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 agency.
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
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 supermodel era.
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