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Devon Windsor

Devon Windsor
Devon Windsor Porsche Design.jpg
Born (1994-03-07) March 7, 1994 (age 24)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Model
Years active 2008–present
Known for Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Parent(s) Lisa Windsor, Charles Windsor
Relatives Alex Windsor (sister)
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Blue/green
Agency
  • IMG Models (New York, Paris, Milan, London, Sydney)
  • West Model Management (St. Louis)[1]
Website devonwindsor.com

Devon Windsor (born March 7, 1994) is an American model.

Early life and education

Devon Windsor was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She is the daughter of Charles and Lisa Windsor, and has one sister, Alexandra.[2] Windsor attended high school at Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School, where she played field hockey, lacrosse, tennis, and ran track. She competed at the 2012 Missouri State finals in the high jump event.[2]

Career

2008–2013: Early work

Windsor was discovered when she was 14 years old by St. Louis fashion photographer Suzy Gorman.[3] In 2008, Windsor signed with West Model & Talent Management.[2] During high school, her first modeling jobs were for local St. Louis publications and fashion shows.[2] In 2009, she joined a second agency, Vision Model Management, and worked in Los Angeles that summer.[3] In 2010, Windsor signed with IMG Models in New York.[3] After high school graduation in 2012, Windsor moved to Europe and worked with IMG Milan and IMG London.[2] During this time, she worked with magazines, such as Gioia, Bullett, Punkt, and Creem.[4]

2013–2015: Professional rise

In 2013, Windsor returned to New York City, where she walked her first fashion week for the Spring/Summer 2014 shows. A career changing moment for Windsor was walking for Prada in September 2013. During fittings, her hair was dyed platinum blonde.[5] which became her signature look. Later that season, Models.com named Windsor as a "Top Newcomer"[6] and included her on their 2013 "Hot List."[7]

From 2013-2015 Windsor walked in 132 shows in New York, London, Paris, and Milan including Alexander McQueen, Celine, Chanel, Christian Dior SE, Emilio Pucci, Jean Paul Gaultier, Stella McCartney, Carolina Herrera, Fendi, Jason Wu, Max Mara, Michael Kors, Moschino, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tom Ford, Versace, Armani, Oscar de la Renta, Topshop, and Balmain.[8]

During this time, Windsor appeared in editorials for Vogue Germany, Vogue Japan, Vogue Russia, Vogue Brazil, Vogue Thailand, Vogue Mexico, Vogue Turkey, Vogue Spain, CR Fashion Book, Harper’s Bazaar, Harper’s Bazaar Germany, Interview Germany, Numéro, Numero Tokyo, 10 Magazine, V, and Elle Brazil.[9]

She shot her first Vogue cover for Vogue Turkey in 2014, and was also featured on the cover of Vogue Thailand, Elle Brazil, 10 Magazine, Oyster, and Wonderland.[10]

Windsor was featured in advertisements and campaigns for Max Mara Studio, Jean Paul Gaultier, Love Moschino, Pink, Sephora, Michael Kors Fragrance, Nordstrom, Forever 21, and Nexxus.[11]

In November 2013, she made her first appearance in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.[12] In December 2014, Windsor made her second appearance in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in London where she earned her first pair of wings.[13] In November 2015, she walked the show for a third year.[14]

2016–2017

In 2016, Windsor made her Television debut on MasterChef Celebrity Showdown hosted by Gordon Ramsay.[15] She faced-off with fellow model, Gigi Hadid. The two friends competed against each other to raise money for their favorite charities.

From 2016-2017, Windsor appeared in editorials for Vogue Mexico, Vogue Taiwan, Elle U.K., Allure Russia, V Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar Kazakhstan, French Revue de Modes, and Narcisse.[9]

Windsor was featured on covers for Allure Russia, Harper’s Bazaar Kazakhstan, Maxim, Singles Korea, and Narcisse.[10] In addition to booking the cover, Windsor made Maxim’s “Hot 100 List” in both 2016 and 2017.[16]

Windsor’s 2016-2017 advertising campaigns included Forever 21, The Frye Company, Amazon Fashion, and was the face of H&M, Express, Inc., and Balmain Hair multiple times.[11]

During this time period she walked for a variety of designers including three Tommy Hilfiger shows, Etam Développement, Zimmermann, and opened for Cushnie et Ochs.[8] In 2016 and 2017, Windsor continued to book consecutive shows for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.[17][18]

In October 2017, Windsor made her film debut with a small role opposite Vince Vaughn in Brawl in Cell Block 99, when she played the role of Jill.[19]

2018–present

In January 2018, Windsor made an appearance on the Lifetime show “Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid.”[20]

Windsor starred in her first television series, Model Squad which airs on E! Entertainment.[21]

In 2018, Windsor was featured in campaigns for Moroccan Oil, Casadei, Juicy Couture Oui Fragrance, Bjorn Borg, Elisabetta Franchi, and Zadig et Voltaire.[22][11][23]

Windsor was featured on the covers L'Officiel Argentina and Numéro Tokyo, and shot editorials for Elle Middle East, L'Officiel Argentina, Numéro Tokyo, and Vanity Fair Italy.[9]

Windsor is currently listed on the Models.com Money Girls List. She has been listed on this since 2016.[7] She was also listed on the Maxim "Hot 100 List" for the 3rd year in a row.[24]

Personal life

Windsor has been known for her interest in food and cooking.[25] She regularly shares her tips for fitness, beauty routines and recipes via interviews, social media, and her vlog on YouTube.[26][27][28]

Windsor announced her engagement to businessman Jonathan Barbara, on June 24, 2018.[29]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Brawl in Cell Block 99 Jill

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2013 Self Aired December 10
2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014 Self Aired December 9
2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2015 Self Aired December 8
2016 MasterChef Celebrity Showdown Self Episode dated January 18
2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2016 Self Aired December 5
2017 Hell's Kitchen Self Guest Diner, Episode dated November 10
2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017 Self Aired November 28
2018 Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid Self Episode dated January 18
2018 Model Squad Self Premiere date September 4, 8 episodes

References

  1. ^ [models.com]
  2. ^ a b c d e Debra D. Bass (November 22, 2013). "St. Louis model Devon Windsor finds top model success despite setbacks". stltoday.com. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Jessica Minkoff (August 14, 2013). "Exclusive: Interview with upcoming "it" model Devon Windsor". mariclaire.com. Marie Claire. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ Devon Windsor (February 9, 2018). "Devon Windsor Editorial Work". devonwindsor.com. Retrieved February 9, 2018. 
  5. ^ Chrissy Rutherford (July 21, 2014). "Devon Windsor talks caring for her bleach blond hair". harpersbazaar.com. Harper's Bazaar. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Fashion Week S/S 2014 Top Newcomers". models.com. 
  7. ^ a b "Devon Windsor Models.com Profile". models.com. models.com. 
  8. ^ a b "Devon Windsor Shows". models.com. models.com. 
  9. ^ a b c "Devon Windsor Editorial Work". models.com. models.com. 
  10. ^ a b "Devon Windsor Covers". models.com. models.com. 
  11. ^ a b c "Devon Windsor Advertising Campaigns". models.com. models.com. 
  12. ^ Debra D. Bass (November 15, 2013). "2 St. Louis models walk Victoria's Secret runway". stltoday.com. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Devon Windsor: "Ignore the haters and do you"". H&M. H&M. October 26, 2016. 
  14. ^ "The Angels hit the runway for the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show". 
  15. ^ Jean Bentley (January 8, 2016). "Gigi Hadid & Devon Windsor Hit Up Masterchef Celebrity Showdown to Test Their Cooking Skills". E Online. 
  16. ^ A.D. Park (September 15, 2017). "Devon Windsor is Maxim's October Cover Girl". Maxim. 
  17. ^ "2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show". CBS News. 
  18. ^ "Here's Every Single Model Walking in the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show". Glamour. 
  19. ^ "Brawl in Cell Block 99". IMDB. 
  20. ^ "Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid". My Lifetime. 
  21. ^ Aisha Sultan (February 6, 2018). "St. Louis native Devon Windsor to star in E! reality show 'Model Squad'". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 
  22. ^ "BTS Exclusive: Devon Windsor's Healthy Hair Routine with MoroccanOil". Behind The Chair. Retrieved July 1, 2018. 
  23. ^ "Experience The Power of Oui in Juicy Couture's NEW Fragrance Campaign". PR News Wire. Retrieved August 2, 2018. 
  24. ^ A.D. Park (September 15, 2017). "Devon Windsor is Maxim's October Cover Girl". Maxim. 
  25. ^ Kristina Rodulfo (November 23, 2016). "Baking With Victoria's Secret Model Devon Windsor". 
  26. ^ "The New Potato: Devon Windsor Interview". The New Potato. November 9, 2016. 
  27. ^ Joey Skladany (June 22, 2017). "We Popped Bottles and Ate Pizza with Victoria's Secret Model Devon Windsor". Food & Wine. 
  28. ^ "Devon Windsor's YouTube Channel". YouTube. 
  29. ^ Cuccinelli, Jamie. "Exclusive: Devon Windsor's Proposal Video Is What Dreams Are Made Of". Brides.com. Retrieved June 26, 2018. 

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