22.12.09 Best Of

Model Of The Year 2009 – Lara Stone

Dutch model of the moment Lara Stone was a clear front runner in this year’s Model Of The Year Award.

Best known for the gap in her front teeth and her sizeable assets she’s been the most sort after model of 2009 (and reportedly one of the best paid).

She has opened shows for Giles Deacon, Christopher Kane, Fendi and MaxMara and closed shows for Stella McCartney, Diesel and Balmain.

She has featured in Givenchy campaigns for the past five seasons and has also been featured on the covers of international Vogue, W, Elle and i-D magazine.

Her CV is set to expand either further during 2010 with her nude shoot for ‘Love’ Magazine appearing on newsstands in February.

She will also front her biggest campaign to date replacing Madonna as Marc Jacobs leading lady in Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2010 campaign.

Marc Jacobs said of Lara Stone “we wanted a modern, iconic, sexy beauty… it had to be Lara Stone”.

Karl Lagerfeld now calls her “the girl of the moment” and French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld dedicated an entire February 2009 issue to her.

Last’s years winner was British model Jourdan Dunn.

Credit: Vogue.com, Style.com, i-DMagazine.com & Wireimage

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11 Responses to Model Of The Year 2009 – Lara Stone

  1. Maud December 22, 2009 at 10:15 #

    I thought Georgia Jagger won Best Model of the Year?!?
    FC, can you please explain what does it mean opening and closing a fashion show, is that like an honour?
    Thanks ;-)

    • Fashion Critic December 22, 2009 at 10:36 #

      Yes it is considered an honour to open and close as show.

      Usually the girl of the moment or the designers muse does this

  2. Terry December 22, 2009 at 10:19 #

    I totally agree. She’s gorgeous.

  3. T. December 22, 2009 at 10:33 #

    DUTCH beauty of the year, LOVE LOVE LOVE her!

  4. GRACE December 22, 2009 at 11:18 #

    Just asking, was Karlie Kloss a contender? I think she’s pretty awesome as well…

    • Fashion Critic December 22, 2009 at 11:25 #

      I think everyone has their favourites, but Lara was the only contender for us/

      • GRACE December 29, 2009 at 09:50 #

        Touche. I loved her Vogue cover.

  5. adrien December 22, 2009 at 12:04 #

    TOTALY deserves this!
    She s gorgeous and very intelligent in her choices…

  6. Thomas Monks December 22, 2009 at 13:06 #

    you cant forget her scene steallling moment when she wore the finale wedding dress at the fall 2009 Chanel Couture shoe and wosent she in the threesome at the spring 2010 show

    • Fashion Critic December 22, 2009 at 14:31 #

      ha ha of course

  7. Denise @ Swelle January 1, 2010 at 18:33 #

    Maud – Georgia May Jagger was the winner for the British Fashion Awards, all of the nominees are Brits.

    I love Lara Stone. I saw her outside the Chanel haute couture show in July and she had such an easy way about her. The winged eyeliner didn’t work so well, she still had her make-up on, but she certainly had a bit more of a substantial air about her than a lot of the other girls, if you know what I mean.

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