Devon Aoki

It was five times married Karl Lagerfeld, his face lit lunar more of an advertising campaign … Devon Aoki, 25, was behind a mannequin than flamboyant career. However, if Europe is Chanel that sticks to the skin, Devon Aoki America is increasingly seen as an actress. Since 2003, the beautiful string of roles. But far from satisfied with this dual role, Devon recently signed a clothing line for Levi’s and think to start his own label…

Devon Aoki is the daughter of Japanese Olympic medalist wrestler Rocky Aoki and Pamela Hilburger, an Anglo-Bavarian, in designer jewelry. It was in 1982 that Devon was born in New York, but soon his parents will move to Malibu, where the small Devon discovers a passion for the underwater world: she spends hours swimming and snorkeling. Towards its tenth year, the family decided to relocate to New York. It is in this city, at a concert, Devon will get noticed: we offer him to join a modeling agency.

Things are then linked together relatively quickly, the godmother of Devon evolving in the exclusive world of fashion presented with Kate Moss, who became his mentor. But Aoki parents divorced and Pamela takes her daughters in England, Devon then 14 years. His unusual face, her slender figure despite being small, allow it to choose the agency it wants, and his choice stops on one that manages the interests of the twig.

Between the two girls a true friendship is created, Devon discovered with pleasure that besides being beautiful, Kate is attractive, easily accessible and ready for a lot for those to whom she gives her confidence. Devon is one of those, and it’s strong advice of her friend she enters the world of fashion. Throughout his teens, Devon will pay equal attention to modeling and studying, she will have no qualms and cancel or refuse photo sessions if they made her miss too great course. If the beautiful Metis can afford this kind of freedom is that his career took off…

At first, when she was 14, she posed for the cover of Björk CDs, this photo is taken and made the Visionary magazine. It also poses a duet with Kate for Interview. Stars makers photographers quickly captivated by the mid-angelic little face half of this exotic newcomer. She works with Steven Meisel for Vogue US, with Mario Testino for British Vogue, but also with Karl Lagerfeld and David LaChapelle…

Karl Lagerfeld literally falls under the spell of Devon, and yet it is far from the aesthetic criteria of the master: it qu’1m68 measure avoids a highly unusual beauty. In addition to the photograph for many campaigns Chanel, Lagerfeld will take five consecutive years the wedding dress that closed the couture shows. In this regard, Devon laughing declare at least in terms of bridal outfit of choice, she gained experience that would serve him in due course.

In his first Chanel show, Devon was only 14 years old. It incorporates a universe where she attended a lot of girls before she saw in magazines. However, far from being offended by the presence of a guest star Devon, several models such as Erin O’Connor and Karen Elson to take under their wings. She then scroll to Jean Paul Gaultier, Givenchy, Fendi…

In 1998, following an altercation between Donatella Versace and Naomi Campbell, the latter loses his contract that bound to Versace and this is that replaces Devon as Egeria. Then it was the turn of Lancôme to be interested in this beauty from elsewhere: Devon became one of the brand’s faces.

However in 2003, while the woman is on top of its glory, it is the cinema that is interested in it. After having a small role in a musical, she gets a second role in “2 Fast and 2 Furious”, which became known to the American public. In 2005, it was in Sin City and it appears his character sees renewed for Sin City 2.

When asked what she likes between acting and scroll, Devon replied that they are two different pleasures: a parade is very intense, but the moment is fleeting and at the end everyone leaves his side, whereas with a film during the shooting we live with people and it almost becomes a second family. There are large of adrenaline, especially on set it just completed ( “War”) where she plays with Jet Li. Moreover, recently posing for Peter Lindbergh for the campaign Hugo Boss, she remembered how much she loved being a model. It is therefore delighted to not have to choose.

Far from content with this double recognition, Devon – who has long wanted to get into fashion design – has launched a line of jeans in collaboration with Levi’s, which will for now only distributed in Japan. She imagined an adjustable height system that is proud, that can not unbutton the top button after a light meal…

Viewpoint personal life, the young woman is discreet. She lives in Los Angeles, loves Paris and loves to get lost to find the sandstone of his wanderings booksellers and art dealers… She also looks after her little sister, Paige Elliot Price, who at 13 made his debut in modeling. She also retained her love of the aquatic environment, and whenever she can flew to Maui.

At 25, Devon manages a master hand image. For over 10 years she has been in business, and she can not seem to hang…