The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will take place in Shanghai in November 2017, marking the first time the ultra-glam annual affair will take place in Asia.
Haalo features seven Indian models who not only featured in Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show but also set international ramp ablaze.
Laskmi, who was a sociology graduate at Bangalore University, rose to fame after being a part of Jean Paul Gaultier’s shows in Paris. Walking for Hermes followed and the rest is history. Since then Laxmi has been part of a number of international ad campaigns for brands such as J. Crew, Max Mara, Givenchy and for retail giants such as Bergdorf Goodman. In 2011 she became the first Indian to be featured in the prestigious Pirelli calendar.
Hailing from Karnal, Haryana, Bhumika never thought someday she will be closing Marc Jacobs show at New York Fashion Week. It all began in Chandigarh when a local publication took notice of Bhumika and published her images. Soon began her stint on the Indian runway that lasted for three years. Bhumika always wanted to explore the international fashion scene, so she approached all the major agencies. Being contacted by Elite Paris changed her life. She made her international debut at Paris Fashion Week for Dries Van Noten, followed by Vera Wang in New York. Since then she has walked for names such as Balmain, Anna Sui, Fendi, Gareth Pugh and many more.
Those lanky legs, dusky complexion and chiseled cheek bones were enough to allure international labels such as Fendi, Chanel, Roberto Cavalli, Oscar de la Renta, Zac Posen, Betsey Johnson and Bill Blass to name a few. Ujjawala can be regarded as one of the most high profile international models from India. She is the only Indian model to walk the ramp for Victoria’s Secret in New York. Besides this she has been the face of iconic labels such as Dolce & Gabbana and YSL. Being in New York also allowed her to work with some of the most iconic fashion photographers such as Patrick DeMarchelier, and Carter Smith.
From being an engineering student in Mumbai to walking for Ghesquière for Louis Vuitton for his Resort presentation, Pooja’s life has gone through a 180 degree turn. This former Ms Ahmedabad has taken the world of fashion by storm with her dusky looks, lanky legs and beautiful black locks. She has also walked for Hugo Boss and Stella McCartney.
When you are just 19 and your first job as a model is to be part of a Burberry campaign, you know you have made it big. London native Neelam Gill was bound to go to college when her career in fashion began. Neelam refers to fellow model Jordan Dunn as her mentor and was handpicked by Kanye West to be a part of his show in NYFW for Adidas.
This Guwahati girl became a staple at the Paris runways after winning Metropolitan Top Model Contest of France. From Dior to Chloe, she graced the ramp for all major labels. She also appeared in the editorials for magazines such as Italian Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Tank, Vogue and more. She is the only Indian model to be a part of Yohji Yamamoto’s show in Paris.