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Inès de la Fressange is a French supermodel and designer of fashion and perfumes … She was one of the most famous top model in the 80’s (she began her modeling career in 1974; some gave her the nickname of “the talking model”) when she became the first model to sign an exclusive modeling contract with Chanel, by fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld whose muse she became.

Now she is a businesswoman with a chain of clothing boutiques, a designer, and a consultant for Jean Paul Gaultier. She presented a creation by Gaultier for his Spring/Summer 2009 haute couture collection at the Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week and walked the runway for Gaultier during the event, at age 51. She collaborate with Parisian designer Bruno Fissoni to relaunch the Roger Vivier’s haute couture shoes, for which she became art director then chairman…


She’s beautiful with an innate elegance…whatever she wears, jeans and converse or an haute couture dress, she is amazing…

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