005
and she was chosen as readers Model Of
The Year on Vogue.com in 2005.
first American cover was for Vogue in
May 2007. It titled "The New Crop
of Supermodels" which she shared
with fellow models Coco Rocha, Jessica
Stam, Caroline Trentini, Raquel Zimmermann,
Agyness Deyn, Hilary Rhoda, Chanel Iman,
Sasha Pivovarova, and Lily Donaldson.
with photo shoots Doutzen has also been
busy working the run ways and ad campaigns
for designers Gucci, Calvin Klein, Tommy
Hilfiger, Escada, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino,
Versace, Escada, the list goes on.
made her first television appearance on
the runway in Victoria's Secret 2005 fashion
show and went on to be a regular in their
have supermodels and we have famous angels,
well Doutzen got her famed wings in 2008
became part of the elite group of supermodels
when she officially became a Victoria's
Secret Angel in 2008.
As we head forward and see models
once again in the fashion world
that was dominated over the past
years by celebrities. It's such
a welcome to have our models back
to modeling. Doutzen Kroes is certainly
a model that's pushing forward,
leading the way like a true supermodel