Monday, June 15, 2009

Chanel Iman

She is one of the rare woman who is great with long or short hair, wonderful with red, orange, or pink lipstick, and if only put a gloss for lips. In the mini dresses as well as pants! When she’s smiling, or have a serious face… She is…
Chanel Iman
Real Name Chanel Iman Robinson

Nationality American

Birthday November 30, 1989

Born In Atlanta, GA

Lives Now New York, NY

Agencies Ford

Known For Legs, Eyes, name, smile

Status Established, good girl, cover girl

Muse For Phillip Lim

Friends Flavia de Oliveira, Crystal Renn, Agyness Deyn, Kate Somers, Charo Ronquillo, Iman, Brea Peck, Darla Baker, Tyra Banks, Kinée Diouf, Karlie Kloss, Ali Michael, Tanya Dziahileva, Arlenis Sosa, Elettra Wiedemann, Hollis Wakeema, Shelby Coleman

Interests Watching America’s Next Top Model


· “The worst things about being a model is just being away from home, and my family and my friends.” Teen Vogue

· “I'm a Christian girl. I pray every night and before meals and before I go on stage not to fall. ” New York Look

· “In a couple of years, I'll be the most glamorous woman, hopefully.” New York Magazine

· “But I'm still a regular girl. I go to basketball and football games. I want to go to prom. ” New York Look

· “I used to dress up as a model for Halloween, like every year.” Teen Vogue

Top 50 Models (Ranked # 17)

Chanel Iman's Career Highlights

30 NOV, 1989 Born in Atlanta, Georgia

1989 Family moves to Los Angeles, California

2006 Wins third-place in Ford Models' Supermodel of the Year contest

FEB 2006 Debuts at the fall Anna Sui, Derek Lam, Marc Jacobs, and Proenza Schouler shows in New York

SEP 2006 Walks the spring Alessandro Dell’Acqua show in Milan and is interviewed backstage

OCT 2006 Walks the spring Valentino show in Paris and winks on the runway

OCT 2006 New York Times writes feature article on her, “A Model from Day 1” (by Eric Wilson), where Iman explains she’s wanted to model for her whole life

2006 features Iman as a rising star of spring 2007

2007 Annie Leibowitz photographs Iman for Bottega Veneta

MAR 2007 Interviewed in Vibe by her namesake, the supermodel Iman

APR 2007 Receives the Sankofa Group’s Trailblazer Award

20 APR, 2007 Makes an appearance on The Today Show along with her other Vogue-cover counterparts

MAY 2007 Featured on the cover of Vogue, as one of the world’s next top supermodels, photographed by Steven Meisel

JUL 2007 Appears in Numéro editorial

SEP 2007 Appears on The Tyra Banks Show with her mother to discuss the difficulty of African-American models

SEP 2007 Opens the spring Heatherette, Charles Nolan, and Custo Barcelona shows in New York.

SEP 2007 Closes the spring JustSweet by Jennifer Lopez and Custo Barcelona shows in New York.

14 OCT, 2007 Featured in a New York Times’ story exploring the current difficulties black models face

27 OCT, 2007 Named Vogue's second Best Dressed of the Week in a sleeveless Zac Posen dress

2008 Appears in the spring ad campaigns for Gap and Ralph Lauren

JAN 2008 Appears in Vogue editorial

JAN 2008 Walks the spring Christian Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Valentino couture shows in Paris

FEB 2008 Featured on the cover of Teen Vogue alongside Karlie Kloss and Ali Michael, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier

FEB 2008 Appears in Russian Vogue editorial, photographed by KT Auleta

FEB 2008 Walks the fall Bottega Veneta, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Hermès, and Yves Saint Laurent shows in Milan and Paris

MAR 2008 Appears in a 80's inspired editorial for i-D

MAR 2007 Appears in V editorial carrying a plethora of Chanel bags, photographed by KT Auleta

APR 2008 Appears in Allure editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier

5 MAY, 2008 Escorts Phillip Lim to the Costume Institute Gala, wearing one of his designs, and speaks to New York's Jada Yuan

JUL 2008 Appears in Vogue editorial alongside Jourdan Dunn, photographed by Norman Jean Roy

JUL 2008 Walks the fall Christian Dior and Jean Paul Gaultier couture shows in Paris

JUL 2008 Appears in two editorials for the all-black issue of Italian Vogue

2008 Appears in DKNY fall ad campaign with Alana Zimmer and Taylor Fuchs

2008 Mario Testino photographs Iman for Lord & Taylor alongside Teen Vogue cover counterparts Ali Michael and Karlie Kloss

AUG 2008 Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Richard Burbridge

SEP 2008 Appears in V editorial, photographed by Will Davidson

SEP 2008 Featured on the cover of Korean Vogue

2008 Featured on the cover of Time's fall fashion issue

SEP 2008 Opens the spring Rock & Republic show in New York; also opens and closes the Nathan Jenden show in London

SEP 2008 Gives an interview to New York's Jada Yuan backstage at Peter Som, about her trip on the runway

2008 Josh Olins photographs Iman for the winter issue of Pop

DEC 2008 Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Tom Munro

JAN 2009 Appears in editorials for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue

JAN 2009 Walks the spring Alexis Mabille, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Valentino couture shows in Paris

FEB 2009 Featured on the cover of Italian Flair, photographed by Magnus Unnar

FEB 2009 Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims


  1. she's gorgeous and very talented.

  2. Chanel is so gorgeous! I didn't know she was born in Atlanta - so cool! I lived there for 5 years in the 90s...
    Her parents must have known she was going to work in fashion when they gave her that lovely name!


  3. Rate benediction beauty and talent combined into one. Nice guy to use it for good. Anna, thank you for your interest informatsiya.Za me as always is a pleasure to see your blogs.:)

  4. She is so cute and beautiful. And Down to earth! Gorgeous young lady!


  5. Amazing face... interesting to find out more about her! Great read.xo

  6. I love Chanel Iman! I liked her when I saw her in the Teen Vogue cover along with Karlie Kloss and Ali (I forgot the last name).. Wow I admire your passion for models and for beautiful editorials.. your posts are so extensive and informative..=)


  7. I love to buy diferent things of chanel, and i love all the fashion and the new collection in make up or clothes. I must to say it drive me crazy!!!
    My boyfriend just is interested magazine of girls, trying to stimulate himself, but i usually advice him to buy viagra and solve completely his problem.

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