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Lindvall in Bali, Indonesia, 2010
|Born||January 14, 1979|
Midwest City, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Hair color||Dark blonde|
Angela Lindvall (born January 14, 1979) is an American model and actress. Lindvall was discovered by an IMG scout when she was 14 years old, and immediately signed with IMG New York. She took a break from modeling returning when she was 17 years. She was featured on the cover of Italian Vogue in 1997, photographed by Steven Meisel. She was featured on many top magazine covers in the late 1990s and the early 2000s, such as Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Maria Claire, Numero, W, i-D, V and so on. And during the peak of her long career, she was always the world's top designers' favourite, such as Karl Lagerfeld, Miuccia Prada, Stella McCartney. She was a Prada Girl and a Chanel Girl. She has worked as the face of Chanel, Gucci, Valentino, Prada, Calvin Klein, Miu Miu, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Versace, DKNY, Roberto Cavalli, Fendi, Missoni, Jil Sander, and Jimmy Choo. As an actress, she has appeared in several films, including CQ in 2001 and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang in 2005 and Small Apartments in 2010. She was the host of the fashion reality series Project Runway: All Stars, an extension of the popular series Project Runway.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.
Karl Otto Lagerfeld was a German creative director, fashion designer, artist, photographer, and caricaturist who lived in Paris. He was known as the creative director of the French fashion house Chanel, a position held from 1983 until his death, and was also creative director of the Italian fur and leather goods fashion house Fendi, and of his own eponymous fashion label. He collaborated on a variety of fashion and art-related projects. He was recognized for his signature white hair, black sunglasses, fingerless gloves, and high, starched, detachable collars.
Miuccia Bianchi Prada is an Italian billionaire fashion designer and businesswoman. She is the head designer of Prada and the founder of its subsidiary Miu Miu. As of March 2019, Forbes estimates her net worth at US$2.4 billion.
Lindvall was born in Midwest City, Oklahoma, to Randall Lindvall, a pharmacist, and Laura Rasdall, a medical technologist and massage therapist. She was raised in Lee's Summit, Missouri, and attended Lee's Summit High School. She grew 3 inches from the ages of 13 to 14, and her friends suggested that she try modeling, although it was her sister, Michelle, who wanted to be a model. While doing a local Kansas City fashion show, at age 14, a talent scout spotted her and she signed with IMG.
Midwest City is a city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States, and a part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,371, making it the eighth largest city in the state.
A Medical Technologist is an allied health professional that analyzes and tests body fluids and tissues. This includes blood, urine, CSF, synovial fluid, all types of tissue samples, and almost any type of sample removed from a patient for testing. They are responsible for operating and maintaining complex analyzers that are used in a laboratory and ensuring the laboratory results of each patient are accurate and timely.
Massage is the manipulation of soft tissues in the body. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The purpose of massage is generally for the treatment of body stress or pain. A person who was professionally trained to give massages was traditionally known as a masseur (male) or a masseuse (female), but those titles are outmoded, and carry some negative connotations. In the United States, the title massage therapist has been recognized as a business norm for those who have been professionally trained to give massages.
Lindvall has appeared on the covers of many notable magazines, such as ELLE ,Harper's Bazaar , Marie Claire , Numero, Vogue , I-D and W . She walked in the Victoria's Secret fashion shows in 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and appeared in Victoria's Secret Holiday Commercial in 2004. and has also appeared in the Fendi, Calvin Klein, Christian Dior, Tommy Hilfiger, Jil Sander, Chanel, Versace, Prada, Gap, Jimmy Choo, Iceberg, DKNY, Chloe, Hermes, Valentino, Louis Vuitton, and H&M campaigns. Off the runway, Lindvall has appeared in commercials for H&M, The Gap, and Victoria's Secret. She was the face of the Spanish "high-street" store Zara, and was featured in their spring/summer 2007 campaign. Lindvall has also appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue .
Harper's Bazaar is an American women's fashion magazine, first published in 1867. Harper's Bazaar is published by Hearst and considers itself to be the style resource for "women who are the first to buy the best, from casual to couture". Aimed at what it calls "discerning ladies", Bazaar is published monthly.
Marie Claire is an international monthly magazine first published in France in 1937, followed by the UK in 1941. Since then various editions are published in many countries and languages. The feature editions focuses on women around the world and several global issues. Marie Claire magazine also covers health, beauty, and fashion topics.
Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine covering many topics including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and runway. Vogue began as a weekly newspaper in 1892 in the United States, before becoming a monthly publication years later.
In 2010, she left IMG and signed on with modeling agency Women Management. Following this, she also renewed her contract with Jimmy Chooand signed a contract to become the face of John Hardy, appearing in all of the company's advertising campaigns between Fall 2010 and Fall 2011. Lindvall partnered with Bedarida again in early 2011 to create the Hijau Dua collection. A continuation of the Hijau collection, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of Hijau Dua pieces were donated to the planting of bamboo seedlings in Bali.
Women Management is a modeling agency based in New York. Founded by Paul Rowland in 1988, Women also has a sister agency, Supreme Management, which is also part of the Women International Agency Chain.
Jimmy Choo Ltd is a British high fashion house specialising in shoes, handbags, accessories and fragrances. The company, J. Choo Limited, was founded in 1996 by couture shoe designer Jimmy Choo and Vogue accessories editor Tamara Mellon. The brand claims to have been a favourite of Diana, Princess of Wales. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange until it was acquired by Michael Kors Holdings in November 2017.
John Hardy is a jewelry company. Founded by John Hardy in 1975, the company is known for its Asian inspired designs and classical/traditional handmade jewelry techniques. It markets itself as a "sustainable luxury" brand.
As an actress, Lindvall has appeared in CQ (2001), Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), and Somewhere (2010). She can also be seen in the DKNY promotional films New York Stories (2003) and DKNY Road Stories (2004). In 2011, Lindvall appeared in the TV series Hawaii Five-0 . Later, she hosted one season of Project Runway: All Stars on Lifetime Television, an extension of the popular series Project Runway .
CQ is a 2001 comedy-drama film written and directed by Roman Coppola. It was screened out of competition at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a 2005 American neo-noir black comedy crime film written and directed by Shane Black, and starring Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan and Corbin Bernsen. The script is partially based on the Brett Halliday novel Bodies Are Where You Find Them, and interprets the classic hardboiled literary genre in a tongue-in-cheek fashion. The film was produced by Joel Silver, with Susan Levin and Steve Richards as executive producers.
Somewhere is a 2010 American drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. The film follows Johnny Marco, a newly famous actor, as he recuperates from a minor injury at the Chateau Marmont, a well-known Hollywood retreat. Despite money, fame and professional success, Marco is trapped in an existential crisis and has an emotionally empty daily life. When his ex-wife suffers an unexplained breakdown and goes away, she leaves Cleo, their 11-year-old daughter, in his care. They spend time together and her presence helps Marco mature and accept adult responsibility. The film explores ennui among Hollywood stars, the father–daughter relationship and offers an oblique comedy of show business, particularly Hollywood film-making and the life of a "star".
Lindvall is an ardent environmentalist and is the founder and president of the Collage Foundation,an organization promoting sustainability and environmentally conscious choices among young people. She was named "Best Dressed Environmentalist" in 2004 and 2005 by the Sustainable Style Foundation.
An environmentalist is a supporter of the goals of the environmental movement, "a political and ethical movement that seeks to improve and protect the quality of the natural environment through changes to environmentally harmful human activities". An environmentalist is engaged in or believes in the philosophy of environmentalism.
Sustainability is the process of maintaining change in a balanced environment, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations. For many in the field, sustainability is defined through the following interconnected domains or pillars: environment, economic and social, which according to Fritjof Capra is based on the principles of Systems Thinking. Sub-domains of sustainable development have been considered also: cultural, technological and political. While sustainable development may be the organizing principle for sustainability for some, for others, the two terms are paradoxical. Sustainable development is the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Brundtland Report for the World Commission on Environment and Development (1987) introduced the term of sustainable development.
Combining her experience in the fashion industry and her passion for the environment,in 2009 she teamed up with Edun Live and Yoox.com to design a line of eco-friendly clothing where all proceeds would be donated to Green Cross International.
In 2007, during a scouting trip for Alter Eco in Bali,she visited the John Hardy compound and was inspired by the company's value of environmental sustainability. Through a collaboration with John Hardy's head designer and creative director, Guy Bedarida, she helped to design the Hijau collection. Of the collaboration, Bedarida comments "She is a mother, she works. She is very real." All net proceeds from the sale of the Hijau Charity bracelet were donated to Forest Ethics.
In October 2011, Lindvall started her own line with John Hardy called Angela by John Hardy. Sold on QVC, the collection is inspired by Lindvall's travels and interest in ancient cultures.
In 2001, Lindvall went on vacation to Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands, there she met South African diver William Edwards. In February 2002 she gave birth to their son William Dakota and married Edwards that same year. In May 2005, Edwards and Lindvall also had a son together named Sebastian. The couple divorced in June 2006.
Lindvall is the older sister of model Audrey Lindvall. On August 2, 2006, Audrey, an IMG model, who had appeared with Angela in an Ann Taylor magazine advertisement, was killed by a fuel tanker while riding her bicycle in Lee's Summit, Missouri.
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