Saturday, August 5, 2017

Angela Lindvall, Top Supermodel


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Angela Lindvall.

Angela Lindvall (January 14, 1979) is familiar to Victoria's Secret fans because she has appeared in many of its commercials, such as the Victoria's Secret Holiday Commercial in 2004.

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Well, that is, besides walking in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows in 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008, of course.

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Angela also has made quite a name for herself outside the Victoria's Secret universe, both in the traditional film/tv outlets for supermodels, and in the world of fashion.

Let's learn a little more about Angela Lindvall.

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It's easy to assume, just from glancing at her name, that Angela Lindvall is from some Scandinavian country and barely speaks a few words of English. "Lindvall" is Swedish, and every other person in Stockholm either is named that or knows someone named Lindvall. In fact, Angela is an Oklahoma girl, born in Midwest City, but grew up in Lee's Summit, Missouri (her family still liver there).

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Angela's dad is a pharmacist and her mother is a medical technologist/massage therapist. Lindvall got into modelling when she had a growth spurt in her early teen years and her friends suggested it.

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Tagging along with her sister, who really wanted to become a model, Angela got into the business and was spotted at a Kansas city fashion show when she was only 14. Angela took a few years to "be a kid," then signed a contract with IMG.

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Angela has been on a ton of covers in countries all around the world. These include, just as a sampling from the States and UK:

UK: 'i-D' - November 1996; 'Dazed and Confused' - November 1998; 'Vogue' - September 1998, June 1999 & June 2000; 'Nova' - September 2000; 'i-D' - October 2000; 'Vogue' - January 2001; 'Vogue' - November 2004; 'i-D' - October 2006; 'Vogue' - June 2010

US: 'W' - October & December 1997; 'Elle' - August 1998; 'Vogue' - February 1998; 'W' - November 1998; 'Elle' - March 2000; 'i-D' - October 2000; 'Vogue' - November 2000; 'Nylon' - September 2001; 'Elle' - November 2001; 'Muse' - June 2010; 'Foam' - July 2012; 'Corduroy' - Winter 2012

In short, Angela has covers on all the top mags, including  ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Numero, Vogue, I-D and W.


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Over the past few years, Angela has had her share of covers:

2017

  • May L'Officiel [Ukraine]
  • December/January RUSSH [Australia]


2016

  • December Russh
  • 18 November Evening Standard Magazine [United Kingdom]
  • August Harper's Bazaar [Kazakhstan] 

2015

  • December Zoo Magazine 
  • August Elle [Korea] 
  • May Harper's Bazaar [Singapore] 

2014

  • June L'Officiel France 
  • May Elle Portugal 
  • March Elle Russia, Obsession, Elle Russia 
  • February AMICA Italy 
  • January Marie Claire Italy 


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Some recent covers as of this writing:
  • December 2015: Zoo Magazine
  • August 2015:  Elle Korea
  • May 2015:  Harper's Bazaar Singapore
She says that Paris is "bit more relaxed" than Milan, "calmer and more organized." The hours in Milan are crazy, it is more business-like in Paris.

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Angela has some prestigious shoots in her past besides Victoria's Secret.

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Angela was in the 2003 and 2004 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues. She also appeared in the 1999 and 2001 Pirelli Calendars.

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Naturally, only the top, top girls get those slots. Angela gets shot by people like Patrick Demarchelier as a matter of routine.

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Lindvall has branched out into acting, like many other top models of her caliber. She was in "CQ" (2001), "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" (2005) and "Somewhere" (2010), for instance.

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Another big appearance for Angela was the Bill Murray/Charlie Sheen film, "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III" (ah, the stories she must have from that set...).

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Angela television appearances include "Hawaii Five-0" (yes, the new one of course!). Angela hosted a season of "Project Runway: All Stars on Lifetime." She also was in a short, "Fergie: M.I.L.F. $" (2016).

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Angela also has branched out into jewelry design and worked on the Jijau collection for John Hardy. She has her own line with them, "Angela by John Hardy."

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Angela's designs reflect her interests in ancient and exotic cultures. She donates some of the profits to charity, such as Forest Ethics (Angela is very green in more ways than one).

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Angela has survived tragedy. Her older sister Audrey Lindvall - the one who really wanted to be a model? -  also became an IMG model. What a successful family! Unfortunately, Audrey passed away in 2006 in a horrible road accident while visiting her family in Missouri.

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Whilst on vacation in Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, Angela met William Edwards, a South African diver. They married in 2002, when she gave birth to their first son. Angela had a second son in 2005. The two divorced in 2006.

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Angela says that her Instagram is "the center of my universe." You can catch her active Instagram account here.

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Angela is very involved with environmental causes:
Dustin Yellin, my boyfriend at the time, and I came up with this idea to create a magazine that would explore pop culture and talk about real issues that were going on in the world. Through that, I saw how powerful media was in the fashion industry and how quickly trends were created. The magazine eventually evolved to a nonprofit organization that was called the Collage Foundation. We also started the Rockland Farm Alliance which is still a CSA up in Rockland county, 30 minutes outside of New York City.

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Angela Lindvall has been a spokesmodel for Prada.

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