Linda Evangelista
Canadian
Linda Evangelista
Canadian
Born May 10, 1965
in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Hair
Eyes
Height
Bust
Waist
Hips
Dress
Shoes
Brown
Blue / green
US/EU/UK
5'9.5" / 176cm
34 / 86.5
24 / 61
35 / 89
6 / 36
9 / 41 / 6

Career Data

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Covers

Australia: 'Elle' - April 1991; Vogue' - September 1996;
Brazil: 'Vogue' - November 2001;
Canada: 'Flare' - November 1987; 'Flare' - September 1989; 'Flare' - July 1992; 'Flare' - September 1995; 'Elle' (Quebec) - March 1996; 'Flare' - March 1998; 'Fashion' - November 2012
France: 'L'Officiel' - November 1984; 'Madame Figaro' - March 22, 1986; 'Vogue' - September 1987; 'Marie Claire' - April 1988; 'Photo' - November 1991; 'Vogue' - March 1991; 'Vogue' - September 23, 1993; 'Vogue' - October 2001; 'Numéro' - October 2001; 'Fashion' - May 2008; 'Madame Figaro' - April 2009
Germany: 'Cosmopolitan' - August 1996; 'Vogue' - November 1996; 'Vogue' - January 1999; 'Vogue' (Supplement) - January 1999; 'Myself' - April 2007; 'Amica' - August 2008; 'Vogue' - July 2013
Hong Kong: 'Elle' - June 1995;
Italy: 'Vogue' - March 2002; 'Vogue' (supplement) - January 2002; 'Vogue' - July 2005; 'Vogue' - June 2008; 'Vogue' - August 2009; 'Vogue' - May 2012
Korea: 'Vogue' - August 1996
Mexico: 'Cosmopolitan' - October 1995; 'Marie Claire' - August 1996
Portugal: 'Vogue' - November 2005;
Russia: 'Vogue' - November 2001; 'Marie Claire' - January 2005; 'Interview' - September 2012; 'Vogue' - December 2012
Spain: 'Vogue' - April 1989; 'Vogue' - August 1992; 'Marie Claire' - June 1997; 'Marie Claire' - December 2004; 'XL Semanal' - December 17 2005; 'The European Magazine' - March 2006; 'Telva' - June 2006; 'Vanity Fair' - September 2012
Sweden: 'Elle' - March 1996; 'Photo' - August 1996; 'Elle' - December 2003;
UK: 'Vogue' - January 1989; 'Vogue' - May 1990; 'Vogue' - October 1994; 'Marie Claire (Health & Beauty)' -September 1996; 'Marie Claire' - February 1996; 'Vogue' - November 1996; 'You' - September 15 1996; 'Vogue' - May 1997; 'Scene' - June 1998; 'Vogue' - January 1999; 'ES magazine' - 23 September 2005; 'Love' - Spring 2012; 'i-D' - Fall 2012
US: 'Cosmopolitan' - March & August 1990; 'Allure' - June & August 1991; 'Cosmopolitan' - April 1991; 'Cosmopolitan' - March 1993; 'Vogue' - March 1994; 'W' - February 1994; 'Elle Topmodel' #5 - Autumn 1995; 'Mademoiselle' - January 1995; 'Marie Claire' - June 1995; 'Vogue' - August 1995; 'Elle' - January 1996; 'Vogue' - November 1996; 'Allure' - January 1997; 'Harper's Bazaar' - March 1997; 'Mademoiselle' - February 1997; 'Marie Claire' - May 1997; 'Vogue' -September 1997; 'W' - February 1997; 'Vogue' - September 2001; 'V' - November/December 2001; 'Vogue' - September 2006; 'W' - November 2009

Fashion Shows

Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 1991 {Bill Blass, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Fendi, Genny, Gianni Versace, Giorgio Armani, Karl Lagerfeld, Prada}
Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 1991 {Chanel}
Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 1992 {Chanel}
Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 1993 {Alberta Ferretti, Chanel, Gianni Versace, Jil Sander, Rifat Ozbek}
Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 1993 {Chanel}
Haute Couture - Autumn/Winter 1993 {Valentino}
Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 1995 {Chanel, Versace}
Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 1995 {Chanel}
Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 1996 {Anna Sui}
Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 1997 {Anna Sui, Chanel, Chloé, Christian Dior, Donna Karan, John Galliano, Ralph Lauren, Todd Oldham}
Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 1998 {Christian Dior, Chanel, Gianni Versace, John Galliano, Jean Paul Gaultier}
Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 2003 {Dolce & Gabbana}
Haute Couture - Autumn/Winter 2003 {Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier}
Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2004 {Lanvin, Versace}
Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 2004 {Hermès}
Haute Couture - Autumn/Winter 2004 {Chanel}
Ready to wear- Spring/Summer 2005 {Chanel, David Jones, Giles Deacon}
Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 2005 {DSquared2}
Haute Couture - Autumn/Winter 2005 {Christian Dior}
Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2006 {68cc, Giles Deacon}
Haute Couture - Autumn/Winter 2007 {Christian Dior}

Notes

- By the age of 12, Linda had joined a Toronto model agency, working during school holidays. She was discovered by an Elite scout at the Miss Niagara Teen contest when she was 16 years old and signed with Elite New York, later moving to Paris to progress her career.
- She has been dubbed 'The Chameleon' for her unique ability to adapt her look.
- She became famous after having her hair cropped short by stylist Julian D'Ys at the suggestion of photographer Peter Lindbergh.
- Linda was part of the supermodel Trinity along with Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell.
- She was featured in Peter Lindbergh's book '10 Women' and appeared in George Michael's 'Freedom' and 'Too Funky' music-videos.
- In 1990, Linda was named as one of People magazine's '50 Most Beautiful People'.
- Linda once joked that she wouldn't get out of bed for less than $10,000 a day: "We have this expression, Christy and I. We don’t wake up for less than $10,000 a day.” (Vogue October 1990)
- She markets her own signature brand exercise equipment.
- Linda won in 2004 the Grand Prix Marie Claire Fashion Award 'Model of the Year'.
- There is a web site dedicated to Linda at: www.levangelista.net

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