STEPHANIE SEYMOUR Biography - Craftmen, artisans and people from other Occupations


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Name: Stephanie Seymour                                                             
Born: 23 July 1968 San Diego, California, U.S.A.                                     
Stephanie Seymour (born July 23, 1968 in San Diego, California) is a model who       
has done modeling work for many well-known fashion magazines and fashion             
designers. She has worked with several well-known photographers, including Herb     
Ritts, Richard Avedon, and Gilles Bensimon. In its March 1991 and February 1993     
issues, she posed nude in Playboy magazine. She has appeared on over 300             
magazine covers.                                                                     
She started her modeling career working for local newspapers and department         
stores in her hometown at the age of 14. A year later she won the Elite Model       
Management Look of the Year model contest. Standing 5'10", Seymour is noted for     
her long, graceful legs in modeling swimwear, lingerie, hosiery, sleepwear, and     
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Seymour appeared in numerous issues of the       
Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, including once on the cover of the magazine.   
During the same period, Seymour was a primary lingerie and hosiery model for the     
relatively new Victoria's Secret company in its mail-order catalogs and retail       
stores. She, Jill Goodacre and Dutch model Frederique helped Victoria's Secret       
grow from a new company to one of the world's giants in women's lingerie,           
hosiery, swimwear, and clothing.                                                     
In 1998 her book Stephanie Seymour's Beauty Secrets for Dummies was published.       
In 2006 she posed partially nude for Germany's MAX magazine. Also in 2006 she       
did a photo shoot for Gap with her family.                                           
In July 2007, it was reported that Salvatore Ferragamo had finished the creative     
campaign for his fall/winter 2007/2008 collection featuring Seymour and Claudia     
Schiffer. The collection was shot on location in Italy with Mario Testino. In       
the promotional photos, the supermodels play film stars protected by bodyguards     
and pursued by the paparazzi. The ads are slated to debut in key fashion and         
lifestyle books starting in August.