Image by beyrouth (Flickr: Sigrid Agren at the Zuhair Murad backstage) / CC-BY-2.0
Model Sigrid Agren Hits the Major Fashion Runways Running
Sigrid Agren was born on April 24, 1992, in Martinique, France. Her father is Swedish and her father is from Normandy. She has appeared on the catwalks of some of the most notable fashion houses in the world including Versace, Christian Dior and Dolce & Gabbana.
When she was 13, she entered the Elite Model Look in France. It’s a yearly fashion modeling event held by Elite Model Management to discover and launch female fashion models into the international fashion marketplace. Each year the contest draws some 350,000 participants from around 70 countries. Casting is held in over 800 cities. Sigrid managed to make it to the finals in Shanghai but lost to one of the other French finalists, Charlotte Beillard.
She took on a number of small modeling assignments with Elite Model Management in Paris but gave modeling a break for a while to complete a scientific degree.
When she re-entered the world of modeling she signed up with New York Model Management and immediately found herself on the A-list. She made her debut in one of Prada’s fashion shows. She followed that up with appearances on runways for fashion houses which included Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Karl Lagerfield and Alexander McQueen.
Some of the fashion houses were particularly smitten with her. For the Spring/Summer 2009 season, she became the face of Prada along with Giedre Dukauskaite and Anna Jagodzinska. Many others would follow like Armani Jeans, Nicole Farhi, Shella McCartney, Chloe and Calvin Klein.
Sigrid Agren has had enviable success. Featured on runways and in advertising campaigns. Opening and closing shows. Becoming the face of a number of fashion houses. Appearing in many editorials like Vogue Paris, Harpers Bazaar and Numero and featured on the front cover of Ellie Magazine in March 2012.
Video Courtesy of the Dolce & Gabbana Channel