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Blue eyed, blonde haired, and button nosed, Lily Donaldson is the prettiest belle of the ball. Spotted by Select Modelling Agency at the age of 17, it wasn’t long before the Camden gal turned Downtown New York babe, was staring down at us from shiny shop windows as the new face of Burberry. Like father like daughter - hers is celebrated fashion photographer Matthew Donaldson. Lily was always destined for success; since starting in 2003, she’s appeared in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Numero, and i-D; walked for everyone from Gucci to Pucci; been shot by some of the world’s most prolific photographers including Patrick Demarchelier, Steven Meisel and Corinne Day; and, in 2012, even directed a fashion film for Nick Knight’s SHOWstudio. When she’s not doing campaigns for Calvin Klein or stretching her wings as a Victoria’s Secret Angel, Lily’s dreaming of Sunday pints at her local, prawn cocktail crisps, and all the other things she loves about London.


Photography Alasdair McLellan
Fashion Director Edward Enninful
[The Wild Women Do Issue, No. 274, March 2007]

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