In the world of top supermodels there is those
three famous Brazilian faces Adriana, Alessandra
Ask any supermodel fan or model-nista to name
a few supermodels and Adriana Lima will always
Lima's story takes place as a young girl from
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil that like many supermodels
she never considered becoming a model. In
her teens she entered and finished in first
place in Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil" model
search. Then a year later she placed 2nd in
Ford "Supermodel of the World" contest.
exotic Brazilian looks and sexy look started
to get notice in the modeling world. Three
years after having place so close to winning
Supermodel of the World, at the young age
of 16 she moved to New York city and signed
with the prestigious Elite Model Management
modeling popularity soon began to take off
as many designers wanted the Brazilian beauty
look in their clothes and ads.
starting landing modeling jobs for several
designers but it was her eye catching high
contrast ad campaigns for Guess that made
her stand out. The Guess ads showed a supermodel
in the making, with those same Guess girl
qualities that also help launch Claudia Schiffer.
In 2000 Lima became a Guess Girl and appeared
in the book A Second Decade of Guess?
then went on to become the it-girl model that
all designers desired on their runway shows.
Lima was soon walking the catwalk for all
the great designers such as Giorgio Armani,
Valentino, Vera Wang, Christian Lacroix, Fendi,
and Ralph Lauren.
angel face landed her cosmetics contract in
2003 when she became a Maybelline spokes model.
Her campaigns and editorial work continued
accumulate when she went on to be the face
of Versace, Mossimo and so on.
catwalks to covers she started to appear on
every major fashion magazine cover from Vogue
to ELLE. It was Lima that helped keep supermodel
term fresh, something missing after the 80's
Adriana has done so much in her modeling career
since she began modeling at 16 years old.
However, the thing that most people know her
by is being a famed Victoria's Secret angel.
She was signed as a VS angel in 2000 and has
been part of the extremely popular Victoria's
Secret Fashion Show for the past fourteen
years. She shares the angel spotlight with
a handful gorgeous girls, yet Adriana is still
one of the most recognizable angels.
She is one sexy supermodel with those exotic
looks and mystical eyes. Yet, she has the
heart of a true angel, with her catholic beliefs,
and charitable work helping children and orphanages.
Lima a true supermodel angel.
Lima's official website